Manual to proposed Dutch implementation of OSPAR's risk-based approach to the management of produced water discharges

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Abstract

This manual is intended to assist operators on the Dutch Continental Shelf in the application of the Dutch implementation of the risk-based approach (RBA). In essence all oil and gas platforms on the Dutch Continental Shelf (DCS) have to go through the risk management cycle at least once, where the pre-screening determines in which order the platforms enter the cycle. The risk management cycle follows all steps required for the RBA, which are all individually addressed in the following chapters: chapter 3 (sampling); chapter 4 (whole effluent toxicity risk assessment, including ecotoxicological testing of the effluent and risk characterisation); chapter 5 (substance-based risk assessment, including chemical analysis and risk characterisation); chapter 6 (measures) and chapter 7 (reporting).
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationDen Helder
PublisherIMARES
Number of pages48
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Publication series

NameReport / IMARES Wageningen UR
PublisherIMARES
No.C057.14 A

Keywords

  • mining
  • natural gas
  • petroleum
  • effluents
  • offshore
  • ecotoxicology
  • risk assessment
  • north sea
  • marine areas

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