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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.
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.
Este seminario de OSRL ofrecido en español cubre el tema de preparación y respuesta por niveles.
This Spanish Language Webinar from OSRL covers the topic of Tiered Preparedness and Response
The model of Tiered Preparedness and Response has evolved in recent years into
the new TPR framework. The oil spill preparedness world now has this new model successfully embedded into the contingency planning process. But how can it be used to good effect in a response?
Catch up on our Onshore Oil Pipeline Preparedness and Response webinar when our oil spill expert, Tristan Barston, gave an overview of the basic principles involved in preparing for, and responding to, oil spills from onshore oil pipelines. He also shared his experiences on how companies have addressed specific issues in various geographical locations and commercial situations around the globe.
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.
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.
Tiered Preparedness and Response is an internationally recognized planning approach used to: Define and structure levels of oil spill response capabilities; this apporach is not used to categorize the size or scope of a spill, Plan for appropriate resources to be rapidly mobilized and cascaded to an incident location, Enable response escalation for an oil spill of any magnitude.
OSRL participated in a five-day state-level exercise called the Exercise Ningaloo Challenge, led by Western Australia (WA) Department of Transport (DoT), under the auspices of Quadrant Energy in September 2017.
A key objective of the exercise was to validate the response arrangement detailed in WA DoT’s Offshore Petroleum Industry Guidance Notes, which provide a structured framework to enable an integrated cross jurisdiction response to a ‘Level 3 Marine Oil Pollution’ incident comprising multiple stakeholders. Quadrant Energy was invited to demonstrate their capability to co-manage the response.
Strengthening Industry Capability, Cone of Response, Assessing Risk, Resource Planning, Preparedness in Practice and Response Strategies.