Full Two Day Agenda: Tuesday 29 & Wednesday 30 October, 2019

DAY 1 AGENDA: TUESDAY 29 OCTOBER 2019

9:00 Chair's Opening Remarks

Mark Peavy, Vice President of Operations, Windy Cove Energy

OPENING STRATEGIC E&P LED PANEL

9:10 Strategic Industry Perspectives On Future Technologies For Produced Water Management And Whether Recycling Can Make Up For Less Disposal In The Future - What New Technologies Are Out There? How Do You Successfully Scale Up Using Current Technology?

Three mini operator led case studies will demonstrate successful implementation of treatment technologies as well as deliver their visions on the future of produced water management.

  • Applying the economics and drivers from different regions including North Dakota, Wyoming And Colorado - what are the common themes and transferable lessons?
  • Examining emerging technologies for the management of the overall lifecycle management - which technologies could soon be revolutionary?
  • The future vision on how recycling can make up for less disposal in the future including the use of evaporation technologies as a potential offset
  • Examining new treatment technologies for different types of treatments including

o    Biocides and oxidizers
o    Crystallization technology
o    Application of nano-bubble technology for different purposes
o    Aquafortus revolutionary desalination technology

Moderated By: Mark Peavy, Vice President of Operations, Windy Cove Energy

Brian Kuh, Senior Foreman- Water Management, WPX Energy

Abdul Sule, Water Operations Supervisor, Chevron

9:40 Question & Answer Session

REGULATORY PANEL - COLORADO, NORTH DAKOTA AND WYOMING

9:50 Future Policies & Regulatory Frameworks On Water Sourcing, Deep Well Disposal And Managing Induced Seismicity

This regulator led panel discussion focuses on understanding the policies on permitting deep & shallow well injection, faulting and seismic activity. It also gets to grips with the current regulations & act governing water use across Colorado, north Dakota & Wyoming to ensure full compliance in operations.

  • Getting To Grips With Latest Colorado Re-Regulation Framework Including SB 181 To inform Future Drilling Operations In The State
  • Disposal Capacity: Discuss the need for disposal capacity and how to get water where it need to be
  • Outlets For Disposal: Understand what regulatory authorities view as being viable disposal outlets for produced water
  • Permitting Policy: Understand the process for gaining permits, current restrictions and possible future changes
  • Seismicity Policies: What policies are in place concerning seismic activity and what is the future outlook

Moderated By: Mark Peavy, Vice President of Operations, Windy Cove Energy

Bill Suess, Program Manager, North Dakota Department of Health

Stephen Carpenter, Director, Advanced Oil Recovery Institute

10:30 Question & Answer Session

10:45 Morning Refreshments In The Networking & Exhibition Area

RECYCLING & REUSE FROM FLOWBACK AND PRODUCED WATER

E&P CASE STUDY ON WATER REUSE FROM PRODUCED WATER

11:15 Real Life Implementation Of Cost-Effective Pre-Treatment & Treatment Technologies For Produced Water Management

  • Discover the treatment technologies implemented by this operator and how the new technologies were integrated with existing systems with minimum downtime
  • Assess the cost and capabilities of mechanical separation and aeration
  • Find out which technology solutions, including reverse osmosis, mechanical evaporation units and membrane technology will make beneficial reuse a value added proposition for your organizations

Ella Walker,Water Resources Manager, Gulfport Energy

11:45 Question & Answer Session

COST EFFECTIVE SOLUTIONS TO DISPOSAL PART 1 - DESALINATION

11:55 Improve The Efficiency Of Water Treatment Through Affordable Desalination: Find Out How New Developments In Desalination Are Comparing To Existing Methods From Both A Cost And Efficiency Perspective

  • Examine the actual process to reduce brine levels in water
  • Real world case study on how the latest desalination technologies have treated water without adding to OpEx
  • Learn how to cost effectively desalt water

COST EFFECTIVE SOLUTIONS TO DISPOSAL PART 2 - EVAPORATION

12:15 Assess Emerging Evaporation Technologies That Are Cost And Energy Efficient While Providing An Alternative To Disposal

  • Compare the cost of adopting a water reuse strategy against immediately disposing of produced water
  • Understand evaporations treatments scalability
  • Assess any possible ways to sell on products that remain following evaporation to gain every dollar possible

Mark Patton, President, Hydrozonix

12:35 Question & Answer Session

12:45 Networking Lunch In The Exhibition Area

COST EFFECTIVE STRATEGIES FOR PRODUCED WATER DISPOSAL

COST EFFECT HANDLING OF DISPOSAL: BAKKEN MIDSTREAM OPERATOR CASE STUDY

2:00 Examine Effective Disposal Techniques, Available Disposal Options And Disposal Capacity In The Bakken

