Waste Management in the Oil and Gas Industry by Brazilian Guideline for Environmental Audits - DZ-056-R.3
American Journal of Environmental Protection
Volume 2, Issue 6, December 2013, Pages: 170-175
Received: Sep. 25, 2013; Published: Nov. 10, 2013
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Eva .C. S. Nunes, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Assed N. Haddad, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Abstract
Oil and gas exploration and production (E&P) is the main activity for the offshore economy. Yet, this it is also responsible for many of the major environmental accidents. Environmental legislation acts strongly in this type of activity, through limitations in the exploration processes and control procedures for the generation, storage, transportation and disposal of waste, applying penalties in cases of non-conformances, such as oil spills at sea and air pollutants emissions. In this context, waste management is very important for these operations, because of the complexity and dangerousness with the waste generated, and the cost of their destination. This work presents the offshore waste management system, introducing the procedures and controls according the requirements of the Brazilian Guideline for Environmental Audits, DZ-056-R.3.
Keywords
Waste Management, Oil and Gas Exploration and Production, Brazilian Guideline for Environmental Audits, DZ-056-R.3, Environmental Damage
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Eva .C. S. Nunes, Assed N. Haddad, Waste Management in the Oil and Gas Industry by Brazilian Guideline for Environmental Audits - DZ-056-R.3, American Journal of Environmental Protection. Vol. 2, No. 6, 2013, pp. 170-175. doi: 10.11648/j.ajep.20130206.18
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