Energy Information Administration
EPA Sector Notebook: Profile of the Oil and Gas Industry
Background and Overview
This section contains general demographic industry information useful to policymakers, grantwriters, trade groups, researchers, journalists, and others. It is an introduction to the 'oil and gas' topic hub.
Contains a description of typical material inputs, processes, and wastes produced. Sections are presented for drilling operations, oil and gas production operations, gas plant operations, transportaion and pipeline operations.
Contains process specific options for eliminating waste from oil and gas operations, production, and transportation.
Reasons for Change
The benefits of changing old practices into new ones are discussed in this section. Examples of a generic pollution prevention-based Environemental Management System (EMS)and a Waste Management Plan are included in this section as well.
Pollution Prevention Overview
A general discussion of pollution prevention that can be used for those in the Oil and Gas sector who may not be familiar with topics like the P2 Heirarchy.
Acknowledgements and primary sources of information.
Where to Go for Help
Where to Go for Help with Oil and Gas environmental Questions
Complete List of Links
Lists all resources cataloged in this hub. If you know of resources relating to this topic, please let us know. We will review all suggestions and include them in the hub if they provide non-biased information not currently covered.
The Topic Hub™ is a product of the Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange (P2Rx)
The Oil and Gas Topic Hub™ was developed by:
Hub Last Updated: 4/19/2007