Oil Spill Model and Response System

Modelling software Model Number: 06 / Part Number: 06

OILMAP is an oil spill response and contingency planning tool that predicts the movement of spilled oil. OILMAP is a comprehensive 3D model that tracks various hydrocarbon components on the water surface, in the water column, and in the air. The first version of OILMAP was delivered over 20 years ago and is now used globally by major oil companies and international governments. It has been used successfully to support spill response, planning, and permitting in over 100 countries.  

Applications for OILMAP

  • Emergency response decision support
  • Oil spill response training
  • Spill drill exercises
  • Contingency planning
  • Risk and impact assessment
  • Litigation support
  • Hindcasts
  • Management of spill related data
  • Trajectory & fate modeling along linear features (e.g. pipelines, rail lines, roadways)


  • Integrated GIS, compatible with other GIS tools
  • Update predictions with over flight information
  • Incorporates response activities: booming, dispersant application, skimming
  • Includes a comprehensive oil database with complete oil properties information
  • Easy access to online web map and met-ocean data services
  • Seamless integration of real-time and historical environmental data from top data providers via EDS: Environmental Data Server

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