Dispersant Policy

Policies on the use of dispersant ensure oil spill dispersants as a response option can be made available in a timely manner, and that suitable products are available for use if required.

Regional overview:

National status:

CountriesStatusPolicy included in the NOSCPApproval procedure and list of pre-approved dispersant
AngolaAngolaPolicy in progress
BeninBeninPolicy in progress
Cabo VerdeCabo VerdePolicy in progress
CameroonCameroonPolicy developed and approved
CongoCongoPolicy developed and approved
Côte d'IvoireCôte d'IvoirePolicy in progress
Democratic Republic of CongoDemocratic Republic of CongoPolicy in progress
Equatorial GuineaEquatorial GuineaPolicy not developed
GabonGabonPolicy in progress
GhanaGhanaPolicy developed
GuineaGuineaPolicy not developed
Guinea-BissauGuinea-BissauPolicy developed
LiberiaLiberiaPolicy in progress
MauritaniaMauritaniaPolicy in progress
NamibiaNamibiaPolicy developed and approved
NigeriaNigeriaPolicy developed and approved
Sao Tome and PrincipeSao Tome and PrincipePolicy in progress
SenegalSenegalPolicy in progress
Sierra LeoneSierra LeonePolicy developed
South AfricaSouth AfricaPolicy developed
The GambiaThe GambiaPolicy in progress
TogoTogoPolicy in progress