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Oil and Gas: Complete List of Reference Documents
Table of Contents
Background and Overview
Operations
P2 Alternatives
Reasons for Change
Pollution Prevention Overview
Acknowledgements
Where to Go for Help
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Article/report (5) / Fact sheet/checklist (3) / Manual/handbook/curriculum (4) / Other resources (3) / Web site (31)

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Gas Procesors Association
Abstract: GPA is an incorporated, non-profit trade association made up of approximately 105 corporate members, all of whom are engaged in the processing of natural gas into a merchantable pipeline gas, or in the manufacture, transportation, or further processing of
Source: national
URL: https://www.gpaglobal.org

Natural Gas Supply Association
Abstract: The Natural Gas Supply Association represents integrated and independent companies that produce and market domestic natural gas. Established in 1965, NGSA encourages expanded use of natural gas and a regulatory climate that fosters competitive markets.
Source: national
URL: http://www.ngsa.org/

Natural Gas Supply Association
Abstract: The Natural Gas Supply Association represents integrated and independent companies that produce and market domestic natural gas. Established in 1965, NGSA encourages expanded use of natural gas and a regulatory climate that fosters competitive markets.
Source: national
URL: http://www.ngsa.org/

PBT Chemical Reductions for Petroleum Refineries
Abstract: The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (WDEQ) and U.S. EPA Region 8 visited seven petroleum refineries and evaluated to assess the industry?s voluntary initiatives to implement Pollution Prevention/Waste Minimization (P2/WM) projects. There was
Source:
URL: http://peakstoprairies.org/pdf_files/petroleum.cfm

Pollution Prevention Opportunities for the Oil Field Service Industry [PDF]
Abstract: A pollution prevention opportunities guide for the oil field service industry, from the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation Pollution Prevention Office.
Source: Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/04/03255.pdf


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Drilling Practices That Minimize Generation of Drilling Wastes
Abstract: The Drilling Waste Management Information System website discusses several alternative drilling practices that result in a lower volume of waste being generated.
Source: Drilling and Waste management Information Center
URL: http://web.ead.anl.gov/dwm/techdesc/drilling/index.cfm

Fact Sheet - Beneficial Reuse of Drilling Wastes
Abstract: There are many relatively simple processes that can be used on drilling rigs to capture clean mud that would otherwise be discarded and return it to use.
Source: Drilling and Waste management Information Center
URL: http://web.ead.anl.gov/dwm/techdesc/reuse/index.cfm

National Center for Environmental Research--EPA
Abstract: Information contained in this factsheet involves research that is concerned with plugged boreholes that may pose a threat to the environment.
Source: Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.gov/ncer/


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Energy Information Administration
Abstract: This is an excellent resource for researchers. It provides information of fossil fuel types used in the United States as well as industry use, forecasts, geography, and analysis.
Source: Department of Energy
URL: http://www.eia.gov/

Energy Information Administration
Abstract: This is an excellent resource for researchers. It provides information of fossil fuel types used in the United States as well as industry use, forecasts, geography, and analysis.
Source: Department of Energy
URL: http://www.eia.gov/

EPA Sector Notebook: Profile of the Oil and Gas Industry [PDF]
Abstract: This a guiding document that provides a deep analysis of all activities relating to the oil and gas industry.
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.gov/compliance/resources/publications/assista
nce/sectors/notebooks/oilgas.pdf

Pollution Prevention Best Management Practices for the New Mexico Oil and Gas Industry
Abstract: This manual provides an in-depth look at oil and gas operations, its wastes, and pollution prevention alternatives. This manual comes highly recommended.
Source: New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department
URL: http://www.onepetro.org/mslib/servlet/onepetropreview?id=000
52678&soc=SPE


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Drilling Rig Operation [PDF]
Abstract: This diagram shows the inputs and outputs associated with drilling rig operations.
Source: Southwest Network for Zero Waste
URL: http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/hub/documents/oilgas/oil_dri
lling.pdf

