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Produced Water Society 2014 Seminar - Program



Pre Registration in front of the Hilton Bar
On 13th January from 5:30 to 7:30 PM
Courtesy of GATE Inc.

 

Program for Tuesday 14th January 2014

 

6:30 AM Registration & Breakfast – Courtesy of Cameron

7:45 AM

Opening Comments: Colin Tyrie

Secretary of the Produced Water Society.

 

1

8:00 AM

AN OVERVIEW OF THE NEW TECHNOLOGY THAT IS BEING

    TESTED OR USED FOR UNCONVENTIONAL OIL & GAS CLEANUP.

Tom Pankratz – Consultant

 

2

 

8:30 AM

 

MISMANAGEMENT OF DATA MANAGEMENT – CAN ANALYSIS DO

    MORE THAN JUST REPORT.

Huz Ismail – Maxoil Solutions Inc

 

3

 

9:00 AM

AN UPDATE OF THE U.S. EPA PRODUCED WATER REGULATION

AND PERMITTING ACTIONS

Scott Wilson – EPA Head Office, Washington.

 

4

 

9:30 AM

 

PRODUCED WATER RECYCLE REUSE AT THE OMAN MUKHAIZNA

OIL FIELD

Alan R. Daza - Aquatech

 

10:00 AM

Coffee Break – Courtesy of Fluid Imaging.

 

5

10:30 AM

QUALIFICATIONS OF INLINE DEWATERING TECHNOLOGY

James Walls – FMC Technologies

 

6

 

11:00AM

 

NEXT GENERATION COMPACT FLOTATION TECHNOLOGY FOR

    TREATING PRODUCED WATER.

Mike Bhatnagar - Cameron

 

7

 

11:30AM

 

PRODUCED WATER – THE UNLIKELY HERO OF THE PERMIAN

    BASIN
    Brent Halldorson – Fountain Quail

 

12:00 PM

 

Lunch

 

8

 

1:00 PM

 

STUDY ON THE INTERACTION OF A FLOODED CORE

    HYDROCYCLONE (DESANDER) AND ACCUMULATION CHAMBER
    FOR SEPARATION OF SOLIDS FROM PRODUCED WATER.

Hank Rawlins – E-Process Technologies

 

9

 

1:30 PM

 

WATER RESEARCH SUPPORTING UNCONVENTIONAL OIL &

GAS PRODUCTION

John Veil – Veil Environmental LLC

10

 

2:00 PM

 

PRODUCED WATER TREATMENT USING ROTATING FLOW AND

    CHARGED HYDROPHILIC MEMBRANES
    Vlad Tarabara – Michigan State University

11

 

2:30 PM

THE USE OF WALNUT SHELL FILTRATION FOR TERTIARY

    TREATMENT OF HOT PRODUCED WATER FROM HEAVY OIL AT
    VARIOUS FLUX RATESY.
    Andrea Larson - Siemens
  3:00 PM Coffee Break – Courtesy of CetcoMonarch
    Round Table 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM Approx
  5:30 PM Reception Courtesy of NalcoChampion
  7:00 PM Dinner at Momalone's

 

Program for Wednesday 15th January 2014

 

7:00 AM Registration & Breakfast – Courtesy of Envirotech

7:30 AM

Comments: Colin Tyrie

Plus introduction to GWI/AWI by Jack Ceadel

12

8:00 AM

PRODUCED WATER MONITORING PERFORMANCE

    IMPROVEMENTS.

Gary Bartman – Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments. Inc.

 

13

 

8:30 AM

 

HYDROCARBON TESTING AT FRAC SITES

Sandy Rintoul – WilksIR.

 

14

 

9:00 AM

A STUDY OF COALESCENCE USING DUAL MICROSCOPY

Mark Wolf - NOV

 

15

 

9:30 AM

 

DETECTING AND CHARACTERIZING OIL AGLOMERATES USING

PARTICLE IMAGING.

Steve Bowen – Fluid Imaging Technologies

 

10:00 AM

Coffee Break – Courtesy of Aquatech.

 

16

10:30 AM

THE IDENTIFICATION AND ANALYSIS OF AGLOMERATED

    PARTICLES IN THE OILY WATER SEPARATION PROCESSES

Rick Gaskin – Jorin Ltd. UK

 

17

 

11:00AM

WATER PROCESSING IN THE BLACKBAY FIELD – WHAT’S THE

    USE OF RUNNING IF WE ARE NOT ON THE RIGHT ROAD

Jay Cooke – Helis Oil & Gas

 

18

 

11:30AM

 

SEPARATION OF WATER DISPERSIONS IN DIESEL FUEL USING

    SUPERHYDROPHOBIC TUBES OF NANOFIBERS.
    George Chase – University of Akron

 

12:00 PM

 

Lunch

 

19

 

1:00 PM

 

YOU HAVE PROBLEMS IN THE AIR AND ON THE GROUND

Rachel Pappworth – Sound Environmental Solutions Inc.

