Full Two Day Agenda: February, Wednesday 27 & Thursday 28, 2019

DAY 1 AGENDA: WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2019

Focusing On Controlling & Reducing Carbon & Methane Emissions, Day One Is Designed To Focus On Facilities 'Design & Construction' Processes & Cutting-Edge Technologies To Achieve Near Zero Emissions, Reduce Environmental Footprint And Shorten Facilities Construction Time

8:50 The Cost-Effective Well Site Facilities Canada 2019 opens with the Chair's Opening Remarks

Conference Chaired By: Donald Sevier, Facilities Engineer, Lime Rock Resources

DESIGN, BUILD & GET PROJECTS OFF THE GROUND QUICKLY

SUCCESS STORIES FOCUSING ON COST-SAVINGS, INNOVATION & EFFICIENCY

There has been a significant uptake in the development of new projects and expansion of existing facilities - but the focus is still on innovation and cost savings. Operators want to get projects off the ground sooner so that they can start making money quickly. But Canada's operators are operating in a very different environment than anywhere else.

  • Stringent regulations, gas conservation requirements and extreme temperatures mean facilities need to be designed to accommodate for these regional nuances without increasing capital outlay and the cost of operating. Some critical questions are being asked right now. 

The opening operator-led keynote panel sets the foundation for the 2019 Well Site Facilities Canada conference, designed with a view to help operators plan better and delivers insight on how to...

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: GET PROJECTS OFF THE GROUND QUICKLY

9:00 Benchmarking Facilities Layout And Performance To Provide Clarity On Cost-Effective Design Philosophies That Work Optimally

  • Look at projects that have been over-engineered and decide whether equipment is really necessary or adding to safety - achieve cost savings by downsizing
  • Learn how to do things differently from a facilities engineering perspective to reduce construction cost, cycle time and environmental footprint
  • Find out how operators can take advantage of the push towards lump sum and EPC type construction to save money
  • Assess new technologies that are proving to make a difference from a cost and emissions control standpoint

Richard Suffron, Production Manager, Venturion Oil

9:30 Question & Answer Session

EFFICIENT FACILITIES DESIGN: PANEL DISCUSSION

9:40 Discussing Efficient Facilities Design That Is Economically Viable And Technically Feasible, While Ensuring Better Production And Compliance

  • Examine what modifications can be made to different facilities to reduce construction time, cost and emissions
  • Understand how to optimize the design of facilities construction to save money
  • Take advantage of the latest technologies that are proving to make a difference from a cost and emissions control standpoint
  • Understand how to ensure facilities are not leaking and remain in compliance

Richard Suffron, Production Manager, Venturion Oil

Greg Terlecki, Facilities Engineer, Caltex Resources

10:10 Question & Answer Session

NEW 'ECONOMIC & EFFICIENT' TECHNOLOGIES TO ACHIEVE NEAR ZERO EMISSIONS

TECHNOLOGIES PROVEN TO CONTROL CARBON & METHANE EMISSIONS

CUTTING-EDGE EMISSION REDUCTION TECHNOLOGIES: CASE STUDY

10:20 Assessing Challenges Involved In Designing A Code Compliant Over Pressure Protection (OPP) System

The biggest challenges in evaluating or designing an OPP system are finding the right guideline within the variety of applicable standards and how to deal with the different interpretations that may arise.

Many standards ask for a detailed analysis to identify and examine all scenarios that could result in an overpressure condition, but they do not describe how to perform an analysis, or how to interpret the results in detail.

For example, IEC 6108, IEC 61511 and ISA-84.00.01-2004 provide several valuable techniques to perform these evaluations along with design alternative solutions. However, it is still very difficult to find consensus within the industry on how and when to use these techniques and solutions.

In this OPP System study, the author will raise challenging questions while discussing current solutions and explaining current shortfalls.

Reza Rasooli, P. Eng., CAP, ISA84 SIS Expert, Solaris MCI

10:40 Question & Answer Session

10:45 Morning Refreshments In The Exhibition Area

GHG EMISSIONS REDUCTION

11:15 GHG Emissions Reduction: Small Private Operator Case Study

An overview of the various GHG reduction initiatives undertaken by Modern Resources Inc., including elimination of well site methane emissions. The presentation also includes lessons learned from the company's Carbon Emissions Offset Credits Program.

