2014 UIC Conference


UIC Conference
When: 
January 21-23, 2014
Where: 
New Orleans, LA

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Opening Session: Aquifer Management & Underground Injection

PDF icon Jamie Crawford
Jamie Crawford, Mississippi DEQ & GWPC President & GWREF Board Member
PDF icon Bob VanVoorhees
Bob VanVoorhees, Underground Injection Technology Council – National UIC Update
PDF icon Susan Fernandes
Susan Fernandes, US Business Council for Sustainable Development – Louisiana Water Synergy Project
PDF icon Stan Belieu
GWPC / GWREF Project Update and Announcement - Stan Belieu
PDF icon Mike Wireman
Mike Wireman, EPA Region 8

National UIC and Aquifer Management: Issues and Activities

PDF icon Frederick Bloetscher
A Summary of ASR Findings from a Comprehensive National Survey: Update July, 2013 - Frederick Bloetscher, Florida Atlantic University
PDF icon Joe Haberfeld
Impact of EPA’s Letter to FDEP on ASR in Florida - Joe Haberfeld, FL DEP
PDF icon Holly Green
EPA overview Holly Green, USEPA
PDF icon Bob VanVoorhees
Regulatory Implications of EPA’s ASR Letter – Bob VanVoorhees, Underground Injection Technology Council
PDF icon Matt Hartmann
Uranium and Uranium Progeny in Groundwater Associated with Uranium Ore Bearing Formations - Matt Hartmann, Uranium Resources, Inc
PDF icon David Murry
Class III UIC Regulatory Perspective: In Situ Uranium Mining in Texas - David Murry, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
PDF icon Matt Hartmann
Class III UIC Uranium Mining Permitting Process Matt Hartmann, Uranium Resources, Inc
PDF icon Lorrie Council
Class V Injection Wells: Back to the Future - Lorrie Council, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
PDF icon Michael Anderson
Iowa Experience With Agricultural Drainage Well Inspection. Testing, Permitting, and Closure Michael Anderson, Iowa Department of Natural Resources
PDF icon Sonja Massey
Class V UIC and Septic Systems – Sonja Massey, Alabama DEM
PDF icon Bill Stein
SAWS Brackish Desalination Project – Production to Injection Wells – Bill Stein, LBG-Guyton Associates
PDF icon Jack Kindinger
Subsidence and Coastal Geomorphic Changes in Central Louisiana – Jack Kindinger, USGS St. Petersburg Coastal Marine Science Center
PDF icon Caryl Alfaro
ASTM Activity Update – Caryl Alfaro, Earth Resources Systems

Oil & Natural Gas Stray Gas Incident Response, Environmental Sampling, Analysis and Risk Assessment Workshop

Lunch Presentation: Shale Gas Development and Water Resource Management

Class VI UIC and Carbon Capture & Underground Storage

PDF icon Victor Der
Global Status of Carbon Capture and Storage Victor Der, General Manager - The Americas of the Global CCS Institute
PDF icon Mark Ackiewicz
DOE Update – Mark Ackiewicz, Office of Fossil Energy, USDOE
PDF icon Susan Hovorka
Storage Effectiveness for EOR with Respect to State Reporting – Susan Hovorka, Gulf Coast Carbon Center
PDF icon Bruce Kobelski
USEPA Class VI Implementation Progress and Update: GS Permit Applications and GS Guidance Documents - Bruce Kobelski, USEPA
PDF icon Kevin Connors
North Dakota’s Class VI Primacy – Why, How, and What Now - Kevin Connors – ND Industrial Commission

Shale Gas Development, UIC, and Ground Water Protection Issues

PDF icon John Veil
The Impact of the Shale Play Revolution: How State Agencies are Responding -- Facilitator John Veil, Veil Environmental
PDF icon Leslie Savage
State Water Recycle/Reuse and Well Construction Rules – Leslie Savage, Railroad Commission of TX
PDF icon Joel Sminchak
Development of a Framework for Brine Disposal Wells in the Northern Appalachian Basin Based on Operational and Geologic Information - Joel Sminchak – Battelle
PDF icon Austin Holland
Induced Seismicity from Fluid Injection and Draft Best Practices – Austin Holland, Seismologist, Oklahoma Geological Survey, University of Oklahoma
PDF icon Kyle E. Murray
Fluid Injection Inventory for Class II UIC Wells of Oklahoma - Kyle E. Murray, Oklahoma Geological Survey
PDF icon Trudy Curtis
Industry and Regulatory Cooperation for Better Information - Trudy Curtis, PPDM Association

Class I & II UIC Issues Discussion Session

PDF icon Ben Knape
Ben Knape, UIC Regulatory Issues Consultant