Chapter 6. Ecotoxicological characteristics of related chemicals and wastes from the offshore oil industry

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The text analyzes the fate, behavior and toxicity of related chemicals and wastes from the offshore oil industry. Chemical composition and input volumes of waste discharges, including drilling muds, drilling cuttings, produced waters and other wasters from the offshore oil and gas activity are described. Detailed data on toxic effects of these discharges and their distribution in the sea are provided. Composition, properties and conditions of applying spill-control agents are examined. Possible toxic effects of using dispersants to control the oil spilled in the sea are discussed. Includes all original charts, tables, graphics and diagrams from the book, as well as conclusions and list of references. PDF file. $37.00

Chapter 6. Ecotoxicological characteristics of related chemicals and wastes from the offshore oil industry (US$37).

6.1. Drilling discharges:
6.1.1. Drilling fluids (muds)
6.1.2. Components of drilling fluids
6.1.3. Drilling cuttings and suspended substances
6.2. Produced waters and their components
6.3. Oil spill-control agents:
6.3.1. Composition, properties, and conditions of applying spill-control agents
6.3.2. Ecotoxicological aspects of applying dispersants
Conclusions
References

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