Full Two Day Agenda

9:00 Chair's Opening Remarks

OPENING PANEL  1: LIFECYCLE WATER MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES

9:10 Strategies For Improving Actual Results On Reducing Water Management Costs Today Whilst Preparing For Future Production Expansion & New Market Opportunities

This opening panel will outline the overall best practices, from a strategic level VP perspective - for reducing overall water management costs. The session will focus on game changing developments in entrepreneurial technological innovation as well as looking at how to improve the capital efficiency of managing water.

*    Demonstrate how to finance water projects while protecting margins

*    Discuss new innovative methods and technologies to reduce OpEx expenditure

*    Assess new techniques and technologies that have successfully reduced overall treatment costs

*    Understand the options available for operators to put their produced water to other uses

9:40 Question & Answer Session

OPENING PANEL 2: PERSPECTIVES ON PRODUCED WATER REUSE STRATEGIES

9:50 Comparing The Benefits, & Costs, Of Successful Water Reuse Strategies Across Western Canada: How Are Companies Reusing Produced Water Cost Effectively For Fracking & Long Term Production?

*    Assess frac performance when using 100% produced water

*    Discuss technologies with the potential to significantly reduce the cost of reuse

*    Compare the cost of adopting a water reuse strategy against immediately disposing of produced water

10:20 Question & Answer Session

10:30 Morning Refreshments In The Networking & Exhibition Area

WESTERN CANADA REGULATORY PANEL: ALBERTA, BRITISH COLUMBIA & SASKATCHEWAN

11:00 Update On Evolving Regulations Governing The Storage, Transportation & Reuse Of Produced Water

3 regulatory briefings will  assesses how each provinces regulatory bodies plan to introduce regulatory tools and streamline existing regulations and the impact these proposed regulatory changes will have on E&P strategies and future E&P decision making

11:15 Alberta - Available Water Treatment Technologies That Comply With Alberta Regulations

11:30 British Columbia - Produced Water Reuse Regulations

11:45 Saskatchewan - Pipeline and Trucking Regulations

12:00 Question & Answer Session

REUSE & REGULATIONS

12:10 Understanding Evolving Latest Regulations Surrounding Water Reuse: What Are The Current Rules in Each Province and What Percentage Of Produced Water Is Currently Expected For Reuse?

*    Understand the rules and regulations with regards to produced water reuse on a province by province basis

*    Obtain clarity on current regulations and planned adjustments across Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan

*    Examine the impact of proposed regulatory changes on E&P strategies to inform future E&P decision making

12:40 Question & Answer Session

12:50 Networking Lunch In The Exhibition Area

COMPARING WATER TRANSFER OPTIONS

2:00  Comparing Water Handling Strategies & Water Transport Solutions To Reduce Costs - What's Working? What Are The Lessons Learned?

Focus 1 - Improving The Economics Of Water Handling For Produced Water Systems

Focus 2 - Technologies & Techniques For Reducing Costs Of Water Handling For Frac Systems

*    Centralized Pipeline Facilities: Learn what centralized facilities are being utilised and how these compare to others

*    Discuss cost and environmental issues of trucking water and why operators in Canada are looking at alternative solutions

*    Examine the cost structures and key drivers for each method of transportation

2:30 Question & Answer Session

PANEL: MIDSTREAM INTEGRATED WATER SOLUTIONS

2:40 Evaluating Opportunities For Midstream Water Infrastructure Sharing To Reduce Costs Of Treatment, Recycling & Reuse

This session takes a dive into one of the hottest topics in the industry right now as it delves into the capabilities of regional midstream companies as a means for E&Ps to reduce their costs and improve operational efficiency

*    Understand the overall midstream model and how it could impact the industry

*    Examine the capabilities of midstream companies when concerning capacity and ensuring minimum standards of water quality

*    Assess Midstream Capacities, Cost Structures And Compatibility Issues In Western Canada Understand How The Midstream Model Is Changing Water Management In The Region

3:10 Question & Answer Session

PANEL SESSION: TEMPORARY PIPELINES

3:20 Solutions For Improving The Movement Of Produced Water Movement In Temporary Lines - How Can The Industry Gain Government Approval To Move Larger Volumes Of Water In Temporary Surface Lines?

