National exercise to test the National Oil Spill Contingency Plan

  • Date(s)
    18 Nov 2011
  • Location
    Angola (Luanda)


ActivityNational exercise
TopicNational Oil Spill Contingency Plan (NOSCP), Contingency Planning
Number of Participants25
HostMinistry of Petroleum (Ministério dos Petróleos) and BP Angola


  • Test the Angola National Capability to respond to an oil spill of national significance from an offshore installation:
    • Procedures established to manage a response
    • Make available the technical competency to support the spiller
  • Test the procedures of transportation, customs and immigration services to allow the rapid entry of specialized resources to support the response to oil spill of national significance
  • Identify areas of improvement in national and individual oil spill plans and preparedness and response procedures