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  1. U.S. PETROLEUM INDUSTRY FORMS OIL SPILL RESPONSE ORGANIZATION

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    Mon, 10 Sep 1990

    contain and clean up large oil spills throughout the U.S. The ..... following the Exxon Valdez oil spill off Alaska last year (OGJ ..... enactment of federal comprehensive oil spill legislation, which limits ..... recognize the legal risks faced by oil spill responders. As a result

  2. Sea Empress oil spill response questioned

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    Mon, 27 Jan 1997

    However, the U.K. Coastguard Agency found the Sea Empress oil spill cleanup to be effective. Leaked report BBC Radio News in ..... minor spill was turned into one of the U.K.'s largest oil spills , with more than 70,000 metric tons of crude oil lost

  3. Petrobras eyes satellite technology to detect oil spills

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    Wed, 1 Nov 2000

    Petrobras) is considering a new oil spill monitoring system for Guanabara ..... Janeiro, which suffered two major oil spills this year. The system may employ ..... technicians to act quickly in case of an oil spill , said Rui Fonseca, the company

  4. INDUSTRY LEARNING FROM OIL SPILLS OFF ALASKA, CALIFORNIA

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    Mon, 26 Mar 1990

    the Exxon Valdez oil spill off Alaska, the ..... lessons. The worst oil spill in North American ..... claiming 10,000 oil spills since the Exxon ..... for dealing with oil spills and their effects ..... ensure that an oil spill did not escalate

  5. A REMINDER ABOUT U.S. OIL SPILLS

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    Mon, 13 May 1991

    was just a reminder: If another oil spill the size of the March 1989 Exxon ..... the government and industry view oil spills . It is perhaps the biggest improvement ..... only now be implementing strong oil spill response programs. But that

  6. EPA proposes amendments to oil -spill contingency requirements

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    Fri, 16 Jan 2015

    amendments to federal requirements covering responses to crude- oil spills . Comments will be accepted for 90 days following the proposal ..... and industry officials during the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill , EPA said in its Jan. 13 notice. “Our proposed amendments

  7. Oil spill preparedness:Is the focus shifting?

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    Mon, 23 May 2005

    continuing risk of marine oil spills . Areas of discord between oil spill response organizations (OSROs ..... frequency, and size of oil spills and the focus on and redirection ..... can remain engaged solely in oil - spill clean-up response without

  8. Witnesses discuss US ability to respond to oil spill off Cuba

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    Mon, 14 Nov 2011

    responses to offshore crude oil spills that could threaten US coasts ..... and effective manner to an oil spill that reaches US waters ..... Mexico and Canada regarding an oil spill . Daniel J. Whittle, a senior ..... said. "In the event of an oil spill in Cuban waters, this licensing

  9. DEEPWATER ADVANCES, OIL SPILL ISSUES GAIN SPOTLIGHT AT '91 OTC IN HOUSTON

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    Mon, 13 May 1991

    Legislature in March 1991 of the Oil Spill Prevention & Response Act of 1991 ..... could respond effectively to large oil spills . "For 18 months, we will fill ..... we're not ready to deal with an oil spill like you and I want to be ready for

  10. Oil spills from Statfjord platform

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    Wed, 12 Dec 2007

    Dec. 12 The Norwegian Clean Seas Association for Operating Companies is carrying out an emergency response following an oil spill of 4,000 cu m from the Statfjord A platform in the Norwegian North Sea. The accident happened as the shuttle tanker Navion

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