|16th International Petroleum & BioFuels Environmental Conference
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DATE and LOCATION:
November 3-5, 2009 * Houston, Texas * Renaissance Houston Hotel
This conference focuses on environmental issues and solutions in exploration, production, and refining.
It brings together professionals from industry and academia who seek solutions to environmental problems of a technical, legal, and regulatory nature. The conference features:
2009 CONFERENCE AGENDA & ABSTRACTS
Plenary Speakers & Topics (Tuesday, November 3, 2009)
- "Water Issues Affective E&P Activities" - J. Veil, Mgr. Water Policy Program, Argonne National Laboratory
- "A Crystal Ball View of the Energy Industry in 2025: How Environmentalists Hold the Key to America's Future Energy Security" - D. Burnett, Texas A&M University, Dept. of Petroleum Engineering
- "How Technology Transfer Will Expand Development of Unconventional Gas Worldwide" - S. Holditch, Chair of the Board of Directors of RPSEA; Dept. Chair, Texas A&M University
- "Beneficial Use of Produced Water - Selling this Valuable Asset - A Case Study of Projects in Colorado and Wyoming" - D. Stewart, Stewart Environmental Consultants, Inc.
Concurrent Technical Sessions & Representative Samples of Papers:
Tuesday - November 3, 2009:
1. Environmentally Friendly Drilling:
2. MTBE / TBA and Groundwater Remediation:
- Environmental Stewardship of Natural Gas Operations - R. Haut, Houston Advanced Research Center
- Public Opinion on Exploration and Production of Oil and Natural Gas in Environmentally Sensitive Areas - G. Theodori, Sam Houston State University
3. Air Emissions
- Demonstrating In-Situ Biodegradation Potential in Groundwater Using Bio-Traps and Stable Isotope Probing - K. Key, Univ. of Tulsa
Wednesday, November 4, 2009:
1. Waste Management & Pollution Prevention
2. Site Characterization, Forensic Analysis, & Risk Management
3. Drilling in the Marcellus Shale / Water Management and Energy Production:
4. Remediation of Hydrocarbon Spills:
- Drilling Fluids Chosen to Enhance the Development of the Marcellus Shale-K. Clements, M-I SWACO
- Lifecycle Water management: Considerations and Challenges for Marcellus Shale Gas Development - H. W. Hochheiser, ALL Consulting
5. Bioremediation of Groundwater and Soils:
- Evaluation of Organoclay Permeable Adsorptive Barrier to Manage DNAPL and Dissolved PAHs in Groundwater Seepage - K. Dovantzis, CH2M Hill
- Use of Organophilic clay for Remediation in the Oil and Gas Industry - J. Olsta, CETCO Remediation Technologies
6. In-Situ Chemical Oxidation Field Applications:
- Monitoring Gene Expression to Evaluate the Effectiveness of oxygen Infusion at a Gasoline-Impacted Site - B. Baldwin, Microbial Insights, Inc.
- Anaerobic Bio-Oxidation Cause and Control of Inhibition of Sulfate Reduction at Low (but not 0) and High Sulfate Concentrations - D. Vance, ARCADIS-US, Inc.
Thursday, November 5, 2009:
- Remediation of Soils and Groundwater Using Combined In-Situ Chemical Oxidation and Laser Induced Fluorescence (LIF) to Pinpint contaminant Sources - W. Lundy, DeepEarth Technologies, Inc.
1. Characterization of Brine Impacts / Site Reclamation & Restoration
2. Coalbed Methane Produced Water Technology Treatments:
3. Environmental Management / Biofuel Production
- Coalbed Methane Produced Water - An Evolution in Treatment - J. Welch, Siemens Water Technologies
- Deverlopment of a Gas Hydrate Formation Produced Water Treatment - J. Boysen, BC Technologies, Ltd.
4. An Integrated Framework for Treatment and Beneficial Use of CBM Produced Water:
- Opportunities, Challenges and Research Needs for Beneficial Use of CBM Produced Water - J. Drewes, Colorado School of Mines
- Regulations and Impediments for Treatment and Beneficial Use of CBM Produced Water - J. Veil, Argonne National Laboratory
Poster Session - November 3-4, 2009 (Tuesday & Wednesday)
• Jet A-1, Diesel and Unleaded Petroleum Plume Separation at a Major Oil Refinery Using Background Fluorescence Analysis Techniques- Martin H. Otz, Nano Trace Technologies
• The Development and Applications of Molecular Techniques for BTEX TreatmentJang Yuh-Chuahn, Development Center for Biotechnology
Note: Papers may still be accepted in a few of the above technical sessions and in the area of biofuels. If interested, contact Steve Hall, IPEC Operations Manager, The University of Tulsa, firstname.lastname@example.org, 918-631-2257.
