Technical Sessions

 

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2015 – AFTERNOON

PRODUCED WATER MANAGEMENT, TREATMENT & BENEFICIAL RE-USE I

(Mt. Columbia)

Chairs:  John & Deedee Boysen, BC Technologies, Laramie, WY

·         RISKS RELATED TO WATER AND WASTEWATER FOR AN OIL AND GAS COMPANY

John Veil, Veil Environmental, LLC, Annapolis, MD

  1:00 pm – 1:55 pm

·        EXPANSION OF DISPOSAL WELL USAGE IN THE NORTH DAKOTA BAKKEN TO MEET DEMAND:  PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE

Alex Zyskin, J. Daniel Arthur, Greg Casey, Tom Tomastic & Bobbi Lorengo, ALL Consulting, Tulsa, OK

  1:55 pm – 2:20 pm

·       AN ONLINE EXCHANGE FOR SOURCING, RECYCLING AND MANAGING WATER

Joshua Adler, Sourcewater, Inc., Boston, MA; Sarah Fletcher, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

  2:20 pm – 2:45 pm

Break

  2:45 pm – 3:10 pm

·         CASE STUDIES OF PARTICLE IMAGING TECHNOLOGY FOR DIFFERENTIATING PARTICLES IN PRODUCED WATER

Kent Peterson & Steve Bowen, Fluid Imaging Technologies, Scarborough, ME

  3:10 pm – 3:35 pm

·         PRACTICAL TREATMENT OF PRODUCED AND FLOWBACK WATERS FOR RE-USE OR SURFACE DISCHARGE

Eric Ringler & Bill Chatterton, Southern Research Institute, Durham, NC; Joon H. Min & Allen Chan, BKT United, Anaheim, CA; Dave Philbrook, M2 Water Treatment, Inc., Raleigh, NC

  3:35 pm – 4:00 pm

·         HDPE LINED PRODUCED WATER EVAPORATION PONDS

Neil C. Nowak, SCS Aquaterra, Greenwood Village, CO

  4:00 pm – 4:25 pm

 

 

REMEDIATION OF BRINE SPILLS & SITE RECLAMATION

(Mt. Wilson)

Chair:  Kenneth Carlson, Habitat Management, Englewood, CO

 

·         NEAR-SURFACE GEOPHYSICAL APPLICATIONS TO ENVIRONMENTAL PETROLEUM ISSUES

Nigel Crook, hydroGeophysics, Inc., Woodinville, WA; Allan Haas, hydroGeophysics, Inc., Richland, WA; Brian Cubbage & Gillian Noonan, hydroGeophysics, Inc., Tucson, AZ

  1:30 pm – 1:55 pm


·         EFFECTS OF OILFIELD BRINE SPILLS ON THE MANAGEMENT OF NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE SYSTEM LANDS

Pedro Ramirez, Jr., U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Ft. Collins, CO

  1:55 pm – 2:20 pm

·         STUDY ON EX-SITU TREATMENT ON SALT WATER IMPACTED SOILS

Shane Currie & Jason Shubert, Talon/LPE, Amarillo, TX; William Rogers, Dustin Sanchez & Joe Bryan, West Texas A&M University, Canyon, TX

  2:20 pm – 2:45 pm

Break

  2:45 pm – 3:10 pm


·         LEVERAGING HOLISTIC HABITAT RESTORATION PLANNING TO REDUCE REMEDY COST

Tim Johnson, Anchor QEA, LLC, Liverpool, NY

  3:10 pm – 3:35 pm

·         FIELD CHARACTERIZATION OF A BRINE SPILL SITE FOR LONG-TERM RECLAMATION SUCCESS

Kenneth Carlson & Robin Bay, Habitat Management, Englewood, CO; Dustin Anderson, Oasis Petroleum, Williston, ND; Dave Edwards, Oasis Petroleum, Houston, TX

  3:35 pm – 4:00 pm

·         A NOVEL PROCESS AND TECHNOLOGY FOR BRINE REMEDIATION

William Lundy & Cheryl Rietjens, DeepEarth Technologies, Inc., Alsip, IL; Charles L. Williams, Illinois Petroleum Resources Board, Mt. Vernon, IL; Kerry L. Sublette, The University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK

  3:35 pm – 4:00 pm

 

 

BIOREMEDIATION OF HYDROCARBON IMPACTED SOILS & GROUNDWATER I

(Mt. Princeton)

Chair:  John Fontana, Vista Geoscience, Golden, CO

 

