The 8th International Petroleum Environmental Conference



NMOGA Presentation by Bob Gallagher (Lunch talk) Bob Gallagher Time Flies When You're Having Fun: Ten Years of Environmental Research and Sweat Equity at DOE Presented to The Eighth International Petroleum Environmental Conference, Houston, TX H. William Hochheiser, Manager, Oil and Gas Environmental Research, U.S. Department of Energy


Offshore Waste Management-Discharge, Inject, or Haul to Shore? John A. Veil, Argonne National Laboratory, Washington, DC New Developments of Environmentally Acceptable Drilling Chemicals Following the Implementation of the HMCS and Use of the CHARM Model in the Ospar Convention Area Jonathan Getliff, MI Drilling Fluids UK Ltd., West Tullos, Aberdeen, United Kingdom; Ian Still, M-I, LLC, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Adaptation and Evaluation of Two Petrochemical Residual Streams to be Useful as Fuels in a Gas Boiler Miranda Cambronne, Isaac Schifter Secora, E. Lopez Salinas, and J. Bravo, Instituto Mexicano del Petroleo, Mexico City,. Mexico, D.F Alternative Energy Resources and Environment: A New Paradigm Ravi P. Sinha, Elizabeth City State University, Elizabeth City, NC Low-Cost and Environmentally Sound Plugging of Abandoned Wells Fred Sabins, Cementing Solutions, Inc., Houston, TX; Paul Yates, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Pawhuska, OK; Virginia Weyland, Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory, Tulsa, OK; Stanton McDonald, Plugging Systems, Inc., Austin, TX Project of Environmental Monitoring for Stabilizing the Coastline Between the Jetties of Construction and Petrozuata at Jose Complex-Venezuela Jose Ruiz-Garagorri, Aguilera Alberto, and Carreno Simon, Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A., Caracas, Venezuela Phillips Alaska Kuparuk Oil Field (North Slope) Target Zero Spills Program Jeff Smith, Phillips Alaska Kuparuk, Anchorage, AK Assessment of Sludges and Tank Bottoms Treatment Processes Ezra Kam, Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, Safat, Kuwait Pollution Prevention and Reuse Alternatives for Crude Oil Tank Bottom Sludges - IPEC-FUNDED PROJECT DeeAnn Sanders and J. Veenstra, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK Development of an Environmentally Friendly Process for Plugging Abandoned Wells - IPEC-FUNDED PROJECT Hyon Cho and Subhash N. Shah, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK Use of Solution-Mined Caverns for the Disposal of Non-Hazardous Oil and Gas Waste (NOW) Carl L. Brassow, Trinity Field Services, LP, Houston, TX Newpark's Composting Process: A Biotreatment Process for Hydrocarbon Contaminated Drilling Wastes Sean Parenteau, Newpark Environmental Services, Calgary, AB, Canada; Frank Lyon, Newpark Resources, Inc., Metairie, LA Landspraying While Drilling: A Drilling Waste Management Technique for Minimal Disturbance Wellsites Sean Parenteau, Newpark Environmental Services, Calgary, AB, Canada; Stephen Skarstol, PanCanadian Resources, Calgary, AB, Canada


How the Oklahoma Corporation Commission's New Water Quality Standards Implementation Plan Applies to Site Remediation and RBCA Patricia Billingsley, Oklahoma Corporation Commission, Oklahoma City, OK New Michigan Site Cleanup Rules and Their Impact on the Oil and Gas Industry Del Malzahn, Exponent, Farmington Hills, MI Ecological Risk Assessment Requirements of the Texas Risk Reduction Program (TRRP) Vickie Reat, TNRCC Remediation Division, Austin, TX Proposed Regulatory Changes for Commercial E&P Waste Facilities in Louisiana Gary W. Snellgrove, State of Louisiana, Department of Natural Resources, Baton Rouge, LA The United States Environmental Protection Agency: National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan, Subpart J Product Schedule (40 CFR 300.900) William J. Nichols, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Expediting Permitting for Oil and Gas Exploration through Archaeological Resource Modeling Pat Barker and Steve Wells, Bureau of Land Management, Reno, NV; Eric Ingbar, Gnomon, Inc., Carson City, NV; John Snow, Nevada Division of Minerals, Carson City, NV Environmental Regulatory Approaches For Petroleum Refineries Deborah Elcock, John Gasper, Argonne National Laboratory, Washington, D.C., David O. Moses, U.S. Department of Energy


