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Full Two Day Agenda

AGENDA DAY 1: NOVEMBER 28, 2018

Treatments & Technologies For Specific Reservoir Chemistries & Frac Chemicals > Strategies, Best Practices & Techniques For Produced Water Recycle And Reuse > Regulatory Updates For Water Recycle And Reuse

8:50 Chair's Opening Remarks

Conference Chaired By: Chris Tesarski, CEO, CoResource Solutions

NEW WATER RECYCLING & REUSE TECHNOLOGIES

9:00 Discussing Advancements In Technologies And New Initiatives For Treating Produced Water For Recycling & Reuse

  • Discuss lesser explored technologies with the potential to significantly reduce the cost of reuse
  • Evaluate the effectiveness and costs of membrane filtration, purification and aeration technologies
  • Learn about extracting lithium from waters

Melonie Myszczyszyn, Water Treating Lead, Canadian Natural Resources Limited

9:30 Question & Answer Session

WATER RECYCLING & REUSE STRATEGIES: DRIVE ECONOMICS & EFFICIENCY

E&P CASE STUDIES & REGULATORY UPDATES FOR COST-EFFECTIVELY INCREASING RECYCLING & REUSE VOLUMES

It's not official, but the push for reuse is here. With recycling and reuse unmistakably the top priority and the industry's hottest topic, the next section of presentations and discussions are designed to investigate and deliver solutions in key areas, that can make or break the economics and efficiency of water recycling & reuse

INCREASING WATER REUSE VOLUMES

9:40 Examine New Ways And Steps For Cost-Effectively Managing Flowback Water And Increasing Recycle & Reuse Volumes

  • Assess the operator's decisions relative to companies requirements and intent
  • Understand operator strategies for limiting reliance on fresh water and increasing recycling and reuse to limit stress on the environment
  • Sharing best practices for increasing the amount of water that operators can recycle to reduce reliance on surface water
  • Assess results to determine whether and by how much performance improved when choosing to reuse water vs. fresh water sourcing and disposal
  • Assess frac performance when using high levels of produced water in comparison to fresh water
  • Examine cost benefits associated with minimized levels of water treatment and how this compares to other methods
  • Learn whether the constant use of produced water has any detrimental effects over long periods of time

Steve Marcil, Operations Engineer, Black Swan Energy

Mark Smith, CEO, Surmont Energy

Melonie Myszczyszyn, Water Treating Lead, Canadian Natural Resources Limited

10:10 Question & Answer Session

10:20 Morning Refreshments In The Exhibition Area

GET CLARITY ON PLAY-BASED & AREA-BASED REGULATORY FRAMEWORKS

UNDERSTAND THE CHANGING REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT

REGULATORY PANEL

10:50 Discuss The Current Regulations & Acts Governing Water Use In The Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin, To Ensure Full Compliance In Operations 

  • Get clarity on current regulations, and planned adjustments across Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan
  • Hear updates on the transition from play-based regulation model to area-based regulation model and the impact on E&P bottom line
  • Assess how regulatory bodies plan to introduce or eliminate regulatory tools and streamline regulations for an efficient operating environment
  • Examine the impact of proposed regulatory changes on E&P strategies to inform E&P future decision

Michael Bevan, Senior Advisor - Water, Alberta Energy Regulator

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

11:30 Question & Answer Session

LOWERING RECYCLING & DISCHARGE COSTS

11:40 Assess Strategies And Water Treatments That Are Effectively Reducing The Cost Of Recycling & Discharge, Making It A Feasible Option For Producers

  • Compare the economics of using recycled vs. fresh water to justify decisions
  • Assess the long-term cost benefits of reuse versus disposal, after up-front fees
  • Hear strategies for lowering costs through every stage of recycling and reuse process
  • Assess new techniques that have successfully reduced overall treatment costs
  • Examine how the operator has maintained water treatment quality despite the reduction in expenditure
  • Analyze the range of treatment processes and evidence on successes in reducing cost and improving well sustainability
  • Discuss the new advancements in chemistry and technology combined to allow operators to deal with wastewater efficiency on site