·         PETROLEUM REMEDIATION VIA IN SITU BIO REACTORS

Eric J. Raes, Engineering & Land Planning, High Bridge, NJ; Kerry Sublette, The University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK; Kate Clark, Dora Ogles, Anita Biernacki & Bret Baldwin, Microbial Insights, Knoxville, TN

  1:30 pm – 1:55 pm

·         PRB TREATMENT FOR GROUNDWATER EXITING A NAPL CONTAINMENT AREA

Donald Pope, Sophia Dore & Christa Bucior, Conestoga-Rovers & Associates, Niagara Falls, NY; Alan Weston, Conestoga-Rovers & Associates, West Palm, FL

  1:55 pm – 2:20 pm

·         TREATMENT OF HYDROCARBON IMPACTED GROUNDWATER FROM A FORMER REFINERY USING MULTI-STAGE CONSTRUCTED WETLANDS

Martin I. Schmidt, AECOM, Cleveland, OH; Eric Lawson, Atlantic Richfield Co., Towson, MD; Scott Wallace, Naturally Wallace Consulting, Stillwater, MN; David Tsao, Atlantic Richfield Co., Naperville, IL

  2:20 pm – 2:45 pm


Break

  2:45 pm – 3:10 pm

·         HIGH RESOLUTION INJECTIONS OF ACTIVATED CARBON, NUTRIENTS, AND BACTERIA TO SUPER-STIMULATE AEROBIC AND ANAEROBIC REMEDIATION OF PETROLEUM RELEASE SITES FOR FASTER SITE CLOSURE

John Fontana, Vista Geoscience, Golden, CO

  3:10 pm – 3:35 pm

·         A TECHNOLOGY PLATFORM TO HARNESS SPEED AND CERTAINTY IN GROUNDWATER REMEDIATION

Todd Herrington, Regenesis Remediation, San Clemente, CA 

  3:35 pm – 4:00 pm

·         ASSESSING VERTICAL MICROBIAL TRANSPORT IN BEDROCK WELL COLUMN

Eric Raes, Bio-Enhance, High Bridge, NJ; Kerry Sublette, The University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK

  4:00 pm – 4:25 pm

 

 

ADVANCEMENTS IN LNAPL SCIENCE

(Mt. Oxford)

Chair:  J. Michael Hawthorne, GEI Consultants, Keller, TX

 

·         COMPARISON OF LNAPL TRANSMISSIVITY DERIVED FROM BALLDOWN TESTS AND RECOVERY-BASED METHODS

Daniel J. Lombardi, St. John – Mittelhauser & Associates, Inc., Downers Grove, IL

  1:30 pm – 1:55 pm

·         FIELD COMPARISON OF NSZD ASSESSMENT METHODS:  GRADIENT METHOD AND TWO CO2 FLUX METHODS

Steven Gaito, ARCADIS, Braintree, MA; Andy Pennington, ARCADIS, Chicago, IL; Jonathon Smith, ARCADIS, Novi, MI; Brad Koons, ARCADIS, Minneapolis, MN; Harley Hopkins & Mark Malander, ExxonMobil Environmental  Services, Houston, TX

  1:55 pm – 2:20 pm

·         COMPREHENSIVE STATISTICAL ANALYSIS OF LNAPL TRANSMISSIVITY

J. Michael Hawthorne, GEI Consultants, Inc., Keller, TX

  2:20 pm – 2:45 pm


Break

  2:45 pm – 3:10 pm

·         SITE-SPECIFIC METHOD SELECTION FOR THE MEASUREMENT OF LNAPL TRANSMISSIVITY

J. Michael Hawthorne, GEI Consultants, Inc., Keller, TX

  3:10 pm – 3:35 pm

·         EVALUATING THE PRACTICALITY OF LNAPL RECOVERY

Jeff Lane, CK Associates, Houston, TX 

  4:00 pm – 4:25 pm

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2015 - MORNING

IN SITU CHEMICAL OXIDATION

(Mt. Oxford)

Chairs:  William Lundy & Cheryl Rietjens, DeepEarth Technologies, Inc., Alsip, IL

 

·         THE RISE OF NEW IN SITU SOIL BLENDING AND VADOSE ZONE AMENDMENT STRATEGIES TO ACCELERATE SOURCE AND PLUME REMEDIATION

