Waste Management in the Oil Industry

Waste Management in the Oil Industry

by Aloysius A. Aguwa

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Waste Management in the Oil Industry by Aloysius A. Aguwa

Detailed and comprehensive, Waste Management in the Oil Industry deals with strategies required to manage wastes emanating from oil exploration, development, refining, storage, and distribution in an ecologically friendly manner. Drawing on his extensive experience in the environmental engineering industry and pollution control, Dr. Aloysius A. Aguwa takes an in-depth look at the dilemmas facing the oil industry today.

Dr. Aguwa discusses key strategies needed to effectively control and manage waste associated with the oil and gas industry. These strategies can be grouped into the following categories:

  • Input substitution
  • Product reformulation
  • Production process redesign/modernization
  • Improved operation and maintenance of production
  • Recovery/recycle
  • Waste treatment

Drawings, figures, and tables also help support Dr. Aguwa's research. Those responsible for implementing environmentally sound disposal activities in the oil industry will find Waste Management in the Oil Industry an invaluable resource.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780595411092
Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/28/2007
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.44(d)

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