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Title: Environmental and economic assessment of discharges from Gulf of Mexico region oil and gas operations. Quarterly technical progress report, July--September 1995

Abstract

Continental Shelf Associates, Inc. (CSA) was contracted to conduct a three-year study of the environmental and health related impacts of produced water and sand discharges from oil and gas operations. Data on naturally occurring radioactive materials (NORM), heavy metals, and hydrocarbons in water, sediment, and biota will be collected and evaluated. Health related impacts will be studied through field collections and analyses of commercially- and recreationally-important fish and shellfish tissues. Additionally, information on seafood catch, consumption, and use patterns for the Gulf of Mexico will be gathered and analyzed. The facilities to be studied will include both offshore and coastal facilities in the Gulf of Mexico. Coastal sites will be additionally studied to determine ecological recovery of impacted wetland and open bay areas. The economic impact of existing and proposed effluent federal and state regulations will also be evaluated. This report represents the thirteenth quarterly technical summary for the study ``Environmental and Economic Assessment of Discharges from Gulf of Mexico Region Oil and Gas Operations.`` Activities associated with Tasks 3 through 8 are discussed in this report.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Continental Shelf Associates, Inc., Jupiter, FL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
161503
Report Number(s):
DOE/MT/92001-13
ON: DE96003281; TRN: AHC29601%%58
DOE Contract Number:
AC22-92MT92001
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 31 Oct 1995
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
02 PETROLEUM; 03 NATURAL GAS; OFFSHORE OPERATIONS; BIOLOGICAL EFFECTS; ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS; NATURAL GAS INDUSTRY; PETROLEUM INDUSTRY; WASTES; MARINE DISPOSAL; PROGRESS REPORT; GULF OF MEXICO; POLLUTION REGULATIONS; NATURAL RADIOACTIVITY

Citation Formats

Gettleson, D.A.. Environmental and economic assessment of discharges from Gulf of Mexico region oil and gas operations. Quarterly technical progress report, July--September 1995. United States: N. p., 1995. Web. doi:10.2172/161503.
Gettleson, D.A.. Environmental and economic assessment of discharges from Gulf of Mexico region oil and gas operations. Quarterly technical progress report, July--September 1995. United States. doi:10.2172/161503.
Gettleson, D.A.. Tue . "Environmental and economic assessment of discharges from Gulf of Mexico region oil and gas operations. Quarterly technical progress report, July--September 1995". United States. doi:10.2172/161503. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/161503.
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author = {Gettleson, D.A.},
abstractNote = {Continental Shelf Associates, Inc. (CSA) was contracted to conduct a three-year study of the environmental and health related impacts of produced water and sand discharges from oil and gas operations. Data on naturally occurring radioactive materials (NORM), heavy metals, and hydrocarbons in water, sediment, and biota will be collected and evaluated. Health related impacts will be studied through field collections and analyses of commercially- and recreationally-important fish and shellfish tissues. Additionally, information on seafood catch, consumption, and use patterns for the Gulf of Mexico will be gathered and analyzed. The facilities to be studied will include both offshore and coastal facilities in the Gulf of Mexico. Coastal sites will be additionally studied to determine ecological recovery of impacted wetland and open bay areas. The economic impact of existing and proposed effluent federal and state regulations will also be evaluated. This report represents the thirteenth quarterly technical summary for the study ``Environmental and Economic Assessment of Discharges from Gulf of Mexico Region Oil and Gas Operations.`` Activities associated with Tasks 3 through 8 are discussed in this report.},
doi = {10.2172/161503},
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number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {Tue Oct 31 00:00:00 EST 1995},
month = {Tue Oct 31 00:00:00 EST 1995}
}

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