The Environmental Dynamic Efficiency Of Onshore Oil Fields Located At The Brazilian Coastal Basin

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Dr. Marcus Assunção
Dra. Mariana Almeida
prof. Dra. Marcela Marques Vieira


One of the main environmental concerns associated with the exploration and production of oil fields is related to the generation of produced water, this is a strategic challenge for companies since is resposible for the largest share of waste genretared by the oil industry. This theme is presented as multidisciplinary since it is a study with dynamic models in an environmental area linked to the oil industry. Thus, the present work aims to evaluate the performance of dynamic environmental sustainability, from the generation of produced water from onshore oil fields located at the coastal basins of Brazil with higher oil production. The data were made available by the ANP (National Petroleum Agency) from its website, totalizing 67 fields during the years 2014, 2015 and 2016. In addition, dynamic Data Envelopment Analysis was used to determine dynamic efficiency. The results showed a positive effect of the variables directional wells, vertical wells and age, the first two variable showed a fundamental role in determining environmental efficiencies. Therefore, the results allowed to state that there is a poor management of the technological resources in onshore fields of the Brazilian coastal basins, generating excessive amounts of produced water.


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Dantas de Assunção, M. V., Almeida, M. ., & Vieira, prof. D. M. M. . (2020). The Environmental Dynamic Efficiency Of Onshore Oil Fields Located At The Brazilian Coastal Basin. International Journal for Innovation Education and Research, 8(7), 135-151.
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Dr. Marcus Assunção, Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology of Rio Grande do Norte

Doctor in Engineering; Master in Administration; Professor of Logistics of IFRN.

Dra. Mariana Almeida, UFRN

Doctor in Production Engineering; Associate Professor of PEP/UFRN


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