This session looks at the different options of transferring produced water through temporary lay-flat hoses vs. buried pipelines for hydraulic fracs and the utilization of temporary infrastructure  and related benefits vs. the cost and environmental and regulatory issues associated with trucking

*    Examine capital costs involved in setting up permanent vs. temporary pipelines in contrast to utilizing traditional trucking to move produced water

*    Examine the operator's vision and overall water management strategy to find out how a decision is made to select the most efficient mode of water transfer and handling

*    Establishing the optimum strategy for transferring fresh and flowback water using pipelines vs. trucks depending on varying volumes of water depending on the operators scale of operation

4:00 Question & Answer Session

4:10 Afternoon Refreshments In The Networking & Exhibition Area

Solutions For Reducing The Cost Of Storing Processed & Temporary Frac Water

WATER STORAGE STRATEGIES: ALBERTA OPERATOR CASE STUDY

4:40 Learn How Operators Are Constructing, Designing & Monitoring Pits, Tanks & Impoundments Without Laying Any Significant OpEx All While staying Compliant With Alberta Regulations

*    Understand the cost vs. benefits for storing water in surface ponds vs. tanks taking into account the climatic conditions in Canada

*    Discuss the length of time operators recommend storing water for depending on the storage option

*    Design storage in such a way that enables you to monitor and operate with minimum intervention

5:10 Question & Answer Session

Digital Solutions For Water Transfer

AUTOMATED WATER TRANSFER

5:20 Understand How To Use SCADA Systems And leak Detection Technology To move Water With more Control, Less Manpower And Avoid Over-Pressuring

*    Assess how to use automation to have more control over the process with greater accuracy and less manpower

*    Discuss how the availability of real-time data, such as water pressure and flow levels, can increase water management effectiveness

*    Understand how leak detection systems can improve operations and minimize downtime

5:50 Question & Answer Session

Cost Effective, Compliant & Efficient Water Disposal Options

DISPOSAL STRATEGIES: BRITISH COLUMBIA PROVINCE CASE STUDY

6:00 Examine Tried & Tested Disposal Techniques Used By Regional Operators & Assess Available Disposal Options And Capacity Vs. Transmission And Reuse

*    Compare the economics, benefits & risks of short distance disposal options with longer distance transmission & reuse

*    Discuss alternative solutions to manage excess water, including evaporation & crystallization, more effectively

*    Examine the cost vs. benefit of reuse and proximity of SWD facilities for produced water

6:30 Question & Answer Session

REDUCING THE COST OF DEEP WELL INJECTION: OPERATOR CASE STUDY

6:40 Analyzing Best Practices For Reducing Deep Well Injection Costs & Increasing Disposal Efficiency: Learn How This Operator Cost Effectively Managed Large Flowback Volumes To Determine Appropriate Levels Of Treatment

*    Learn steps to move large volumes of produced and waste water to injection wells safer and more efficiently

*    Evaluate produced water qualities for presence of contaminants to determine appropriate levels of treatment where costs are minimized

*    Understand measures for managing injection risks

7:10 Question & Answer Session

7:20 First Day Of The Conference Ends With The Chair's Closing Remarks

7:30 - 8:00 Networking Drinks In The Exhibition Area

8:00 - 9:50 Invitation-Only 5* Dinner For Speakers & Sponsors

DAY 2 AGENDA: THURSDAY 27 NOVEMBER 2019

Day 2 looks at cost effective treatment for reusing water in fracs and delves into the water quality treatment requirements from a frac perspective

9:00 Chair's Opening Remarks

COST EFFECTIVE TREATMENTS FOR REUSING WATER IN FRACS

9:10 Treating Frac Flow Back Water For Reuse To improve Well Performance And Fracking Effectiveness

*    Examine how frac compatibility is maintained following treatment and how this can be maintained

*    Establish what type of water make-up is required for varying types of frac to ensure compatibility

*    Asses the optimum level of treatment required relating to both cost and frac performance

9:40 Question & Answer Session

REUSE AND THE RESERVOIR: OPERATOR CASE STUDY

9:50 Solutions For Mitigating The Impact Of Produced Water Reuse On The Reservoir

*    Understand how operators are reusing other water and how successful it has been for long term production

*    Get to grips with injection rates required

*    Learn about the results from this operator

10:20 Question & Answer Session

WATER FOR FRAC OPERATIONS: OPERATOR CASE STUDY

10:30 Understand How Producers Are Dealing With Water For Their Frac Operations

*    Understand how this operator is using their produced water on their fracking operations

*    What treatment is necessary?

