Antecedents of Waste Management in the Oil and gas Industry

Saripah Abdul Latif, Tengku Amira Yasmin Tengku Iskandar


Improper waste management during operational activities in the oil and gas industry brings adverse environmental impacts. Consequently, the quality of life of the population decreases. This study aims to investigate the antecedents for waste management in the oil and gas industry. Policy governance, facilities, technology and environmental education, are proposed to be affecting the waste management in the industry. Primary data was collected via an online survey among 98 oil and gas players in Malaysia. Policy governance, facilities and environmental education were found to be the antecedents, while technology is proven to be non-significance.

Keywords: Waste management; Policy governance; Facilities; Environmental education

eISSN: 2398-4287 © 2019. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BYNC-ND license ( Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.


Waste management, policy governance, facilities, environmental education

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