Chairs: Nubia Ramirez, Ecopetrol; Melissa Vasquez, Cetco
Chairs: Ricardo Nieto, Pacific Rubiales
This session will identify technical and environmental challenges associated with managing produced water in Colombia and in nearby regions of South America.
Chairs: Melissa Vasquez, Cetco
This session will review current oil/water separation technologies such as horizontal multistage separators, vertical flotation cells, and hydrocyclones.
Chair: Shiladitya Basu, Hydranautics
This session will review emerging oil/water separation technologies based on compact flotation cells, polymeric membranes, and ceramic membranes.
Chairs: Shiladitya Basu, Hydranautics
Chairs: Patrick Dwyer, IFC technologies
This session will focus on the use of chemical additives to manage microbial growth, corrosion, scale formation, and fracking fluid properties.
Chairs: Jose Manuel Usuriaga; Mauricio Cardenosa, Ecopetrol
This session will focus on water issues related to hydraulic fracturing.
Chairs: Ruben Dario Castillo Nuñez; Mauricio Cardeñosa, Ecopetrol
This session will examine strategies for treating produced water in support of surface discharge and irrigation.