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Oil Spill preparedness and response: an introduction

July 2015

This document provides a synopsis of the essential components of an effective oil spill preparedness, response and restoration framework. It describes the core principles that are used by the industry to underpin the framework and which run through the IPIECA-IOGP series of ‘Good Practice Guides’ (GPGs) on oil spill preparedness and response. Hyperlinks are provided throughout the document, highlighted in blue, which will take you to each respective GPG, as well as to other relevant sources, for more detailed information.

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