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2014 Publications and Presentations

The following reports, papers and articles have been made/published by EFD Team Members in 2014. Please contact awilcox@HARCresearch.org if you would like a copy (as available).

Adgate, John L., B.D. Goldstein, and L.M. McKenzie. (February) "Potential Public Health Hazards, Exposures and Health Effects from Unconventional Natural Gas Development." Environmental Science & Technology.

HARC, TAMU/Agrilife Research/IRNR (March). "Case Study - Coastal Impacts Technology Program - Evaluation of Invasive Plant Species Introduction and Controls at Oil and Gas Production Sites in South Texas."

Mantrawadi, Nikhil, M. Nijim, D. Resseguie, G. Ogumerem, L. Clapp, A. Martinez. "VOC Emission Monitoring at Eagle Ford Shale Drill Sites Using Wireless Sensor Network for Understanding Emission Generation and Dispersion," Shale Energy Engineering, pp 374-383 (2014). 

Potter, Jebadiha E., P. Petrzelka, D. Jackson-Smith, C. Ellis, G.L. Theodori, and C.A. Carmichael. (March) "Community Perceptions of the Oil and Gas Industry in the Eagle Ford Shale Play".

Redden, Jim (July). "Shale Technology Review - New Technologies Tackle Drilling Efficiency and HSE Issues." World Oil Magazine, Vol. 235 No. 7.

Stuver, Susan and Jesse R. Alonzo.  (December) "A Comparison of Air Emission Estimation Methods for Drilling Rig Emissions."

Theodori, Gene.L., A.E. Luloff, Fern K. Willits, and David B. Burnett (April) "Hydraulic Fracturing and the Management, Disposal, and Reuse of Frac Flowback Waters: Views from the Public in the Marcellus Shale." 

Viscomi, Jeremy and R. Haut, Ph.D. (November) "Tools for Turning Stranded Gas into Cash."

Wilson, Thomas H. and A.K. Hart (March) "Proximal Cross-Well Microseismicity as a Possible Indicator of Drainage Efficiency and Critically Stressed Data."

Wilson, Thomas H., A.K. Hart, and P.A. Sullivan (August) "3D Seismic Observations of Out-of-Zone Microseismic Behavior in the Marcellus Shale." The American Oil & Gas Reporter, pp 149 - 152.

 

