Webinar #3 - Oil spill contingency planning, perspectives from the private sector and national authorities (replay available)

  • Date/Time
    16 Sep 2020, 2:00pm


Countries invitedAngola, Benin, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mauritania, Namibia, Nigeria, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, The Gambia, Togo
ActivityRemote assistance
TopicContingency Planning
Length in Minutes (approx)90


This third live webinar of the series will be dedicated to oil spill contingency planning and will present the key aspects of contingency planning in preparedness and response to oil spills from different perspectives and viewpoints. For this webinar, we will enjoy the company of leading international experts from Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL), the South African Maritime Safety Agency (SAMSA), and ExxonMobil Angola.

Learning objectives:

  • Gain an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the various stakeholders involved in contingency planning (national authorities, oil and gas industry and other industries);
  • Gain knowledge on the main tools used in contingency planning such as Oil Spill Contingency Plans and National Oil Spill Contingency Plans;
  • Gain an understanding of concrete implications of the OPRC Convention; and
  • Gain knowledge on the challenges and successes faced when planning for oil spills through case studies shared by the experts.

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