Produced Water Treatment, Management Strategies & Practices:
HDPE Lined Produced Water Evaporation Ponds
Modeling groundwater vulnerability to contamination from produced water storage in New Mexico
Get to know your smallest particles: particle imaging analysis 300nm to 30 um
Planning, Design, and Installation of a Successful Water Management System to Support a Development Drilling and Completion Campaign
Produced Water Recycling in the New Mexico Delaware Basin
Bioremediation Coupled with Chemical Oxidation for Treatment of Oil-Based Drill Cuttings
Designing Saltwater Disposal Systems for Optimal Oil Recovery and Minimal Maintenance
Influence of temperature and light quality on growth kinetics and nutrient composition of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
Bioslurry Injection Technology – Future for Wastewater Treatment Process
CoVAP – Cogeneration for Industrial Waste Water Evaporation
Water Management in the U.S. Oil and Gas Industry
Economical and Technical Advantages of Produced and Flowback Water Reuse
Effective Treatment of Shale Oil and Gas Produced Water by Membrane Distillation Coupled with Precipitative Softening and Walnut Shell Filtration
Beneficial Re-Use of Produced Water and Flowback Water:
From Bane to Boon: How Alternative PW Reuse Can Supplement Freshwater in the Southwest
Get Out! What will it take to use produced water outside of the oil and gas industry?
Research strategies to identify and address risks from alternative management of produced water outside the oilfield

Groundwater Remediation:
A New Tool for Determining LNAPL Volume and Extent
Plume Stability Analysis Using SURFER and API’s Interactive LNAPL Guide
10 Biggest Mistakes in Groundwater Remediation
BioTraps and Site Management Strategies for Groundwater Impacted with Chlorinated Hydrocarbons
BioTraps and Site Management Strategies for Groundwater Impacted with Petroleum Hydrocarbons
In Situ Bioreactors for In-Well Groundwater Remediation
Strong Endogenous Decay Contribution During the ERD of TCE DNAPL in Bedrock Groundwater
Avoiding a cis-DCE Stall During the ERD of TCE DNAPL in Bedrock Groundwater via Biostimulation Alone
Poplar Tree Bacterial Endophyte Enhanced Phytoremediation of Volatile Organic Compounds- TCE and Oil/Gas-Fuels in Groundwater
Cost-Effective Destruction of Petroleum Hydrocarbon Contaminants with Expedited Residual Mass Solubilization under Anaerobic Conditions via Biostimulation
In-Place Treatment of Hydrocarbon Releases Signals a Breakthrough in the Conservation of Topsoil & Vegetation
New Perspectives on Horizontal Wells for Assessment and Remediation

Horizontal Directional Drilling for Water Supply Applications

PETROLEUM ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES related to exploration & production; transportation & storage

Legal & Regulatory Issues:
The Regulation of Oil and Gas Activities Under The Trump Administration
World Bank/IFC Financing Environmental Issue Update
Update on Environmental Oil & Gas Permitting and Litigation Issues with a focus on Seismic Claims
Factors Promoting and Affecting Produced Water Recycling in Permian Basin
Reviewing and Critiquing Environmental Regulations and Documents Workshop
Waters of the U.S. Updates and Changes
Pipeline Planning and Construction: Environmental Considerations
Environmental Consideration in Various Plays within the U.S. Oil and Gas Industry

Air & Noise Emissions:
Best Practices to Reduce Venting and Flaring with Economic Benefit
DSI: An Alternative to Wet Scrubbing For SO2 & SO3 Removal

Waste Management & Pollution Prevention:
Air Pollution Control Selection for Remediation Applications
A Comparison of Drilling Wastes to Coal Ash: Potential Environmental Impact, Regulations, and Management Techniques
Concerns Over the use of Geomembrane Liners as an Engineering Control for the Long-Term Storage of Oil and Gas Wastes
Heat Recovery Technologies for Combined Heat and Power (CHP) in Oil Field
Generating Clean Power from Waste Heat at Oil & Gas Sites: Policies, Incentives, Case Studies
The Three R’s – Refineries, RCRA and Recycling
Making Silica Dust a Thing of the Past