Chris Tesarski, CEO, CoResource Solutions LLC

12:10 Question & Answer Session

LUNCH SPONSORED BY: NALCO Champion

12:20 Introduction From: NALCO Champion

12:25 Networking Lunch In The Exhibition Area

OPTIMAL WATER QUALITY FOR REUSE ON FRACS

1:25 Identifying Optimal Water Quality Specs And Treatment Targets Where Reuse And Cost Efficiencies Are Optimized

What are really the water quality treatment requirements from a frac perspective?
What kind of water do operators want to have for reuse opportunities?
To what level do contaminants need to be removed?

This panel is designed to deliver producer perspectives on water quality and their view on water quality management from a reuse and frac perspective

  • Assess how the operator ensured compatibility between produced water with treatment required
  • Assess frac performance when using different blends of produced, treated and untreated water
  • Examine cost benefits associated with finding optimum level of water treatment for reuse
  • Providing recommendations on the optimal water quality requirements for frac and re-injection

Mark Patton, President, Hydrozonix

1:55 Question & Answer Session

FLOWBACK WATER ANALYSIS

EXAMINE THE IMPACT OF RESERVOIR CHEMISTRY AND FRAC CHEMICALS ON WELL PERFORMANCE

FLOWBACK WATER ANALYSIS

2:05 Measuring And Analyzing Flowback Water Data For Improved Well Performance And Fracking Effectiveness

  • Hear how to improve well performance results from operators that closely measure and monitor flowback water data
  • Assess the effect of salt concentration changes on injected and produced water and cost-effective methods for removal
  • Discuss methods for estimating well permeability to identify formations with the highest permeability

Behjat Haghshenas, Consultant Reservoir Engineer, Black Swan Energy

2:35 Question & Answer Session

STRATEGIES FOR LOWERING THE COST OF WATER MANAGEMENT IN WCSB - INTERACTIVE ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION

OPTIMIZE COST EFFICIENCIES & REDUCE NEW CAPITAL EXPENDITURE

2:45 Assess New Strategies To Effectively Manage Water Management Costs, Optimize Efficiencies And Reduce New Well Capital Expenditure

Given the scale of activity, the amount of water operators are using in completions and the volumes of flowback water they are recovering from the ground, water is starting to account for a significant percentage of E&Ps capital spending. Water management has become an economics game, and optimizing cost efficiencies is one of the biggest E&P drivers. Recognizing the cost of water management as one of the biggest struggles the Canadian E&P faces right now, the opening discussion at the 2018 event looks at new, smarter ways and feasible solutions to drive down the cost of water management while working within regulatory confines.

  • Discussing new innovative methods to reduce operational expenditure relative to acreage position, proximity to fresh water sources and recycling/disposal facilities
  • Assess effective methods to drive down operating cost on a cost per barrel basis
  • Understand how operators in active Montney & Duvernay shale plays are financing water projects while protecting margins
  • Examine how operators are improving well performance and per barrel profitability

Round Table Discussion Moderated By: Chris Tesarski, CEO, CoResource Solutions

3:15 Question & Answer Session

3:25 Afternoon Refreshments In The Exhibition Area

NEW COST-EFFECTIVE TREATMENTS FOR RECYCLING & REUSING WATER

SAFELY & ECONOMICALLY MANAGE H2S, SOLIDS AND TENORMS

TREATMENT FOR H2S & SOLIDS

3:55 Discussing Cost-Effective Methods And Technological Advances For Treating H2S & Solids And Bringing Water To The Highest Standard

