OSRL holds inaugural Aberdeen Members' Forum

Organisations and Associations - July 25, 2012

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Oil Spill Response Ltd (OSRL) recently hosted a technical forum, reaching out to Aberdeen-based members and UK regulators to discuss issues of mutual interest.

Some 30 representatives of our Aberdeen-based membership attended the event together with representatives of DECC and other interested parties.

Following the fallout from technical and regulatory changes in the post-Macondo world, now further compounded by recent incidents in the North Sea, holding the forum was therefore very timely and provided a unique opportunity to bring together operators, regulators and OSRL as responders to discuss technical response matters in a relaxed, informal setting.

The topics chosen were influenced by questions regularly posed to OSRL's Duty Managers and the Regional Representative by our Members and included:

In addition to updating OSRL's membership on latest technical developments which affect them, the forum had a twin objective to engage with our members in a format aligned with OSRL's APR aims.

In this regard it was a good opportunity to elicit firsthand feedback on OSRL's services and give both parties mutual assurance that response integration will be effective.

For more information on technical events by OSRL, contact Andy Nicoll at andrewnicoll@oilspillresponse.com.


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