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The following reports, papers and presentations were made/published by various members of the EFD Team between 2005 and 2009. For copies of any of the papers, please contact awilcox@HARCresearch.org.

Publications

Redden, J.: “Drilling Advances: Is Green Drilling on the Horizon?” World Oil, December 2009, Vol. 230 No. 12.
 “Environmentally Friendly Drilling Program to Reduce Impact of Operations on Ecosystems,” NETL E&P Focus, Winter 2009 Oil & Natural Gas Program Newsletter.
Haut, R.C. and Dishaw, R.: “Shoulder/Thread Verifier System Uses Thermal Imaging to Detect Potential Connection Problems,” Drilling Contractor, November/December 2009, pp. 68-73.
Clark, M. and Hotby, Q.: “Prevention Technology Can Help Drilling, Service Rigs to Minimize Environmental Footprint at the Source,” Drilling Contractor, November/December 2009, pp. 74-79.
Anderson, Brooklynn J. and Gene L. Theodori. 2009. “Local Leaders’ Perceptions of Energy Development in the Barnett Shale.” Southern Rural Sociology 24(1): 113-129.
Yu O.K., Medina-Cetina Z, Briaud J.L. and Burnet D. (2009), "Towards a Probabilistic Selection of Environmentally
Theodori, Gene L., Brooklynn J. Wynveen, William E. Fox, and David B. Burnett. 2009. “Public Perception of Desalinated Water from Oil and Gas Field Operations: Data from Texas.” Society and Natural Resources 22(7): 674-685.
Theodori, Gene L. 2009. “Paradoxical Perceptions of Problems Associated with Unconventional Natural Gas Development.” Southern Rural Sociology 24(3): 97-117.
Verma, A., and Burnett, D. B., “Alternate Power and Energy Storage/Reuse for Drilling Rigs: Reduced Cost and Lower Emissions Provide Lower Footprint for Drilling Operations,” SPE-122885-PP. SPE Latin American & Caribbean Petroleum Engineering Conference. 31-May-09, Cartagena, Colombia.
Burnett, D. B., Yu, Ok-Youn, Schubert, J. J. SPE, Texas A&M University Well Design for Environmentally Friendly Drilling Systems: Using a Graduate Student Drilling Class Team Challenge to Identify Options for Reducing Impacts SPE/IADC 119297 presented at the SPE/IADC Drilling Conference and Exhibition held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 17–19 March 2009.
Yu, OK-Youn, Briaud, J. L. Guikema, S., Bickel, E., Burnett, D. B. Systems Approach and Quantitative Decision Tools for Technology Selection in Environmentally-Friendly Drilling SPE-120848-PP 2009 SPE Americas E&P Environmental & Safety Conference, March, 2009, San Antonio, TX.
Burnett, D. B., Haut, R., Williams, T.E., “Environmentally Friendly Drilling Systems. Background & Current Programs”, presented at the 2008 Great Plains Expo, Bismarck, ND. Nov 12, 2008.
Haut, R.C., Burnett, D. B., Rogers, J. L., Williams, T. E. “Determining Environmental Tradeoffs Associated with Low Impact Drilling Systems,” SPE Paper 114592 presented at the Annual Technical Conference and Exhibit, Denver, 2008.
Oluwaseun, Olatubi, Burnett, D., Hann, R. and Haut. R. HARC, “Application of Membrane Filtration Technologies to Drilling Wastes,” SPE 115587 presented at the Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, 2008.
Theodori, Gene L. 2008. “Public Perception of the Natural Gas Industry: Insights from Two Barnett Shale Counties,” paper SPE-115917 presented at the 2008 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition. Denver, CO.
Theodori, G.L. and Lyke-Ho-Gland, H. 2008. Energy Resources and Natural Environments Survey of Texans: An Illustrative Summary.  Huntsville, TX: Department of Sociology, Sam Houston State University.
Haut, R.C., Rogers, J.D., McDole, B.W., Burnett, D.B., Williams, T.E. and Olatubi, O.: “Collaborative Team Researches Best Management Practices for Drilling Wastes,” The American Oil & Gas Reporter, August 2007, pp. 58-66.
Haut, R.C., Rogers, J.D., McDole, B.W., Burnett, D. and Olatubi, O.: “Minimizing Waste During Drilling Operations” AADE-07-NTCE-54, 2007 AADE National Technical Conference and Exhibition, Houston, TX, April 10-12, 2007.
Haut, R.C., Rogers, J.D., Williams, T. and Burnett, D.: “Environmentally Friendly Drilling Targets Responsible Operations in Sensitive Locations” Drilling Contractor, March/April 2007. pp. 92-94.

 

Presentations

2009-11-05  From the Past to the Future: The Environmentally Friendly Drilling Systems Program, Presented at the 2009 IOGA Conference, Buffalo, NY.

2009-11-03  Environmental Stewardship of Natural Gas Operations, Presented at the 2009 IPEC Conference, Houston, TX.

2009-11-03  Causal vs. Non-Causal Selection of Onshore Environmentally Friendly Drilling Systems, Presented at the 2009 IPEC Conference, Houston, TX.

2009-11-03  Pretreatment Options for Water Based E&P Wastes, Presented at the 2009 IPEC Conference, Houston, TX.

2009-11-03  Environmental Benefits of KERS System with Electrical/Diesel Rigs, Presented at the 2009 IPEC Conference, Houston, TX.

2009-11-03  Team Challenge: Environmentally Friendly Drilling Using Low Impact Access Practices for Desert Ecosystems, Presented at the 2009 IPEC Conference, Houston, TX.

2009-11-03  Public Opinion on Exploration and Production of Oil and Natural Gas in Environmentally Sensitive Areas, Presented at the 2009 IPEC Conference, Houston, TX.

2009-11-03  Constructed Wetland Treatment Systems for Environmentally Friendly Drilling, Presented at the 2009 IPEC Conference, Houston, TX.

2009-11-03  A Crystal Ball View of the Energy Industry in 2025: How Environmentalists Hold the Key to America's Future Energy Security, Presented at the 2009 IPEC Conference, Houston, TX.

2009-10-14  Intermountain Oil and Gas BMP Project, Presented at the Best Practices for Community ad Environmental Protection Workshop, Rifle, CO.