Oil Spills News

  • Gas Lift Optimisation (GLOP) Efforts Supplemented by CO₂ Tracer Application

    Gas Lift Optimisation Abstract Field B, located offshore in Malaysia relies on gas lift optimisation due to the high water cut behaviour of the reservoir paired with low-medium reservoir pressure. Traditional techniques to measure the enhancement put a limit on the number of gas lift troubleshooting activities due to the low man-hour availability.  The recent oil price downturn ...


    By Edinburgh Sensors Ltd

  • Discover the Testing, Training and Research Opportunities at Ohmsett

    Ohmsett will exhibit at the Clean Gulf Conference & Exhibition December 5-7, 2017 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX. Clean Gulf delivers solutions for spill prevention, preparedness and response. It brings together all parties responsible for response operations from North America and beyond to hear best practices and build relationships vital to a successful response, ...


    By OHMSETT

  • Ohmsett to Exhibit at the Clean Gulf Conference in New Orleans, LA

    The National Oil Spill Response Research & Renewable Energy Test Facility, will be exhibiting at the Clean Gulf 2015 Conference & Exhibition, November 10-12 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA. Clean Gulf provides a forum for responders, operators, regulators, equipment providers and environmental groups to openly discuss best practices and lessons-learned. ...


    By OHMSETT

  • Elementary School TAG Students Tour Ohmsett

    Ohmsett, Leonardo, New Jersey - On May 16, 2017 a group of very bright third grade students from the Talented and Gifted Program at Menlo Park Elementary School in Edison, New Jersey visited Ohmsett to learn about oil spills. As part of their Engineering curriculum, the students are studying "A Slick Solution -Oil Spill Cleanup Engineering" where they are focusing on the understanding of ...


    By OHMSETT

  • Ohmsett staff to attend Interspill 2015 Conference in Amsterdam, the Netherlands

    The National Oil Spill Response Research & Renewable Energy Test Facility will exhibit at the Interspill 2015 Conference, www.interspill.com, to be held at the RAI Convention Center in Amsterdam, The Netherlands March 24-26, 2015. Featuring more than 90 companies from 70+ countries, the Interspill Conference will focus on the changing landscape of Spill Preparedness and Response as ...


    By OHMSETT

  • Ohmsett Staff to Exhibit at the Clean Pacific Conference & Exhibition

    The National Oil Spill Response Research & Renewable Energy Test Facility will exhibit at the Clean Pacific Conference & Exhibition June 19-21, 2018, at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, OR. Clean Pacific will focus on spill prevention and response for oil and hazardous materials in the marine and inland environment. Stakeholders from government, environmental, emergency planning ...


    By OHMSETT

  • Hands-on Oil Spill Response Strategies & Tactics Training

    Training at Ohmsett takes the learning from the classroom, to the 2.6 million gallon wave/tow tank.  That’s where students receive hands-on training with the latest spill response equipment and techniques used in the field during the hands-on Oil Spill Strategies and Tactics Training, May 14-17, 2019 and August 6-9, 2019 in Leonardo, New Jersey. With the emphasis on practical ...


    By OHMSETT

  • Applied Research Associates, Inc. Selected as Contractor for the Operation of Ohmsett

    Ohmsett, the National Oil Spill Response Research and Renewable Energy Test Facility, is a national research asset within the Department of Interior’s Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE). The test facility provides a unique environment for the development and testing of new oil spill response technologies, assessing spill prevention and response methods, and providing oil ...


    By OHMSETT

  • Ocean Visuals has partnered with Andøya Space Center to develop a light-weight version of the OWL

    Ocean Visuals has partnered with Andøya Space Center to develop a light-weight version of the OWL™ sensor to be used for unmanned aerial observation, detection and classification of oil spills and other organic matters at sea. ASC supports projects for developing UAV sensors for oil spill early detection. Andøya Space Center (ASC) offers a wide range of UÂV/drone ...