CONFERENCE NETWORKING EVENTS:
Monday - November 2: Welcome Reception in Exhibit Hall
Tuesday, November 3: Conference Opening Breakfast Buffet, Plenary & Technical Sessions,
Exhibition & Exhibitor Reception, Poster Session
Wednesday, November 4: Technical Sessions, Exhibition & Poster Session,
Thursday, November 5: Luncheon & Networking Reception, Technical Sessions
|Everyone involved with environmental issues and solutions in the petroleum industry...from engineers and scientists, technical field personnel, health, safety, environmental, and operation professionals to environmental lawyers...attend this conference. And because the issues and solutions keep changing, there are many who attend every year.
TOP 8 REASONS TO ATTEND THIS CONFERENCE
- NETWORKING! The continual informal discussion (sharing information and forming potential future collaborations) are a key benefit you'll receive by attending this conference.
- Hear first hand what leading professionals have to say on the important environmental issues you face.
- Opportunities to join your colleagues in relaxed and informal settings to discuss the day's key topics during the many conference events.
- For the past 15 years, professionals from the oil and gas industry, the regulatory community, and academia have gathered together for this conference finding solutions to environmental problems.
- Technical sessions by leading researchers give you up-to-date information on new technologies and solutions.
- Establish new business contacts and visit with colleagues from previous conferences.
- Gain insight into issues affecting the oil and gas industry worldwide.
- SOLUTIONS! Find out what has worked for others who have experienced environmental problems in exploration, production, refining and distribution of petroleum.
CORPORATE SPONSORS & EXHIBITORS
- ACZ Laboratories, Inc
- ALLU Group - Copper Sponsor
- Anadarko - Silver Sponsor
- Bovaird Supply Company LLC
- Chesapeake Energy - Silver Sponsor
- Chevron - Platinum Sponsor
- ConocoPhillips - Gold Sponsor
- Dakota Software Corporation
- DeepEarth Technologies, Inc.
- Dewind One-Pass Trenching
- Dexsil Corporation
- Explorer Pipeline - Bronze Sponsor
- FMC Corporation
- FSI Field Specialties, Inc.
- Geoprobe® Systems
- Ground/Water Treatment & Technology, Inc.
- Groundwater & Environmental Services, Inc.
- JATCO, Inc.
- Kaiser-Francis Oil Company - Conference Advocate
- Microbial Insights, Inc. - Conference Advocate
- Oklahoma Corporation Commission
- Petroleum Technology Transfer Council
- Primary Natural Resources III, LLC - Bronze Sponsor
- Research Partnership to Secure Energy for America
- Roux Associates, Inc.
- Samson Companies - Silver Sponsor
- Siemens Water Technologies Corp.
- Terracon Consultants, Inc.
- TRC Environmental Corporation - Copper Sponsor
- U.S. Department of Energy - NETL
- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
- U.S. Liquids of LA, L.P.
- VWS Oil & Gas
- Willowstick Technologies, LLC
Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities: It is with the support of our corporate sponsors that this conference has grown to be one of the best in the nation covering petroleum environmental issues and solutions in exploration, production, refining and distribution (now with biofuels). If your company is interested in being a corproate sponsor for this year's conference, click here for sponsorship information or contact Pat Hall at email@example.com or call 918-631-3088.
EXHIBITORS: Click here for the FREEMAN Exhibitor Service Kit.
"Excellent, especially the practical talks from the companies, consultants, regulators who actually do the work or make the rules."
"The conference provides an opportunity to network with a broad cross section of people, companies and regulators involved with environmental issues."
This conference how been rated "Excellent" and "Good" by 97% of the participants since 1993!
MAKE YOUR HOTEL ROOM RESERVATIONS TODAY!
Conference Group Room Rate: $149.00++ U.S. (single or double)
Room Reservation Deadline: October 9, 2009
Click here to make your room reservations online,
or call the hotel directly at 713.629.1200 - group code ipcipca, 2009 International Petroleum Conference.
||Attend the full conference and receive 18.50 PDHs/1.85 CEUs
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