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

  • Date(s)
    19-23 Mar 2012
  • Location
    Gabon (Port-Gentil)


ActivityNational workshop, National exercise
TopicContingency Planning, National Oil Spill Contingency Plan (NOSCP)
Number of Participants121
HostDepartment of Environment and Nature Conservation (DGEPN)


  • Test and update the NOSCP, based on the results of the exercise
  • Train participants on principles and methods to prepare and respond to oil and HNS spills
  • Reinforce the cooperation between government and industry
  • Reinforce communications between members of the GI WACAF Committee in Gabon
  • Mobilise human resources and equipment in case of an incident
  • Develop an action plan and timeline to update the NOSCP