oil spill test News

  • BSEE Sponsors "Ice Month" at Ohmsett

    Herndon, VA - While there exists proven response equipment which can contain and recover oil spills from vessels, pipelines, and exploration and production facilities in offshore Arctic regions, there remains a need for its continuous testing and evaluation. To meet this need, the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) is sponsoring "Ice Month" at Ohmsett - the National Oil Spill ...


    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

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

    Ohmsett, The National Oil Spill Response Research & Renewable Energy Test Facility will exhibit at the Clean Gulf Conference & Exhibition November 2-3, 2016 at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Florida. Clean Gulf will present discussions on solutions for inland, offshore, and coastal spill preparedness and response. It provides a forum for stakeholders involved in Government, ...


    By OHMSETT

  • The Ohmsett Gazette - Fall 2020

    We hope that you and your family have remained safe during these unprecedented times. Due to the COVID19 pandemic and facility access restrictions, this edition of the Ohmsett Gazette will be in digital format only to update you on our new announcements, as well as the facility upgrades that have taken place during the ...


    By OHMSETT

  • Dr. Tom Coolbaugh Selected as Ohmsett Facility Manager

    Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA) is pleased to announce that Dr. Tom Coolbaugh has joined the team as the Program/Facility Manager for Ohmsett – The National Oil Spill Response Research & Renewable Energy Test Facility. He will have oversight of the day-to-day operations, maintenance, and testing at the facility, while ensuring facility users’ needs are met. Dr. ...


    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 Clean Waterways

    Ohmsett, The National Oil Spill Response Research & Renewable Energy Test Facility will have an exhibit at the Clean Waterways Conference April 16-18, 2019, at the Hyatt Regency in Cincinnati, Ohio. Clean Waterways will focus on the issues most important to improving oil and hazardous materials spill prevention and response on inland river systems. will focus on spill prevention and response ...


    By OHMSETT

  • ASTM F2059 - 06(2011)e1 Standard Test Method for Laboratory Oil Spill Dispersant Effectiveness Using The Swirling Flask

    A standard test is necessary to establish a baseline performance parameter so that dispersants can be compared, a given dispersant can be compared for effectiveness on different oils, and at different oil weathering stages, and batches of dispersant or oils can be checked for effectiveness changes with time or other factors. ...


    By ASTM International

  • Prevent. Prepare. Respond. Restore.

    Discover the testing, training and research opportunities at Ohmsett while attending this year’s International Oil Spill Conference (IOSC) May 15-18, 2017 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California. Our staff will be in booth 1004 on the exhibit floor providing visitors with information on Ohmsett's mission to increase oil spill response capabilities through independent ...


    By OHMSETT

  • Coated Fabric Products

    Coated fabric products used for oil spill response procedures can deteriorate when stored for long periods of time. A proposed new ASTM standard will provide a nondestructive test for stored equipment to be evaluated for continued suitability over time. WK37298, Test Method for Determining Storage Life of Coated Fabric Products, is being developed by Subcommittee F20.11 on Control, part of ASTM ...


    By ASTM International

  • Oil Spill Emulsification Predictions

    Predicting facets of oil behavior is an essential component of understanding the nature of a particular oil spill. One such behavior is emulsification, when oil picks up water and retains it for a period of time. A proposed new ASTM standard, WK41247, Test Method for the Evaluation of the Stability of Water-in-Oil Mixtures Formed from Crude Oil and Petroleum Products Mixed with Saline Water, will ...


    By ASTM International

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • U.S. Department of Energy: Soaking Up an Oil Spill

    When the Deepwater Horizon drilling pipe blew out seven years ago, beginning the worst oil spill in U.S. history, those in charge of the recovery discovered a new wrinkle: the millions of gallons of oil bubbling from the sea floor weren't all collecting on the surface where it could be skimmed or burned. Some of it was forming a plume and drifting through the ocean under the surface. Now, ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Jury at Wendy Schmidt oil cleanup X challenge nominates winner

    Close to 400 companies entered the Wendy Schmidt Oil Cleanup X CHALLENGE, and from these entries the judging panel selected Lamor as one of the top ten finalists. On October 11, the results of the rigorous testing procedures at Ohmsett were publicized and award ceremonies took place in New York. Lamor placed sixth when overall data was compiled, Team Elastec won the grand purse of US$1 million ...


    By Lamor Corporation Ab

  • Next generation argosphere: I-SPHERE

    MetOcean is pleased to announce the development of our latest product - the I-SPHERE. The MetOcean I-SPHERE is an innovative addition to the spherical drifter family. The I-SPHERE has been designed and thoroughly tested to track ocean currents and oil spills and to provide environmental data at the ocean’s surface. The I-SPHERE buoy is truly unique. Alternative to the standard ARGOSPHERE ...


    By MetOcean Telematics

  • Lamor and Arctia Present Ice Management & Oil Recovery Project Results

    A recent seminar was held at Lamor headquarters in Porvoo, Finland, where the results of the Ice Management & Oil Recovery (IMOR) project were presented and reviewed. The IMOR project is a joint study developed by icebreaking service provider Arctia and Lamor examining the relationship between a vessels propulsion and oil recovery operations with the Arctic Sternmax skimmer in varying ice ...


    By Lamor Corporation Ab

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