Joseph Rossabi & John Haselow, Redox Tech, LLC, Cary, NC; Steve Markesic, Redox Tech, LLC, Downers Grove, IL; Ed Escochea, Redox Tech, LLC, Gainesville, GA; Jay Romano, Redox Tech, LLC, Attleboro, MA; Greg Powers, Redox Tech, LLC, Aiken, SC

  8:35 am –  9:00 am

·         USE OF MORE EFFECTIVE, SAFER ISCO BY NON-EXTREME PERSULFATE ACTIVATION TO YIELD SUSTAINED SECONDARY TREATMENT

Antonis Karachalios & Michael Scalzi, Innovative Environmental Technologies, Inc., Pipersville, PA; Jim Mueller, Provectus Environmental Products, Inc., Freeport, IL; Juan Felipe Molina, Provectus Columbia/EcoSoluciones, Ltda

  9:00 am –  9:25 am

·         REMEDIATION OF A DIESEL FUEL RELEASE IN A SENSITIVE WETLAND AREA LOCATED IN BIG CYPRESS NATIONAL PRESERVE, FL

Keys Oakley & William Lundy, DeepEarth Technologies, Inc., Alsip, IL

  9:25 am –  9:50 am

·         IN SITU SEDIMENT TREATMENT:  STATE OF THE PRACTICE

John P. Doody, Anchor QEA, LLC, Liverpool, NY; Clay Patmont, Anchor QEA, LLC, Seattle, WA

 9:50 am –  10:15 am

Break

 10:15 am – 10:40 am

·         MORE EFFECTIVE AND SAFER ISCO TO TREAT PETROLEUM CONTAMINANTS

Christopher Nelson, Provectus Environmental Products, Inc., Castle Rock, CO; Antonis Karachalios & Michael Scalzi, Innovative Environmental Technologies, Inc., Pipersville, PA; Jim Mueller, Provectus Environmental Products, Inc., Freeport, IL; Juan Felipe Molina, Provectus Columbia/Ecosoluciones, Ltda

10:40 am – 11:05 am

·         CAN A PILOT DEMONSTRATION BE TOO SMALL?

William Lundy, Sr, DeepEarth Technologies, Inc., Alsip, IL

11:05 am – 11:30 am

REMEDIATION OF HYDROCARBON RELEASES

(Mt. Columbia)

Chair:  Jeff Popiel, Geotech Environmental Equipment, Inc., Denver, CO

·         AVOIDING THE 10 BIGGEST MISTAKES IN GROUNDWATER REMEDIATION

Jeff Popiel, Roy Cockwell, Joe Leonard, John Scripter & Mickele Bragg, Geotech Environmental Equipment, Inc., Denver, CO

  8:35 am –  9:00 am

·         SURFACTANT ENHANCED PUSH-PULL METHOD FOR IN-SITU REMEDIATION OF PETROLEUM CONTAMINATED SOIL AND GROUNDWATER

George A. Ivey, Ivey International, Inc., Surrey, BC, Canada 

  9:00 am –  9:25 am

·         FULL-SCALE DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE STAR TECHNOLOGY AT A COAL TAR-IMPACTED SITE

David Major, Gavin P. Grant & Grant Scholes, Savron, Guelph, Ontario, Canada; Len den Vlaming, Geosyntec Consultants, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

  9:25 am –  9:50 am

·         PIPELINES AS PREFERENTIAL PATHWAYS:  USE OF MATERIALS FOR CONSTRUCTION WHICH CAN SEAL OR TREAT POTENTIAL LEAKS OR VOIDS

John H. Hull & John Collins, Aquablok Ltd., Toledo, OH

 9:50 am –  10:15 am

Break

 10:15 am – 10:40 am

·         MIDDLE EAST PETROLEUM BULK PLANT REMEDIATION STRATEGY

R. William Johnston, Linebach Funkhouser, Inc., Louisville, KY

10:40 am – 11:05 am

·         SCALABLE ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL SYSTEMS WITH REMOTE MONITORING AND SOLAR POWERED PNEUMATIC RECOVERY OF FREE PHASE HYDROCARBONS

Jeff Popiel, Joe Leonard & Roy Cockwell, Geotech Environmental Equipment, Inc., Denver, CO

11:05 am – 11:30 am

·         EX-SITU SMOLDERING COMBUSTION FOR SOIL REMEDIATION AND/OR OILY WASTE MANAGEMENT

Gabriel Sabadell, Chevron Energy Technology Company, Houston, TX; David Major, Grant Scholes, Gavin P. Grant, Cody Murry, David Liefl, Benoit Boulay & Laura Kinsman, Savron, Guelph, Ontario; David Thomas, Chevron, Perth, Australia