  • Assess the applicability and capability of the different treatments to remove H2S and cope with your operational demands and water treatment minimum requirements
  • Understand the affordability of new technologies to remove contaminants
  • Establishing acceptable levels of H2S where reservoir integrity and frac performance are not compromised
  • Examine the economics and efficiency of treatment technologies to remove solids
  • Understand the extent to which solids need to be removed before water can be taken for refracs
  • Understand whether removing all solids in treatment is necessary
  • Sharing real-world E&P case studies on how solids have been effectively removed without compromising E&P margins

Ian Middleton, General Manager, Trace Water Solutions

4:15 Question & Answer Session

THE POTENTIAL FOR WATER SHARING - INTERACTIVE ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION

4:25 Assess The Opportunities & Potential For Water Sharing In WCSB For Optimal Water Resource Management Efficiency

  • Evaluate the potential limitations and benefits of water sharing in Western Canada
  • Assess the affordability and costs incurred for water sharing
  • Discuss the logistics of water sharing, from transporting between sites to measuring water volumes
  • Assess best practices and E&P agreements for sharing water transparently and efficiently

Roundtable Discussion Moderated By: Chris Tesarski, CEO, CoResource Solutions

4:55 Chair's Closing Remarks

5:05 Networking Drinks Reception In The Exhibition Area

AGENDA DAY 2: NOVEMBER 29, 2018

Cost-Effective & Efficient Approaches To Water Transfer And Storage > Addressing Produced Water Transfer > Cost Reduction Strategies & Alternatives To Deep Well Disposal > Mitigating Risk In Fresh Water Sourcing

8:50 Chair's Opening Remarks

Conference Chaired By: Chris Tesarski, CEO, CoResource Solutions

COST-EFFECTIVE & EFFICIENT WATER TRANSFER STRATEGIES

DEMONSTRATING HOW TO DESIGN A WATER TRANSFER STRATEGY WHERE COST & EFFICIENCY IS OPTIMIZED

9:00 Assessing E&P Strategies For Economically And Effectively Transferring Produced Water To And From Well Sites

Due to the lack of transparency, in most cases, Western Canada's E&P companies are overpaying for the efficient movement of water, from source to wellsites to final destination. So, how can they cost-effectively manage the movement of water from surface to well sites? And then effectively transfer water from well sites to the recycling or disposal facility? Recognizing how water transfer has now become a significant part of an operator's outlay, this presentation demonstrates a leading operator's strategy for water transfer, where cost and efficiency are optimized

  • Examine current logistics infrastructure to ensure water movement is managed with transparency and efficiency, at key pinpoints in the supply chain
  • Assess third party open access infrastructure as an effective aid to water requirements
  • Address trucking issues including availability, water volume and weather dependency
  • Explore the effectiveness and accessibility of temporary aboveground pipeline transfer
  • Scrutinise supply-chain costs for water transfer
  • Explore the potential of the dual walled produced water lay-flat conveyance system with leak detection

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

9:30 Question & Answer Session

SECURE CONSISTENT WATER SUPPLY & AVOID JEOPARDIZING ACTIVITY

MANAGING SHORT AND LONG-TERM WATER SOURCING RISKS TO ENSURE CONSISTENT, STEADY SUPPLY FOR FRACS

SECURING WATER SUPPLY: E&P PERSPECTIVES

9:40 Evaluate Best Practices For Effectively Managing Water Sourcing Risks And Ensuring Consistent Supply Of Frac Water

  • Sharing E&P strategies for securing a steady and reliable supply of frac water
  • Learn how to overcome the issue of seasonal fresh water availability and alternatives to avoid disruption to activity
  • Learn what other sources of water are available besides surface water

Stephen Edison, Water Management Engineer, Chevron

10:10 Question & Answer Session

10:20 Morning Refreshments In The Exhibition Area

WATER RESOURCE STRATEGY: BC PRESENTATION

10:50 Learn Water Resource Strategies Devised By Leading Oil & Gas Scientists In BC To Make It Easier To Acquire Surface And Groundwater

  • Understand the current regulations on acquiring temporary and/or permanent licenses for surface water use
  • Learn steps for monitoring surface water and groundwater to determine water quality and conditions
  • Assess and identify the optimal locations to source surface water and assess formation characteristics for extracting groundwater

