National workshop and exercise to test and update the National Oil Spill Contingency Plan

3 /5 May 2011 - Ghana (Accra)
  • Type of activity: National workshop and exercise
  • Focus topic: Contingency Planning
  • Number of participants: 59
  • Host: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Objectives:
    • Familiarise delegates with the contents and use of the revised National Oil Spill Contingency Plan through the execution of a table-top exercise, so it can be fully operational in case of emergency
    • Ensure that all stakeholders are familiar with their roles and responsibilities as members of the National Incident Management Team
    • Gain an understanding of the interface between the oil industry and the regulator during the management of a Tier 3 oil pollution incident
    • Promote discussions and the sharing of knowledge between the facilitators and the delegates
  • Report: click here to download