WIT Press


Control And Recovery Of Spilled Oil By Using Ice Boom

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/OIL980301

Volume

27

Pages

13

Published

1998

Size

977 kb

Author(s)

Shinjiro Takahashi, Kaori Ohshima, Kunihiro Kawai, Yasunori Watanabe & Hiroshi Saeki

Abstract

Development of oil and natural gas deposits off Sakhalin's northern coast in the Sea of Okhotsk are currently under way. An accident involving a spill of crude oil or other effluents during the current development of the oil and natural gas deposits off the eastern coast of northern Sakhalin could be expected to affect the environment and economy of the Hokkaido's Okhotsk and Pacific coast. This paper describes a recovery method for spilled oil under the ice floes established through systematic experiment. 1 Introduction Oil spilled in cold waters such as the Sea of Okhotsk behaves differently from that spilled in normal temperature waters. Oil spilled in the former, beneath the ic

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