Session Chairpersons: Tony LaPierre; Stan Mason; Alex Baranov
Activity updates in the Atlantic Canada offshore region, and their unique environmental challenges.
Session Chairpersons: Tony Lapierre; Chisum Cooke; Paul Durling
Session will look at industry practices and research efforts worldwide on understanding and mitigating impacts of sound from exploration seismic on the marine environment.
Session Chairpersons: Brent Schulte; Larry Huskins; Kim Walbe
This session will cover some of the new technologies that are currently being employed by oil & gas operators to enhance well stimulation in a time of public concern and critical review of the entire hydraulic fracturing process.
Session Chairpersons: Robbie Cathey; Andy Blackmer; Karen Santillana
The acquisition and management of water used in hydraulic stimulation in unconventional oil and gas development continues to be a focus of technical development. This session provides information on advances in technology and techniques related to make up water sources as well as treatment, re-use, recycling and disposal of flow back water.
Session Chairpersons: Tony Lapierre; Paul Durling
Session will focus on advances in geophysical imaging and the importance of this data in understanding the subsurface in mitigating environmental risk.
Session Chairpersons: Kelly Soucy; Edwin MacDonald; Stan Mason
How current well designs address environmental protection, and which emerging well construction and validation technologies will advance this protection. This includes mechanical isolation.
Session Chairpersons: Chisum Cooke; Brent Schulte; Alex Baranov
This session will feature a discussion highlighting differences in emissions regulations between Canada and the US (on- and offshore) complemented with a look at the technical and economic implications of compliance.
Session Chairpersons: Darcy Spady; Larry Huskins; Karen Santillana
A look at the changes in stakeholder engagement now as compared to the last decade. Proactively approaching stakeholder conversations going forward.