Day 2

GWPC Proceeding: 
Session Title: 
Opening General Session
Presentation 16
Stan Belieu, Nebraska Oil & Gas Conservation Commission, GWPC President
Welcome from
Presentation 17
Ann Codrington –Director, USEPA Drinking Water Protection Division, Office of Ground Water & Drinking Water
Opening General
Presentation 18
Dewayne Quertermous, Sierra Club
Opening General
Session Title: 
CO2 Geosequestration: Updates on federal implementation, state primacy and program needs
Presentation 19
Lisa McWhirter, USEPA
Status of DI programs and state primacy applications
Presentation 20
Bob Van Voorhees, Carbon Sequestration Council
Advancing GS Projects Under a New Regulatory Regime
Presentation 21
Molly Bayer, USEPA
Class VI UIC Program Implementation and permitting
Presentation 22
Michael Leering, CSA Standards
A Generic Standard for Underground injection of CO2
Session Title: 
General UIC Issues
Presentation 23
Joe Tiago, USEPA
Update on the EPA Class VI Data System
Presentation 24
Roland P. DeBruyn, Luca Technologies Inc.
Methane Farming through Use of Indigenous Microbes
Presentation 25
Brian Graves, USEPA Region 6
Updates on the activities of the UIC National Technical Workgroup
Presentation 26
Donald Drazan, New York Department of Environmental Conservation
Update on the changes to the API Well Numbering System
Session Title: 
Lunch Presentation
Environmentally Friendly Drilling
Rich Haut, EFD
The Environmentally Friendly Drilling (EFD) program addresses: New low-impact technologies that reduce the footprint of drilling activities Light weight drilling rigs with reduced emission engine packages On-site waste management Site access Systems to fit the needs of specific development sites and provides stewardship of the environment Education
Session Title: 
Class I UIC Wells
Presentation 27
Bob Van Voorhees, Underground Injection Technology Council
UIC Class I Program Priorities for 2012
Session Title: 
Class III and V Wells
Presentation 28
Bryan Smith, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
Class V in Texas
Presentation 29
John Meyer, Texas Water Development Board
ASR Impediments
Session Title: 
Regulation of Hydraulic Fracturing
Presentation 30
John Veil, Veil Environmental
Chemical disclosure at the state level
Presentation 31
Don Drazan, New York
NY SGEIS: Lessons learned, a process for interagency and inter-department collaboration
Presentation 32
Scott Kell, Consulting Geologist
Results of the GWPC Research on Alleged Contamination Incidents from oilfield activities: Final Report
Session Title: 
Updates of ongoing and recent Hydraulic Fracturing studies
Presentation 33
Bruce Kobelski, USEPA
The USEPA Hydraulic Fracturing Study
Presentation 34
Lisa Molofsky, GSI Environmental, Inc
Methane occurrence in water wells overlying the Marcellus
Presentation 35
Fred Baldassare, ECHELON Applied Geoscience Consulting
A Geochemical Context for Stray Gas Investigations in the Northern Appalachian Basin: Implications of Analyses of Natural Gases from Quaternary-through-Devonian-Age Strata
Session Title: 
Updates of ongoing and recent Hydraulic Fracturing Studies (continued):
Presentation 36
J.P. Nicot, Texas Bureau of Economic Geology
University of Texas Hydraulic Fracturing Study
Presentation 37
Peter Pope, Texas Railroad Commission
The Parker County, Texas Study
Presentation 38
Jay Spaan, U.S. General Accounting Office
Update on GAO’s Plan to Study Unconventional Reservoir Resources and Identify Risks Associated with Hydraulic Fracturing
Session Title: 
Class II Wells
Presentation 39
Kevin Fisher, Flotek
Propagation of Hydraulic Fractures in the Subsurface: A Multi-basin study
Presentation 40
Susie McKenzie, USEPA Region 6
Induced seismicity resulting from underground injection operations: A UIC National Technical Workgroup study
Presentation 41
Cathy Foerster, Alaska Oil and Gas Commission
BLM Legacy Wells: Environmental Hazards and Eyesores