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BMP ID: 6579
Title: Carefully design and monitor drilling mud programs
Text: Drilling cuttings/solids: Source Reduction: "Carefully design and monitor drilling mud programs to minimize caving, etc."
Source Publication Name: Pollution Prevention/Best Management Practices Pocket Guide for the New Mexico Oil and Gas Industry
Citation Section:
Citation Page: 22
Supplemental Documents: Pollution Prevention Best Management Practices
Usage Type: Recommended
Timing: • Planning / Environmental Review
• Construction / Siting / Design
• Drilling
• Production / Operation / Maintenance
• Monitoring
Oil / Gas Field:  
Surface Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Mineral Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Primary Contact: Oil Conservation Division: New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department
1220 South St. Francis Drive
Santa Fe, New Mexico  87505  USA
Phone:(505) 476-3460     Alt. Phone:
Fax:(505) 476-3462     E-mail: 
Alternate Contact:  
Categories: Land Surface Disturbance
Location: New Mexico
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Date Entered: 2010-04-18 12:22 UTC
Last Updated: 2010-04-18 12:22 UTC