Risk Assessment & Risk Management: 
UAS Applications for Environmental Monitoring, Mapping, and Survey Inspection
ITRC’s TPH Risk Evaluation Guidance

Ecosystem Services Gained from Interim Reclamation on Oil and Gas Well Pads in Wyoming
– LNAPL Remediation Combining Mobile Dual Phase Extraction with Concurrent Injection of a Carbon-Based Amendment
Eliminate Flaring to Generate Green Energy
Per-and Poly-Fluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS): An Overview
Determining Opportunities for Combined Heat and Power (CHP) in the Oil Field
Small Footprint LRP(R) Sucker Rod Pumping Unit
Bacteria Behaving Badly: Are Molecular Methods a New Hope for Monitoring?

SOIL: Site Characterization & Remediation

Site Characterization & Forensic Geochemistry:
Advances in Oil Spill Forensic using Biomarkers and Isotope Ratio Technique
Update on Current High Resolution Site Characterization (HRSC) Technology, 3D Data Modeling, and Applying HRSC Data to Remedial Design
How to Efficiently Quantify Aquifer Properties and Hydrocarbon Saturation using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Geophysical Logging in Existing Monitoring Wells
Characterization of Groundwater Flow, Systematically Identifying Preferential Flow Zones for Pump and Treat
Findings From a Machine Learning Approach to Site Characterization
Are There Holes Below Us? Geophysical Assessment of Prospective Flowback Water Storage Sites for the Presence of Shallow Karst
Why Flexible Borehole Liners Are Displacing Traditional Hydrologic Assessments
Drone Magnetometry Applied to Detecting and Mapping Legacy O&G Wells and Pipelines
A Geochemical Context for Investigations of Stray Gas Migration

Remediation of Hydrocarbon Spills from Exploration & Production:
Successful On-Site Treatment of Oil Impacted Soil and Oil Sludge using STARx/Hottpad (Ex Situ Smoldering)
Landfarming of Petroleum Contaminated Soils – What Goes Wrong

Remediation of Hydrocarbon Spills from Transportation & Storage:
Improved Result for In-Situ Remediation Projects by Utilizing High Resolution Data, Injection, and Hydraulic Placement Treatment Methods – It’s a Contact Sport
Using Gentle Heating to Accelerate Bioremediation and Vapor Extraction and Close a Site
Natural Source Zone Depletion for Long Term LNAPL Site Management
Emergency Response Results in NFA After Tanker Roll-Over

Remediation of Brine Spills:
Update on Electrokinetic Based Soil Desalinization Field Test
Remediation of Brine Spills – What Goes Wrong

Two-Step Reclamation of a Polluted Site with Surfactant and ISCO Treatment Field Case Study North-West Italy
Surfactant Enhanced Extraction to Expedite Remediation of a Carbon Tetrachloride Source Zone at an Active Grain Elevator Facility
Opening the Pathway for Onshore Beneficial Reuse of Drill Cuttings with Bioremediation
Effective Measurement and Monitoring of Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons with Field Equipment
Techniques and Evaluation for the Creation of Simulated Drill Cuttings for Environmental Studies


“Innovative Tools for NAPL Site Management”
Session Chairs: Mike Hawthorne & Camille Carter, GEI Consultants, Denver, Colorado, USA
NAPL Mobility in Sediments: Categorizing NAPL Migration Potential Using a Multiple Lines of Evidence Approach
Case Study: Accelerated Site Closure Via Multimodal LNAPL Transmissivity Testing and Plume Stability Analysis, West Texas
Case Study for Remediation of NAPL Impacted Sediment
Quantification of LNAPL Transmissivity in Fractured Porous Media
Natural Source Zone Depletion Estimation for Confined LNAPL
Environmental Data Science Innovation in the Age of Big Data