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Recorded Webinar: Onshore Oil Pipeline Preparedness & Response

February, 2016 By: Tristan Barston

Recorded Webinar: Onshore Oil Pipeline Preparedness and 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.

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.

Presentation - Tiered Preparedness and Response: The Evolving Model

July, 2015 By: Paul Foley, Technical Manager (OSRL)

Presentation - Tiered Preparedness and Response: The Evolving Model

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. 

Presentation - Risk Assessment and Resource Planning in Oil Spill Preparedness and Response

July, 2015 By: Declan O'Driscoll, HSEQ Director (OSRL)

Presentation - Risk Assessment and Resource Planning in Oil Spill Preparedness and Response

Strengthening Industry Capability, Cone of Response, Assessing Risk, Resource Planning, Preparedness in Practice and Response Strategies.

Paper - Risk Assessment and Resource Planning in Oil Spill Preparedness and Response

July, 2015 By: Declan O'Driscoll, HSEQ Director (OSRL)

Paper - Risk Assessment and Resource Planning in Oil Spill Preparedness and Response

The approach to risk assessment and its mitigation has changed significantly post Macondo, a tragedy that has become a watershed for the industry and a resolve to ensure there is never a repetition.

Presentation - The risk based alternative to the prescriptive EDRC approach to Oil Spill Preparedness and Response

July, 2015 By: Paul Foley, Technical Manager (OSRL)

Presentation - The risk based alternative to the prescriptive EDRC approach to Oil Spill Preparedness and Response

Challenging Concepts: Responders Perspective, Risk, JIP 6: Oil Spill Risk Assessment and Response Planning, NEBA, The Tiered Approach, Pitfalls of a Prescriptive Approach, Page of Preparedness to Field of Response and Conclusions.

Presentation - An Assessment of the Increasing Risk of Marine Oil Spills and the Existing Preparedness Capabilities in the Southeast Asian Region

July, 2015 By: Geeva Varghese

Presentation - An Assessment of the Increasing Risk of Marine Oil Spills and the Existing Preparedness Capabilities in the Southeast Asian Region

Southeast Asia - The Marine Environment, Growing Demand and Energy Trends, Exploration, Production and Transportaiton of Oil, Risk Profile, State of Preparedness and Conclusion.

Presentation - The Growth in Energy Activities in The South China Sea - Are We Truly Prepared?

July, 2015 By: IOSC 2014

Presentation - The Growth in Energy Activities in The South China Sea - Are We Truly Prepared?

Case Studies: Equipment Deployment, Dispersant Application, Nationalism

Paper - The risk based alternative to the prescriptive EDRC approach to oil spill preparedness and response

July, 2015 By: Paul Foley, Technical Manager (OSRL)

Paper - The risk based alternative to the prescriptive EDRC approach to oil spill preparedness and response

This paper explores the risk based approach to the development of oil spill preparedness, allowing mitigating measures to be tailored to the specific risks faced and offering an alternative approach to that offered by the more prescriptive and generic volume based approaches.