Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC) is an independent company, not in the business of making a profit, that provides well containment equipment and technology in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.
All marine environments contain naturally occurring microbes that feed on and break down crude oil. This means crude oil is largely biodegradable.
In 2014, 120 members of the Europe, Africa and Middle East RRT participated in a three-day event in Hampshire, United Kingdom.
This manual provides general oil spill response principles. It is a collection of "Rules of Thumb" and checklists that provide quick access to the information needed when formulating response strategies.
Shortly after midnight on March 24, 1989, in a tragic accident deeply regretted by the company, the Exxon Valdez supertanker ran aground in Alaska’s Prince William Sound.