 

20

 

1:30 PM

 

DISCUSSION OF RECENT VORAXIAL SEPARATOR INSTALLATIONS

FOR PRODUCED WATER TREATMENT.

Frederico Gayoso – Transeparation Argentina

 

21

 

2:00 PM

 

MYCELX POLISHERS AS AN INTERMITANT USE TERTIARY

    POLISHING SYSTEM FOR PRODUCED WATER.
    Lance Rodeman – MyCelx Technologies Inc.

 

22

 

2:30 PM

IMPROVING EFFLUENT TREATED PRODUCED WATER QUALITY

    WATER WHILE INCREASING RELIABILITY AND FLEXIBILITY.
    Justin Love – Pentair.
  3:00 PM Coffee Break – Courtesy of Produced Water
    Absorbents.
  3:30 PM Round Table
  5:00 PM Reception Courtesy of MyCelx Inc
  6:30 PM Dinner at Valdo’s

 

Program for Thursday 16th January 2014

 

7:00 AM Breakfast – Courtesy of Cameron

7:15 AM

Seminar Comments: Colin Tyrie - PWS Secretary

7:45 AM
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE
PRODUCED WATER SOCIETY

23

8:00 AM

FRACFOCUS – A TOOL FOR DISCLOSING CHEMICAL USAGE

    IN HYDRAULIC FRACKING FLUIDS.

John Veil – Veil Environmental LLC.

 

24

 

8:30 AM

 

WELLHEAD AND WELLSTREAM DESANDING SOLUTIONS

    FOR OFFSHORE PRODUCTION IN MALAYSIA

Steve Coffee – Enerscope Inc.

 

25

 

9:00 AM

EFFICACY OF MEMBRANE TECHNOLOGY IN PRODUCED WATER

Charles Solomon – Global Industrial Water

 

26

 

9:30 AM

 

THE CONCEPT OF SMART WATER DISCHARGE (SWDTM) THE

NEXT REVOLUTION IN PRODUCED WATER TREATMENT,

PART 1

Frank Richerand – Enviro-Tech Systems Inc.

 

10:00 AM

Coffee Break – Courtesy of Aquatech.

 

27

10:30 AM

OVERVIEW OF DESALINATION OPTIONS FOR HIGH TDS OIL

    AND GAS WASTEWATER

Prakash Gavindan – Gradient Technologies

 

28

 

11:00AM

HIGH DENSITY POLYETHYLENE (HDPE) LINED

    PRODUCED/FLOWBACK WATER EVAPORATION PONDS

Neil Nowak - Weaverboos

 

29

 

11:30AM

 

HYDROCYCLONE SEPARATION PRINCIPLES FOR CLEANING

    CLEANING PRODUCED WATER.
    Abdul Motin – Michigan State University

 

12:00 PM

 

Lunch

 

30

 

1:00 PM

 

TROUBLESHOOTING AND REMEDIATION STRATEGY FOR

    PROBLEMATIC WATER TREATMENT SYSTEMS

John Walsh – Cetco Oilfield Services Inc.

 

31

 

1:30 PM

 

FIELD DATA FROM OIL IN WATER POLISHING OF

PRODUCED WATER FOR DISCHARGE AND REINJECTION.

Jay Keener – Produced Water Absorbents Inc

 

32

 

2:00 PM

 

UTILIZING SEAWATER WASH FOR METHANOL REMOVAL IN A

    DEEP WATER PRODUCTION SYSTEM.
    Justin Kuzniarek.

 

33

 

2:30 PM

DEFINING AND MANAGING POTENTIAL INTERFERENCES

    WHEN BLENDING WATER SOURCES.
    James Welch – Halliburton Engineering Services.
  3:00 PM Coffee Break – TBA
  3:30 PM Round Table
  5:30 PM
END OF SEMINAR
  6:00 PM Dinner in the Hilton Dining Room for anybody
    not going home until Friday/everybody pays
    for their own dinner.



 

THANKS TO THE SPONSORS WHO ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR HAPPY HOUR AT REGISTRATION ON MONDAY AND MAKING SURE WE HAVE COFFEE AND COOKIES, BREAKFAST AND SOFT DRINKS AND ALL THE OTHER GOOD THINGS THAT MAKE THE BREAKS WORTH WHILE. WE MUST ALSO NOT FORGET THE TWO COMPANIES WHO SPONSORED THE RECEPTIONS.

 




They are: Champion Technologies Inc & MyCelx Technology Inc.




The Break Sponsors are:

  • Veolia Water Systems
  • Cameron
  • Aquatech
  • CetcoMonarch
  • Enviro-Tech Systems Inc.
  • Fluid Imaging Technologies
  • Produced Water Absorbents.







   
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