James Martin, Senior Manager of Production & Facilities, Modern Resources

11:45 Question & Answer Session

ENGINEER YOUR FACILITY'S LAYOUT > MULTI-WELL PAD DESIGNS

STRATEGIES FOR SIMPLIFYING DESIGNS TO IMPROVE COST AND EXECUTION SCHEDULE

Canadian operators are more attentive to the detailed design of facilities versus their US counterparts. They have to provide more information on the construction numbers and focus on the minute details to comply with stringent regulations.

MULTI-WELL PAD FACILITIES DESIGN

11:55 Assess How The Operator Has Optimized Facilities Planning And Project Management Decisions To Reduce Environmental Footprint On Multi-Well Pads

  • Understand which new technologies and new equipment was implemented that allowed that operator to move from a single-well design to multi-well design
  • Learn how the operator established well site layout and equipment requirements decisions bearing in mind Canada's extreme weather conditions
  • Evaluate the optimal gathering system for multi-well pads to determine suitability based on the region's infrastructure

David Kehrig, Facilities Manager, ARC Resources

James Martin, Senior Manager of Production & Facilities, Modern Resources

12:15 Question & Answer Session

12:25 Networking Lunch In The Exhibition Area

CARBON & METHANE EMISSIONS REGULATIONS

LEARN WHAT REGULATORS REQUIRE FROM E&P OPERATORS FROM A FACILITIES DESIGN & OPERATIONS STANDPOINT

EMISSIONS LEGISLATION: REGULATORY BRIEFING

1:25 Gain Complete Clarity On Canada's Multi-Level Emission Legislations And Know Exactly What Is Required From A Facilities Design & Operations Standpoint

  • Know exactly what each province is asking for, what the federal government is asking for and what local authorities are asking for to effectively manage compliance issues
  • Find out if the regulations will get more and more stringent and if it will require upgrading existing facilities so they can keep operating
  • Find out where regulators see the future going

Michael Lawson, Senior Technical Advisor, Climate Policy Assurance, AER

James Diamond, Manager, Upstream Oil & Gas, Government of Canada

Sharif Nawyaz, Research Assistant - Air Quality & Air Emissions, University of Alberta

1:55 Question & Answer Session

REGULATORY COMPLIANT FACILITIES DESIGN: CASE STUDY

2:05 Sharing A Detailed Case Study On How To Build New And/Or Retrofit Existing Facilities With Efficient Emissions & Environmental Control

For Canada's Operators, Carbon and Methane Emissions and Tax is now a major risk and liability concern. It is now imperative for regulatory compliance to be made part of facilities design and construction plans. Learn more about design strategy factors that are effective from a production efficiency and compliance point of view.

  • Understand how operators can optimize the design of the facility keeping in mind cost/deployment trade-offs, while taking advantage of latest technologies
  • Examine what modifications can be made to facilities
  • Understand what measures can be taken to ensure facilities leak less
  • Learn measures to ensure more products go into pipelines and less waste goes up into the atmosphere
  • Review the impact tank size and orientation have on environmental footprint

Brian Van Vliet, Member, Methane Emissions Leadership Alliance

Dallas Rosevear, Member, Methane Emissions Leadership Alliance

2:35 Question And Answer Session

2:45 Afternoon Refreshments In The Exhibition Area

MODULARIZATION > PLANNING & EXECUTION

LEARN HOW EFFECTIVELY 'PLAN & EXECUTE' MODULAR WELL PAD DESIGNS TO SHORTEN ON-SITE CONSTRUCTION TIME & IMPROVE FACILITY RELIABILITY

One of the biggest ways cut costs is by reducing construction time - that is one of the main costs with well site facilities. However if operators can move that construction time into modularization and pre-fabrication, just take modules, plug them down and connect them together in the field, that can save them a lot of money

PLAN & EXECUTE MODULARIZATION: INTERACTIVE DISCUSSION

3:15 Assess Techniques & Costs For Applying Modularization To Well Pad Facilities To Save Construction Time And Improve Efficiency While Ensuring Compliance

  • Know the economics of moving modular facilities to gauge where it will make sense to apply this practice vs. stick built new designs
  • Find out what are the timelines and the planning cycle required to shorten your onsite execution time
  • Find out how much longer it takes to be able to plan an effective execution of a modular well pad design
  • Assess cost saving and cash flow generation numbers to justify the case for modularization for large, medium and small operators
  • Learn how this operator allocated capital and built a business case for modularization
  • Find out what the operators saw as the benefit of moving from stick built design to modular design
  • Assess innovative modular concepts that were adopted combining functionality, safety/reliability and ease of maintenance
  • Understand the benefits of scalable modularization that extends to large multi-well pads

