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Following are a set of P2 options you may wish to implement. No option is perfect for everyone, but sometimes options that have worked at one facility can work at yours. They might also serve as inspiration.

Reviewed Oil and Gas - Dry Bed Absorption Options

Options below have reviewed by pollution prevention specialists. They are commonly recommended and implemented for facilities.

Reduce air emissions (e.g., SO2)
  • Operate equipment efficiently to minimize air emissions.
  • Inspect, monitor, and maintain equipment regularly.
  • Install and maintain catalytic converters.
  • Reduce horsepower demands to reduce emissions.
Manage catalysts
  • Substitute a less hazardous catalyst.
  • Use catalyst completely before removing from the system.
  • Regenerate spent catalyst.
Minimize the generation of blowdown
  • Substitute brand of scale inhibitor for more effective brand.
  • Recycle back into production stream.
  • Operate cooling towers efficiently to minimize the generation of blowdown.
  • Cascade water use.

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