11:30 am – 11:55 am

BIOREMEDIATION OF HYDROCARBON IMPACTED SOILS & GROUNDWATER II

(Mt. Princeton)

Chair:  Paul McKay, Bioxy Research, Littleton, CO

·        UTILIZING AN IN SITU GROUNDWATER RECIRCULATION BIOREMEDIATION PROCESS TO REMEDIATE A HYDROCARBON RELEASE ON AN ACTIVE CRUDE OIL PRODUCTION PAD, NORTH DAKOTA

Eric Bueltel, ETEC, LLC, Centennial, CO

   8:35 am –  9:00 am

·         STABLE ISOTOPE PROBING (SIP) AND QUANTARRAY TO EVALUATE THE FEASIBILITY OF MONITORED NATURAL ATTENUATION OF PETROLEUM HYDROCARBONS AND EMERGING CONTAMINANTS

Dora Ogles, Casey Brown, Katherine Clark & Brett R. Baldwin, Microbial Insights, Knoxville, TN 

   9:00 am – 9:25 am

·         NAVIGATION OPTIONS FOR DIRECTIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL WELLS

Michael D. Lubrecht, Directed Technologies Drilling, Inc., Bremerton, WA 

  9:25 am –  9:50 am

·         A TREE-BASED REMEDIATION SYSTEM FOR TREATMENT AND HYDRAULIC CONTROL OF A HYDROCARBON PLUME IN A 20 FOOT DEEP AQUIFER AT A FORMER REFINERY IN CENTRAL OKLAHOMA

Edward Gatliff, Applied Natural Sciences, Inc., Hamilton, OH; Brad Snow, Snow Environmental Solutions, LLC, Austin, TX

  9:50 am –  10:15 am

Break

10:15 am – 10:40 am

·         PHYTOREMEDIATION OF PAHs:  DESIGNING FOR SUCCESS

Michael Jordan, Terracon, Raleigh, NC; Linda Yang, Terracon, Naperville, IL

  10:40 am – 11:05 am

·         RECENT DEVELOPMENT OF COST-EFFECTIVE IN-SITU BIO-REMEDIATION IN THE OILFIELD

Paul McKay, Bioxy Research, Littleton, CO; Jason McMillan, Bioxy Research, Layton, UT; Dan Burdette, 3Tier Technologies, Longwood, FL

11:05 am – 11:30 am

·         BIOREMEDIATION OF WEATHERED CRUDE OIL IN COMPLEX SOILS:  A SOUTHERN MINNESOTA FIELD STUDY

Jeff A. Powell & Keith Rapp, Pinnacle Engineering, Maple Grove, MN 

11:30 am – 11:55 am

SITE CHARACTERIZATION & FORENSIC GEOCHEMISTRY /

SOIL VAPOR EXTRACTION

(Mt. Wilson)

Chair:  David S. Bardsley, Directed Technologies Drilling, Inc., Scottsdale, AZ

SITE CHARACTERIZATION & FORENSIC GEOCHEMISTRY

·         SOIL SAMPLING UTILIZING HORIZONTAL/DIRECTIONAL DRILLING METHODS

David S. Bardsley, Directed Technologies Drilling, Inc., Scottsdale, AZ; Dan Ombalski, Directed Technologies Drilling, Inc., Bellefonte, PA

  8:35 am –  9:00 am

·         UNEXPLODED ORDNANCE INVESTIGATION OF CONTAMINATED FEATURES FILLED WITH WEATHERED CRUDE

Khaled Al-Haid, Mansour Al-Khareji & Krishna Vangala, Kuwait Oil Company, Ahmadi, Kuwait

  9:00 am –  9:25 am

·         KUWAIT ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION PROGRAM (KERP): RISK BASED APPROACH PROCESS

Dhari Al-Gharabally, Alberto De La Roche & Aisha Al-Barood, Kuwait Oil Company, Ahmadi, Kuwait

  9:25 am – 10:00 am

Break

10:15 am – 10:40 am

SOIL VAPOR EXTRACTION

·         FULL-SCALE IMPLEMENTATION OF A PULSED AIR SPARGE SYSTEM FOR TREATMENT OF VOCs, SVOCs, AND ARSENIC

Kale Novalis, Langan Engineering, Morristown, NJ; Omer J. Uppal, Matthew Ambrusch, Nadira Najib & Steve Ciambruschini, Langan Engineering & Environmental Services, Elmwood Park, NJ; Annie Lee, Langan, San Francisco, CA

