Numerous resources are available to further understanding and encourage research into environmentally friendly processes, practices and technologies being developed in the oil and gas industry.

Key EFD Reports

Review of DOE Environmental Projects (2010)

A Better Way to Estimate Emissions (2012)

The Effectiveness of Oil & Gas Regulatory Oversight on Oil and Gas Operations - Osage County, Oklahoma (2013)


SPE Papers:

SPE 163559 - Performance and Cost Benefits of Environmental Drilling Technologies: A Business Case for Environmental Solutions -- Brantley, Kent, Wagner; National Oilwell Varco

SPE 152596 - Hydraulic Fracturing 101: What Every Representative, Environmentalist, Regulator, Reporter, Investor, University Researcher, Neighbor and Engineer Should Know About Estimating Frac Risk and Improving Frac Performance in Unconventional Gas and Oil Wells -- King; Apache Corporation

SPE 114592 - Determining Environmental Tradeoffs Associated With Low-Impact Drilling Systems -- Haut, Burnett, Rogers, Williams

SPE 111586 - Holistic environmental management of discharges from the oil and gas industry - Combining quantitative risk assessment and environmental monitoring -- Nilssen, Johnsen; Statoil