7th Produced Water Workshop (7th PWW)

Venue: Thistle Aberdeen Airport Hotel

Location: Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Apr 29, 2009 End Date/Time: Apr 30, 2009
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This Workshop has invited leading experts in the field to help address the following questions:

• Where will legislation go from here and beyond year 2009 in the North Sea?
• Will we head towards a risk-based approach?
• What is a risk-based approach? What are the options, benefits and implications?
• What are the latest surface treatment technologies?
• How can on-line monitoring techniques help characterise produced water?
• What experienced operators have in treating water from chemically enhanced oil recovery?
• How do we characterise produced water and its effect on the marine environment?
• Where are we in subsea separation and processing?

The Workshop will be accompanied by two optional training courses.

Workshop Objectives
The objective of the Workshop is for interested parties to find out and to keep abreast of the latest technological and legislative developments as well as current practices and trends in produced water management, treatment and handling. The Workshop will give delegates the opportunity to network, interact and cross-share experiences with operators, suppliers and contractors from around the globe.

Topics and Themes
The event will cover the following:

• Legislation update and its implications
• New and emerging surface treatment technologies
• Water treatment in new frontier operations such as heavy oil and subsea production
• Risk-based approaches: options, benefits and implications
• Open discussion

Speakers from government bodies, offshore operators, service companies, technology and equipment suppliers as well as consultancy and R&D organisations will present.

There will be open discussion periods which are geared to allow delegates to share their knowledge and gain perspective in this growing industry sector.