ASTM International - ASTM F1788-97(2003)

Standard Guide for In-Situ Burning of Oil Spills on Water: Environmental and Operational Considerations

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 10 May 1997
Status: historical
Page Count: 6
ICS Code (Water of natural resources): 13.060.10
significance And Use:

This guide is primarily intended to aid decision-makers and spill-responders in contingency planning, spill response, and training.

This guide is not specific to either site or type of... View More

scope:

1.1 This guide covers the use of in-situ burning to assist in the control of oil spills on water. This guide is not applicable to in-situ burning of oil on land.

1.2 The purpose of this guide is to provide information that will enable spill responders to decide if burning will be used as part of the oil spill cleanup response.

1.3 This is the general guide only. It is assumed that conditions at the spill site have been assessed and that these conditions are suitable for the burning of oil. It is also assumed that permission to burn the oil has been obtained. Variations in the behavior of different oil types are not dealt with and may change some of the parameters noted in this guide.

1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Document History

July 1, 2019
Standard Guide for In-Situ Burning of Oil Spills on Water: Environmental and Operational Considerations
1.1 This guide covers the use of in-situ burning to assist in the control of oil spills on water. This guide is not applicable to in-situ burning of oil on land or the disposal of oil or oiled debris...
March 1, 2014
Standard Guide for In-Situ Burning of Oil Spills on Water: Environmental and Operational Considerations
1.1 This guide covers the use of in-situ burning to assist in the control of oil spills on water. This guide is not applicable to in-situ burning of oil on land. 1.2 The purpose of this guide is to...
September 15, 2008
Standard Guide for In-Situ Burning of Oil Spills on Water: Environmental and Operational Considerations
1.1 This guide covers the use of in-situ burning to assist in the control of oil spills on water. This guide is not applicable to in-situ burning of oil on land. 1.2 The purpose of this guide is to...
May 10, 1997
Standard Guide for In-Situ Burning of Oil Spills on Water: Environmental and Operational Considerations
1.1 This guide covers the use of in-situ burning to assist in the control of oil spills on water. This guide is not applicable to in-situ burning of oil on land. 1.2 The purpose of this guide is to...
ASTM F1788-97(2003)
May 10, 1997
Standard Guide for In-Situ Burning of Oil Spills on Water: Environmental and Operational Considerations
1.1 This guide covers the use of in-situ burning to assist in the control of oil spills on water. This guide is not applicable to in-situ burning of oil on land. 1.2 The purpose of this guide is to...
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