Dispersants are one of several tools available to combat oil spills. These webpages provide accurate and up to date dispersant related resources from Ipieca, oil and gas associations, environmental protection agencies, international maritime bodies, scientific and government research institutes. These range from dispersants FAQs and explainers to practical guidance on responsible use of dispersants through to the latest research findings.

About dispersants

Find out what dispersants are and how they work.

Dispersants guidance

Good practice guidance, tools and resources on dispersants use.

Technical information

A selection of technical document on dispersants.

Sources of information

Where to get further information on dispersants.

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