Oil Spill Response News


Source of Huntington Beach Oil Spill Uncertain

Mar 11, 2024

The Unified Command concluded its response to an oil sheen observed offshore of Huntington Beach, California on Monday, but the source of the oil remains unclear.Over the weekend, cleanup crews recovered approximately 85 gallons of product from offshore recovery efforts and removed roughly 1…

Aker BP Hires Contractor for New Oil Spill Detection Solution

Jan 02, 2024

Aker BP has contracted technology supplier Vissim to implement an upgraded oil spill detection solution at the operator’s fixed and floating installations on the Norwegian continental shelf.Aker BP will equip installations Valhall, Ula, Edvard Grieg…

PSW Technology Secures 3-Year Deal with Norwegian Oil Firm for Capping Stack Services

Nov 22, 2023

Scana's PSW Technology has signed a frame agreement with an unnamed Norwegian oil and gas operator for Capping Stack & Support Services. The contract consists of a fixed period of 3 years with a 2+2-year option. The value of the frame agreement…

Video: Ship-to-Ship Oil Transfer from FSO Safer Progressing Well

Aug 01, 2023

The ship-to-ship transfer of the oil from the FSO Safer to the replacement oil tanker Yemen (formerly known as Nautica) began last week.It was an important milestone in this United Nations-coordinated operation to avert a potential massive environmental…

Aker BP Taps Vissim to Develop Digital Platform for Offshore Oil Spill Monitoring

Sep 20, 2022

The Norwegian technology firm Vissim has won a contract Vissim to develop a digital platform for future oil spill monitoring and detection system on the Norwegian continental shelf for Aker BP.Vissim said Tuesday it would develop a software…

Oil Spill Response Limited to Use Saipem's FlatFish Drone

Aug 22, 2022

Italian oilfield services giant Saipem and Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL) have signed an extension of their existing Services Agreement to include the provision of FlatFish, Saipem’s underwater drone for environmental monitoring and inspection of asset integrity…

US Oil Spill Testing, Response Facility Gets Major Upgrade

Jun 09, 2022

The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement’s National Oil Spill Response Research and Renewable Energy Test Facility, known as Ohmsett, has now reopened after undergoing significant refurbishment over the past eight months as part of BSEE’s ongoing maintenance plan…

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