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OSRL Announces Expanded Benefits and Access with New SWIS Membership Agreement

Thursday, December 1, 2022

OSRL Announces Expanded Benefits and Access with New SWIS Membership Agreement

Oil Spill Response Ltd (OSRL) has announced the signing of a revised agreement for all SWIS members, establishing several new and updated benefits and removing significant financial barriers to accessing the dedicated subsea service.  

Under the patronage of HE. Minister of Oil and Environment ‏Oil Spill Response Limited Opens its New Base in Bahrain

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Oil Spill Response Limited officially opens its new base in Bahrain

Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL), the global oil spill response cooperative, is pleased to announce the relocation of its base in Bahrain and the official opening of its new facilities.

The opening of the new facility took place on 11th October 2022, under the patronage of H.E Dr Mohamed bin Mubarak Bin Daina, Minister of Oil and Environment and included a ribbon-cutting ceremony with OSRL's Chief Executive Robert Limb.

Oil Spill Response and the Maritime and Coastguard Agency Exercise This Week in the English Channel

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Oil Spill Response and the Maritime Coastguard Agency Exercise This Week in the English Channel

Counter pollution partners will have a vital opportunity to train response teams and develop operational capabilities this week (27-30 September), with a multi-agency oil spill exercise.

The live on-the-water exercise involves simulating an oil spill incident to test response equipment and instruct personnel on best-practice procedures. It will mark the first time the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) and Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL) have collaborated on this type of activity, alongside aviation operators 2Excel and RVL.

Oil Spill Response Signs Strategic Alliance Agreement with TechnipFMC to Strengthen the Global Subsea Response Network

Thursday, July 28, 2022

Oil Spill Response Signs Strategic Alliance Agreement with TechnipFMC to Strengthen the Global Subsea Response Network

Southampton, UK, 28th July 2022: Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL) is pleased to announce that it has signed a strategic alliance agreement with TechnipFMC. The collaboration between OSRL and TechnipFMC has been strategically implemented to enhance further the capabilities of the Global Subsea Response Network’s (GSRN) services provided through OSRL’s Subsea Well Intervention Services (SWIS). TechnipFMC is a leading technology provider to the traditional and new energy industries, delivering fully integrated projects, products, and services.

Oil Spill Response Limited joins the Marine Robotics Innovation Centre at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC)

Friday, May 6, 2022

Oil Spill Response Limited joins the Marine Robotics Innovation Centre at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC)

Oil Spill Response Ltd (OSRL) has joined the Innovation Centre to further improve its spill response capabilities with new ideas, techniques and technology applications.

Fishing Vessel Service for OSRL UKCS Members goes live

Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Fishing Vessel Service for OSRL UKCS Members goes live

Following the signing of an agreement with Marine Environmental Solutions Limited (MES), an offshore services specialist, OSRL is pleased to announce that the UKCS Fishing Vessel Service went live on 4th April. 

Milestone reached in the history of wildlife response and preparedness: Global Oiled Wildlife Response Service becomes part of OSRL’s Service Level Agreement

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Global Oiled Wildlife Response Service becomes part of OSRL’s Service Level Agreement

Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL) is pleased to announce that in 2022, the Global Oiled Wildlife Response Service (GOWRS) will become part of OSRL's Service Level Agreement (SLA). GOWRS is a ready‐to‐deploy Assessment Team of four wildlife response experts, drawn from 10 leading international wildlife response organisations, which will be available 24/7/365 to deploy for a four‐day in‐country incident assessment.

OSRL acquires Shetland Base

Monday, February 28, 2022

OSRL acquires Shetland Base

Oil Spill Response Limited has taken over the management of a response base on the west coast of Shetland. The facility, based at Scalloway, houses equipment that can be rapidly deployed in the event of an incident, either offshore or nearshore. 

Oil Spill Response Limited to Partner with CTEH and CSA

Friday, November 19, 2021

Oil Spill Response Limited to Partner with CTEH and CSA

Oil Spill Response Limited is partnering with two leading environmental consulting firms, CTEH and CSA Ocean Sciences (CSA), to provide its members with additional specialist monitoring and sampling (M&S) services. These services cover the fields of human health, marine environmental monitoring, impact assessment and complementary spill response skills such as Shoreline Clean-up Assessment Technique (SCAT), crisis management and Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping.

OSRL Announces Enhanced Preparedness and Response Capability for North Sea Members

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

OSRL Announces Enhanced Capability

OSRL has announced the signing of a new agreement with Marine Environmental Solutions Limited (MES), an offshore services specialist, to enhance oil spill preparedness and response capabilities for OSRL members within the North Sea (initially Scottish waters).