10:40 am – 11:05 am

·         2015 UPDATE AND PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF INNOVATIVE REMEDIATION SOLUTIONS FOR REMOTE LOCATIONS

Robert Rebel & Steve Khan, LT Environmental, Inc., Arvada, CO

11:05 am – 11:30 am

·         OFF GRID SOLAR REMEDIATION

Barry Zvibleman, Onion Equipment, LLC, Naples, FL

11:30 am – 11:55 am

 
 

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2015 - AFTERNOON

 

PRODUCED WATER MANAGEMENT, TREATMENT & BENEFICIAL RE-USE II

(Mt. Columbia)

Chairs:  John & Deedee Boysen, BC Technologies, Laramie, WY

 

·         NEW INFORMATION ON PRODUCED WATER VOLUMES AND MANAGEMENT PRACTICES

John Veil, Veil Environmental, LLC, Annapolis, MD

  1:30 pm – 1:55 pm

·         APPLICATIONS OF THE U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PRODUCED WATERS GEOCHEMICAL DATABASE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL OIL AND GAS OPERATIONS

Mark A. Engle, U.S. Geological Survey, UTEP – Dept. of Geological Sciences, El Paso, TX; Kathleen D. Gans, James T. Thordsen &Yousif K. Kharaka USGS, Menlo Park, CA; Madlyn S. Blondes, Mark E. Reidy & Elisabeth L. Rown, USGS, Reston, VA

  1:55 pm – 2:20 pm

·         THE OKLAHOMA WATER CONUNDRUM

Steve Tipton, J. Daniel Arthur & David Alleman, ALL Consulting, Tulsa, OK

  2:20 pm – 2:45 pm

·         THE USE OF MINIATURIZED DETECTION TECHNOLOGY WITH THE IPHONE OR ANDROID TO DETERMINE WATER COMPOSITION AND BACTERIOLOGICAL LOAD OF AGRICULTURAL AND INDUSTRIAL WATER SOURCES

Frank M. Platt, David B. Burnett & Carl Vavra, Texas A&M University, Department of Petroleum Engineering, College Station, TX 

  2:45 pm – 3:10 pm

Break
 

  3:10 pm – 3:35 pm

·         ENGAGING THE STATE (OF NEW MEXICO) – ADVANCING THE USE AND REUSE OF BRACKISH AND PRODUCED WATERS

Jeri Sullivan Graham, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 

  3:35 pm – 4:00 pm

·         PRODUCED WATER TREATMENT FOR RECYCLE

Dan Mueller, Environmental Defense Fund, Austin, TX 

  4:00 pm – 4:25 pm

·         NATIONAL EVALUATION FOR DEVELOPMENT AND EXPLORATION POTENTIAL OF MINERAL COMMODITIES IN PRODUCED WATERS

Stephanie L. Ray, Dept. of Geological Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX; Mark A. Engle, U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA

  4:25 pm – 4:50 pm

·         HYDRAULIC FRACTURING WITH CRYOGENIC FLUIDS:  BOOSTING HYDROCARBON RECOVERY WHILE CONSERVING FRESH WATER RESOURCES

Andre Tweed, Ferus LP, Denver, CO; Murray Reynolds, Juliana Buendia & Krefthelle Moscoso, Ferus, Inc., Calgary AB, Canada 

  4:50 pm – 5:15 pm

·         APPLICATIONS OF PRODUCED WATER IN BIODIESEL PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION

Soumya Yadala & Selen Cremaschi, The University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK 

  5:15 pm – 5:40 pm

LNAPL CHARACTERIZATION & RECOVERY

(Mt. Princeton)

Chair:  Andy Pennington, ARCADIS, Chicago, IL

 

·         QUANTIFICATION OF VAPOR-PHASE RECOVERY

Ian Holst, Justin Kennedy & Christopher Proce, Roux Associates, Inc., Islandia, NY

  1:30 pm – 1:55 pm

·         AUTOMATED LNAPL BAILDOWN TESTING EQUIPMENT:  BETTER, CHEAPER, SAFER DATA

Andy Pennington, ARCADIS, Chicago, IL; Jonathon Smith, ARCADIS, Nova, MI; Steve Gaito, ARCADIS, Braintree, MA

