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20th International Petroleum Environmental Conference
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November 12-14, 2013 * San Antonio, Texas

Hyatt Regency Hotel * 123 Losoya Street, San Antonio, Texas, USA; 210-222-1234   

HOTEL ROOM RESERVATIONS:  Click here to make your online hotel reservations at the conference hotel before October 12th.  Reservations can also be made by calling 1-888-421-1442 (inside the US).  Identify yourself as being with the 20th Annual International Petroleum Environmental Conference.  If outside the US, call 1-402-592-6464.  IF rooms are unavailable in our block, following is a list of hotels within .5 miles from the conference hotel on the Riverwalk:

  • Courtyard Marriott (207 N. St. Mary's Street) - .2 miles away from conference hotel
  • Riverwalk Plaza Suite (100 Villita Street) - .3 miles away from conference hotel
  • Hampton Inn (414 Bowie Street) - .3 miles away from conference hotel
  • Embassy Suites (125 East Houston Street) - .4 miles away from conference hotel
  • Days Inn (902 East Houston Street - .3 miles away from conference hotel
  • Travelodge (405 Broadway) - .4 miles away from conference hotel
  • Best Western (1103 East Commerce) - .5 miles away from conference hotel

Conference Features:

  • Brings together professionals from industry, academia, and government agencies who seek solutions to environmental problems of a technical, legal, and regulatory nature.
  • Plenary lectures by leading experts exploring timely petroleum environmental solutions to problems
  • Technical Sessions
  • Poster Session and Exhibits

Conference Chairs:


  • "Hydraulic Fracturing and Sustainable Development Initiatives" - Michael Dunkel, Director-Sustainable Development - Pioneer Natural Resources, Irving, Texas
  • "Successful Oilfield Water Management" - Brent Halldorson, Chief Operating Officer, Aqua-Pure/Fountain Quail Water Management, Roanoke, Texas
  • "Developing Ecological Offsets for U.S. Shale Plays:  Five Years of Learnings" - Russell F. Krauss, VP Marketing & Analysis, Resource Environmental Solutions, LLC, Houston, Texas
  • "EPA's Study of the Potential Impacts for Hydraulic Fracturing on Drinking Water Resources" - Jeanne Briskin, Hydraulic Fracturing Research Coordinator Office of Science Policy, Office of Research and Development, US Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC

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Technical Sessions (to-date): 

  • "Open Discussion on Produced Water and Other Water Topics" - Organized by, J. Veil, Veil Environmental, LLC, Annapolis, MD
  • "Horizontal Remediation Wells for Advanced Petroleum Clean Up" - Organized by M. Sequino & K. Sequino, Directional Technologies, Inc., Wallingford, CT
  • "Fracking and Environmental Concerns - Update" -  Organized by J. B. Fisher, Lithochimeia, Inc., Tulsa, OK
  • "Produced Water Treatment & Management Strategies" - Organized by J. Boysen and D. Boysen, BC Technologies, Ltd., Laramie, WY
  • "In Situ Chemical Oxidation" - Organized by W. Lundy, DeepEarth Technologies, Inc., Alsip, IL
  • "LNAPL Transmissivity, A Maturing Metric to Manage LNAPL Remediation" - Organized by J.M. Hawthorne, H2A Environmental, Ltd., Keller, TX
  • "Using Environmental Diagnostic Tools at Your Site" - Organized by B. Mueller, NJ Dept. of Environmental Protection, Trenton, NJ
  • "Bioremediation of Hydrocarbons and Chlorinated Hydrocarbons"
  • "Legal and Regulatory Issues"
  • "Remediation of Hydrocarbon Spills"
  • "Hydraulic Fracturing and Management of Flowback Water"
  • "Environmental Management, Compliance and Auditing"
  • "Waste Management and Pollution Prevention"


Exhibitors & Corporate Sponsors (to-date):

Luncheon Speaker:"The Top 10 Reasons I Never Quite the Oil Patch...Reflections of 4 Decades of BBQ in the Oil & Gas Industry"
 - P. Spurlin, President/Geologist, BEACON Environmental Assistance Corporation, Edmond, OK

Conference Contacts:

Organizational Co-Sponsors:

  • Arkansas Oil & Gas Commission
  • Center for Hazardous Substance Research at Kansas State University
  • Interstate Oil & Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC)
  • New Mexico Oil & Gas Association
  • Oklahoma Corporation Commission
  • Oklahoma Energy Resources Board (OERB)
  • Petroleum Technology Transfer Council (PTTC)
  • South Texas Geological Society (STGS)
Professionals who are involved in developing and implementing new technology to address and resolve environmental problems in exploration, production, refining, as well as health safety.
The formal program and information discussions with your colleagues during this conference combine to give you the kind of up-to-date information you have come to expect from a majore conference.

This conference has been rated "EXCELLENT" and "GOOD" by 97% of the participants! 

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Length: 3 days

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