  • An in-depth look at the outlook for disposal specifically relating to the Bakken in comparison to other locations in the Rockies
  • Understand what disposal infrastructure is already available in the area and what facilities are lacking
  • Examine disposal capacity and ways of disposing of produced water and at what cost in the Bakken
  • Discuss how the risk of seismicity has affected disposal options in the Bakken and the methods currently being deployed to curb these risks

2:30 Question & Answer Session

REDUCING THE COST OF DEEP WELL INJECTION: OPERATOR CASE STUDY

2:40 Strategies For Reducing Deep Well Injection Costs & Increasing Disposal Efficiency To Cost Effectively Manage Large Flowback Volumes

  • Learn steps to move large volumes of produced and wastewater to injection wells safer and more efficiently
  • Understand measures for managing injection risks and handling negative perception regarding seismicity
  • Examine the latest  disposal options available to operators and how their application could reduce disposal costs

3:10 Question & Answer Session

SAFE SURFACE DISCHARGE

3:20 Looking Towards Future Lower Cost Options For Creating A Safe Discharge - What Are The Future Technology Breakthroughs On The Horizon?

  • A look at the different options for treating produced water and discharging it at the surface
  • Evaluation of the risks posed by the reuse of produced water or discharge of partially treated produced water to surface water.
  • Understand the cheapest way, performance standards for water and water quality needed to recycle

Dan Mueller, Senior Manager, Environmental Defense Fund

3:50 Question & Answer Session

4:00 Afternoon Refreshments In The Networking & Exhibition Area

BENEFICIAL REUSE

4:30 Assess Optimum Treatment For Beneficial Reuse Strategies To Create Additional Revenue Streams

  • Analyzing the cost, capabilities and ROI of treatment for beneficial reuse
  • Learn how to retrieve by-products from produced water sources to create new and additional revenue streams
  • Ceramic Membrane Filtration to filter out irons and impurities so as not to have to 100% treat the water
  • Explore innovations in the field of beneficial reuse including transferrable lessons from other water related industries
  • A look at the agricultural and industrial uses in the Rockies

Reed Durfey, Water & Tech Services Manager, Encana

5:00 Question & Answer Session

EXAMINE THE MIDSTREAM MODEL FOR WATER HANDLING
Water Transfer Options Including Pipeline & Trucking

WATER TRANSFER - MIDSTREAM

5:10 Assess The CapEx & OpEx Benefits Of Using Midstream Infrastructure Vs. Using Your Own Facilities: Learn What Infrastructure Is Already In Place In The Bakken And the Future Outlook For Development

  • Understand the current industry landscape as operators are getting rid of their upstream assets and contracting third party midstream providers for an efficient and cost effective water handling solution
  • Examine the extend of existing infrastructure already in the region and assess the future prospect for network growth
  • Assess the level of midstream consolidation in the play with leading midstream providers buying upstream assets from operators. Learn the impact of this on future water handling operations and costs

Eric Ormond, VP, Crestwood Midstream Partners

ECONOMIC WATER TRANSFER OPTIONS: OPERATOR PANEL DISCUSSION

5:50 Practical Solutions On Reducing The Cost Of Transporting Water From The Well To The Disposal Facility Including Technologies For Reducing Disposal Volume Hauled

  • Establishing where the market is right now, highlighting current limitations and future opportunities for build out
  • Examine cost structures for the different transfer options discussed depending on the location of the operations
  • Examine trucking options, suitability and the associated costs

Moderated By: Mark Peavy, Vice President of Operations, Windy Cove Energy

Ella Walker, Water Resources Manager, Gulfport Energy

Eric Ormond, VP, Crestwood Midstream Partners

6:30 Question & Answer Session

6:40 Day One Of The Conference Ends With The Chair's Closing Remarks

Mark Peavy, Vice President of Operations,Windy Cove Energy

7:00 Networking Drinks In The Exhibition Area

DAY 2 AGENDA: WEDNESDAY, 30 OCTOBER 2019

9:00 Chair's Opening Remarks

Mark Peavy, Vice President of Operations, Windy Cove Energy

OPENING OPERATOR AND REGULATOR PANEL DISCUSSION

9:10 Projecting The 5 Year Vision On Water Usage In Tight Oil Plays Including Possible Alternatives To Utilizing Injection Wells And Assessing Commercially Viable Options To Respond To Increasing Regulation

  • Compare the costs of applying new disposal methods to those associated with deep well injection to understand cost benefits
  • Examine the latest disposal options available to operators and how their application could reduce disposal costs
  • Can recycling make up for less disposal in the future?

