This document provides a framework for effective oil spill preparedness, response and restoration. It describes the key elements used by the industry to underpin this framework and references the good practice guides on oil spill preparedness and response.
The IPIECA-IOGP series of good practice guides on oil spill preparedness and response summarizes consensus views on good practice for a range of oil spill preparedness and response topics. The series aims to help align industry practices and activities, inform stakeholders, and serve as a communication tool to promote awareness and education.
This report was originally published in 2015. The 2019 update incorporates guidance on subsea well intervention and Arctic response.