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Masterclass - Preparedness & Contingency Planning


This course is designed for spill response professionals who already have advanced knowledge and would benefit from interactive learning sessions with our team of experts.

2 Days

Course details

Obtain the winning edge in your responsibility for oil spill preparedness and response.  

Building and maintaining an oil spill response capability can be a resource-intensive, complex and ongoing task with many barriers including regulatory approvals. Rarely does this lend itself to a ‘one-size fits-all’ approach. The demands on those responsible for oil spill preparedness can be significant and the expectations are high:

  • The level of oil spill preparedness needs to be commensurate with the oil spill risk
  • Oil spill programmes need to be conducted with financial discipline
  • It is important to be able maintain sight of the big picture
  • All interfaces and dimensions of an oil spill programme need to be understood and stakeholder expectations proactively managed.


Developed and delivered by OSRL’s foremost experts and authors of the latest IPIECA-IOGP Good Practice Guides, this course give a prime opportunity for decision-makers to learn by gaining insight from our experts and ultimately be able to find the best solutions.

  • Staff responsible for developing and maintaining oil spill preparedness and response capability at Corporate and Business Unit levels
  • HSE, Crisis and Environment Managers/Advisors, Auditors
  • Any stakeholders with Oil Spill Prevention & Response (OSPR) interests
  •  Incident Management Team.

This course gives you the latest insights, tools and techniques enabling you to confidently establish and maintain an appropriately scaled oil spill response capability, based on the very latest industry good practice.


This course will give you the knowledge and understanding in the following areas: 

  • Contingency planning process and preparation
  • Scoping and planning an oil spill preparedness and response programme, including planning scenario development
  • use of Net Environmental Benefit Analysis (NEBA) to develop response strategies
  •  Determining tiered response capability and how to maintain that capability
  •  Stakeholder engagement 

Day 1

  • Overview of the contingency planning process
  • Defining the scope and planning an oil spill preparedness and response programme
  • Oil spill planning scenario development
  • Response strategy development using Net Environmental Benefit Analysis (NEBA)
  • Determining tiered response capability


Day 2

  • Plan preparation
  • Maintaining an oil spill response capability
  • Identifying and overcoming barriers
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Open forum to discuss challenges specific to your company’s operations with peers, OSRL specialists and industry experts
Register your Interest
There are currently no sessions available for this course. If you would like to register your interest in taking this course in the future, please let us know.