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Citation Label: GEN167
Publication Name: Environmental Performance in the E&P Industry: Data for 2007 and 2008
Publication Type: Report
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Author Name: Findlay, A.J. and W.M. Poore
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Publication Year: 2010
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Local Source File: GEN167-EFDenvironmentalperformance.pdf
Annotation: This paper presents environmental performance trends collected from member companies of the International Association of Oil and Gas Producers (OGP). A subsidary goal of this paper is to provide a standard to which individual member companies can compare their own environmental performance. The performance information is presented in five categories: emissions to air, aqueous discharges, discharges of non-aqueous drilling fluids on cuttings, accidental spillages of oil and chemicals, and energy consumption and flaring.
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Recommended-"Collected environmental performance information from its member companies on an annual basis." To ensure the programs recommended practices are performing well in the oil and gas industry.