  1:55 pm – 2:20 pm

·         AN EVALUATION OF NATURAL SOURCE ZONE DEPLETION VERSUS ACTIVE REMEDIATION RATES

Nicholas Mahler, Tom Palaia & Becky Rewey, CH2M, Englewood, CO

  2:20 pm – 2:45 pm

·         STATUS OF STEAM ENHANCED EXTRACTION FOR LNAPL SITES (I)

Gorm Heron. TerraTherm, Keene, CA; Devon Phelan, TerraTherm, Denver, CO; Steffen G. Nielsen, TerraTherm, Gardner, MA

  2:45 pm – 3:10 pm

Break

  3:10 pm – 3:35 pm

·         STATUS OF STEAM ENHANCED EXTRACTION FOR LNAPL SITES (II)

Gorm Heron. TerraTherm, Keene, CA; Devon Phelan, TerraTherm, Denver, CO; Steffen G. Nielsen, TerraTherm, Gardner, MA

  3:35 pm – 4:00 pm

·         THERMAL-ENHANCED REMEDIATION OF RESIDUAL LNAPL

Lloyd “Bo” Stewart, Praxis Environmental Technologies, Inc., Burlingame, CA; Joe Rossabi, Redox Tech, LLC, Cary, NC

  4:00 pm – 4:25 pm

·         AN INTEGRATED MULTIPHASE EXTRACTION, SOIL VAPOR EXTRACTION, AND AIR SPARGING APPROACH FOR TREATMENT OF LNAPL IMPACTS

Kale Novalis, Langan Engineering, Morristown, NJ; Omer J. Uppal, Christopher McMahon, Matthew Ambrusch, Nadira Najib & Steve Ciambruschini, Langan Engineering & Environmental Services, Elmwood Park, NJ; Imtiyaz Khan & Stewart Abrams, Langan, Lawrenceville, NJ

  4:25 pm – 4:50 pm

ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES IN PRODUCTION & USE OF UNCONVENTIONAL FUELS /

WASTE MANAGEMENT & POLLUTION PREVENTION

(Mt. Wilson)

Chair:  Krishna Vangala, Kuwait Oil Company, Ahmadi, Kuwait

 

ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES IN PRODUCTION & USE OF UNCONVENTIONAL FUELS

·         TENORM RADIATION SAFETY FROM OIL AND GAS PRODUCTION

Alan Fellman, Dade Moeller & Associates, Inc., Gaithersburg, MD 

  1:30 pm – 1:55 pm

·         CONTRIBUTING FACTORS TO THE FOUR CORNERS METHANE HOT SPOT AND CONVERTING FUGITIVE METHANE GAS EMISSIONS INTO A VIABLE RESOURCE

Ashley Ager, Devin Hencmann, LT Environmental, Inc., Durango, CO; Chris Shephard,  LT Environmental, Inc., Arvada, CO

  1:55 pm – 2:20 pm

·         DRAG REDUCTION EFFICIENCY OF RED ALGAL EXTRACELLULAR POLYSACCHARIDES

Yang He, Daniel Crunkleton, Tyler Johannes & Michael Keller, The University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK

  2:20 pm – 2:45 pm

WASTE MANAGEMENT & POLLUTION PREVENTION

·         LEAN FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION PORTFOLIO MANAGER SUCCESS

Bethany Zinni, Sue Boyle & Steve McIntyre, Haley & Aldrich, Inc., Rochester, NY; Jeffrey Baker, Tesoro Corporation, Auburn, WA

  2:45 pm – 3:10 pm

Break

  3:10 pm – 3:35 pm

·         RECOVERY OF WEATHERED CRUDE FROM LARGE OIL PITS – CASE STUDY

Krishna Vangala, Mansour Al-Khareji, Khaled Al-Haid, Kuwait Oil Company, Ahmadi, Kuwait

  3:35 pm – 4:00 pm

·         INVESTIGATING THE ENZYMATIC BASIS OF SULFIDE PRODUCTION IN NON-SRB FERMENTATIVE MICROORGANISMS ISOLATED FROM HIGH BRINE OIL PRODUCTION FACILITIES

Annette De Capite, Kathleen E. Duncan & Ralph S. Tanner, The University of Oklahoma, Department of Microbiology and Plant Biology, Norman, OK

  4:00 pm – 4:25 pm

·         HISTORIC OILFIELD ARSENIC SOURCES:  IMPLICATIONS FOR A PIT GROUNDWATER MODEL, LAKE ST. JOHN FIELD, LA, AN UPDATE

