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2010 Publications and Presentations

The following reports, papers and presentations were made/published by EFD Team Members in 2010. Please contact awilcox@HARCresearch.org if you would like a copy (as available).

Publications

Haut, R.C., Burnett, D., Williams, T., Theodori, G.: “Balancing Environmental Tradeoffs Associated with Low Impact Drilling Systems to Produce Unconventional Natural Gas Resources,” paper CSUG/SPE-1337430-PP presented at the Canadian Unconventional Resources & International Petroleum Conference, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 19-21 October 2010.
Haut, R.C., Bergan, J.F., Judy, J., and Price, L.: “Living in Harmony – Gas Production and the Attwater’s Prairie Chicken,” paper SPE-133652-PP presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Florence, Italy, 19-22 September 2010.
 Veil, J.A., Puder, M.G, Bruno, M., and Fleming, C.:  “Regulatory Considerations,” chapter in Society of Petroleum Engineers Monograph Vol 24, Solids Injection of Exploration and Production Wastes, N. Nagel and J. McLennan, eds., September 2010.
Produced Water Volume Estimates and Management Practices,” manuscript accepted September 21, 2010 for publication in upcoming issue of SPE Production and Operations.
Veil, J.A., Clark, C.E.: “Produced Water Volume Estimates and Management Practices,” manuscript accepted September 21, 2010 for publication in upcoming issue of SPE Production and Operations.
Pickett, A.: “Technologies, Methods Reflect Industry Quest to Reduce Drilling Footprint,” American Oil & Gas Reporter, July 2010, pp. 71-81.
Haut, R.C. and Fischer, M.W.: “Cooperative Efforts Lead to Safer Operations,” Hart’s E&P, January 2010, pp. 32-33.
“Environmentally Friendly Drilling Program to Reduce Impact of Operations on Ecosystems,” NETL E&P Focus, Winter 2009 Oil & Natural Gas Program Newsletter.
Mutz, K. and Haut, R.: “Best Practices Database Reduces Impact of Drilling, Production,” April, 2010.
Theodori, Gene L., Mona E. Avalos, David B. Burnett, and John A. Veil. (forthcoming). “Public Perception of Desalinated Water from Oil and Gas Field Operations: A Replication” Journal of Rural Social Sciences.
Theodori, Gene L. and Douglas Jackson-Smith. 2010 (September). “Public Perception of the Oil and Gas Industry: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly,” paper SPE-134253 presented at the 2010 Society of Petroleum Engineers Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition. Florence, Italy.
Al-Yami A.S., Schubert J., Medina-Cetina Z. and Yu O-Y, (2010), “Members Drilling Expert System for the Optimal Design and Execution of Successful Cementing Practices,” Proceedings of the IADC/SPE Asia Pacific Drilling Technology Conference and Exhibition, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 1–3 November 2010.
Yu O.Y., Medina-Cetina Z., Geikema S., Briaud J.L. and Burnet D., (under review), "Causal vs. Non-Causal Selection of Environmentally Friendly Drilling Systems," Journal of Economics and Management of the Society of Petroleum Engineering SPE.
Yu O.Y., Medina-Cetina Z., Geikema S., Briaud J.L. and Burnet D., (under review), "Risk-Based Selection of Environmentally Friendly Drilling (EFD) Systems," Journal of Systems Engineering.

 

Presentations

2010-11-16  Geospatial Decision Support for Reducing Environment Impact in Natural Gas Shale Operations, Managing Fayetteville Shale Play Development Workshop.  Workshop held in Fayetteville, AR.

2010-10-28  Decision-Support System for Pad Siting, West Slope Colorado Oil & Gas Association Environmental Summit, Grand Junction, CO.

2010-10-27 Reducing Environmental Impacts in the Fayetteville Shale Play using Geospatial Decision Support, A Spatial Quest: Twenty Years of Mapping the Natural State, Arkansas GIS User’s Forum, Hot Springs, AR.

2010-10-25  Natural Gas in the New Energy Economy, Panel discussion part of Clean Energy Day, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.

2010-10-22  Natural Gas Development & Social Well-Being. Presentation delivered at the Pennsylvania State University, Dept of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, M.E. John Lecture Series. University Park, PA.

