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2016 Update of Occurrence Rates for Offfshore Oil Spills

Program
OSRR
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ABS Consulting Inc.
Principal Investigator
Matt Mowrer
Contract Award Value
$118,398.00
Estimated Completion Date
Description

The overarching goal of this study was to update oil spill rate data for OCS platforms and pipelines, as well as spill rates from 1) worldwide, U.S., and Alaska North Slope tankers and 2) U.S. barges. Having updated oil spill and oil spill occurrence rate data is critically important to analyze the potential risk and consequence of OCS oil spills, investigate causal factors contributing to the occurrence, size or frequency of oil spills, enhance oil-spill response planning, and target future regulatory reform to better manage risk.

Latest progress update

Completed.

Status
Completed
Date research completed
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