Throwback 30: Macondo
Sunday, November 22, 2015
To commemorate the 30th anniversary of Oil Spill Response Limited, we are publishing a series of articles covering our milestones. In this article, Paul Schuler, OSRL’s Director for Regional External Affairs, shares about his experience overseeing the Macondo spill response in 2010. At that time, Paul was the CEO of Clean Carribean and Americas (CCA). CCA merged with OSRL in 2013.
Apprenticeship with a Heart
Thursday, November 19, 2015
OSRL is pleased that the apprenticeship scheme with Brockenhurst College in 2012 not only brought about a transfer of technical knowledge, skills and experience to these young mechanical engineers but also culminated in meaningful contribution to the society.
Throwback 30: A tale of two mergers
Thursday, November 5, 2015
To commemorate the 30th anniversary of Oil Spill Response Limited, we will be publishing a series of articles covering our milestones. In this article,we document our company's expansion over the years.
Throwback 30: MV Tasman Spirit, Pakistan
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
To commemorate the 30th anniversary of Oil Spill Response Limited, we will be publishing a series of articles covering our milestones. In this article, Jamaluddin bin Jaafar, our Spill Response Specialist, shares his memory of our response in Pakistan in 2003.
What happens during a subsea well-blowout?
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
In May 2015, OSRL responded to a fictional scenario of a drill ship drifting off site, while still connected to the Blow Out Preventor (BOP). Named Exercise Leviathan I, this major internal exercise tested OSRL’s Major Mobilisation Plan.
OSRL and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
This feature article on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) explores the rise of the UAV and the rules governing their use. It also delves into how the oil industry are utilising UAVs along with detailing OSRL’s activities in investigating their potential for use during oil spill response operations.
OSRL launches new DECC 1 - On-Scene Commander (OIM Offshore Installation Manager) e-Learning
Monday, February 23, 2015
Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL) has launched a new improved Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) 1 On-Scene Commander (OIM Offshore Installation Manager) e-learning course.
Statement to stakeholders: Outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)
Monday, October 27, 2014
OSRL is mindful that an outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) is underway in several countries in West Africa (currently Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone as defined by the World Health Organisation, WHO).
Responses – July to September 2014
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL) provides our members with resources to respond to oil spills efficiently and effectively on a global basis. When activated, we form part of our client’s entire response efforts to reduce the impact of an oil spill. This quarter, we responded to the incident below.
Still time to sign up for October Oiled Wildlife Response Planning course in Belgium
Friday, July 11, 2014
Places available for Oiled Wildlife Response Planning course in October – The two-day course will introduce participants to the issues specific to responding to wildlife during a spill. The course will be held in Ostend, Belgium on October 9 and 10, 2014.