Activate Us

Our activation procedure including contact details and forms for activation, in addition to equipment stockpile and aviation status reports can be found here.

Emergency Contact Numbers

Please note that:

Response services are guaranteed ONLY for Members. Non-members are not guaranteed a response and will be required to sign a Non-member contract. Services and rates differ. Duty managers can be contacted for exercises.

Oil Spill Response Limited Oil Spill Response Limited
SWIS Appreciation Site

Key Interfaces

Due to the complexity of a subsea well control incident it is imperative to know who does what, so effort isn't duplicated and there are no missing links. This page explains the key interfaces between OSRL and the Incident Owner (IO).

OSRL Provides:
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  • Maintenance and storage at OSRL facilities
  • Testing and assembly/disassembly
  • Handling and transport of resources to handover point
  • Logistics Planning Guide
  • A focal point to support the member and any ongoing operations 24/7
  • Hardware technical support
  • Ensure all loads are fit for transit including lashing and securing in containers and on skids.
  • Shipping and customs documentation (in English) required for the incident whether by road, sea or air.
    • Packing plans for OIE
    • Generic sea fastening plan
    • Packing lists
    • Pro-forma invoices
    • Commercial invoice
    • Load summary

Incident Owner Provides

  • Handling and transport resources from handover point.
  • Logistics execution plan from handover point to deployment location.
  • Vessels, ROV's and other facilities and equipment required for installation, operations and recovery.
  • Top-site equipment.
  • All customs/export clearance, transportation, handling and preparation for re-importation to handover location.

Incident Owner Provides to OSRL

  • Consignee details (name, contact number, address of the site)
  • Sea Port/Airport of handover
  • Special in country permit/customs procedures and requirements
  • Translation of documentation if required
  • It is recommended that member companies identify technical paperwork (available on the documentation system) and have translations carried out in advance to expedite the importation process.

Sea Mobilisation Specifics

  • Suitable vessel(s) for transport of assembled OIE and all ancillaries from handover point.
  • Lifting and handling resources for transfer of OIE onto vessel.
  • Resources for sea fastening OIE.

Air Mobilisation Specifics

  • Suitable aircraft for transport of disassembled OIE and all ancillaries from handover point.
  • Air transport resources including vehicle entry permits, air side handling and loading.


All documentation is available on the OSRL EDMS (Electronic Document Management System). For access to this site please contact your Subscriber Technical Advisory Forum (STAF) representative or contact the OSRL document controller via