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Are Oil- and Gas-well Drilling, Production, and Associated Waste Disposal Practices Potential Pollutants of the Environment?

Authors
Collins-AG
Source
ACS Preprints 1970 Sep; 10(2):1-14
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
10010501
Abstract
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.
Publication Date
19700901
Document Type
OP;
Fiscal Year
1970
Identifying No.
OP 31-71
Issue of Publication
2
NIOSH Division
BERC;
Source Name
ACS Preprints, V. 10, No. 2, September 1970, PP. 1-14
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division