Managing your TENORM Wastes


The oil and gas exploration and production process results in a number of specific waste byproducts, many of which may contain elevated levels of TENORM. These include but are not limited to:

Sludge Removal

Sludge Removal

  • Produced water
  • Drill-Out Sands
  • Sludge
  • Filter Socks

It is important for operators to meet the rigid regulatory requirements to maintain compliance and minimize your company’s long-term liability.  NGE can provide a range of services regarding the management of TENORM waste.

Checking vac water box radiation

Checking vac water box radiation

NGE’s Solution for TENORM Management

Consulting Services

  • AST Closure Plan Preparation
  • Agency Negotiations
  • Radiation Safety Officers
  • TENORM Sampling & Waste Characterization
  • Waste Profile Preparation for Disposal Approval
  • Post Closure Soil Sampling
  • Closure Report Preparation

Field Services

  • Tank/Pond Dewatering Services
  • Onsite Tank Cleaning Services & AST Closures
  • TENORM Storage Management (Vac-Boxes, Roll-Off Boxes, etc.)
  • Radiological Scanning of Staged TENORM
  • Manifest Preparation
  • Transportation Management to an Approved TSD Facility
  • Liner Recycling

Sludge Removal

All NGE site personnel have been trained in hazardous waste (HAZPOWER), handling of TENORM, respiratory protection, fall protection, confined space, CPR and first aid and are monitored quarterly and annually to ensure radiation dosage does not exceed the federal occupational limit.

Contact Us if you need assistance with your next closure.


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