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 in progress
CongoCongoPolicy developed and approved
Côte d'IvoireCôte d'IvoirePolicy in progress
Democratic Republic of CongoDemocratic Republic of CongoPolicy in progress
Equatorial GuineaEquatorial GuineaPolicy developed
GabonGabonPolicy in progress
GhanaGhanaPolicy developed and approved
GuineaGuineaPolicy developed
Guinea-BissauGuinea-BissauPolicy not developed
LiberiaLiberiaPolicy in progress
MauritaniaMauritaniaPolicy in progress
NamibiaNamibiaPolicy not developed
NigeriaNigeriaPolicy developed and approved
Sao Tome and PrincipeSao Tome and PrincipePolicy in progress
SenegalSenegalPolicy developed and approved
Sierra LeoneSierra LeonePolicy not developed
South AfricaSouth AfricaPolicy developed and approved
The GambiaThe GambiaPolicy not developed
TogoTogoPolicy in progress