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DACC IRP Volume #28 – Drilling and Completions Waste Management (Available for Industry Review)

IRP 28 provides an overview of industry recommendations for waste management options for the oil and gas sector.
April 9, 2021
The intent of the IRP is to provide industry with consistent application of waste management practices and safer handling. The scope of IRP 28 is specific to waste generated during drilling and completion operations (including typical camp wastes) and includes:
  • waste definitions
  • classification and characterization requirement
  • responsibilities (operator, waste generator, transporter, receiver)
  • on-site storage requirements
  • disposal options
  • transportation
 The IRP is not intended to replace local jurisdictional regulations or those defined in the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG).
Additional Resources: Developer: DACC
Sponsor Organizations: CAPP
Current Status: Draft IRP, 90 day Industry Review (Closes July 7, 2021)
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