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Case study: Application of GPG for Inland Nearshore Operations

July, 2017

Case study: Application of GPG for Inland Nearshore Operations

As the OSR-JIP represents the latest GPGs developed for the oil and gas industry, we decided to test the applicability of the GPGs for these types of operations.


This study presents two examples on how the principles and response strategies outlined in the various GPGs can be easily be extended to manage and mitigate the oil spill risks from facilities located inland and nearshore.

Case study: Maximising the use of Containment and Recovery systems in rivers with enhanced encounter techniques

July, 2017

Case study: Does the current global training curriculum meet the needs of exploration and production?

Spills that occur in estuaries and in the lower courses of rivers have the potential to impact sensitive shoreline resources.When responding to incidents in these locations, maximising the use of containment and recovery equipment to help protect sensitive resources is paramount.

In 2015 and 2016, OSRL investigated different methods for maximising the use of containment and recovery equipment in rivers and estuaries. Three techniques were tested using active boom recovery systems and ancillary equipment in various locations in the United Kingdom and France.

Case study: Using the Tiered Preparedness & Response framework to support incident management decisions

July, 2017

Case study: Using the Tiered Preparedness & Response framework to support incident management decisions

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?

Corexit EC 9500A

June, 2017

Corexit EC 9500A

This datasheet provides a summary of key facts about Corexit EC 9500A.

Marine Dispersant Finasol© OSR52

June, 2017

Marine Dispersant Finasol© OSR52

This datasheet provides a summary of key facts about Finasol OSR52.

Dasic Slickgone NS

Dasic Slickgone NS

This datasheet provides a summary of key facts about Dasic Slickgone NS.

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.

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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.

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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.