Carlos Salas, Executive Vice President & Chief Scientific Officer, Geoscience BC

Elizabeth Johnson, Senior Hydrogeologist, BC Provincial Government

11:35 Question & Answer Session

11:45 Networking Lunch In The Exhibition Area

LEARN HOW MONTNEY E&PS ARE REDUCING THE COST OF WATER DISPOSAL

SHARING OPERATOR CASE STUDIES & ADVANCES IN TECHNOLOGIES TO REDUCE THE COST OF DEEP WELL INJECTION AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE

REDUCING THE COST OF DEEP WELL INJECTION

12:45 Best Practices For Reducing Deep Well Injection Costs & Increasing Disposal Efficiency: Cost-Effectively Manage Large Flowback Volumes

  • Understand how the operator weighed up the cost vs. value of E&P owned disposal wells versus proximity of third party SWD facilities to get rid of water
  • Learn steps to move large volumes of produced and wastewater to injection wells safer and more efficiently
  • Evaluate how the operator accounted for varying produced water qualities for presence of contaminants to determine appropriate levels of treatment where costs are minimized
  • Understand measures for managing injection risks and handling negative public perception regarding seismicity

Roman Bilak, President, Terralog Technologies Inc.

1:05 Question & Answer Session

ALTERNATIVES TO DEEP WELL INJECTION - EXTENDED DISCUSSION

1:15 Assess The Economics And Feasibility Of Evaporation As a Cost-Effective Alternative To Disposal For Deployment On A Large Commercial Scale

  • Demonstrating how operators can effectively take evaporation to a large scale for use in large operations, without incurring excessive costs and transfer fees
  • Learn the extent to which disposal costs can be reduced by opting for Evaporations vs. conventional deep well injection
  • Assess revenue creation opportunities by repurposing large quantities of residual by-products

Discussion Moderated By: Chris Tesarski, CEO, CoResource Solutions

PRODUCED WATER STORAGE SYSTEMS

EXPANDING STORAGE SYSTEMS TO HANDLE HIGH WATER VOLUMES

LARGE-SCALE WATER STORAGE SYSTEMS - ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION

1:35 Assess Innovative Storage Systems Designed To Handle 15,000 To 30,000 Cubic Metres Of Produced Water

Right now, conventional above ground storage systems have the capacity to store up to 5,000 cubic metres of water. However with an average frac on an individual well requiring anywhere between 15,000 to 30,000 cubic metres of water, there are a fair number of issues and confusion around storage systems.

> What is being done by E&Ps to progress to large storage systems?
> Is anything being done by service providers to come up with a better mousetrap?
> What changes are on the horizon as far as digging & lining pits for produced water?

This session answers these questions and more, and provides complete clarity on navigating the produced water storage challenges.

  • Discuss the limitations of conventional above ground storage systems and requirements of the E&P operator
  • Understand the real world feasibility of expanding storage from 5,000 cubic metres to 15,000-30,000 cubic metres
  • Learn about changes on the horizon as far as digging and lining pits for produced water

Round Table Discussion Moderated By: Chris Tesarski, CEO, CoResource Solutions

FRACCING OPTIMIZATION

OPERATIONAL, ECONOMIC & ENVIRONMENTAL CONSIDERATIONS

FRACCING BEST PRACTICES

2:05 Examining Hydraulic Fracturing Best Practices Where Cost, Water Use And Environmental Factors Are Taken Into Consideration

  • Learn how to analyze water types and point in the well to establish optimal water treatment processes
  • Learn which fraccing methods have the greatest impact on E&P bottom lines and the environment

Daniel Alessi, Associate Professor and Encana Chair in Water Resources - University of Alberta

2:35 Question & Answer Session

2:45 Afternoon Refreshments In The Exhibition Area

3:15 Chair's Closing Remarks

3:25 End of Conference

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