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Technical Library

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Confident Ambassadors - Toxicity and Dispersants

July, 2015

Description

This fact sheet provides an overview of aquatic toxicity testing and the potential effects that may occur when dispersants are used to respond to oil spilled on water.

Confident Ambassadors - Fate of Oil

July, 2015

Description

This fact sheet summarises the primary weathering processes that affect and change the oil as it remains in the environment.

Confident Ambassadors - Dispersants and Human Health and Safety Considerations

July, 2015

Description

This fact sheet summarises the potential human health and safety considerations for dispersant use for the public and response workers.

Confident Ambassadors - Introduction to Dispersant

July, 2015

Description

This factsheet summarises what dispersants are, how they work, when their use is considered, and any associated environmental trade-offs and potential human health effects. 

Technical Information Sheet - Containment Toolkit

July, 2015

Description

This factsheet provides a technical overview of the SWIS Containment Toolkit.

Technical Information Sheet - Subsea Incident Response Toolkit

July, 2015

Description

The factsheet provides a technical overview of the SWIS Subsea Incident Response Toolkit.

Technical Information Sheet - Capping Stack System

July, 2015

Description

This factsheet provides a technical overview of the SWIS capping stack system.

Response Case Studies 2011

July, 2015

Description

North Sea: This case study on a production incident in the North Sea illustrates how OSRL managed to integrate smoothly into a Member's response structure, giving them immediate access to critical resources, while planning for the worst case scenario. 

MV Rena: This case study on a shipping incident in New Zealand explains how our ICS knowledge and experience from the Montara and Macondo responses were utilised effectively.

Response Case Studies 2012

July, 2015

Description

North Sea: An OSRL Technical Advisor was integrated into the Member's response structure, providing immediate access to equipment resources that were quickly mobilised to the site.

Iraq: OSRL was requested to provide technical advice for a leak from a tank at an inland storage facility belonging to a non-Member. The provision of technical advice by OSRL ensured that the incident was resolved in a timely fashion, minimising the impact on the environment in a fast and efficient way.