Kinsey Produced Water Release Restoration Project Gay Nell Gutierrez, ThermoRetec Consulting Corp., Austin, TX; Dennis D. Beckmann, BP Amoco, Tulsa, OK; Kevin P. Heaton, BP Amoco, Houston, TX Remediation of Brine-Impacted Soil with a Leachate Collection System with Evaluation of Several Performance Enhancements - IPEC-FUNDED PROJECT John Veenstra and Robert W. Warden, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK; Thomas M. Harris, University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK A Comparison of Remediation Methods at Three Sites Contaminated With Crude Oil and Brine at the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve Cherie N. Almeida, K. Sublette, T. Harris, L. Ford, University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK; K. Duncan, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; A. Cross, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK; G. Thoma, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR Comparison of Two Soil Salinity Extraction Methods Hailin Zhang, J.J. Pittman, and M. W. Kress, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK PLFA Analysis for Total Microbial Biomass in Oilfield Brine-Impacted Soil Brooke Stephenson, Thomas Harris, and Kerry Sublette, University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK


Environmental Issues and Challenges in Coal Bed Methane Production J. Berton Fisher, Exponent, Inc., Tulsa, OK Coal Bed Methane (CBM) and Coal Mine Methane (CMM) in North America, Where and Why? Robert McCurdy, NorWest Mine Services, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT Air Quality Issues Related to Coal Bed Methane Development in the Powder River Basin George McVehil, McVehil-Monnett Associates, Englewood, CO Regulatory and Permitting Challenges in Coal Bed Methane Development Steve Dole, Exponent, Boulder, CO Overview of Environmental Issues Related to Coal Bed Methane Development in Montana James A. Sorensen and Mark Kurz, Energy and Environmental Research Center, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND


Development and Implementation of an Air Quality Management System Ma. del Pilar Ibars Hernandez and Manuel Muriel Garcia, Instituto Mexicano del Petroleo, Cam. Mexico Environmental Monitoring - Mercury Concentration in Ambient Air and Hares at GTP Molve Area Zdravko Spiric, INA-Naftaplin, Zagreb, Croatia; Emil Srebocan, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia Contribution of the Gasoline Distribution Cycle to Volatile Organic Compounds Emissions in the Metropolitan Area of Mexico City Isaac Schifter, M. Magdaleno, L. Diaz, B. Kruger, M.E. Palmerin, R. Casas, A. Melgarejo, and E. Lopez-Salinas, Instituto Mexicano del Petroleo, Madero, Mexico


Use of Ammoniated Bagasse to Remediate Petroleum Contaminated Soils Dean A. Goodin, BEM Systems, Inc., Orlando, FL; Wayne H. Hudnall, Louisiana State University Agricultural Experiment Station, Baton Rouge, LA Bioremediation of Polluted Soil with Heavy Hydrocarbons at Onshore Locations from Lobitos, Talara, Peru Manuel A. Navarro, Petro Tech Peruana S.A, Talara, Peru; Sandra Vanegas, PTI of Peru, Talara, Peru Comparison of Biopile Effectiveness with Land Treatment C. Hunter Nolen and Gilbert E. Long, Camp, Dresser & McKee, Houston, TX Biodegradation of MTBE and Gasoline in Various Soil and Sediment Samples from Polluted Sites in Mexico Marcia Morales, Elia Velasquez, and Elias Razo, Instituto Mexicano del Petroleo, Atepehuacan, Mexico, D.F. Accelerated Bioremediation of MTBE with Oxygen Release Compound (ORC( ) Rick Gillespie, Regenesis Bioremediation Products, Plano, TX; Steve Koenigsberg, Regenesis Bioremediation Products, San Clemente, CA