Mary Barrett, Barrett Consulting, Shreveport, LA 

  4:25 pm – 4:50 pm

EXHIBITOR SHOWCASE SESSION (PLANNED)

(Mt. Oxford)

Chair:  Naggs Nagghappan, Veolia Water Technologies, Brea, CA

·         THE USE OF HORIZONTAL DRILLING FOR REMEDIATION ACTIVITIES AT SMALL SITES

David S. Bardsley, Directed Technologies Drilling, Inc., Scottsdale, AZ

  1:30 pm – 1:55 pm

·         LOW-PERMEABILITY CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS TO ADDRESS POTENTIAL SPREAD OF CONTAMINANTS AND SPCC RULES

John Collins, AquaBlok, Ltd., Toledo, OH

  1:55 pm – 2:20 pm

·         SUCCESSFULLY APPLYING BIOREMEDATION AT UPSTREAM, MIDSTREAM, DOWNSTREAM AND RETAIL SITES

Eric Bueltel, ETEC, LLC, Centennial, CO

2:20 pm – 2:45 pm

·         EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES FOR PRODUCED WATER TREATMENT

Naggs Nagghappan, Veolia Water Technologies, Brea, CA

  2:45 pm – 3:10 pm

Break
 

  3:10 pm – 3:35 pm

·         APPLIED IN-SITU SURFACTANT APPLICATION

George A. Ivey, Ivey International, Inc., Surrey, BC, Canada

  3:35 pm – 4:00 pm

·         USING AN INTERNET MARKETPLACE FOR PRODUCED WATER DISPOSAL LOGISTICS OPTIMIZATION

Joshua Adler, Sourcewater, Inc., Rye, NH

  4:00 pm – 4:25 pm

·         NEW REMEDIAL DESIGN CHARACTERIZATION (RDC) AND IN-SITU TREATMENT INJECTION METHODS FOR EFFECTIVE SITE CLOSURE--IT'S A CONTACT SPORT!!

John V. Fontana, Vista GeoScience, Golden, CO

  4:25 pm – 4:50 pm

·         IPEC CONNECT:  NETWORKING RECEPTION (Maroon Peak, 2nd Floor)

  5:15 pm – 6:15 pm

·         MID-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP (Mt. Princeton)

“ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY MADE EASY FOR SITE INVESTIGATION AND REMEDIATION”

        Instructor:  George (Bud) Ivey, President, Ivey International, Inc., Surrey, BC, Canada)

  6:30 pm – 9:30 pm


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2015 - MORNING

LEGAL & REGULATORY ISSUES /

ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT, COMPLIANCE & AUDITING

(Mt. Princeton)

Chair:  Jeffrey M. Baker, Tesoro Corporation, Auburn, WA

LEGAL & REGULATORY ISSUES

·         LARGE SCALE SOLUTIONS TO RESOLVING ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT CONFLICTS

Steven Paulson, aci consulting, a division of aci group, llc, Austin, TX 

  8:35 am –  9:00 am

·         MACHINE GUARDING IN THE OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY:  BASICS AND CASE STUDIES

Charles M. Koch, Robson Forensic, LLC, Denver, CO; Michael Klein, Robson Forensic, LLC, Charleston, SC

  9:00 am –  9:25 am

·         THE EMERGENCE OF DIFFUSE RIGHTS AND PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN ENVIRONMENTAL CASES

Wade M. Coriell & Anisha Sud, King & Spalding LLP, Houston, TX

  9:25 am –  9:50 am

ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT, COMPLIANCE & AUDITING

·         STAKEHOLDER RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT

Jeffrey M. Baker, Tesoro Corporation, Auburn, WA; Steve Jensen & Patty Jensen, Tioga, ND; Bill Suess, North Dakota Dept. of Health, Water Quality Division, Bismarck, ND

9:50 am – 10:15 am

Break

10:15 am – 10:40 am

·         CONTINUOUS BENZENE-SPECIFIC MONITORING

Werner R. Haag, Ion Science USA, San Jose, CA; Stephen Powell, Ion Science, The Way, Fowlmere, Cambs, UK

10:40 am – 11:05 am

·         ENVIRONMENTAL APPLICATIONS FOR UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS

Jeff Popiel, Mickele Bragg & Joe Leonard, Geotech Environmental Equipment, Inc., Denver, CO; Scott Heath & John Oakley, Leptron, Denver, CO