Moderated By: Donald Sevier, Facilities Engineering, Lime Rock Resources

3:45 Question & Answer Session

OPTICAL GAS IMAGING FOR METHANE EMISSIONS

FAST, EFFECTIVE & SAFE METHANE CONTROL

CUTTING-EDGE EMISSION REDUCTION TECHNOLOGIES

3:55 Driving Efficiency: How Optical Gas Imaging For Leak Detection And Repair (LDAR) Is Improving Well Site Environmental Performance

The use of Optical Gas Imaging in LDAR programs has only been around as a practical tool since 2006.  In the thirteen years since it has become the preferred method of finding fugitive emissions for many of the energy industry's biggest names because it is fast, effective and safe.  Learn how we got here and what the future holds for this technology.

  • Learn how OGI works and its limitations
  • Learn how Quantitative OGI is done
  • Get practical tips on OGI program implementation
  • Hear about the latest technological developments

Rob Milner, Member, Methane Emissions Leadership Alliance

4:25 Question & Answer Session

4:30 First Day Of The Conference Ends With The Chair's Closing Remarks

4:40 - 5:40 Networking Drinks In The Exhibition Area

5:50 - 8:50 Invitation-Only 5* Dinner For Speakers & Sponsors

DAY 2 AGENDA: THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2019

Day Two Is Designed To Focus On Technologies, Options & Strategies For Pipeline Options & Regulations, Detecting, Preventing And Controlling Leaks, Improving Separation Efficiency, Optimizing Automation & Ensuring Reliable Power On Sites

8:50 Second day of the Cost-Effective Well Site Facilities Canada 2019 opens with the Chair's Opening Remarks

Conference Chaired By: Donald Sevier, Facilities Engineer, Lime Rock Resources

PIPELINE LEAK PREVENTION & DETECTION SYSTEMS

TECHNOLOGIES TO CONTROL PIPELINES LEAKS AND REMAIN IN COMPLIANCE

LEAK DETECTION & PREVENTION SYSTEMS

9:00 Examine The Application Of The Latest Leak Detection Technologies And Be Better Equipped To Identify And Prevent Spills Faster

  • Demonstrating how operators can capitalize on advancements and technology in leak prevention, control and detection
  • Fully understand how to ensure facilities are not leaking and remain in compliance with federal and provincial regulations
  • Assess lessons learned and watch-outs to bring leak detection up to a new level

Kirill Kovalenko, Technical Services Engineer, FlexSteel Pipeline Technologies

9:30 Question & Answer Session

CAPITAL EFFICIENT PIPELINE OPTIONS

DETERMINING OPTIMAL, FIT-FOR-PURPOSE PIPELINE OPTIONS FOR CANADA'S HARSH WEATHER CONDITIONS

PIPELINE OPTIONS

9:40 Comparing Steel Vs. Polypipe Vs. Plastic Pipelines To Establish Suitability For Gas, Water And Fuel Lines

  • Get clarity on which pipelines are optimal for transferring produced water
  • Understand why some operators put one piece of pipe in and others put 3 or 4 pieces of pipe in the same ditch - what is the right of way of doing it?
  • Find out which materials perform better and do not freeze over given Canada's harsh weather conditions

Jeffrey Pike, Pipeline Application Engineer, Shawcor

10:10 Question & Answer Session

10:20 Morning Refreshments In The Exhibition Area

NOVEL TECHNOLOGIES FOR GHG EMISSION REDUCTION

10:50 Learn How To Cut Down On Flaring & Venting Solution Gas With The Latest Novel, Cost-Effective & Low Maintenance HMBF Technology  

HMBF is specially designed to withstand cold climatic conditions of Alberta and to receive a line of solution gas from the battery as its source gas. Considering the HMBF is an enclosed system, it is capable of self-sustaining, and maintaining high performance efficiencies even during severe cold weather conditions.
This presentation will explore the potential for HMBF technology as a user-friendly method for Alberta oil and gas companies in their efforts to meet GHG emission reduction goals.

