Modern Air Pollution Reduction Technology on Platforms in the Pacific OCS
The Pacific Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) along the California coast line has the most sophisticated air pollution reduction technologies implemented in the world. This paper describes...

The Whole Picture: Federal Statutory and Regulatory Authorities Which Govern Oil and Gas Activities on the Alaskan Outer Continental Shelf
Oil and gas activities conducted on the Alaska Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) are subject to multiple Federal laws which result in safe operations and environmental protection. Lessees...

Environmental Compliance Monitoring Program for Offshore Oil and Gas Exploration and Development and Production Activities in the Pacific OCS Region
The Pacific Outer Continental Shelf Region of Minerals Management Service has recently development and is implementing an Environmental Compliance Monitoring Program. Each of the 24 oil...

The Permitting Process for Oil Exploration and Development Projects on the North Slope of Alaska—An Oil Company Perspective
The five oil fields of Alaska's North Slope, including the giant Prudhoe Bay field the largest oil field in North America, contribute approximately 25% of United State domestic oil production...

Resource Extraction Activities in the Coastal Zone—The Impact of Offshore Oil Production on Coastal Communities
There are few studies that examine the impact of offshore oil extraction on social problems, educational attainment and economic health of communities. The results of this study demonstrate...

An Ongoing Field Study to Evaluate the Impacts and Direct Effects of Offshore Dreding Activities on Benthic Organisms
Instrumentation and sampling involve box coring, otter trawling, the use of a towed sled carrying video camera, and a sidescan sonar device. The baseline collection phase of the study...

ECOR, an International Organization Active in the Coastal Zone
The Engineering Committee on Oceanic Resources is an international organization that fosters and facilitates cooperation in the field of ocean engineering. The purpose of ECOR is: (a)...

Minerals Management and Conflict Resolution
Development of hydrocarbon and mineral resources in Federal waters along the Pacific coast of the United States has been a controversial issue for years. The Minerals Management Service...

Performance of Beach Nourishment at Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
Between May and August, 1990, approximately 2.34 million cubic yards of sand were placed along 35,000 feet of the Atlantic shoreline of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. The project...

Benthnic Foraminifera Diversity in the Bonny Estuary, Niger Delta, Nigeria
The Bonny estuary is the most exploited in the Niger Delta. Several Oil fields, production platforms and flow stations are located within the estuary. Apart from these industrial uses,...

Morphology and Current Dynamic of the Coast of Togo
The Togolese coast, flat and fifty km long, is made of two generations of beach ridges, separated from the sedimentary coastal basin, of the Tertiary age, by a continuous system of lagoons....

Research on the Buffer Effect of Canals
In Japan, canals for transport have been developed on the coast of urban areas. Recently, it has become evident that those areas are under chaotic conditions due to the decline of the...

Development of Offshore Breakwaters for the Marine Multipurpose Zone Project
Under these circumstances, the ministry of construction of Japan has launched the marine multipurpose zone (MMZ) project,and is promoting the effective use of seashores facing the open...

Influence of Lateral Wind on Driving on Offshore Bridge
The Honshu-Shikoku Bridges are a system of highways crossing over the sea, where cross-winds variously affect vehicle behaviour. This is the intermediate report on the surveys aimed at...

3-D Deformation Analysis of Pile Groups During Wave Loading
Deformation predictions of pile group supporting one leg of Magnus platform were conducted using the 3-D nonlinear computer program SPLICE (Structure/Pile/Soil Interaction Analysis) and...

Evaluation and Monitoring of Pile Performance Using Dynamic Measurements in Supporting Offshore Structures
The installation of offshore platforms into deeper waters and new environments is accompanied by an increasing uncertainty in the structure response, foundation design and performance....

Settling Down Easy
In order to more fully participate in the international and Asian Pacific aviation network, it was decided to establish a highly efficient 24-hour a day operation at the New Kansai International...

Civil Engineering in the Oceans V
This proceedings is a collection of technical papers presented at Civil Engineering in the Oceans V (CEO V) specialty conference held at College Station, Texas on November 2-5, 1992. Initiated...

An Overview of Segmented Offshore/Headland Breakwater Projects Constructed by the Buffalo District
Since 1977 the Buffalo District has constructed three segmented offshore breakwater projects and currently has one under construction. In addition, the District has recently completed...

Bay Ridge, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Offshore Breakwater and Beach Fill Design
Construction of the Bay Ridge shoreline protection project was completed in July 1991 and consists of eleven offshore segmented breakwaters with beach fill. The breakwaters, located about...

 

 

 

 

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