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Navarin Basin environment and possible consequences of planned offshore oil and gas development

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Published by Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Assessment Program in Juneau, Alaska (P.O. Box 1808, Juneau 99802) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Navarin Basin.
    • Subjects:
    • Marine ecology -- Navarin Basin.,
    • Offshore oil industry -- Environmental aspects -- Navarin Basin.,
    • Offshore gas industry -- Environmental aspects -- Navarin Basin.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Laurie E. Jarvela.
      ContributionsJarvela, Laurie E., Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Assessment Program.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH95.26 .N38 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 158 p. :
      Number of Pages158
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2580799M
      LC Control Number85128447

      The key focus of the book is on engineering aspects of the subject field. Updated, comprehensive text covering offshore drilling, production and field development and offers complete coverage of offshore oil and gas operations. Also, key maintenance issues like pigging, corrosion, subsidence are discussed. Offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico proved to be successful, and by , “11 oil and natural gas fields were found in the Gulf of Mexico with 44 exploratory wells”(American Oil and Gas Historical Society). The offshore oil industry in the Gulf of Mexico quickly grew but also caused legal problems.

      Risk of spills and leaks from offshore oil and gas production is a major challenge and threat to the environment. A new measurement method based on research and development can help prevent disasters, with major economic and environmental consequences. Hydraulic fracturing is used in many established oil and gas producing regions of the country as well as some areas new to the petroleum industry. Maps of major shale gas, tight gas, and tight oil basins are available from the U.S. Energy Information Administration, although not all of the shale basins shown currently have production.

      Offshore oil and gas development in Vietnam. Stakeholders, location and Oil Reserves. The proposed development is located km from the shore at a water depth of m. It is a carbonate reservoir consisting of two connected gas fields. The Bi aN phia Nam-1 field and the Em trai-2 field. The Estimated Ultimate Recovery is Tcf of gas ( billion m³) and 58 mmbbl of oil. Following the discovery of two natural gas reservoirs in the Mannar Basin Sri The dissertation is a study of the likely future impacts on the marine environment of offshore oil and gas exploration and exploitation in Sri Lanka. The research is focusing Possible environmental consequences due to offshore oil and gas exploration and.


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Minerals Management Service: The Navarin Basin environment and possible consequences of planned offshore oil and gas development / (Juneau, Alaska: U.S.

Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Ocean Service, Office of Oceanography and Marine Services, Ocean Assessments Division ; [Washington, D.C.?]. This book provides more comprehensive materials and discussion on environmental impact of the offshore oil and gas industry than any other single source currently available.

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These difficult conditions increase the potential risk of accidents that may result in serious marine pollution. Navarin Basin, scheduled for leasing in (OCS sale 83), may contain vast accumulations of oil and gas.

Several geologic and oceanographic processes that may be active in and around Navarin Basin province could be hazardous to commercial development. These potential hazards include submarine slides; sea-floor instability resulting from disturbance of gas-charged sediment; sediment transport.

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