Oil Spill Response Science


The Oil Spill Response Science (OSRS) Program is a program to support the Government of Canada’s Oceans Protection Plan (formerly known as World-Class Tanker Safety System).

The program received $5 million for research, development and demonstration (RD&D) projects focused on improving recovery technologies and processes for the cleanup of heavy oil products spilled in marine environments.


Find information on projects funded under the Oil Spill Response Science Program.


If you have questions, or wish to contact the program for any reason, please send an e-mail to nrcan.energyinnovation-innovationenergetique.rncan

Frequently Asked Questions

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