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Citation Label: GEN153
Publication Name: Oil and Gas Accountability Project, Best Practices
Publication Type: Website
Section Name: Minimizing Waste
Author Name: Earthworks
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Publication Year: 2009
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Annotation: This web page is part of OGAP's "Doing it Right" Best Practices resources. The web page references a Texas state document, Waste Minimization in the Oil Field, which provides a general overview of waste minimization techniques for wastes arising from oil and gas operations, including drilling operations. The site provides several examples from the document.
Required vs.
Recommended -- OGAP's Best Practices web pages provide "information on technologies and management practices that are being used by industry today", but OGAP has no authority to require any of these practices or technologies.
Ownership: Federal, state and private -- OGAP's "Doing it Right" web pages are targeted to communities and landowners, but the practices that OGAP highlights are being implemented on a variety of land ownership types.