Canadians evaluate technologies to manage offshore drilling cuttings

Researchers used multicriteria decision making to assess eight alternatives for managing drilling cuttings offshore.The criteria include one threshold criterion, conformity with regulations, and four major categories of decision-making criteria: technical feasibility, rig compatibility, environmental impacts, and costs. The alternatives evaluated include technologies currently in use offshore and those used onshore but with potential for offshore applications. Researchers rate each option and then calculated the total score for each option using a weighted additive overall value model.From the evaluation, the three optimum drilling cuttings management technologies are the vertical centrif...

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