REDUCTION OF ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT BY OPERATED FLOATING DRILLING RIGS
Shamalov Yuriy V. - Director General of LLC Gazprom Flot, firstname.lastname@example.org
Tsemkalo Mikhail L. - Deputy Director General – Chief Geologist of LLC Gazprom Flot, Tsemkalo@gazpromflot.ru
Key words: environmental protection, floating drilling rigs, off-shore well construction, drilling wastes, air emissions.
The article reviews Jack-up Drilling Rig Arkticheskaya LLC Gazprom Flot operation experience and approaches to observation of the «Zero Discharge» principle in environmental protection. Types of environmental impact are conventionally divided into controlled and beyond control by the operating organization. Reviewed approaches used in reduction of negative environmental impact in operation of the jack-up drilling rig. Reviewed issues of wastes treatment in operation of the Jack-up Drilling Rig.