OXY USA, Inc. is a large oil and gas production company, a subsidiary of Occidental Oil and Gas Corporation and Occidental Petroleum Corporation. The proposed well site was located on lands which were directly adjacent to the Tishomingo Wildlife Refuge.


The pollution prevention project centered around an exploration well in Johnston County, Oklahoma, drilled on land owned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Some of the P2 measures instituted in the drilling of the well were:

Savings and Benefits

The pollution prevention measures listed above are responsible for the following benefits and financial savings:

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Tulsa, OK 74102

Waste stream: used drilling fluid, drilled cuttings