Third Party Evaluator for Skimmer Testing

Nuka Research observed and documented a tests of the Aqua-Guard RBS TRITONTM 35 Skimmer at Pacific Petroleum Recovery Alaska’s facility in Anchorage. The skimmer was tested in accordance with ASTM F2709 protocol for determining nameplate recovery capacity. Alaska Chadux Corporation conducted the tests to help determine necessary temporary storage with this skimmer. The skimmer was … Read more

Ensuring Food Safety Following an Oil Spill in Alaska: Regulatory Authorities and Responsibilities

The Oil Spill Recovery Institute contracted Nuka Research and Planning Group, LLC to develop a report, Ensuring Food Safety Following an Oil Spill in Alaska. The report was developed with input and guidance from a workgroup of the Alaska Regional Response Team charged with advancing policy on food safety issues in the event of an … Read more

Zone of No Save Analysis for the British Columbia Coast

Nuka Research was commissioned by Clear Seas Centre for Responsible Marine Shipping to analyze how the location and availability of Emergency Tow Vessels (ETVs) or rescue tugs might influence the potential for a disabled vessel to drift aground along the west coast of Canada. To do this, Nuka Research created a computer model to calculate … Read more

Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Response Viability Analysis

Nuka Research was contracted by the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) to conduct an oil spill response viability analysis for the US Gulf of Mexico. The study provides BSEE with information regarding the frequency with which wind, wave, and visibility conditions may be favorable, marginal, or not favorable to the use of different mechanical … Read more