Oil Spills

International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds

Intergovernmental organisations which provide compensation for oil pollution damage resulting from spills of persistent oil from tankers. Includes incident reports, news, FAQ and publications list.

International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation Limited

Nonprofit organization created on behalf of shipowners to promote an effective response to marine spills of oil chemicals and other hazardous substances. Includes information database.

Major Oil Spills in Australia

Contains a list of major oil spills which have occurred in Australian waters; from the Australian Maritime Safety Authority.

Marybeth Holleman

Contains information about the author, as well as reviews on articles related to the Exxon Valdez.

National Pollution Funds Center

Aims to address issues related to preventing oil pollution.


America's National Oil Spill Response Research and Renewable Energy Test Facility; contains information on the testing and training schedule, plus newsletters.

Oil Spill Response Team

Specializes in handling oil spills through education and training.

Oil Spill Web

Access to oil spill control directory and other resources.

Oil spills in the Sea

Contains information about the environmental impact of oil spill.

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