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Overview of Oil and Gas Field Chemicals and Monitoring

Overview of Oil and Gas Field Chemicals and Monitoring

2005 People’s Oil and Gas Summit

Published: November 22, 2005

By: Wilma Subra

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This presentation covers the types of chemicals used and hazardous wastes created during the extraction and production of oil and natural gas.  It also provides some guidance on types of equipment that can be used to detect oil- or gas-field contaminants in air.  Finally, the presentation mentions how some states regulate the toxic wastes created during oil and gas development.

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Tagged with: toxics, public health, people's oil and gas summit, chemicals

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