*    Is the produced water being treated for use on fracking

11:00 Question & Answer Session

11:10 Morning Refreshments In The Networking & Exhibition Area

COST EFFECTIVE TREATMENTS FOR WATER

TREATMENT FOR H2S

11:40 Cost Effective Treatments And Technological Advances for Treating H2S To Improve Overall Water Quality

*    Assess the applicability and capability of the different treatments to remove H2S and cope with operational demands and water treatment minimum requirements

*    Establish acceptable levels of H2S where reservoir integrity and frac performance are not compromised

*    Understand the affordability of new technologies to remove contaminants

12:10 Question & Answer Session

IRON SULFIDE

12:20 Examine Optimal And Cost-Effective Treatment Methods For Safe Treatment And Handling Of Iron Sulfide

*    Assess the applicability and capability of the different treatments to remove Iron Sulfide to cope with operational demands and water treatment minimum requirements

*    Explore effective technologies to efficiently manage iron build up

*    Scrutinize the costs and capabilities of treatment technologies to remove iron

12:50 Question & Answer Session

12:30 Question & Answer Session

1:00 Networking Lunch In The Exhibition Area

TREATING BACTERIA & SCALE

2:00 Examine Methods, Including Filtration, To Remove Micro-organisms, Bacteria And Scale And The Affects They Can Have on Well Performance

*    Learn more about the treatment methods to remove micro-organisms, bacteria and scale

*    Discuss the level of treatment required before bacteria and scale starts affecting recovery and frac performance

*    Find out what options operators are looking at and what they think is going to deliver treatment at the lowest cost

2:30 Question & Answer Session

BENEFICIAL REUSE

2:40 Assess State Of The Art Technologies Capable Of Turning Waste Into A Yieldable By-Products For Reuse: Create Something Viable From The Waste

*    Examine the cost considerations, capabilities, scalability and ROI of latest treatment technologies for implementing beneficial reuse

*    Learn how various elements and by-products can be extracted from flowback water before disposal, to create new avenues of revenue streams

*    Assess how by-products such as salts and iodine can be segregated from produced water for application in other industries

3:10 Question & Answer Session

3:20 Afternoon Refreshments In The Networking & Exhibition Area

CLIMATE AND WATER FROM, STORAGE AND HANDLING

WATER MANAGEMENT IN WINTER

3:50 Get to Grips With The Unique Water Challenges Faced By Canadian Operators In The Canadian Winter Including Water Flow, Storage, Transfer & Heating

*    Learn steps for maintaining water flow throughout the year for use on completions

*    Discuss the limitations of conventional above ground storage systems and requirements

*    A look at the technologies available to help prevent freezing and downtime

4:20 Question & Answer Session

TECHNOLOGY AND WATER MANAGEMENT

RETROFITTING EQUIPMENT

4:30 Reducing Costs On Retrofitting Existing Equipment To Save On CapEx And OpEx

*    Getting to grips with the challenges of retrofitting existing equipment

*    Utilizing existing hardware to save on costs

*    Expanding existing equipment in order to solve ongoing issues with performance and bottlenecking.

5:00 Question & Answer Session

TECHNOLOGY PANEL

5:10 Update On Technological Innovations To Reduce The Overall Cost Of Water Management

*    A look at the automation of water facilities and digitization of  water transfer infrastructure

*    Understanding microwave inspection technology for pipelines

*    Quantifying results for innovative technologies including electrocoagulation, aeration and separation to optimize water treatment

5:50 Question & Answer Session

6:00 Second Day Of The Conference Ends With The Chair's Closing Remarks

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