Oil Spill Readiness

The Company has been certificated by the Interdepartmental Commission of the Russian Ministry of Transport and by the Russian EMERCOM’s North-West Regional department. The two certificates have equal validity. ​The well-trained Oil Spill Readiness teams have all the necessary equipment for oil spills elimination in the waters of Russian Ports St. Petersburg, Primorsk, Ust-Luga and Vladyvostok from the ships with total capacity of two largest cargoes holds not exceeding 500 mt.

Each OSR team of 15 rescuers is equipped with skimmers, boats for deployment of oil-containment booms and barges. Besides, Severnaya Oil Storage Company has an oil wastes recycling facility GOS-2. Severnaya Oil Storage Company has 3 certified emergency response units (OSR Teams) carrying out Oil Spill Readiness and Response at the Russian Ports of Ust. Luga, St. Petersburg and in the waters of the Baltic region;​​ The activity of each OSRT is aimed to localization and elimination of oil spills at sea up to 500 tons of oil products. Oil Spill Response Teams (OSRT) authorized to conduct oil spill, rescue and other incident response operations related to emergency situations.