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Reviewed P2 Options
for the
Oil and Gas - Rig Maintenance Process

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 - Rig Maintenance Options

Following are a list of options that have been reviewed by pollution prevention specialists. These options have worked at other facilities and may work at yours.


Manage chemical inventory

Control inventory by accurately estimating amounts required, or ordering smaller quantities only as needed.

Exchange unused chemicals

Offer (or exchange) unused chemicals to other facilities in lieu recycling, treatment, or disposal.

Explore use of less hazardous chemicals

Determine whether non-hazardous or less hazardous products are available by asking manufacturers representatives and trade groups.

Use reusable filters

Use stainless steel, reusable filters.

Evaluate filterless centrifugal oil cleaning

Evaluate applicability of filterless centrifugal oil cleaning. Use spinners to replace or lengthen oil filter life.

Install purification equipment

Install lubricating oil purification equipment to reduce frequency of conventional filter replacement.

Recycle spent filters and liquids

Before recycling spent filters, drain all free liquids from the cartridge or filter media into a container. Recycle free liquids back into production stream.

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