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Best Management Practices for the Oil and Gas Industry

Top Ten BMPs: #10 Construction and Reclamation

  • Use diversion dikes, containment diking, and curbing to reduce exposure of storm water runoff to cuttings and other waste storage areas.
  • Segregate stormwater drainage from liquid storage, loading/unloading facilities and, operations areas from unimpacted areas.
  • Use sediment traps, swales, and mulching during construction activities to reduce loss of sediment and contamination of runoff.
  • Accelerate reclamation of site.
  • Reclaim disturbances.

  1. Reduce Emissions During Drilling/Completions
  2. Reduce Emissions During Production
  3. Conserve Water
  4. Less Toxic Materials
  5. Reuse Materials
  6. High Efficiency Equipment
  7. Monitoring and Maintenance
  8. Dust and Tailpipe Emissions
  9. System Design
  10. Construction and Reclamation

Construction and Reclamation

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