Guide to Waste Management in the NWT

Publication #: 2009-0027

Published: Dec 2009

Pages: 95 p.

Filed Under: Industry Operations, Northern Canada

Effective waste management is an important issue related to industrial development in the NWT. The scope of this Guide to Oilfield Waste Management in the Northwest Territories is to:

  • Outline northern considerations related to waste management.
  • Summarize regulations impacting oil and natural gas industry waste in the Northwest Territories (NWT).
  • Document oil and natural gas industry waste processing capacity available in the NWT or the closest capacity.
  • Recommend best management practices for the NWT.

This Guide is focused on onshore wastes and does not address offshore waste management issues.

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