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Multi-Partner Research Initiative

The Multi-Partner Research Initiative fosters an integrated, global research network with government agencies, academia, response organizations, oil industry, Indigenous communities and other oil spill science and response experts.

It also:

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Program areas

The Multi-Partner Research Initiative focuses on 6 areas:

  1. spill treating agents
  2. in-situ burning
  3. oil translocation
  4. decanting and oily waste management
  5. natural attenuation
  6. cross-cutting areas of research


As a result of the research projects in this initiative, we have:

Research projects

Summaries of all Multi-Partner Research Initiative projects are available and include information on the project description, timeframe, lead organization and funding amount.

Contact us

For more information on completed research projects, email

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