Day 0

September 19, 2017


YP Reception

The PWS Young Professionals Group will network over evening drinks at The Bistro at The Courtyard Marriott.

Day 1

September 20, 2017


Workshop Registration




Welcome & Opening Remarks

Steve Coffee, Produced Water Society 


Keynote Address

Permian Basin Produced Water Trends
Bill Zartler, Solaris Midstream


Session 1: Guiding Trends for Water Management in the Permian Basin

Chair: Dr. Cheng Chen, Chevron

Water Management in Urban Corridors – Incentivizing Water Recycling and Discharge
Lisa Henthorne, Water Standard

Leveraging Economic Data for Water Management Optimization in West Texas
Tyler Hussey, GHD

Emerging Trends in the Liner Industry
Steven Roeder, Mustang Energy Services


Coffee & Networking Break

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Operators Panel

Chair: Dustin Brownlow, Texas Water Solutions Management Group

Topics Include: Automating Smart Equipment, Midstream Water, Bacteria Management & Corrosion

James Dickinson, BHP Billiton
Ramesh Sharma, ConocoPhillips
Ben Warden, Diamond Back
Michael Neese, Pioneer
John Durand, Waterbridge



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Session 2: Chemical Applications for Improved Treatment & Disposal

Chair: Brent Halldorson, Fountain Quail Energy Services

An Unmanned Approach for the Optimization of Chemical Injection Program at Salt Water Disposal Facility
Jinxuan Hu, PhD, Hydrozonix

Chlorine Dioxide Improved Produced Water Treatment Processes for Removal of Suspended Solids and Residual Oil
Greg Simpson, PhD, PureLine Treatment Systems


Coffee & Networking Break

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Roundtables Session 1

Roundtable Presentations will allow attendees to select 2 short presentations to sit in on and engage in lively, small-group discussions with presenters. Topics will vary widely.

Table 1: Leveraging Cloud-Based Technology for Advanced Facility Control & Analytics
David Bateman, AmpliSine

Table 2: Reuse Becomes a Cost Effective Water Management Strategy
Devesh Mittal, Aquatech Energy Services

Table 3: Water Management in the Digital Oilfield: Bringing Safety, Efficiency & Transparency to PW
David Armitage, Cartasite

Table 4: Disposal Well Capacity Forecast for West Texas
Michael Chavez, Digital H2O

Table 5: Early Results of Online Bidding System for Produced Water Hauling & Disposal
Josh Adler, Sourcewater, Inc.

Table 6: SWD Reuse Case Study
Clayton Sullivan, Streamline Chemical

Table 7: Best Practices to Maximize the Reuse of Produced Waters for Frac Operations 
Barry Donaldson, Tetra 

Table 8: Using High Efficiency Aeration for Produced Water Treatment & Water Quality Maintenance
Jay Keener, Xedia Process



Beer & Wine Break

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AccelerateH2O Technology Showcase

AccelerateH2O has assembled mobile treatment equipment onsite at the Petroleum Museum. Attendees will head out to see some of the equipment discussed during the workshop and get their hands on different companies’ field assets.


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