Production [PDF]
Abstract: This diagram shows the inputs and outputs relations to oil production.
Source: Southwest Network for Zero Waste
URL: http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/hub/documents/oilgas/oil_pro
duction.pdf

Transportation
Abstract: This diagram shows the inputs and outputs related to transportation in oil production.
Source: Southwest Network for Zero Waste
URL: http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/hub/documents/oilgas/OilGasT
ransportProcess.jpg


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American Gas Association
Abstract: This web site deals with general issues regarding the natural gas industry.
Source: National
URL: http://www.aga.org/Pages/default.aspx

Baker Hughes
Abstract: This web site has good information regarding best management practices that Best Hughes engineers implement in their oil and gas activities. This web site stresses efficiency in operations and materials in the oil industry, which ultimately leads to P2
Source: private company
URL: http://www.bakerhughes.com/

Bureau of Economic Geology
Abstract: The Bureau provides wide-ranging advisory, technical, informational, and research-based services to industries, nonprofit organizations, and Federal, State, and local agencies. The Bureau also provides facilities and management to the office of Publicatio
Source: texas
URL: http://www.beg.utexas.edu/

Bureau of Oil and Gas Management
Abstract: This web site contains information regarding Pennsylvania's oil and gas industry. Information includes conservation, environmental, legal, regulation, permitting and policy issues.
Source:
URL: http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/off
ice_of_oil_and_gas_management/20291

Energy.Gov--DOE Web Site
Abstract: This web site has some good information regarding DOE's research in the oil and gas industry.
Source: Department of Energy
URL: http://energy.gov/

Energy.Gov--DOE Web Site
Abstract: This web site has some good information regarding DOE's research in the oil and gas industry.
Source: Department of Energy
URL: http://energy.gov/

Environmental Impact of the Offshore Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
Abstract: The most comprehensive resource on environmental issues surrounding the offshore oil and gas exploration and production:
Source: Offshore-Environment.Com
URL: http://www.offshore-environment.com/

Environmental Impact of the Offshore Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
Abstract: The most comprehensive resource on environmental issues surrounding the offshore oil and gas exploration and production:
Source: Offshore-Environment.Com
URL: http://www.offshore-environment.com/

Fossil.Energy.Gov
Abstract: This DOE web site provides lots of useful information in oil and gas research and development. Other oil and gas issues are included throughout the site.
Source: Department of Energy
URL: http://www.fe.doe.gov/

International Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC)
Abstract: The Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission is an organization of states which promotes conservation and efficient recovery of domestic oil and natural gas resources while protecting health, safety and the environment.
Source: National
URL: http://www.iogcc.oklaosf.state.ok.us/

Natural Gas Star Program
Abstract: The Natural Gas STAR Program is a flexible, voluntary partnership between EPA and the oil and natural gas industry. Through the Program, EPA works with companies that produce, process, and transmit and distribute natural gas to identify and promote the im
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/gasstar/

Oklahoma Corporation Commission
Abstract: This web site contains quality information regarding Oklahoma's oil and gas industry. Environmental information is contained in this site.
Source: Oklahoma
URL: http://www.occ.state.ok.us/

P2 Options: Amine Absorption
Abstract: Pollution prevention options for amine absorption.
Source: Southwest Network for Zero Waste
URL: http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/P2Options/dsp_OptionsReviewe
d.cfm?processId=409®ionalcenter=zero

P2 Options: Dehydration
Abstract: Pollution prevention (P2) options for the dehydration process in oil/gas production.
Source: Southwest Network for Zero Waste
URL: http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/P2Options/dsp_OptionsAll.cfm
?processId=406

P2 Options: Drill Rig Operations
Abstract: Pollution prevention options related to drilling and rig operations.
Source: Southwest Network for Zero Waste
URL: http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/P2Options/dsp_OptionsAll.cfm
?processId=399