11:05 am – 11:30 am

BIOREMEDIATION OF CHLORINATED HYDROCARBONS, OXYGENATES & OTHER

(Mt. Oxford)

Chair:  Kent Armstrong, BioStryke Remediation Products LLC, Andover, NH

·         HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL ERD PILOT STUDY IN RESIDUAL DNAPL

Kent Armstrong, BioStryke Remediation Products LLC, Andover, NH; Barbara L. Forsland, Advanced Geoservices, West Chester, PA

  8:35 am –  9:00 am

·         HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL ERD PILOT EVALUATION

Kent Armstrong, BioStryke Remediation Products LLC, Andover, NH; James Romeo, ITB, Inc., Merritt Island, FL

  9:00 am –  9:25 am

·         ENHANCED TREATMENT WETLANDS FOR ETHANOL REMOVAL

Amanda Ludlow & Kathryn Szymaszek, Roux Associates, Inc., Islandia, NY 

 9:25 am – 9:50 am

·         HIGH RESOLUTION SITE CHARACTERIZATION OF 1,4 DIOXANE SITES USING A NEW ON-SITE, REAL TIME ANALYSIS

William M. Davis & Christopher Horrell, Triad Environmental Solutions, Inc., Durham, NC 

9:50 am – 10:15 am


Break

10:15 am – 10:40 am

·         INNOVATIVE CHEMICAL TREATMENT OF TBT (TRIBUTLYTIN)-IMPACTED MARINE SEDIMENTS:  A BENCH SCALE STUDY

George A. Ivey, Ivey International, Inc., Surrey, BC, Canada 

10:40 am – 11:05 am

OPEN DISCUSSION ON PRODUCED WATER

(Mt. Wilson)

Chair:  John Veil, Veil Environmental, LLC, Annapolis, MD

8:35 am – 11:55 am

Break

 10:15 am – 10:40 am

This session departs from the usual IPEC format of presented papers.  Instead, the session chair will give a brief introduction, and then open the floor for participants to ask questions on water topics.  The other participants in the session can share their views and respond to the questions.  The session will be informal and will allow for productive discussion among the participants.

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2015 - AFTERNOON

 

 

 

ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES IN HYDRAULIC FRACTURING

(Mt. Columbia)

Chair: B.W. McDaniel, Halliburton Energy Services, Duncan, OK

·         ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES & DAUBERT CHALLENGES IN RECENT LITIGATION

Richard C. Bost, 12M Associates, Waller, TX; Michael D. Campbell, 12M Associates, Houston, TX

  1:30 pm -  1:55 pm

·         USING BRACKISH GROUNDWATERS AS INDICATORS FOR POTENTIAL IMPACTS FROM DEEPER OIL AND GAS ACTIVITIES

Mark A. Engle & Francisco R. Reyes, U.S. Geological Survey, UTEP–Dept. of Geological Sciences, El Paso, TX

  1:55 pm –  2:20 pm

·         INNOVATION IN THE OILFIELD:  HOW BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES HAVE REDUCED THE IMPACTS OF  SHALE DEVELOPMENT

Mark Faucher, J. Daniel Arthur & Nathan Alleman, ALL Consulting, Tulsa, OK; ALL Consulting, Houston, TX

  2:20 pm –  2:45 pm

·         HUMAN HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES SURROUNDING HYDRAULIC FRACTURING:  A CANADIAN PERSPECTIVE

Donald B. Davies & Thia Sterling, Intrinsik Environmental Services, Inc., Calgary, Alberta, Canada 

  2:45 pm –  3:10 pm

Break

  3:10 pm –  3:35 pm

·         REVIEW OF INDUSTRY METHODS FOR SOURCING, STORING, AND TREATING REUSE WATER FOR HIGH-VOLUME FRACTURING APPLICATIONS

B.W. McDaniel, Halliburton Energy Services, Duncan, OK 

  3:35 pm -  4:00 pm

 

OPEN DISCUSSION ON UPSTREAM OIL & BRINE SPILLS

(Mt. Princeton)

Chair:  Dr. Kerry L. Sublette, The University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK

1:30 pm – 4:25 pm

Break

  3:10 pm –  3:35 pm

This session departs from the usual IPEC format of presented papers.  Instead, the session chair will give a brief introduction, then open the floor for participants to ask questions on topics related to spills of hydrocarbons and produced water in the E&P environment.  The other participants can share their views and respond to the questions.  The session will be informal and will allow for a productive discussion among the participants.

 

 

CONFERENCE CLOSES