Research Projects

The project at a Glance

Dispersion of oil using either chemical or mineral additives (dispersants) can be an effective way to enhance the natural biodegradation process to remove spilled oil from marine environments... more

Key Goals of the Project

The overall objective of this project is to build on current knowledge of the effectiveness of dispersants as an oil spill response tool under representative Arctic conditions... more

Scope of Work

To understand the existing knowledge of dispersant use in ice in order to define additional research needs... more

Key Components of the Project

State of knowledge review, basin testing, evaluation of dispersant injection for well control events, bench-top testing, and definition of the regulatory and permitting requirements... more

Key Deliverables

The Technical Work Group (TWG) overseeing this project has defined several methods of reporting results of this project externally... more