Application of Risk Based Corrective Action Planning to a Former Waste Oil Processing Pond J.T. Dance, EBA Engineering Consultants Ltd., Calgary, AB, Canada Determination of Acceptable Risk-Based Concentrations of BTEX in Cattle's Drinking Water Julie Stickney, Arcadis G&M, Inc., Portland, ME; Michael Gates and Eric Rainey, Arcadis G&M, Inc., Tulsa, OK; Christopher H. Day, Arcadis G&M, Inc., Houston, TX Risk Based Reclamation and Abandonment Strategy: Petroleum Production Field J.T. Dance and R.D. Huddleston, EBA Engineering Consultants Ltd., Calgary, AB, Canada; L. Garrett and T. Robbie, Anderson Exploration Ltd., Calgary, AB, Canada Natural Attenuation of Hydrocarbons in Mexican Refinery Rosario Iturbe Arguelles, Rosa Maria Flores, and Carlos Flores Torres, Institutio de Ingenieria, UNAM, Mexico, D.F. Natural Attenuation of Chlorinated Solvents at Dry Cleaner Sites Hanadi S. Rifai, Monica Suarez, and Charelle Webb, University of Houston, Houston, TX Nitrate Based Enhanced Natural Attenuation In-Situ Technology for Hydrocargon Spills Peter Werner, University of Technology Dresden, Dresden, Germany and Matthias Maier-Lvhr, TGU Koblenz, Koblenz, Germany Modeling the Fate and Transport of a Contaminant Plume in Sioux City, Iowa You Kuan Zhang, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA; Richard Heathcote, Iowa Department of Justice, Des Moines, IA Fate/Transport Modeling of BTEX in Subsurface Environment Avdhesh K. Tyagi, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK; Sarah Wakelam-Sayler, Tinker AFB, Oklahoma City, OK


Effect of Desorption-Resistance on Plant Uptake of PAHs from Sediments John H. Pardue and C. Gomez, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA Phytoremediation of Crude Oil-Contaminated Soil - IPEC-FUNDED PROJECT Duane C. Wolf, P.M. White, Jr., W.D. Kirkpatrick, and G.J. Thoma, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR; R.M. Reynolds, Schuler Drilling Company, Inc., El Dorado, AR The Role of Plant-Bacterial-Fungal Interaction in Remediation of Terrestrial Oil Spills Milan C. Vavrek, W. Colgan III, and W. Campbell, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA


Impact of Sulfide on an Anaerobic Phenol-Degrading Granular Sludge Activity: Batch and Continuous Studies Elias Razo-Flores, Patricia Olguin-Lora, and Carlos Hernandez-Garcia, Instituto Mexicano del Petroleo, Mexico City, Mexico, D.F. Simultaneous Degradation of Phenol and Alkylphenols in Continuous Methanogenic Reactors Elias Razo-Flores, Laura Puig-Grajales, and Miguel Angel Meza-Vudoyra, Instituto Mexicano del Petroleo, Mexico City, Mexico, D.F. Devices to Support Ignition and Burning of Spilled Oil on Water Gary Breitenbeck, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA Removal of Petrochemicals from Water Using Magnetic Filtration - IPEC FUNDED PROJECT Allen Apblett, Sulaimon Al-Fadul, and Tarek Trad, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK Evaluation of Subsurface Flow Wetlands vs. Free-water Surface Wetlands Treating NPR-3 Produced Water Lorri Jackson, Rocky Mountain Oilfield Testing Center, Casper, WY Produced Water Polishing: Filtration and Filter Monitoring System Promotes Compliance During Conventional Treatment Upsets Greg Norman, CETCO Environmental Services, Houston, TX; Jeffrey J. Smith and John Occhipinti, CETCO Environmental Offshore Services, New Orleans, LA; Sean A. Werner, CETCO Environmental Offshore Services, Broussard, LA; Jerald W. Darlington, CETCO, Chicago, IL; Thomas F. Marcotte, Chevron USA Production Company, New Orleans, LA; Walt Zeon, Chevron USA Production Company, Lafayette, LA; Michael Berger, Aztech Services, Inc., New Orleans, LA Localized Produced Water Management Practices and Disposal Economics Deidre Boysen and J. Boysen, B.C. Technologies, Ltd., Laramie, WY; J. Rudolph and J. Harju, GTI, Arvada, CO Modeling of Wastewater from the Manufacturing Processes at a Petrochemical Complex in Texas Nish Vasavada, Camp Dresser & McKee, Inc., Houston, TX Selection of Granular Activated Carbon for Remediation of Waters Contaminated with MTBE Melanie Jollet and Fernando Cadena, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM


