Stabilization of petroleum contaminated drilling wastes by additives

Tuncan M., Tuncan A., Koyuncu H.

7th International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference (ISOPE-97), Hawaii, United States Of America, 25 - 30 May 1997, pp.950-953 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • City: Hawaii
  • Country: United States Of America
  • Page Numbers: pp.950-953
  • Keywords: petroleum drilling wastes, stabilization, oil content, electrical conductivity, pH, heavy metals and additives
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: No


Petroleum industry has resulted in the release of large quantities of waste containing a variety of organic and inorganic pollutants, During the petroleum production, petroleum contaminated drilling muds and cuttings were disposed of in open pits called ''mud-pit'', So, there has been large quantities of petroleum contaminated wastes which present high risks to the environment.