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Petroleum Engineer's Guide to Oil Field Chemicals and Fluids by Johannes Fink

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Chapter 20. Waste Disposal
There are monographs about environmental technology in the oil industry available in the literature (Orszulik, 2008), and cumulative data regarding disposed chemicals have been compiled (Environmental Report, 2008; (Hudgins, 1994). They are shown in Table 20.1.
Table 20.1 Total Consumption, Discharge and Injection of Chemicals by Application, Tonnes (Environmental Report, 2008)
ApplicationYear199720022007
Drilling and well chemicalsDischarged180,906143,23787,682
Injected89,40678,166
Consumption350,782533,410352,533
Gas processing chemicalsDischarged8,05510,64611,619
Injected411757
Consumption12,31414,79618,804
Auxiliary chemicalsDischarged8352,5663,622
Injected55300
Consumption1,8614,1616,269
Injection chemicalsDischarged295185 ...

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