Biofilms and Adhesion Protein in Anaerobes Bacterias Isolated From Mexican Gas Pipelines Gloria Lopez-Jimenez and Luis Fernandez Linares, Instituto Mexicano del Petroleo, Atepehuacan, Mexico, D.F.; Oscar Monroy Hermosillo, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Iztapalapa, Mexico, D.F. Monitoring and Mitigation of Sustained Localized Pitting Corrosion Yupo J. Lin, Edward J. St. Martin and James R. Frank, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL Development of Molecular Probe by Random Amplified Polimorphic DNA (RAPD) of Sulfate-Reducing Bacteria Isolated From Mexican Gas-Pipelines Gloria Lopez-Jimenez, Luis Fernandez Linares, and Sylvie Le Borgne, Instituto Mexicano del Petroleo, Atepehuacan, Mexico, D.F.; Oscar Monroy Hermosillo, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Iztapalapa, Mexico


An Environmental Information Management System for Oil, Gas and Injection Wells Stan D. Belieu, Nebraska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, Sidney, NE; M.J. Paque, Ground Water Protection Council, Oklahoma City, OK; P.H. Jehn, Ground Water Protection Council, Republic, WA Relational Management and Display of Site Environmental Data Dr. David W. Rich, President, Geotech Computer Systems, Inc. The Journey Toward Sustainable Growth: Reporting and Verifying Performance Catherine Peddie, Ernst & Young, Houston, TX; Gary Unruh, Conoco, Houston, TX Federal Lands Analysis Natural Gas Assessment Southern Wyoming and Northwestern Colorado (Greater Green River Basin) Jeffrey Eppink, Michael Marquis, and Childs Cantey, Advanced Resources International, Inc., Arlington, VA; William Hochheiser, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Fossil Energy, Washington, D.C.


Louisiana's Highly Diversified Oil Spill Research Program: 75 Projects and Still Counting Donald W. Davis, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA Processes Affecting Free-Phase Hydrocarbon Removal by Vapor Extraction Robert J. Frank, CH4M Hill, Tempe, AZ; David Huntley, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Pay-For-Performance Remediation At Hydrocarbon-Impacted Sites Leon Chen, OCC Certified UST Consultant, Norman, OK; Thomas Soerens, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR Remediation of a PNA Release at a Railroad Switchyard William L. Lundy, BMS, Inc., Tinley Park, IL; Larry Hollish, Patrick Engineering, Lisle, IL Remediation of a Heating Oil Release Under a Basement Floor William L. Lundy, BMS, Inc., Tinley Park, IL; Robert Nauta, URS/Dames & Moore, Madison, WI Asphaltic Incorporation( of Crude Oil Affected Soils Dennis Patton, Raba Kistner Consultants, Inc., San Antonio, TX Using Chemical Oxidation to Delineate a Contaminate Plume from a Pipeline Release William L. Lundy, BMS, Inc., Tinley Park, IL; James Buckhahn, Terracon, Davenport, IA Simple Techniques for Assessing Impacts of Oil and Gas Operations on Public Lands - A Field Evaluation of a Photoionization Detector (PID) at a Condensate Release Site, Padre Island National Seashore, TX James Otton and Robert A. Zielinski, U.S. Geological Survey, Lakewood, CO