Best Management Practices for the Oil and Gas Industry
Top Ten BMPs: #4 Less Toxic Materials
- Substitute organic additives, polymers, or biodegradable additives for oil-based mud to reduce toxicity.
- Buy less volatile solvents and liquid chemicals in bulk and keep containers covered.
- Lubricate with mineral oil and lubra-beads instead of diesel oil.
- Reduce Emissions During Drilling/Completions
- Reduce Emissions During Production
- Conserve Water
- Less Toxic Materials
- Reuse Materials
- High Efficiency Equipment
- Monitoring and Maintenance
- Dust and Tailpipe Emissions
- System Design
- Construction and Reclamation
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