OSRL Tests and Validates Remote Sensing Equipment
Monday, July 10, 2017
A recent offshore exercise, conducted by Oil Spill Response Ltd. (OSRL), was designed to understand how remote sensing technologies can help detect oil spills at sea more effectively. Utilising the latest in satellite, airborne and in-water surveillance and communications equipment, the highly successful event demonstrated the value of the state-of-the-art technology in identifying and monitoring spills and was conducted with full approval of the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) following a rigorous planning and stakeholder consultation process.
Oil Spill Response Ltd demonstrates its latest dispersant capabilities with Lee-on-the-Solent Flypast
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL), the world’s largest oil spill response cooperative, will be showcasing the capabilities of its Boeing 727 aerial dispersant aircraft on the Solent on 7th June 2017. Flying off the coast of Lee-on-the-Solent, the low-level on-the-water exercise is scheduled to take place at approximately 19.30 and will demonstrate the aircraft’s unique dispersant capabilities, spraying fresh water to simulate the application of dispersant in a real incident.
OSRL Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Trendsetter and Halliburton for integrated subsea well-capping solutions
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Oil Spill Response Ltd (OSRL), Trendsetter Engineering and Halliburton today announced the companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for integrated subsea well-capping response solutions. With the MOU, the companies will create a strategic alliance for oil and gas exploration and production companies globally, covering integrated solutions for preparedness and response associated with subsea well control activities.
OSRL in documentary series, Port Ops
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Oil Spill Response Limited was mentioned in episode 4 of an 8-part documentary series, named Port Ops, which aired on Tuesday 28 April 2017.
Ten minutes with the Dispersant core group
Monday, March 13, 2017
ITAC Meets at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Thursday, February 2, 2017
The Industry Technical Advisory Committee (ITAC), which is administered by OSRL, held its 2016 Forum at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) at Woods Hole, Massachusetts, USA.
Memorandum of understanding (MoU) between NOFO & OSRL
Monday, January 30, 2017
Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL) is pleased to sign a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Norwegian Clean Seas Association for Operating Companies (NOFO), an oil recovery organisation delivering services to members operating on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.
Almost everything you need to know about our Boeing 727 Tersus System
Monday, January 16, 2017
How long does it take for the aircraft to be enroute to its destination?
How much dispersant can it contain?
How far can it fly? Who flies the planes?
How can the location of the dispersant stockpile affect mobilisation time?
How does the incident location affect the mobilisation procedure?
OPEP Guidance update (For UKCS members only)
Sunday, January 15, 2017
With the issue of Revision 3 of the OPEP Guidance by BEIS (available on the OSRD website), a number of changes (outlined in Appendix C) will apply for training and exercises.
Triple Sortie exercise at Isle of Wight
Monday, December 12, 2016
OSRL undertook a Triple Sortie exercise in September to validate the spraying capability of our Boeing 727 aircraft. The exercise also provided an excellent opportunity to test the coordination of spray runs between the 727s and the PA-31 Navajo aerial surveillance aircraft.