Successful Oilfield Water Management

Overview of the latest trends and technologies for water management for oil and gas drilling, completions and production | Est. Length : 2:30 hrs

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Course Content

The goal of this e-symposium is to provide an overview of the latest trends and technologies for water management for oil and gas drilling, completions, and production. The e-symposium will include a number of in-depth case studies as well as descriptions of new directions (including new technologies and legislation). A discussion of new recycling initiatives will be covered as well.

Topics include:

  • Oilfield water management - a complicated issue?
  • Dominant factors in oilfield water management.
  • The biq question: freshwater or saltwater?
  • Charting a logical path towards a water management strategy.
  • Beware of black boxes.
  • Case Studies:
    • Case Studies A&B, Freshwater
    • Case Studies C&D, Saltwater
    • Case Study E, Brackish Water
  • Conclusions

Who Should Attend

Anyone currently working with water issues in the oilfield interested in the latest trends and technologis for water management in oil & gas drilling, completions and production.

Estimated Time

1 hr of video lectures

1 hr reading material

30 mins quiz

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