Presentations

2014-11-13   Environmentally Friendly Drilling Systems Advisory Committee Meeting - The Woodlands, TX
2014-11-07   Addressing Environmental Issues Associated with Hydraulic Fracturing - Cook's Branch, TX
2014-11-05   Gas Flaring: Exploring  Economically Feasible & Environmentally Friendly Solutions - Lexington, KY
2014-10-23   Addressing Gas Flaring by Utilizing Novel Technologies to Monetize Gas Wellhead - Columbus, OH
2014-10-08   EFD Public Perception Workshop - Houston, TX
2014-09-16   Flare Gas: Exploring Economically Feasible & Environmentally Friendly Solutions - Pittsburgh, PA
2014-09-10   Flare Gas: Exploring Economically Feasible & Environmentally Friendly Solutions - Houston, TX
2014-08-27   Flaring Issues, Solutions, and Technologies (F.I.S.T.) - Denver, CO
2014-07-21  Feasibility of Using Brackish Groundwater Desalination Concentrates as Hydraulic Fracturing Fluid – ASCE Shale Energy Engineering Conference, Pittsburgh, PA
2014-07-21  VOC Emissions Monitoring in the Eagle Ford Shale Using a Wireless Sensor Network – ASCE Shale Energy Engineering Conference, Pittsburgh, PA
2014-06-24  Monitoring and Characterization of VOCs in Ambient Air near Active Gas Wells in the Eagle Ford Shale - A&WMA 107th Annual Conference
2014-06-11 Shale Gas Development: Trust & Engagement in Individual Civic Actions - 20th International Symposium on Society & Resource Management, Hanover, Germany
2014-06-09  Assessment of Desalination Concentrate as an Alternative Water Supply for Hydraulic Fracturing – 7th International Conference on Environmental Science & Technology, Houston, TX
2014-06-06  Addressing Environmental Issues and Increasing Environmental Awareness - Shale Development 101, Pittsburgh, PA
2014-06-06  Addressing Environmental Issues and Increasing Environmental Awareness - Annual Martz Summer Conference, Boulder, CO
2014-06-04 Geology and Resource Potential of Appalachian Shale Gas and Shale-Hosted Liquids Plays - Unconventional Gas & Oil Development: Economic and Environmental Impacts Meeting, Morgantown, WV
2014-04-28  Analysis and Diagnosis of Membrane Filtration Fouling – 24th Annual Membrane Filtration Short Course, College Station, TX
2014-04-21  Hydraulic Fracturing Flowback Treatment: Primary Treatment Design – 2014 Frank H. Dotterweich Senior Design Conference, Kingsville, TX
2014-04-11 Hydraulic Fracturing and Shale Gas Development: Examining Public Perceptions, Trust, and Community Engagement – SUNY Conversations in the Disciplines Conference, Binghamton, NY
2014-04-11  Monitoring Community Action in Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale Play – SUNY Conversations in the Disciplines Conference, Binghamton, NY
2014-04-11 The Social and Community Implications of Oil and Gas Development in the Eagle Ford Shale – SUNY Conversations in the Disciplines Conference, Binghamton, NY
2014-04-11 Understanding Drivers of Environmental Technology Adoption in the Oil and Gas Industry – SUNY Conversations in the Disciplines Conference, Binghamton, NY
2014-04-10 Developing Technologies & Best Management Practices to Minimize the Environmental impacts of Natural Gas Exploration & Production - HSE for Unconventional Oil and Gas, San Antonio, TX
2014-04-10 Developing Technologies & Best Management Practices to Minimize the Environmental Impacts of Natural Gas Exploration & Production - HSE for Unconventional Oil and Gas, San Antonio, TX
2014-03-20  Fracking, Water Quality and Public Health: Examining Current Laws and Regulations, The Network for Public Health Law Webinar, St. Paul, MN
2014-03-18  Shale Production and the Environment: Key Issues for Compatibility – ASME Energy Forum, San Diego, CA
2014-03-17  Objective and Perceived Effects of Hydraulic Fracturing and Shale Gas Development: A Sociological Perspective- American Chemical Society National Meeting, Dallas, TX
2014-03-12  Addressing Environmental Issues and Increasing Environmental Awareness. Center for Sustainable Shale Development – Pittsburgh, PA
2014-03-04  Natural Gas Power for Shale Development – Using Natural Gas Fuel for Drilling and Hydraulic Fracturing. 2014 IADC/SPE Drilling Conference - Fort Worth, TX
2014-02-19  New Methods for Air Emission Measurement using Open Path Beam Technologies; Statoil; Houston, TX
2014-02-25  Oil and Gas Hype and Health Hazards; Life Long Learning Institute Symposium; Houston, TX
2014-02-18  The EFD Program: Addressing Environmental Issues and Increasing Environmental Awareness. Clean Frac’ing Conference - Houston, TX
2014-02-18  Hydraulic Fracturing and Shale Plays: Examining Public Perceptions, Trust, and Community Engagement - Clean Frac’ing Conference, Houston, TX
2014-02-17  Advanced Air Emission Inventories for Drilling and Completions; Clean Frac’ing Conference; Houston, TX
2014-02-17  Moderator: Air Innovation Panel Discussion; Clean Frac’ing Conference; Houston
2014-02-14  Social Implications of Hydraulic Fracturing - American Association for the Advancement of Science, Chicago, IL
2014-01-29 Overview of Pearsall Shale Development Activities and their Implications for Water Resources Management in South Texas – Water Management for Shale Plays Mid-Continent 2014, San Antonio, TX