Oil & Gas Industry – Wastewater

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Release of Chemicals Reported by the Oil & Gas Industry to the US Environmental Protection Industry (EPA)

1,2,4-trichlorobenzene
1,2,4-trimethylbenzene
1,2-dibromoethane
1,2-dichloroethane
1,3-butadiene
2,4-dimethylphenol
2-methylpyridine
2-phenylphenol
3-iodo-2-propynyl Butylcarbamate
Acetaldehyde
Acetonitrile
Acrylic Acid
Aluminum (fume Or Dust)
Aluminum Oxide (fibrous Forms)
Ammonia
Aniline
Anthracene
Antimony
Antimony Compounds
Arsenic Compounds
Asbestos (friable)
Barium
Barium Compounds
Benzene
Benzo(g,h,i)perylene
Biphenyl
Boron Trifluoride
Butyl Acrylate
Cadmium Compounds
Carbon Disulfide
Carbonyl Sulfide
Certain Glycol Ethers
Chlorine
Chlorine Dioxide
Chlorodifluoromethane
Chloromethane
Chromium
Chromium Compounds(except Chromite Ore Mined In The Transvaal Region)
Cobalt
Cobalt Compounds
Copper
Copper Compounds
Creosote

Cresol (mixed Isomers)
Cumene
Cyanide Compounds
Cyclohexane
Dibenzofuran
Dichloromethane
Dicyclopentadiene
Diethanolamine
Diisocyanates
Dimethyl Phthalate
Dioxin And Dioxin-like Compounds
Diphenylamine
Ethyl Acrylate
Ethylbenzene
Ethylene
Ethylene Glycol
Formaldehyde
Formic Acid
Hexachlorobenzene
Hydrazine
Hydrochloric Acid (1995 And After Acid Aerosols Only)
Hydrogen Cyanide
Hydrogen Fluoride
Hydrogen Sulfide
Isoprene
Lead
Lead Compounds
M-cresol
M-xylene
Maleic Anhydride
Manganese
Manganese Compounds
Mercury
Mercury Compounds
Methanol
Methyl Acrylate
Methyl Isobutyl Ketone
Methyl Methacrylate
Methyl Tert-butyl Ether
Mixture
Molybdenum Trioxide
N,n-dimethylformamide
N-butyl Alcohol

N-hexane
N-methyl-2-pyrrolidone
Naphthalene
Nickel
Nickel Compounds
Nitrate Compounds
Nitric Acid
Nitromethane
O-cresol
O-xylene
Ozone
P-cresol
P-xylene
Phenanthrene
Phenol
Phosphorus (yellow Or White)
Polychlorinated Alkanes
Polychlorinated Biphenyls
Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds
Propylene
Pyridine
Quinoline
Sec-butyl Alcohol
Selenium
Selenium Compounds
Silver Compounds
Sodium Nitrite
Styrene
Sulfuric Acid (1994 And After Acid Aerosols Only)
Tert-butyl Alcohol
Tetrachloroethylene
Toluene
Toluene-2,4-diisocyanate
Toluene-2,6-diisocyanate
Trichloroethylene
Triethylamine
Vanadium (except When Contained In An Alloy)
Vanadium Compounds
Xylene (mixed Isomers)
Zinc (fume Or Dust)
Zinc Compounds

Source: US Environment Protection Agency (EPA)