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BMP ID: 8600
Title: Anadarko's Completion Transport Systems
Text: 2010 IOGCC Award to Anadarko Petroleum Corporation for introducing in eastern Utah's Greater Natural Buttes oil field an innovative program known as Anadarko's Completion Transport Systems (ACTS). The system recycles completion fluids through a central facility.
Source Publication Name: IOGCC 2010 Chairman's Stewardship Award Winners Announced
Citation Section:
Citation Page: 1
Supplemental Documents:  
Usage Type: Recommended
Timing: • Drilling
Oil / Gas Field:  
Surface Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Mineral Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Primary Contact: Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission
PO Box 53127
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma  73152  USa
Phone:405.525.3556     Alt. Phone:
Alternate Contact:  
Categories: Water Quantity and Rights
Air Quality and Emissions
Location: Utah
Vegetation Types:
General Comments:
Cost-Benefit Analysis:
BMP Efficacy: The program successfully reduced water truck traffic 85 percent, fluid truck traffic 50 percent, and fresh-water consumption 70 percent, or more than 1.6 million barrels of fresh water in 2009.
Date Entered: 2011-06-06 17:21 UTC
Last Updated: 2011-06-06 17:27 UTC