The GLO Oil Spill Toolkit is a robust response tool created through a combined effort of the Texas General Land Office, U.S. Coast Guard District 8, and NOAA, as well as contributions from many other state and federal partners.  The Toolkit website houses all Area Contingency Plans (ACPs) within U.S. Coast Guard District 8, maps covering Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida, Regional Response Team (RRT) guidance and documents, ICS Forms (in WORD, EXCEL, PDF, MAC and Spanish), Response Plans, NOAA Job Aids, SCAT Forms, Internet links and oceanographic and meteorological information and much more.

Oil Spill Toolkit Website


2015 Oil Spill Toolkit DVD

Available in November – The 17th Edition Toolkit is a valuable response tool created through the combined efforts of the Texas General Land Office, U.S. Coast Guard District 8 and NOAA, as well as contributions from other state and federal partners.

The 2015 Toolkit is available free of charge to the spill response community by submitting the request form located at http://www.glo.texas.gov/coast/oil-spill/forms/files/Toolkit-Order-Form.pdf or by contacting your local GLO Oil Spill Field Office, or by contacting Steven Buschang, Director of Research and Development /Scientific Support Coordinator, at 5124754611 or email at steve.buschang@glo.texas.gov.


The Toolkit website houses:

  • Area Contingency Plans (ACP) within U.S. Coast Guard District 8
  • Maps for Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida
  • Regional Response Team (RRT) guidance and documents,
  • Response Plans
  • ICS Forms
  • NOAA Job Aids
  • SCAT Forms,
  • Internet links
  • Oceanographic and meteorological information
  • Other valuable information