Key: What will be covered?
- Economic Fundamentals
- Cost Reduction and Efficiency
- Recycling and Reuse
- Research and Innovation
- Technical Know-How
- Regulatory and Standards
DAY 1: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2018
0900 - 0930 REGISTRATION AND MORNING REFRESHMENTS
0930 - 0935 OPENING ADDRESS
SESSION 01 MAKING AN ECONOMIC ASSESSMENT FOR SHALE WATER MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES
0935 - 1005 FRACTURING WATER MARKET REPORT
- Water is a great business to be in!
- Examine the historical market comparing the water usage to the number of fracs being done year over year
- Demand for frac water in 2019. How high will demand rise?
- Challenges with frac water and looking at solutions
1005 - 1035 INDUSTRY RESULTS ON WATER QUALITY
- Hear the latest results from the industry on water quality levels
- Looking at the treatment approaches for reuse and disposal
Amperage Energy Inc.
Amperage Energy Inc.
1035 - 1100 MORNING COFFEE BREAK IN EXHIBIT AREA
SESSION 02 PRODUCED WATER RECYCLING AND TREATMENT-FOR-REUSE
1100 - 1130 TECHNICAL AND ECONOMIC CONSIDERATIONS FOR MANAGING WATER
- The economic considerations of water management planning
- How to complete multiple wells concurrently and manage flowback and produced water
- Master planning your water - Understand the challenges surrounding water
1130 - 1200 COST EFFECTIVE PRODUCED WATER TREATMENT
- Understanding automation and it’s advantages for water management
- What are the minimum requirements for produced water reuse?
- Looking at frac fluid compatibility and produced water reuse
1200 - 1330 NETWORKING LUNCH & VISIT SHALE WATER MANAGEMENT EXHIBITION
1330 - 1400 FUNDAMENTALS OF WATER HUB DESIGN
- Case studies employing a variety of technologies and strategies for conditioning and recycle and reuse of produced water
- Integration of storage and pumping technologies as a mechanism to reduce CAPEX and OPEX for water systems
- Looking closely at iron removal, hydrocarbon removal and an overview of treat-and-discharge
1400 - 1430 PRESENTATION BY HUBH2O
- The current "state of the industry" with regards to water compliance and cost and a brief overview of current technologies
- Case study of how digital technology can be used to improve water performance
- What the future holds for water-related technology - IIOT, Blockchain, and Artificial Intelligence
1430 - 1500 AFTERNOON COFFEE BREAK IN EXHIBIT AREA
SESSION 03 TECHNICAL KNOW-HOW AND STRATEGIES FOR WATER MANAGEMENT
1500 - 1530 TECHNOLOGY ADVANCES IN THE HANDLING AND MOVEMENT OF PRODUCED WATER
- Learn about the technical, logistical and economic benefits of using produced water for unconventional well completions
- Examine the planning considerations and infrastructure requirements based on water volume, transferring and storage, treating and blending as well as the flowback operations
Tetra Technologies Inc.
Tetra Technologies Inc.
1530 - 1600 REDUCING CHEMICAL DEMAND AND PRESERVING TREATED PRODUCED WATER QUALITY
- What is Aeromax? A venturi-style aeration system and it's performance benefits
- Produced water treatment - Understanding submersible pump configuration
1600 - 1700 NETWORKING DRINKS RECEPTION
DAY 2: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2018
0900 - 0930 MORNING REFRESHMENTS
0930 - 0940 OPENING ADDRESS
0940 - 1010 OPERATIONAL CASE STUDIES AND DEVELOPING A SUCCESSFUL WATER MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
- Transitioning water from a cost to a commodity
- Lessons learned - Comparing jurisdictions understanding water risk
- Looking at a wastewater reuse model, the economics and the strategies
1010 - 1040 FATE AND IMPACT OF TOXIC CHEMICALS IN FLOWBACK AND PRODUCED WATER
- Understanding the hydraulic fracturing flowback and produced water chemistry
- Sorption behavior of target toxic chemicals onto various surficial sediments collected within the Fox Creek, Alberta
- Addressing the toxicity of target toxic chemicals on aquatic ecosystems
1040 - 1100 MORNING COFFEE BREAK IN EXHIBIT AREA
1100 - 1130 THE CHALLENGES AND IMPORTANCE OF MONITORING FOR MIC INCLUDING SULFATE REDUCING BACTERIA
- Looking at sampling and proper preservation to overcome the challenges
- Understanding the time, costs and looking at options available for sample analysis
- How to achieve a ROI of rapid monitoring and treatment
Modern Water Inc.
Modern Water Inc.
1130 - 1200 SOCIAL LICENCE TO OPERATE AND PRODUCED WATER REUSE FOR FRACTURING OPERATIONS
- Acceptability of operations - A social licence to operate for Unconventional Operations
- Shale operations require a significant amount of water which can be negatively perceived
- Piloting the reuse of produced water in a hydraulic fracturing operation in Argentinian affiliate
1200 - 1230 THE BENEFITS OF FLEXIBLE, SPOOLABLE, COMPOSITE SURFACE LINES
- Introducing Shawcor and its spoolable products, their capabilities, and applications specially focusing on surface installation
- Use of flexible composite pipelines where a more typical steel installation may not be feasible
- Discussing procedures for safely installing spoolable composite surface line and the benefits of using it
1230 - 1245 CLOSING REMARKS
1245 - 1400 NETWORKING LUNCH & VISIT SHALE WATER MANAGEMENT EXHIBITION
Key topics for 2018:
- Making an economic assessment for shale water management strategies
Understand the economic fundamentals and make the business case for shale water management strategies.
- Looking for low-cost and low-risk solutions in water treatment, recycling and reuse
Ensure a low-cost project is maintained throughout the water management process in light of the current oil price market.
- Evaluating the options and making choices in treatment for reuse and water disposal
Avoid the pitfalls and learn from recent results from shale water management experts to build the right water management plan.
- New technologies and technical know-how in shale water management operations
Explore the latest advances in water treatment, recycling and reuse and the tools available to improve on efficiencies and shale operations.
- Upcoming regulations and industry standards for produced water management
Hear from key regulators and environmental bodies to ensure your water management program meets with new regulations and industry standards.
- Operational case studies and developing a successful water management program
Gain insight from shale plays across North America and implement strategies that others in the industry are using to ensure successful operation.