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Agreement on Cooperation on Marine Oil Pollution, Preparedness and Response in the Arctic


Field Guide for Oil Spill Response in Arctic Waters in Use Around the World


Upcoming EPPR Workshops in Tromsø, Norway, 5-7 November 2013

Please notice two interesting upcoming workshops that will take place in Tromsø, Norway, November 5-7 2013;

•    Oil in ice – to disperse or not to disperse (1 day)
•    Workshop to develop a Circumpolar Marine Environment Risk Assessment (2 days)

Please save the dates and  feel free to share the invitation in your networks. Further information and a full program with list of speakers will be circulated later. More information will also be to find at the EPPR website when it is ready;

Next EPPR Work Group Meeting: Tromsø, Norway, 8 November 2013

The next EPPR Work Group meeting will be held 8 November 2013 in Tromsø, Norway.  Please refer to the last meeting report for background on the work of the group; please see the Report tab.

An agenda and other documents will be provided to participants via the password area of the website.  Please register through your country head of delegation.

Recommended practices RP3-report


EPPR Progress Report 2011-2013

The brochure shows the main achievements for the EPPR Working Group during the last two years and the work plan for 2013-2015.

EPPR Progress Report 2011-2013

Saida-Bay Exercise Report

The tactical exercise (TE) “Arctic 2012” was conducted on 19-21 June, 2012, at the site of the Saida Bay branch of the Northwest Center on radioactive waste management “SevRAO” (NWC “SevRAO”).

Saida-Bay Exercise Report

Final Report from the EPPR Working group meeting held 5-6 October in Copenhagen, Denmark

Final Report EPPR WG October 2012, Copenhagen

Final Report from the EPPR Workshop held 5-7 June in Kirkenes, Norway

The workshop is part of the Russian – Norwegian Arctic Council project Development of Safety Systems in the Arctic. The objective of the workshop was to share information and knowledge on Search and Rescue, Oil Spill Prevention and Oil Spill Response.

About 50 participants attended the workshop.

There were presentations from governmental agencies, regional/local governments, the oil industry and others.

The participants were observers at the annual “Exercise Barents” which was conducted 5-7 June 2012 in the border area between Russia and Norway. The exercise included Norwegian and Russian SAR and OSR units.

Download and read the full report.

Workshop Arctic Marine Oil Pollution Preparedness and Response Agreement- Operational Guidelines Ottawa, Canada January 7-9, 2013

This event is by invitation only.