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Full Two Day Agenda

Day 1 Provides Clarity On Play Based And Area Based Regulatory Frameworks, An Understanding Of The Ever Changing Regulatory Environment And How To Manage The Economics Of Disposal, Movement Of Water From Surface To Well Sites And Transfer Water From Well Sites To The Recycling Or Disposal Facility

9:15 Chair's Opening Remarks

Ron Gerlitz, Director, Waterhound Futures

OPENING PANEL : PERSPECTIVES ON PRODUCED WATER REUSE STRATEGIES

9:30 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

Moderated by: Ron Gerlitz, Director, Waterhound Futures

Stephen Edison, Water Management Engineer, Chevron

Melonie Myszczyszyn, Water Treating Lead, Canadian Natural Resources Limited

Miranda Cruttenden, Product Line Manager, Hydrozonix

Allan Ingelson, Associate Professor, Executive Director - Canadian Institute Of Resources Law, University Of Calgary

Jim Stirling, Reservoir Engineer, Gran Tierra Energy

Wesley Ferris, President and Founder,Higher Ground Consulting

10:20 Question & Answer Session

RECYCLING & REUSE

10:30  Economizing Produced Water Through Treatment Technologies For Recycle & Reuse

*    Analyzing where future technologies are headed for dealing with produced water

*    Assessing results in innovative technologies

*    Utilizing membrane filtration to filter out irons and impurities so as not to have to 100% treat the water

Miranda Cruttenden, Product Line Manager, Hydrozonix

11:00 Question & Answer Session

11:10 Morning Refreshments In The Networking & Exhibition Area

ALBERTA REGULATORY UPDATE

11:45 Understand How The Province Of Alberta Are Looking At Water Use

Shannon Chmelyk, Manager Industry Operations, Alberta Energy Regulator

12:15 Question & Answer Session

REUSE & REGULATIONS PANEL SESSION

12:25 Understanding Evolving Latest Regulations Surrounding Water Reuse: What Are The Current Rules in Each Province

*    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

Moderated By: Ron Gerlitz, Director, Waterhound Futures

Shannon Chmelyk, Manager Industry Operations, Alberta Energy Regulator

Allan Ingelson, Associate Professor, Executive Director - Canadian Institute Of Resources Law, University Of Calgary

Michael Bevan, Senior Advisor - Water,Alberta Energy Regulator

1:15 Question & Answer Session

1:25 Networking Lunch In The Exhibition Area

 CLIMATE AND WATER STORAGE AND HANDLING

2:30 Get To Grips With The Unique Challenges Faced By Canadian Operators In The Canadian Winter Including Water Flow, Storage, Transfer & Heating

This round table session takes a dive into one of the hottest topics in the industry right now as it delves into the challenges faced by operators in winter

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

*    Discuss the limitations of conventional above ground storage systems

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

Hosted By: Ron Gerlitz, Director, Waterhound Futures

3:10 Question & Answer Session

3:20 Afternoon Refreshments In The Networking & Exhibition Area

DIGITAL SOLUTIONS FOR WATER TRANSFER

AUTOMATED WATER TRANSFER

4:00 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

Vik Karambelkar, Former Senior Production & Facilities Engineer, Obsidian Energy

4:30 Question & Answer Session

TECHNOLOGY PANEL

4:40 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

Hosted By: Ron Gerlitz, Director, Waterhound Futures

Stephen Edison,Water Management Engineer, Chevron

Allan Ingelson, Associate Professor, Executive Director - Canadian Institute Of Resources Law, University Of Calgary

Wesley Ferris, President and Founder,Higher Ground Consulting

Jim Stirling, Reservoir Engineer, Gran Tierra Energy

5:20 Question & Answer Session

5:30 First Day Of The Conference Ends With The Chair's Closing Remarks

5:40 - 6:30 Networking Drinks In The Exhibition Area

6:30 - 9:50 Invitation-Only 5* Dinner For Speakers & Sponsors

DAY 2 AGENDA: WEDNESDAY 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

9:15 Chair's Opening Remarks

Ron Gerlitz, Director, Waterhound Futures

COST EFFECTIVE TREATMENTS FOR WATER

TREATMENT FOR H2S

9:30 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

Melonie Myszczyszyn, Water Treating Lead, Canadian Natural Resources Limited

10:00 Question & Answer Session

COST EFFECTIVE TREATMENTS FOR REUSING WATER IN FRACS

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

Hassan Deghanpour, Associate Professor, University of Alberta

10:45 Question & Answer Session

10:55 Morning Refreshments In The Networking & Exhibition Area

WATER FOR FRAC OPERATIONS: OPERATOR CASE STUDY

11:40 Understand Water Supply Security: Sources & Storage

*    Understand what are the typical sources for water supply and water storage options

*    What are the issues to consider for produced/flowback water storage and issues to consider for fresh water storage

*    High level cost comparison of storage options

Wesley Ferris, President and Founder,Higher Ground Consulting

12:10 Question & Answer Session

REUSE AND THE RESERVOIR

12:20 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

Hassan Deghanpour, Associate Professor, University of Alberta

12:50 Question & Answer Session

1:00 Networking Lunch In The Exhibition Area

2:15 Building The Next Generation Of Solutions, Services And Products

Dan Arbeau, CEO, netDNA

2:30 Question & Answer Session

BENEFICIAL REUSE: PANEL SESSION

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

Moderated By: Ron Gerlitz, Director,Waterhound Futures

Melonie Myszczyszyn, Water Treating Lead, Canadian Natural Resources Limited

Hassan Deghanpour, Associate Professor,University of Alberta

3:20 Question & Answer Session

3:30 Afternoon Refreshments In The Networking & Exhibition Area

TECHNOLOGY AND WATER MANAGEMENT

RETROFITTING EQUIPMENT

4:00 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 bottle necking.

Jim Stirling, Reservoir Engineer, Gran Tierra Energy

4:30 Question & Answer Session

4:40 Second Day Of The Conference Ends With The Chair's Closing Remarks

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