P2 Options: Drill Site Preparation
Abstract: Pollution prevention (P2) options related to drill site preparation.
Source: Southwest Network for Zero Waste
URL: http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/P2Options/dsp_OptionsAll.cfm
?processId=313

P2 Options: Dry Bed Absorption
Abstract: Pollution prevention (P2) options for dry bed absorption.
Source: Southwest Network for Zero Waste
URL: http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/P2Options/dsp_OptionsReviewe
d.cfm?processId=410®ionalcenter=zero

P2 Options: Hydrate Inhibition
Abstract: Pollution prevention (P2) options for hydrate inhibition.
Source: Southwest Network for Zero Waste
URL: http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/P2Options/dsp_OptionsAll.cfm
?processId=415

P2 Options: Lighting Use
Abstract: Pollution prevention (P2) options for lighting.
Source: Southwest Network for Zero Waste
URL: http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/P2Options/dsp_OptionsAll.cfm
?processId=411

P2 Options: Liquid Hydrocarbon Separation
Abstract: Pollution prevention options for liquid hydrocarbon separation.
Source: Southwest Network for Zero Waste
URL: http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/P2Options/dsp_OptionsAll.cfm
?processId=405

P2 Options: Natural Gas Liquid Recovery
Abstract: Pollution prevention (P2) options for natural gas liquid recovery.
Source: Southwest Network for Zero Waste
URL: http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/P2Options/dsp_OptionsAll.cfm
?processId=407

P2 Options: Oil Recovery
Abstract: Pollution prevention (P2) options for oil recovery.
Source: Southwest Network for Zero Waste
URL: http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/P2Options/dsp_OptionsAll.cfm
?processId=413

P2 Options: Pipeline
Abstract: Pollution prevention (P2) options for pipeline operations.
Source: Southwest Network for Zero Waste
URL: http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/P2Options/dsp_OptionsAll.cfm
?processId=404

P2 Options: Rig Maintenance
Abstract: Pollution prevention (P2) options for rig maintenance operations.
Source: Southwest Network for Zero Waste
URL: http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/P2Options/dsp_OptionsAll.cfm
?processId=414

P2 Options: Separation and Treatment of Well Fluid
Abstract: Pollution prevention options related to the separation and treatment of well fluids at oil drilling operations.
Source: Southwest Network for Zero Waste
URL: http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/P2Options/dsp_OptionsAll.cfm
?processId=402

P2 Options: Storage and Transportation
Abstract: Pollution prevention (P2) options for storage and transportation at oil drilling sites.
Source: Southwest Network for Zero Waste
URL: http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/P2Options/dsp_OptionsAll.cfm
?processId=403

P2 Options: Truck Transportation
Abstract: Pollution prevention (P2) options for truck transportation of oil/gas.
Source: Southwest Network for Zero Waste
URL: http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/P2Options/dsp_OptionsAll.cfm
?processId=416

P2 Options: Well Completion
Abstract: Pollution prevention (P2) options related to oil well completion.
Source: Southwest Network for Zero Waste
URL: http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/P2Options/dsp_OptionsAll.cfm
?processId=400

P2 Options: Well Servicing and Workover
Abstract: Pollution prevention (P2) options for oil well servicing and work over operations.
Source: Southwest Network for Zero Waste
URL: http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/P2Options/dsp_OptionsAll.cfm
?processId=411

P2 Options: Well Treatment
Abstract: Pollution prevention (P2) options for oil well treatment.
Source: Southwest Network for Zero Waste
URL: http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/P2Options/dsp_OptionsReviewe
d.cfm?processId=413®ionalcenter=zero

Petroleum Technology Transfer Council
Abstract: The Petroleum Technology Transfer Council (PTTC) was formed in 1994 by the U.S. oil and natural gas exploration and production (E&P) industry to identify and transfer upstream technologies to domestic producers. PTTC's technology programs help producers r
Source: National
URL: http://www.pttc.org/

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