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Oil Spill Capability Review To be fully prepared and ready to respond effectively to an oil spill incident takes considerable planning and careful assembly of equipment resources, trained personnel and exercised procedures. A Capability Review ensures oil spill capability investment is maximised with the provision of recommendations commensurate to the risk, adhering to legislative requirements and in line with international best practice.

The Service There are many aspects to be considered when developing a comprehensive and robust oil spill response system. Oil Spill Response draws on years of handson spill response experience, applying the highest industry standards and to rigorously review each element of our customer’s capability in terms of oil spill preparedness and response. A Capability Review is the first step in assessing the level of oil spill preparedness for your operation and would typically focus on: Oil Spill Management

Tier 1 Capability


Tier 2 and 3 Arrangements

Contingency Planning

Training and Exercise Programmes

Our Approach Whether making operational changes, implementing process improvements

Improved capability

or responding to regulatory pressures, you can call on Oil Spill Response to conduct a Capability Review specific to




Limitations can be addressed and

Initial information request

recommendations made, with the aim of enhancing your incident response

Recommendations implemented

capability. Our approach is to involve the client from the outset, from initial information

Onsite assessment

requests through to site visits and finally report delivery. The steps involved are

Report compilation

illustrated here:

The Benefits An increased awareness of the oil spill

for improvements will be thoroughly

response resources, personnel and

justified, based on the experience Oil

overall capability can be gained from an

Spill Response has developed. All recommendations made will be commensurate





Following the compilation of the report,

legislative controls and be a reflection

any areas highlighted for preparedness

of industry best practice. Application









allowing opportunities for positive and

ensure the spill response capability is

practical improvement of the oil spill

efficient, effective and best suited to the

response capability. Recommendations


review are: Independent assessment

Oil Spill Capability Review conducted by Oil Spill Response.

The key features of a capability

World recognised experts Tailored service Support to implement change Improved capability

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