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The Produced Water Society Annual Seminar is the longest-standing and most highly regarded technical conference serving the produced water management industry. The Houston-based event covers conventional, unconventional, onshore and offshore operations. 

Topics for our 2022 seminar include, but are not limited to:

Best available techniques & best available practices

Case studies & field experiences

Chemicals & chemical management

CO2 & energy efficiency

Drilling/slop water treatment

Environmental impact factor


Field development & produced water management design

Sand production impacts & mitigation strategies

Monitoring & digital solutions

Oil/water separation technologies & water quality impacts

Partial processing

Removal of dissolved organic components

Research & emerging technologies

Robust, low-maintenance solutions

Seawater treatment & injection

Subsea water management & treatment

Unmanned platforms

UF membranes: Pretreatment, other industries, vendor offerings & case studies

ESG & sustainability

Deaeration advancements: Economics, design & performance

High-TDS membrane desalination: Counter-flow RO, membrane distillation & techno-economics

ZLD systems: Other industries & shale techno-economics

Agricultural beneficial reuse: Boron, plant tolerances & non-food crops

Subsurface chemistry & morphology impacts on produced water characteristics

Produced water reinjection

Fundamentals of disposal injection

Produced water treatment optimization

New chemistries for iron chelation

New chemistries & treatment strategies for biocide

Optimizing & integrating biocide / bacterial monitoring

Markets & finance: Changing the game again

Information about submissions and selections

  • Priority is given to presentations that are presented by, or co-presented with, operators.
  • Presentations should be data-driven and avoid commercial content.
  • Abstracts should be no more than 500 words – full details on the content and formatting of your abstract will be provided in the submission form.
  • Incomplete submissions will not be considered – complete submissions include abstracts, all form fields, speaker bios and speaker headshots.
  • Abstracts, speaker bios and headshots from selected submissions will be published in the PWS Annual Seminar event app for conference attendees to view.

Those interested in presenting at the Produced Water Society 32nd Annual Seminar must complete the abstract submission form below by December 03, 2021.

Abstract submission form

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