• H2S
    Petroleum - English

    H2S in Oil Industry

        Introduction This article impacts on human health caused by exposure to hydrogen sulfide (H2S) associated with crude oil and natural gas development. It begins with a brief background on hydrogen sulfide, its presence in oil and natural gas, and possible emission sources from various oil and gas operations. epidemiology, and industrial health publications, as well as of sources from regulatory and environmental agencies, that addresses human health impacts from exposure to H2S. Many recommendations established to protect human health are based on crude exposure estimates or on extrapolation from animal studies. The USA government does not regulate ambient H2S levels, but many states do. Three states conduct routine monitoring of ambient H2S levels, and…