Oil Spills News

  • OPEC members fail to reconcile differences as oil price recovery hangs in the balance

    OPEC officials failed to reach an accord on production cuts ahead of a critical meeting this week, putting the fate of a long-awaited price recovery in jeopardy. Tensions were high early this week ahead of OPEC’s Wednesday meeting in Vienna, as top exporter Saudi Arabia has suggested output curbs were not essential to rebalance oil markets. That marks a reversal from what was being said in ...

  • DESMI and FALCK Announces a Strategic Alliance

    The Strategic alliance is formed to offer Emergency Response Packages within Oil Spill Response, including 24/7 Call Center, Firefighting, Emergency services and Training. In addition to the existing ongoing business of both companies Falck will deliver the Response, Firefighting, 24/7 Call Center and Training portion while DESMI ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Saudi downstream O&G boss takes desal top job

    The head of one of Saudi Arabia’s largest refineries has been appointed as the governor of the state-owned Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) – the world’s largest desalination company – in a surprise royal decree. Ali bin Abdulrahman al-Hazmi was appointed to the SWCC top job late on Monday this week. He had previously been president of Sasref, the Aramco/Shell ...

  • EnviroSpill 2017 Conference and Exhibition

    RECSO EnviroSpill will be held from 10 - 12 April 2017 at the Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi. Comprising an international ...

  • Kingspan Titan Extends Product Range in Premium Oil Tank Sector

    Kingspan Titan, the global leader in Energy Storage Solutions, has just launched the latest addition to its slimline oil tank portfolio.   The ESSL1000 has a total footprint of only 1.52m2 and offers safe and secure heating oil storage at premises where space is limited and access restrictions may apply.   “The ESSL1000 has an exceptional ...


    By Kingspan Environmental Ltd

  • 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 ...


    By OHMSETT

  • Oil Spill Response Planning in the Pacific Northwest

    What is the rule? Chapter 173-186 of the State of Washington Administrative Code (WAC) establishes oil spill contingency plan, drill and equipment verification requirements, and provisions for inspection of records for owners and operators of railroads required to submit oil spill contingency plans under chapter 90.56 Revised Code of Washington (RCW), and for the response contractors that ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Major motion picture Deepwater Horizon to bullfrogpower all advance screenings in Canada with 100 per cent clean energy

    Today, Bullfrog Power, Canada’s leading green energy provider, and Canadian distributor, Elevation Pictures, are announcing a new partnership that will see advance screenings of Deepwater Horizon – a major motion picture on one of the largest oil spills in human history – bullfrogpowered with 100 per cent clean, renewable power. The movie depicts the thrilling story of ...


    By Bullfrog Power Inc.

  • contec Oil Mist Separator (COMS) type 8.000/762-G08 is installed at Noor III project

    The 150 MW Noor III CSP project is a greenfield IPP to be developed as the third project for the Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy (MASEN) in a series of several planned developments at the Ouarzazate Solar Complex. NOOR 3 is a CSP tower, with a capacity of 150 MW and 7 hours of storage. contec Oil Mist Separators (COMS)/Oil Mist Eliminators for the extraction and ...

  • RO-KITE - Eliminates the need of a second tow vessel

    The new aquatic device is designed to replace the functions of a second boom sweep vessel. Meeting the requirements for the open water, sheltered water, and shoreline/river water environments. The DESMI RO-KITE is a floating water kite based on a combination of trawl door and ram-air parachute principles. The purpose of this device is to act as a flow powered ‘tow ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • RIO OLYMPICS PROTECTED BY SPECTREX

    SAFE automatic fire detection and suppression system by Spectrex installed in Plasan’s successful Guarder armored vehicle,helping secure2016 Rio Olympics.It is equipped with most advanced optical detectors,providing fastest response time,highest false alarm immunity, alongside homogeneous efficient suppression agent dispersion,helping protect security forces and vehicles. For more ...


    By Spectrex Inc

  • SEAMOR Marine Helps Recover Sunken Local Tugboat

    When two tugboats collided off the coast of Nanaimo in late May 2016, SEAMOR Marine Ltd. was quick on the scene to offer help. The accident occurred the evening of May 24, 2016 in the south of Nanaimo between Duke Point and Gabriola Island. Two tug boats were running alongside one another, when one ship, the C.T. Titan, swerved and crashed into the smaller Albern tug. Two crew members were safely ...


    By Seamor Marine Ltd

  • Nigeria Launches $1 Billion Ogoniland Clean-up and Restoration Programme

    Nigerian Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari, today set in motion a $1 billion clean-up and restoration programme of the Ogoniland region in the Niger Delta, announcing that financial and legislative frameworks had been put in place to begin implementing recommendations made by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).  Speaking at an event in ...

  • Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments Assists Science Fair Winner

    Alana Tessman, a talented high school sophomore from Kernville, California, took second-place with her presentation at the Kern County Science Fair 2016.  Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments’ Chumin Campos was happy to help her with her produced water research. Alana, who lived in New Orleans during the Deepwater Horizon disaster, witnessed marine life suffering from the ...

  • Polyeco International & Lamor Merge Global Service Operations

    Polyeco International and Lamor Corporation will merge their global service divisions into Polyeco Group to form the largest world-wide environmental service provider. Polyeco Group will offer a full spectrum of services including emergency response, training, recovery, remediation and waste management services across five continents with 20 operating entities. The world-wide network Lamor has ...


    By Lamor Corporation Ab

  • US-Canada pact eases Arctic fears

    A joint pledge by the US and Canada to reduce methane emissions for oil and gas activities in the Arctic and limit fossil fuel extraction is putting pressure on Russia to follow suit. The pledge was in response to increasing concern across the world at the intention of the eight nations with territorial claims in the Arctic to exploit its resources, even though this risks making climate change ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Lamor takes part in Arctic oil spill response exercise held by Gazprom Neft

    Lamor attended an intensive Arctic oil spill response exercise held by Gazprom Neft over the Easter Weekend, March 25-28. The Arctic drill took place around the Prirazlomnoye drilling and production platform located on the Pechora Sea shelf, 60 kilometers offshore. The purpose of the exercise was to test and assess the response procedures and effectiveness of equipment in real Arctic conditions, ...


    By Lamor Corporation Ab

  • Lamor & Markleen announce Global Partnership

    Lamor Corporation Ab and the Markleen Group recently signed a cooperation agreement that will form the most comprehensive and highest quality Oil Spill Response (OSR) solution network on the global market. The combined inventory of Lamor’s current range of trusted equipment and Markleen’s innovative product line will increase the equipment and service options for customers. Markleen ...


    By Lamor Corporation Ab

  • BC Introduces New legislation to enable world-leading provincial spills regime

    Amendments to the Environmental Management Act (EMA), introduced today will, if passed, provide the legal foundation to establish a new, world-leading spill preparedness and response regime to address environmental emergencies in B.C. The proposed spills regime will ensure effective preparedness, response and recovery measures are in place for hazardous substance spills, from any ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • NOFO Accelerates Spill Recovery with DESMI Speed-Sweep

    Safeguarding Norway NOFO (Norwegian Clean Seas Association for Operating Companies) operates on behalf of 30 offshore operators, establishing and managing oil spill response preparedness in Norwegian coastal and open sea regions. The organization’s total oil recovery capacity is from 100-200,000 barrels per day. From an oil spill response perspective, Norway’s waters, ...


    By DESMI A/S

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