    By Ocean Visuals AS

  • Reimagining the cleaning process

    Rather than desperately dispersing the flow of oil and chemical contaminants via artificial means, it should instead be possible to use biological agents and green technology to neutralize the threat they pose. This was the thought which motivated Janet Angel, an environmental scientist who has worked to redefine and reimagine the process of cleaning up contaminants. Incidents like the ongoing ...


    By Jacor, LLC

  • A step beyond traditional cleaning

    Unfortunately, the example of the debacle in Incheon is not an isolated one. A study published by Bloomberg in 2014 found that up to 10,000 tonnes of chemicals are leaked into American waters annually, while the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association’s (NOAA’s) ...


    By Jacor, LLC

  • Ohmsett Gazette - Fall 2017 Edition

    Welcome to the latest edition of The Ohmsett Gazette. Our bi-annual newsletter keeps you up-to-date on the activities at the Ohmsett facility. Stories include: Remote systems to track skimmers and wave conditions during operations, Measuring turbulent wakes in stratiefied flows, Tale of two skimmers, Personnel train in common and critical tasks of oil spill response, and much more. Follow ...


    By OHMSETT

  • New Oil Spill Response Partnership in Uganda

    New partnership between DESMI and waste management firm Epsilon Ltd. ready to reduce potential devastating oil spillage in Uganda.  The partnership was officially launched in October at the residence of the Danish Ambassador in Uganda, Mogens Pedersen with participation of representatives from both the private and public sector of Uganda. At the event, The Danish ambassador ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Ohmsett to Exhibit at Clean Gulf 2017

    Ohmsett will exhibit at the Clean Gulf Conference & Exhibition December 5-7, 2017 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX. Clean Gulf delivers solutions for spill prevention, preparedness and response. It brings together all parties responsible for response operations from North America and beyond to hear best practices and build relationships vital to a successful response, ...


    By OHMSETT

  • Clean oil spill on water with our biological solution

    More and more biological appliances around oil spill fighting are available. No product have so much potential like our SES to clean water without any side effects so fast and secure.  We are looking for companies what have interest to use our technology to clean efficent by earn a lot of money.  The handling of SES is easy and allowed to clean huge areas for all cleaning crews.   ...


    By Oil Dissolver GmbH

  • DESMI Adds Accredited Oil Spill Response Training

    Leading oil recovery solution manufacturer DESMI has obtained Nautical Institute accreditation for its IMO Oil Pollution Preparedness and Response (OPRC) training courses, becoming a one-stop shop for its customers around the world. In many spheres of education, it’s enough for course instructors to have a theoretical understanding of the field. In oil spill response, however, DESMI ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • DESMI increases activities in Nigeria

    DESMI increases activities in Nigeria  Background: DESMI Africa has escalated the DESMI activities in Nigeria by appointing its existing agent, Samdus Oil & Gas, along with another Nigerian Company, Axflo Oil & Gas, partner status. The objective is for the 2 partners to become Nigerias 1st Full Oil Spill Service ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • New online oil spill risk tool provides local, specific information for coastal managers

    A new oil-spill risk-management system has been developed by researchers, which shows the likely effects of a coastal spill on the environment and economic activities for specific locations. It provides maps of oil-spill risk through a web portal and could help decision makers and emergency-response authorities protect the local environment and businesses through targeted and efficient planning ...

  • Scientists develop new tool to assess oil spills

    Scientists are getting an entirely new perspective of what happens to oil in a spill, thanks to a tool developed by FIU researchers. Little is known about the chemical make-up of oil and how it acts when it mixes with seawater or sunlight during a spill. But by combining techniques to create one powerful instrument, a team from FIU's Center for Aquatic Chemistry and Environment can see how the ...

  • Marine services: environmental protection & preservation

    We’re called Global Diving & Salvage but there’s much more to us than what’s in our name. Global offers expansive services beyond diving and salvage work, including environmental marine services. Our people, experience, and proven track record make us the top provider of marine services on the West Coast, with environmental crews based in Washington and California. ...

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