OPOL Forms for Completion - Guidance about Forms to use.
These forms are available in PDF format and in Word for easier entry of data electronically.
This OPOL Continuous Certification Programme Flowchart
sets out the procedure and the forms for use are available below.
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Form A – Application to become a party
Form B – Rules for establishment of Financial Responsibility
Form C – Certificate from a party to The Offshore Pollution Liability Agreement
confirming that such party is not an operator
Form D – Certificate from a party to The Offshore Pollution Liability Agreement
confirming that such party will no longer be an operator
Form FR- 1- Verification of Insurance (Insurer)
Form FR- 1G- Verification of Group Insurance (Insurer)
Guidance Notes on completing Form FR-1
Guidance Notes on completing Form FR-1G
Form FR-2 –Verification of Insurance ( Broker or Agent)
Form FR-2G –Verification of Group Insurance ( Broker or Agent)
Guidance Notes on completing Form FR-2
Guidance Notes on completing Form FR-2G
Form FR-3 and FR-3G- Verification of Guarantee with Schedule attached
Form FR-4- Verification of Self Insurance
INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETION OF FORMS
Form A. Application to become a Party
This form should be completed and returned to OPOL by an Operator or an intending Operator of an Offshore Facility located within an area to which the Offshore Pollution Liability Agreement (the Agreement) dated September 1974 applies.
A copy of the form will be returned to the Applicant by OPOL, countersigned to indicate acceptance.
Form B. Establishment of Financial Responsibility
It is a requirement of the Agreement that each Party shall provide OPOL with satisfactory evidence of financial responsibility to meet its obligations under the Agreement. Rules indicating the means whereby such evidence may be provided are available in the Rules section of this site, together with appropriate forms for completion. Such forms must be sent to OPOL before :
- a party to the OPOL has been authorized to, by agreement with other persons, and does, manage, conduct and control the operation of an Offshore Facility, subject to the terms and conditions of said agreement; or
- a party to OPOL manages, conducts and controls the operation of an Offshore Facility in which only it has an interest.
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