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Shipping Associate Membership Brochure

January, 2020

Shipping Associate Membership

Based on BIMCO-RESPONSECON* terms, our Shipping Associate Membership reduces the complexities of incident management with the assurance of a guaranteed and immediate response, 24 hours a day, 365 days per year.

Preparedness Services in Suriname

December, 2019

Preparedness Services in Suriname

As part of Staatsolie’s planned nearshore exploration drilling campaign for Blocks A, B, and C in Suriname, Staatsolie approached Oil Spill Response Limited to work with them on their oil spill preparedness activities. This case study highlights the preparedness services, successful delivery and positive learnings accomplished through the close collaboration between OSRL, Staatsolie, and its contractors.

Equipment Hire Services in Bulgaria

July, 2019

Equipment Hire Services in Bulgaria

OSRL was contracted by Shell for the provision of oil spill response equipment, for use at its offshore drilling activities in Bulgaria. As part of the hire agreement, training was provided to onshore and offshore personnel. While the crew were well prepared, the drilling campaign was concluded without incident.  This case study discusses the equipment and training services provided, and highlights the successful delivery and learnings achieved through the close collaboration between Shell, OSRL and Shell’s dedicated contractors.

Autonomous Underwater Vehicle's (AUV)

June, 2019

Autonomous Underwater Vehicle's (AUV)

Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL) can provide its members with Autonomous Underwater Vehicle capability. AUV’s can be mobilised rapidly and can be operational soon after spill events have been identified, communicating near real-time information to a secure web-portal.

Surveillance Kite Package

June, 2019

Surveillance Kite Package

The challenges faced with existing tools led OSRL to investigate and develop a kite surveillance package. Kites can be utilised where other tools may be restricted in use due to the regulatory environment/requirements, cost implications and availability of other surveillance assets.

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle’s (UAV)

June, 2019

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle’s (UAV)

Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL) can provide its members with Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) capability. They can provide a distinct advantage during a spill response when compared to traditional methods of surveillance for certain scenarios.

Tullow Ghana Limited’s Major Exercise

February, 2019

Tullow Ghana Limited’s Major Exercise

How Tullow Ghana is partnering with OSRL and key local stakeholders to ensure it’s ready for any eventuality...

Improving Thailand’s oil spill preparedness strategy

July, 2018

An Exercise Evolving into a Real Emergency Management

OSRL was engaged by Thailand’sIESG (Oil Industry Environmental Safety Group Association) to assess its oil spill response equipment stockpile and its capability to support in-country oil spill responses, up to Tier 2. Thailand’s Tier 2 capability is unique; representing a coalition between the government, IESG, and its constituent member organisations.

The following case study highlights the scale of the capability review which was completed and the resulting improvement recommendations delivered to all three parties regarding their current equipment stockpile management in terms of quantity, strategic placement and maintenance regime.

An Exercise Evolving into a Real Emergency Management

May, 2018

An Exercise Evolving into a Real Emergency Management

The OSRL team worked with Maersk Oil to develop an Incident Management System in complete conformance with the good practice guide, fit for the size and complexity of its operations and the outlook of the organisation's senior leaders.

Development of a Shoreline SME core group at a Tier 3 OSRO

January, 2018

Development of a Shoreline SME core group at a Tier 3 OSRO

The technical disciplines within OSRL’s SME Programme align with the mainstream capabilities expected of Oil Spill Response Organisations, as outlined in the IPIECA-IOGP Tiered Preparedness and Response Framework.