WHAT:2nd annual Arctic Oil Spill Conference

WHEN: 29 – 30 Oct. 2012

WHERE: Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

This two day conference is billed as the conference to “arm participants with the very latest information on R&D and industry advances and assist industry players in the development of their strategy.

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Two Day Conference includes

Day 1

  • Review of the key challenges between oil spill issues and the business aspects of global Arctic development
  • Understanding the behaviours of offshore oil spills in the Arctic and the implications for response
  • Regulatory and legislative requirements
  • Oil spill response strategy in West Greenland for the drilling programme
  • Canadian perspective on regulation and legislative requirements
  • Norwegian perspective on regulation and legislative requirements
  • Developing a contingency plan
  • Environmental protection strategies for safe operation in the Arctic
  • Arctic shorelines – protection and treatment strategies
  • Understanding and addressing the long term implications of oil spill in the Arctic

Day 2

  • Oil spill surveillance
  • Detecting and monitoring oil in ice
  • Oil detection under sea ice – a view from below
  • SAR satellites for oil spill detection and mapping below ice and snow
  • Techniques and technologies
  • Innovative oil spill response vessel concept
  • Panel session – Bridging the knowledge gaps
  • Potential for use oil spill dispersants in ice infested waters
  • In-situ burning for oil spills in ice-covered waters
  • Advancing oil spill prevention and response techniques for application in the Arctic
  • Testing and evaluation needed t bring Arctic oil spill response equipment to market