TEMPORARY STORAGE AND ULTIMATE DISPOSAL OF OIL RECOVERED FROM SPILLS IN ALASKA

This report identifies alternative methods for temporary storage and ultimate disposal of oil recovered from postulated spills in Alaska. Seven representative sites felt to be future areas of high spill potential are evaluated with respect to storage and disposal of spills ranging in volume from 100 to 50,000 barrels. The types of spills considered are crude oil, distillate fuel oil, residual fuel oil and gasoline. The potential adverse effects of the Alaskan environment on handling, storage and ultimate disposal of oil spills are compared to more temperature climates is also discussed.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Battelle-Northwest

    Pacific Northwest Laboratory
    Richland, WA  United States 
  • Authors:
    • PETERSON, P L
    • Yano, R A
    • Orgill, M M
  • Publication Date: 1975-12

Media Info

  • Pagination: 255 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00150826
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rpt., USCG-D-181-75
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-CG-23223-A
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 30 1977 12:00AM