2010-10-14  Intermountain Oil and Gas BMP Project, Presented at the Opportunities and Obstacles to Reducing the Environmental Footprint of Natural Gas Development in the Uintah Basin Conference, Vernal, UT.

2010-10-10 Minimizing the Surface Footprint for Unconventional Gas, Presented at the 2010 GCAGS/GCSSEPM Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

2010-09-26 Water Availability and Management in Shale Gas Operations, Presented at the Ground Water Protection Council Water/Energy Sustainability Symposium, Pittsburg, PA.

2010-09-22  Public Perception of the Oil and Gas Industry: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. Presented at the 2010 Society of Petroleum Engineers Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition. Florence, Italy.

2010-09-01 Water Modeling in the Fayetteville Shale, 17th International Petroleum & BioFuels Environmental Conference, San Antonio, TX.

2010-08-31 Water Availability and Management in Shale Gas Operations, Presented at the 17th International Petroleum and Biofuels Conference, San Antonio, TX, August 31-September 2, 2010.

2010-08-31 The Regulatory Environment, presented at the 17th International Petroleum and Biofuels Conference, San Antonio, TX, August 31-September 2, 2010.

2010-08-12 ’Deep in the Heart of Texas’ Barnett Shale Perceived & Objective Community Level Impacts of Unconventional Gas Development, Presented at the annual meeting of the Rural Sociological Society, Atlanta, GA.

2010-08-10  Findings for the Publics’ Willingness to Adopt Desalination (Purification) of Oilfield Brine. Presented at the 6th Annual Practical Short Course on Water Desalination, Process and Wastewater Issues & Technologies. College Station, TX

2010-07-12  Assessing Opportunities and Barriers to Improving the Environmental Footprint of Oil and Gas Development in Utah. Presented at the Utah Governor’s Energy Forum. Salt Lake City, UT.

2010-07-08  Water Management Technologies & Regulatory Requirements for Different Locations and Environments, Workshop presented at the 2010 Summer Meeting of the IOGA of New York, Findley Lake, NY.

2010-07-07  The Inextricable Linkage between Water and Energy, Presented at the 2010 Summer Meeting of the IOGA of New York, Findley Lake, NY.

2010-07-07  Exploration & Production of Oil & Natural Gas in Environmentally Sensitive Areas: Views from the Public. Presented at the 15th International Symposium on Society & Resource Management. Vienna, Austria

2010-06-24  Water and Energy Relationships with a Focus on Oil and Gas Produced Water -10th Biannual Research Review Meeting, National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center for Multiphase Transport Phenomena, East Lansing, MI.

2010-06-17  Minimizing the Surface Footprint for Unconventional Gas, Presented at the 2010 Global Unconventional Gas Forum Amsterdam, Netherlands.

2010-06-15 Water & Energy - Inexorably Entwined Dance Partners, but without Perfect Choreography, Seminar presented to staff at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN.

2010-06-13 Options for Management of Produced Water, Presented at the Goldschmidt Conference, Knoxville, TN.

2010-06-07 Opportunities & Barriers to Environmentally Friendly Energy Exploration & Production Practices in the Uinta Basin, -16th International Symposium on Society & Resource Management, Corpus Christi, TX.

2010-05-25  Produced Water – Nuisance Byproduct or Valuable Resource? Presented at the University of Wyoming Produced Water Conference, Laramie, WY.

2010-05-24  Water & Energy - Inexorably Entwined Dance Partners, but without Perfect Choreography, seminar presented to staff at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO.

2010-05-20  Disappearing Roads Competition Finals, Texas A&M University.

2010-04-07  The Environmentally Friendly Drilling Systems Program, Presented at the RPSEA Unconventional Natural Gas Forum, Golden, CO.

2010-04-06  Conference Keynote Speaker for the AADE Conference, Houston, TX.

2010-03-18  Houston Association of Professional Landmen (HAPL), Petroleum Club, Houston, Luncheon Presentation.

2010-03-03  Natural Resources & Environmental Issues & Energy Policy: A Sociologist’s Perspective - Center for Environmental Research, Education, and Outreach, Washington State University, Pullman, WA.

2010-02-08  Energy Development, Natural Environments & Quality of Life: The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly as Perceived by Texans - Annual Meeting of the Southern Rural Sociological Association. Orlando, FL.