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Case study:Development of Cold Weather Training Courses

July, 2017

Case study: Development of Cold Weather Training Courses

An overview of OSRL’s Foundation and Continuation Course in collaboration with Eastern Canada Response Corporation and Alaska Clean Seas.

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

July, 2017

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

Given the current and future level of exploration and production activity, should we have a dedicated harmonised global training curriculum on oil spill response for global exploration and production activities?

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?

Case Study: Tullow Oil Ghana conduct exercise with OSRL support

Case Study: Tullow Oil Ghana conduct exercise with OSRL support

As part of Tullow Ghana Limited’s (TGL) continued commitment towards oil spill and emergency response preparedness, an annual exercise was conducted over a four day period in November 2015, with collabrated support from a variety of OSRL resources. 

Case Study: Local OSRL Partnership Enhances Gibraltar Port Authority Response Readiness

March, 2016

Case Study: Local OSRL Partnership Enhances Gibraltar Port Authority Response Readiness

Since 2009, Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL) has provided a Tier 2 oil spill response service for the Gibraltar Port Authority through local service provider Brightside Services Limited. Read about how the service ensures that the port is ready to respond to Tier 2 oil spills, whilst at the same time, enhances its operational cohesion with OSRL as its Tier 3 response provider.

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.

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.