Oil Spill Response
Prevention of, and a comprehensive response to hydrocarbon spills remains a key consideration for the oil industry. Oil disasters and methods of prevention are attracting greater public and political scrutiny, particularly as companies expand their exploration activities into environmentally sensitive areas. Stirling Group offer comprehensive oil spill planning, preparedness, testing and 24/7 retained advice.
Our consultants develop Oil Pollution Emergency Plans (OPEP) plus we provide the training and exercises to ensure capability of response teams and offer recommendations for best practice in preparation for dealing with an incident
We offer international accredited oil spill emergency response training - IMO 2, and in the UK three Department of Energy and Climate Change’s (DECC) courses: Levels 3 and 4 for Onshore Emergency Responders, and Level 2 Corporate Management. These courses are required by DECC and Maritime Coastguard Agency (MCA) for anyone handling an oil spill response situation and are accredited by the nautical institute, as well as meeting the National Oil Spill Training Standards.
Stirling Group provides Tier 1 Oil Spill Response equipment and expertise to develop the local and national (tier 2) oil spill response arrangements.