Are Oil- and Gas-well Drilling, Production, and Associated Waste Disposal Practices Potential Pollutants of the Environment?
ACS Preprints 1970 Sep; 10(2):1-14
Poor drilling and well completion practices and improperly abandoned wells provide potential avenues for pollution. Prime pollutants were found to be brine, petroleum, drilling muds, well completion chemicals, drilling fluids, and production-associated chemicals.
ACS Preprints, V. 10, No. 2, September 1970, PP. 1-14