Dr. Patrick Hettiaratchi, Professor - Department of Civil Engineering, University of Calgary

11:20 Question & Answer Session

STRATEGIES FOR HANDLING HIGH VOLUMES OF PRODUCED WATER

BEST PRACTICES & NEW TECHNOLOGIES TO LOWER WATER MANAGEMENT COSTS

PRODUCED WATER MANAGEMENT

11:30 Strategies For Handling High Rates Of Flowback Water: Assessing Cost-Competitive Solutions That Are Delivering Tangible Results

A lot of the water management solutions that are going to be employed are not necessarily going to be cutting-edge - but they will need to be packaged together and used in a different ways that they have been in the past. This sessions examines ways to manage produced water volumes at the lowest cost possible

  • Compare the economics of treating flowback water vs. sourcing fresh water
  • Understand what kind of testing was applied to varying water types
  • Examine water treatment costs vs. rate of return per well to establish if pumping produced water is justifiable
  • Sharing tangible data to back the decision to choose one water management strategy over the other: recycle & reuse vs. disposal

Chris Tesarski, CEO, CoResource Solutions

11:50 Question & Answer Session

12:00 Networking Lunch In The Exhibition Area

METHANE LEAK DETECTION

1:00 Methane Leak Detection: Advantages of Embracing Alternative Technologies

The methane landscape in Canada is rapidly evolving. With new oil and gas methane provincial and federal regulations on the horizon, companies across Canada will soon be required to directly measure, report, and manage their methane for the first time. There are many measurement technologies available for leak detection, including default and alternative approaches that all operate on varying scales.

This presentation will discuss the benefits and opportunities for alternative technologies in today's regulatory environment and present a case study which highlights the innovative work an Alberta-based company has been doing in regard to alternative leak detection and monitoring.

  • Explore emerging alternative technologies that can drastically decrease monitoring costs, are less onerous, more time-efficient, more effective at rapidly identifying large leaks, and can improve data quality
  • Understand how to optimally integrate these technologies and compare datasets from different technologies
  • Learn the holistic perspective understanding that a one-size fits all solution to effective methane detection does not exist

Liz O'Connell, Emissions Research Scientist, St. Francis Xavier University

1:30 Question & Answer Session

FACILITIES AUTOMATION

UTILIZE AUTOMATION TO GET THINGS DONE AS FAST POSSIBLE WHILE REDUCING PERSONNEL TIME ON WELL PADS

AUTOMATE & REMOTELY OPERATE FACILITIES

1:40 Examine New Ways Of Developing & Automating Facilities To Enable Remote Control Operations Of Key Well Site Equipment

  • Understand the level of automation that was implemented and how system software decisions were made
  • Discover the dollar value added through the implementation of the latest automation and communication technologies
  • Sharing success stories on how this operator is remotely starting up and shutting down wells from a central location without failure
  • Learn if actual results matched assumptions made in the automation plan, and learn what worked and what didn't

Jason Galbraith, Business Manager - Process Automation, Simark Controls Ltd.

2:00 Question & Answer Session

2:10 Afternoon Refreshments In The Exhibition Area

POWERING FACILITIES & ACCURATE MEASUREMENT TO SUPPORT OPERATIONS

NEW WAYS TO GENERATE POWER WHILE KEEPING EMISSIONS UNDER CONTROL

INNOVATIONS IN MULTI-PHASE FLOW METERS

POWERING FACILITIES & MULTI-PHASE FLOW METERS

2:40 Examine High Horsepower/Low Emission Power Generation Solutions To Support Operations On Larger Well Pad Facilities And Multi-Phase Flow Meters To Achieve High Levels Of Measurement Accuracy

  • Find out how E&Ps are generating enough power to support operations
  • Learn whether replacing conventional power generation systems with scalable, advanced solutions has resulted in tangible cost/performance improvements
  • Examine the economics of deploying technologies to generate smaller amounts of energy
  • Benchmarking costs for available systems: Find out if the cost of multi-phase meters is competitive for onshore application
  • Hear case studies demonstrating reliability, robustness and the final impact
  • Understand if meters need to be recalibrated for significant swings in the production fluid makeup

Moderated By: Donald Sevier, Facilities Engineer, Lime Rock Resources

3:10 Question & Answer Session

CANADA'S ENERGY FUTURE ROADMAP

3:20 Discussing Measures To Effectively Operate In WCSB, While Working Through Takeaway Constraint, Crude Differential And Bill C-69

Canada's pipeline bottleneck and falling prices of domestic crude has made for a volatile price environment. Many producers have their concerns about accessing international markets, and the problem doesn't appear to be shifting any time soon.

> This closing panel discussion will look toward the the future, and establish practical measures to protect Canada's energy future while ensuring profitable and efficient production

Chris Tesarski, CEO, CoResource Solutions

Donald Sevier, Facilities Engineer, Lime Rock Resources

3:50 Question & Answer Session

4:00 Second Day of the Cost-Effective Well Site Facilities Canada Congress 2019 closes with the Chair's Closing Remarks

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