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What Do Oil & Gas Workers in the Field Need to Know About NORM/TENORM?

Dec. 9, 2014

The hazards caused by radioactivity associated with NORM/TENORM pose unique worker and environmental protection challenges.

On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, Dr. Alan Fellman presented "What Do Workers in the Field Need to Know about NORM/TENORM?" at the 2014 OSHA Oil & Gas Safety and Health Conference in Houston, Texas. The session provided information on the controls necessary to detect and safely handle the NORM/TENORM produced in the oil and gas industry. Approximately 45 health and safety managers ...

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NORM/TENORM in Oil and Gas Production Waste

Sept. 15, 2014

Dade Moeller NORM Services

On August 27, Senior Health Physicist William "Bill" E. Kennedy, Jr., presented a technical paper titled "NORM/TENORM in Oil and Gas Production Waste: What Does It Mean, and What Do We Do?" at the 2014 Wyoming Solid Waste and Recycling Association Annual Conference in Casper, Wyoming.

NORM = Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material

TENORM = Technologically-Enhanced NORM

Approximately 60 of the 80 total conference-goers attended Bill's presentation, which provided an overview of NORM waste produced by the petroleum industry, the potential ...

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