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Year: 1999 Publication type: Best Practices Public document

This guideline presents practices for minimizing pollution from off shore exploration and production operations. It is intended toassist oil industry in understanding and complying with acceptable standards and guidelines for environmental protection for their offshore operations. Facilities addressed include both floating and bottom-founded platforms, as wellas on-shore supply bases.

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Year: 1999 Publication type: Best Practices Public document

This document is an environmental practices guide to minimising pollution from on-shore marine terminals used to transfer bulk oil products. It is intended in general to assist petroleum companies to understand and comply with acceptable standards of environmental protection for the operation of marine terminals. The emphasis is on operating ...

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Year: 1999 Publication type: Studies Public document

Key words: Gasoline / impacts / issues / safety /- Company: ARPEL- Country: Uruguay- Dates: 1999- Document: Report- Author: Greg Rideout / Debbie Rosenblatt / Dave Gorley / Neil Franklin / Douglas Leahey

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Year: 1999 Publication type: Best Practices Public document

Key words: Residual oil / desulfurization / mixing / Hydrotreating /- Company: ARPEL- Country: Uruguay- Dates: 1999- Document: Report- Author: Neil Franklin / Greg Rideout / Douglas Leahey

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Key words: Environmental management, industrial safety / compliance /- Company: ARPEL- Country: Uruguay- Dates: 1999- Document: Report- Author: ARPEL

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Year: 1999 Publication type: Studies Public document

In view of the major contribution that vehicular emissions make to urban air quality, governments around the world have enacted legislation designed to reduce vehicle emissions. Developed countries have implemented increasingly stringent emission standards that have forced technological advances or responded to available, proven technology. The reductions in emissions are due to improvements in vehicle technology and fuel properties. The influences of vehicle technology and fuel composition on emissions are complex and interdependent. This report focuses on the effect of engine and vehicle technology changes as they affect vehicle emissions.

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Year: 1999 Publication type: Benchmarking Documents only for registered users

Key words: Fatal incident / accident / occupational injury /- Company: ARPEL- Country: Uruguay- Dates: 1999- Document: Report- Author: Barbara Curry / David Korpach

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Year: 1999 Publication type: Best Practices Public document

Key words: Facilities / operations / requirements / training / background / strategies /- Company: ARPEL- Country: Uruguay- Dates: 1999- Document: Guideline- Author: Brian E. Tyers / Neil A. Franklin

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Year: 1999 Publication type: Best Practices Public document

Key words: Environmental Impact / acid rain / distillation / burned / measurement /- Company: ARPEL- Country: Uruguay- Dates: 1999- Document: Guideline- Author: Brian Tyers / Neil Franklin

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Year: 1999 Publication type: Best Practices Public document

Key words: Opportunity cost / energy efficiency /- Company: ARPEL- Country: Uruguay- Dates: 1999- Document: Guideline- Author: Don Murray / Rob Stuart / Neil A. Franklin / Brian Tyers

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Year: 1998 Publication type: Best Practices Public document

The current report focuses on air quality monitoring methods applicable to urban areas and begins with a discussion of the factors associated with urban air pollution. It describes methods for monitoring ambient air quality and meteorological parameters of interest to urban air quality, and also includes descriptions of methods for ...

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Year: 1998 Publication type: Studies Public document

This study is intended to describe both the present status of therefining sector in Latin America and the Caribbean and the future trends expected, so as to make it possible to detect the investment opportunities which are likely to arise as a result of the new industry -scenario foreseen.

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Year: 1998 Publication type: Studies Public document

Air pollution in many of the world's cities is a major health and environmental concern. This concern is increasing as population becomes more urbanized, industrialization proceeds and the use of vehicles grows. This report will describe the reasons for poor urban air quality, illustrate its magnitude and demonstrate the means by which it is being addressed.

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Year: 1998 Publication type: Best Practices Public document

Guidelines for the Elaboration of Terms of Reference for the Environmental Impact Assessment of Petroleum Industry Projects and environmental audits of oil and gas industry activities

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Year: 1998 Publication type: Best Practices Public document

The purpose of this document is to review current design and construction requirements, as well as operations and maintenance procedures employed in and around AST's, specifically as they relate to minimizing and controlling potential environmental contamination. The scope of this guideline is limited to aboveground storage tanks located at ...

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Year: 1998 Publication type: Best Practices Public document

This manual has been organized so that process and environmental engineers in each of the various sectors of oil and gas companies can generate air emission inventories which reflect the intricacies of the actual on-site processes. The document deals with the preparation of inventories throughout the oil and gas industry ...

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Year: 1998 Publication type: Best Practices Public document

Review of Methods for the Clean-Up of Groundwater Contaminated by Petroleum Products

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Year: 1998 Publication type: Best Practices Public document

The report outlines a number of criteria which should be considered when choosing a modelling program, including the need to interface with other programs such as sensitivity mapping. Also included is a summary matrix of commercially available software

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Year: 1998 Publication type: Best Practices Public document

This guideline presents a framework for conducting oil spill risk assessments using various but consistent approaches which allow for their comparison. Although written to address oil spill risks, the framework and techniques can also be applied to other types of environmental risk assessments.

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Year: 1998 Publication type: Studies Documents only for registered users

Under the framework of initiatives for Hemispheric Cooperation on Energy, and as part of the larger World Bank initiative to encourage elimination of lead from gasoline and promote cleaner burning fuels, a common set of the key technical specifications for major liquid fuels for application throughout Latin America and the Caribbean has been proposed.

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Year: 1997 Publication type: Best Practices Public document

This report reviews the potential targets for the management of air quality, which sets the basis of the monitoring plans. Also, makes an analysis of technical network design, describes monitoring techniques of the quality of environmental air, technologies of test sources, laboratory analysis techniques and meteorological monitoring as well as ...

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Year: 1997 Publication type: Best Practices Public document

This guideline has been developed to assist in the development of oil spill contingency plans for petroleum companies. The guideline information can be equally applied to all types of oil facilities and transportation systems, both onshore and offshore.

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Year: 1997 Publication type: Best Practices Public document

This guideline has been prepared to provide assistance in the development of sensitivity maps for planning and response to hydrocarbons spills. The main objective is to provide guidelines on how to collect the environmental data required and how to display data on maps, considering: map formats, sizes and scales, use ...

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Year: 1997 Publication type: Best Practices Public document

The document has been prepared to facilitate the implementation of environmental audits. A set of specific Protocols and Guidelines are provided for petroleum operations (Seismic, Drilling, Production, Pipelines, Transportation and Terminals and Refinery activities). Specific instructions are provided to conduct a site assessment in the areas of Environmental Planning, General ...

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