WASTE MINIMIZATION PROGRAM CAN REDUCE DRILLING COSTS

Charles R. Hall, Richard A. Spell Oryx Energy Co. Houston By systematically eliminating the sources of drilling wastes, waste management programs can reduce the costs of location cleanup and restoration. Stiffer environmental regulations, "cradle to grave" responsibility for wastes, public concern for the environment, increased landowner restrictions, and changes in corporate philosophy all result in higher costs of handling drilling wastes. Effective waste minimization has become a critical

Jul 1st, 1991
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