Following the Montara and Macondo well incidents, OSRL
partnered with the Subsea Well Response Project (SWRP) to establish a global Subsea Well Intervention Service (SWIS) and in cooperation with the JIP has been working to further enhance its overall capabilities to respond to any oil spill scenario.
Bapco has a support arrangement with OSRL
which has bases in Southampton UK, Bahrain and Singapore.
The Public Commission for the Protection of Marine Resources, the Environment and the Wildlife (Marine Emergency Centre) as well as the company in charge of the tanker established contacts with several companies before selection the British-based OSRL
Working closely with SWRP, OSRL is making an integrated intervention system available to the industry to enhance international capabilities to respond to a subsea well control incident.
OSRL has contracted Trendsetter Engineering to manufacture four capping stack toolboxes capable of handling a variety of scenarios.
As per this deal, OSRL
will help Bapco with better capabilities in the management of Tier-2 and Tier-3 oil spill incidents.