Moderated By: Mark Peavy, Vice President of Operations, Windy Cove Energy

Abdul Sule, Water Operations Supervisor,Chevron

Brian Kuh, Senior Foreman - Water Management, WPX Energy

Bill Suess, Program Manager,North Dakota Department of Health

9:40 Question & Answer Session

MITIGATING INDUCED SEISMICITY

PANEL - PART A. MANAGING RISKS OF SEISMICITY ON WATER MANAGEMENT COSTS

9:50 Addressing The Implications Of Managing Induced Seismicity On Disposal Wells For Rocky Mountains Operators

  • Sharing real data to correlate the risk and impact of induced seismicity on produced water management costs
  • Recognize the short and long term risks associated with injection wells
  • Determine whether one formation is seeing a greater seismicity and cost increase over another in the Rockies
  • Establishing the long term impact of induced seismicity on the industry

Kyle Murray, Hydrogeologist, Oklahoma Geological Survey

PANEL PART B - SEISMICITY REGULATIONS

10:20 Understanding The Latest Regulations For Approving Salt Water Disposal Permits In Colorado, Wyoming And North Dakota: Utilizing Seismic Data To Be A Compliant Salt Water Disposal Producer

  • Gain clarity on the regulatory requirements and processes to obtain disposal well permits in the Rockies
  • Get an update on any seismic activity that has occurred in recent years and understand the future outlookUnderstand the latest seismicity regulations and directives to ensure compliance

Kyle Murray, Hydrogeologist, Oklahoma Geological Survey

10:50 Morning Refreshments In The Networking & Exhibition Area

DEEP DIVE ON SPECIFIC TREATMENT TECHNOLOGIES & APPROACHES

WATER VOLUME REDUCTION

11:20 Successful Implementation Of New & Current Technologies For Water Volume Reduction And Cost Reduction

  • Sharing data on current produced water disposal volumes and how they match against disposal capacity
  • Understand how E&Ps and Midstream operators plan to build new SED facilities to keep up with projected volumes
  • Recognize the difference in logistics, basin to basin and how that impacts disposal options

11:50 Question & Answer Session

LATEST TECHNOLOGY FOR TREATMENT AND PRE-TREATMENT PANEL

12:00 Deep Dive Focus On Costs, Benefits, Pros & Cons Of The Latest Technologies For Treatment & Pre-Treatment Stages

  • Find out which technology solutions including membranes for filtration, evaporators, crystallization, purification, desalination & emerging Nano bubble technologies will make reuse a value added proposition
  • Implementing standards on water reuse and produced water handling that are more environmentally friendly & efficient
  • Find out what technology options operators are looking at and what they think is going to deliver treat at the lowest cost

Bill Fairhurst, CEO, Riverford Energy

12:45 Question & Answer Session

12:55 Networking Lunch In The Exhibition Area

AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGIES IN WATER HANDLING AND DISPOSAL

2:00 Understanding Strategies To Achieve Costs Savings Through Service Integration And Automation Technologies

This operator led session examines how automated pump and valve systems, pressure limit controls, remote monitoring, real time data access and data logging are establishing a new standard for water movement, distribution, storage and treatment operations.

  • Learn how real time automation and control technologies enable water management systems to work in unison to reduce project costs and lower risk
  • Understand the benefits and cost reductions achieved on produced water recycling projects where automation technologies and integrated services are employed
  • Understand how sensors can provide real time tracking and data to help map water volumes

Bill Fairhurst, CEO, Riverford Energy

2:30 Question & Answer Session

WATER SOURCING STRATEGIES

WATER SOURCING

2:40 Sharing A Leading Niobrara Operators Cohesive Water Sourcing Plan: From Source Selection To Economics To Operational Optimization

  • Using Centralized Facilities: Examine the benefits of using centralized facilities for water souring over wells by location
  • Sourcing Costs: Assess the costs associated with water sourcing methods including building infrastructure and systems
  • Sharing Source Water: Discuss the opportunities available for water sharing and any associated issues

3:10 Question & Answer Session

3:20 Afternoon Refreshments In The Networking & Exhibition Area

NON-FRESHWATER SOURCING

4:00 Understand What Non-Fresh Water Is Available and Learn How This Is Being Sourced

  • Analyze the current water supplies available to operators and any logistical issues associated with these
  • Discuss the increasing importance of public opinion on water sourcing
  • Examine the fresh water supply and demand dynamics and cost effective alternative opportunities across the Rockies

4:30 Question & Answer Session

STORAGE OPTIONS

WATER STORAGE: OPERATOR PANEL

4:40 Learn How Operators Are Constructing, Designing And Monitoring Pits, Tanks And Impoundments Without Outlaying Significant CapEx

  • Discuss the length of time operators recommend storing water for depending on the storage option
  • Learn how to find flexible tank storage options that fit with your project time frame
  • Compare the different methods of storage and what third part options are already available in the Rockies

Moderated By: Mark Peavy, Vice President of Operations, Windy Cove Energy

5:10 Question & Answer Session

5:20 Conference Ends With The Chair's Closing Remarks

Mark Peavy, Vice President of Operations,Windy Cove Energy

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