Wednesday August 7th

day 1

7:00 – 8:00

registration opens

8:05 – 8:15

Welcoming Remarks

8:15 – 9:00

Keynote Address

Greater Oilfield Water Infrastructure Connectivity: The Case for a ‘Hydrovascular’ Network In the Permian Basin
Gabe Collins, Baker Institute, Rice University

Gabe Collins will examine the current phase of oilfield water infrastructure buildout in the Permian, which providers building their own systems. The overall market condition is one of balkanization and significant inefficiency compared to what could be realized with a deeper degree of connection and integration between systems. This presentation will explore the potential benefits of greater oilfield water infrastructure connectivity in the Permian and will realistically assess the barriers to such integration.

9:00-10:30

Panel

Water Midstream

The water midstream has proven to be a critical component of the boom in West Texas. A rush of private equity funding is pushing new companies to the forefront, but how are successful businesses built in the midstream? There is increased market demand for water reuse and recycling, but how will midstream companies respond? See this panel of exciting leaders discuss trends and changes in the Permian.

Chair

  • Steve Coffee, Exterran Water Resources

Speakers

  • Justin Love, Blackbuck Resources
  • Dustin Brownlow, Antelope Water Management
  • Joe Titzer, Gravity Oilfield Services

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee Break

Coffee and networking break.

Sponsored by

11:00 – 12:30

Session 1

Water Transfer

Presentations exploring the opportunities and advancements in water transfer.

12:30-1:30

lunch

1:30-3:00

Session 2

Recycling & Reuse

Presentations exploring the opportunities and advancements in recycling and reuse.

3:30-4:00

Coffee Break

Coffee and networking break.

4:00-5:15

Roundtables Presentations

This session will last for 75 minutes and features 3 rotations, each lasting 20 minutes. During each rotation, Roundtable hosts will present to different groups of participants who have chosen their tables in advance. Each rotation has 5 minutes built in for attendees to change tables. This is a great opportunity for focused group presentations and discussions and highly engaging interaction with experts. 

5:15-8:00

Drinks Reception and Dinner

Drinks, networking, exhibitions and dinner. 

 

Drinks Reception sponsored by

Thursday August 8th

day 2

7:00 – 8:00

Registration

8:00 – 8:15

Opening Remarks

8:15 – 9:00

Keynote Address

Ground Water Protection Council Produced Water Report on Reuse
Michael Dunkel, Advisian

Michael Dunkel, Advisian, was the primary author of Module 2 of the GWPC report and part of the leadership team for the multi-year study and public report released in June, 2019. This informative presentation will include a comparison of water reuse by basin, the factors that affect various practices, the regulations impacting decision makers, the emergence of the midstream, and residuals management when treating produced water. The challenges, opportunities, and decision frameworks for reusing produced water beyond the industry will be highlighted.

9:00-10:30

Panel

Water Issues in Texas and New Mexico

Panelists from Texas and New Mexico discuss their similar and differing issues.

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee Break

Coffee and networking break.

Sponsored by

11:00-12:00

Session 3

Permian Basin Outlook

Presentations exploring the outlook for the Permian Basin.

12:00 – 1:00

lunch

1:00-2:30

Session 4

Developing Issues/Policy

Presentations exploring developing regulations and their impact.

2:30 – 3:00

Coffee Break

Coffee and networking break.

3:00-4:30

Panel

Operators Panel

Water managers share their experience, practices, and needs in the Permian Basin. Don’t miss learning about what operators in the region are doing and where they see their water management heading in the coming years.

Speakers

  • Karen Work, ConocoPhilips
  • Brian Kuh, WPX
  • Ben Warden, Diamondback
  • Robert Huizenga, Cimarex

4:30-5:00

closing remarks