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Citation Label: GEN001
Publication Name: Drilling Waste Management Information System
Publication Type: Website
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Author Name: Argonne National Laboratory
Other Authors: ChevronTexaco and Marathon
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Publication Year: 2009
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Annotation: The Drilling Waste Management Information System is an online resource for technical and regulatory information on practices for managing drilling muds and cuttings, including current practices, state and federal regulations, and guidelines for optimal management practices. The site includes an interactive tool to determine optimal management practices for a given geographical or environmental setting.
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Recommended-" There are many relatively simple processes that can be used on drilling rigs to capture clean mud that would otherwise be discarded and return it to use." Recycle when possible.
Ownership: Federal, state and private