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OSRL supports CEPSA to improve their global oil spill response capability

November, 2017

OSRL supports CEPSA to improve their global oil spill response capability

Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL) conducted a Global Capability Review for Compañía Española de Petróleos (CEPSA) in 2016.


The Capability Review was part of an initiative to identify any gaps in oil spill preparedness and response capability in some of CEPSA’s Exploration and Production assets around the world.

Breeze of Okhotsk - Emergency Response Exercise

August, 2017

Breeze of Okhotsk - Emergency Response Exercise

Exxon Neftegas Limited required the planning and facilitation of a large scale oil spill exercise involving a number of stakeholders. Oil Spill Response Limited was contracted to design and facilitate the exercise. This case study highlights the scale of the exercise and challenges encountered, level of realism in the scenario, successful delivery and learning achieved through the close collaboration between client, OSRL and other specialist contractors.

Case Study: Kuwait Oil Company develops response capability

August, 2016

Case Study: Kuwait Oil Company develops response capability

In late 2015, OSRL began assisting Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) to conduct a capability review as the company formed an oil spill response management team. During the first half of 2016, OSRL continued to support KOC in the development of their oil spill response capability. Find out more through the case study. 

Case study: Experiences In Developing Cold Weather Response Capability: Offshore, Shoreline & Cold Weather Shoreline Clean-up Assessment Techniques

July, 2017

Case study: Experiences In Developing Cold Weather Response Capability: Offshore, Shoreline & Cold Weather Shoreline Clean-up Assessment Techniques

An overview of OSRL's first offshore cold weather exercise in partnership with Greenland Oil Spill Response (GOSR).

Case Study: ExxonMobil PNG Preparedness Activities

January, 2016

Case Study: ExxonMobil PNG Preparedness Activities

2015 was the second year OSRL continued working with ExxonMobil PNG Limited (EMPNG) to maintain and develop oil spill response preparedness activities at their facilities in Papua New Guinea.

Case Study: CNOOC Collaboration

January, 2016

Case Study: CNOOC Collaboration

Janurary 2016 sees CNOOC (China National Offshore Oil Corporation) mark a year since becoming an OSRL Band 1 Participant Member after acquiring Nexen. Read about the collaboration programme put together, which included a 5-week personnel secondment, to help both organisations gain a deeper understanding of each other, the benefits of OSRL membership and the importance of preparedness and response activities.

Technical Information Sheet - Contingency Planning

Technical Information Sheet - Contingency Planning

The contingency planning process is a structured approach to developing a spill response capability. It allows an effective initial response to an oil spill, in addition to sustaining an ongoing response proportionate to the risk.

Technical Information Sheet - Strategic and Tactical Planning

Technical Information Sheet - Strategic and Tactical Planning

A Strategic Response Plan is a tailored document that provides specific response information based on medium to longer term response management objectives and details the means of achieving them.

A Tactical Response Plan is a tailored document that provides more operationally focussed information essential for implementing the selected response techniques.

Download the Technical Information Sheet to find out more.

Technical Information Sheet - Secondments

Technical Information Sheet - Secondments

Major changes in the structure of many oil and energy companies has occurred through mergers, restructuring and the drive to maximise delivery at minimum cost.In many cases, this has caused a shortfall in experienced and skilled personnel, thus putting the industry under severe pressure as it strives to greatly improve its operational efficiency. Recognising the changes, we have increased our capacity to provide our members with specialist support for long-term or short-term projects through secondments.

Download the Technical Information Sheet to find out more.

Technical Information Sheet - Exercises

Technical Information Sheet - Exercises

To ensure that your company can respond effectively, your systems in place are functional and your staff know what to do in an oil spill incident, regular exercises and drills are a necessity.

Download the Technical Information Sheet to find out more.