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Environmental impact
of the offshore oil and gas industry

Author: Stanislav Patin, Ph.D. * Translator: Elena Cascio, Ph.D.
ISBN 0-9671836-0-X * Hardcover * 425+xi pages * 6x9
Publication Date: December 1999 * LCCN 99-73791
List price: $199.00 (US funds)
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BOOK INDEX (continued): PAGE 3 (E F G H I)

 

Early developments, 7, 13-14

East-Siberian Sea, oil and gas, 17-18

Ecofisheries mapping, 378

Ecofisheries requirements, 374-379

Ecological consequences of anthropogenic impact, 26-32, 48

Ecological implications of offshore development, 303-348

Ecotoxicology

of cuttings, 276-279
of drilling muds, 256-263
of gas condensate, 240-243
of gas hydrates, 240-243
of natural gas, 211-249
of oil, 119-195
methodological aspects
, 187-190
of produced waters, 279-285
of spill-control agents, 285-293

Electrosurveys, 63-64

Emissions see Atmospheric emissions

Emulsification of oil, 123, 125, 138

Environmental hazard and risk assessment see Hazard and risk assessment

Environmental impact

of the industry, 103-104, 303-351
main factors of, 53-111

Environmental management, 361-394

general scheme of, 364-366
environmental requirements to, 366-379
strategic principles of, 361-364

Environmental protection see Protection of the water environment

Environmental risk see Risk, environmental

Environmental risk assessments see Hazard and risk assessment; Risk, environmental

Environmental risk management, 361-366

Environmental requirements, 366-379

ecofisheries, 374-379
for discharges, 368-371
for seawater, 371-374
see also
Standards and requirements

Environmental stress, 303-306

Esso Berrica incident, 90

Exploration activities and surveys, 53, 55, 65

drilling procedures, 65-68,88
electrosurveys, 63-64
in Russia, 17-18
seismic surveys, 60-63

Explosives, effects of, 104, 305

in decommissioning operations, 102-103
in seismic surveys, 60-63

Exxon Valdez incident, 90, 132

 

Factor of ecological hazard (FEH), 274-275

Factors of the industry's impact, 53-111

Far-eastern region, oil and gas, 14, 17, 18, 19-20, 230, 245

Far eastern program, 19-20
fields, oil and gas, 8, 14

Fish

effects of

dispersants on, 292
electrofields on, 64
explosives on, 60-63, 102-103
gas on, 233-248
gas condensate on, 240-243
gas hydrates on, 240-243
oil on, 165-190
oil spills on, 331-333
seismic waves on, 61-63

gas emboli, 233-234
migration disturbances, 56
oil taint in, 56, 346-348

Fisheries

access lost to, 94-97
and pipelines, 94-99
balance of interests, 21, 96-97, 102, 110, 374-379
compensation for, 95-96
damage due to debris, 95-96, 99
demersal fisheries, 345
electrosurveys affecting, 64
impact of oil industry on, 56, 61-63, 94-97, 332, 343-351
positive impact on, 100-101
seismic surveys affecting, 61-63

Fisheries consequences of anthropogenic impact, 26-32, 48

Fisheries requirements see Ecofisheries requirements

Fishing industry

physical impact on, 94-97
chemical impact on, 343-351

Flaring (of gas), 103, 109, 223

amount consumed by, 84-85, 213, 223

 

Gas, natural,

biogeochemistry of, 211-249
biological effects of, 229, 233-248
composition of, 211-224
distribution in hydrosphere of, 224-233
ecotoxicology of, 211-249
environmental advantage of, 7-8
flaring of, 84-85, 103, 213, 223
hazard of, 38
offshore development of, 7-13
production and consumption of, worldwide,7-13
regional aspects, 13-21
reserves of, 13
sources of, 33, 211-224
threshold of biological effects of, 243-244
toxicity of, 233-248
water levels of, 224-233

Gas accidents, 85-89, 91-94, 106-108, 223-224

Sea of Asov, 223, 235-240

Gas condensate, 18, 213-214

toxicity of, 240-243

Gas hydrates, 9, 12-13, 22, 213-214, 220

formation of, 213-216
reserves of, 12-13, 213
toxicity of, 240-243

Geological surveys, 60

Geophysical surveys, 53, 55, 60-64, 65, 375

seismic surveys, 60-63
electrosurveys, 63-64

Global warming, effect on oil and gas development, 41, 221-222

Gulf of Mexico see Mexico, Gulf of

Gulf war, 132, 153, 333-334

 

Hazard, 368

analysis, 105
factor of ecological hazard (FEH), 274-275
meaning of term, 104
of pollution components, 27-30, 35-41

Hazard and risk assessment, 103-109, 366-368

application of, 105-106

Heavy metals, 33, 35, 38, 40, 45-46, 77, 78, 274, 277, 279, 318-319

water levels of, 43, 45-46

Hydrates see Gas hydrates

Hydrocarbon offshore resources, potential

Russian, 1, 3, 17
worldwide, 7, 10

Hydrocarbons see Oil and oil hydrocarbons; Gas, natural

Hydrogen sulfide, 83, 213, 222-223, 234-235

Hyponeuston see Neuston

 

International legislation, 390-392

abandonment of installations, 98-99

IXTOC-1 incident, 87, 330


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