Public Awareness Of Pipeline Safety
When: April 2, 2014
Where: City of Cotulla Convention Center

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Workshop Presentation (Below)

Pipeline Safety Panel:
"Federal Regulations Review and Inspection Updates"
Bill Lowry, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration,U.S Department of Transportation

"Railroad Commission of Texas: Regions, Rules and Jurisdiction"
Steven Rios, Pipeline Safety Program Manager, Railroad Commission of Texas

"Underground Pipeline Damage Prevention and Solutions"
Jaime Medina, Damage Prevention Manager, Texas 811

Public Awareness Panel:
"Pipeline Safety for Emergency Responders and Schools"
Henry Gonzalez, Public Awareness Coordinator, NuStar Logistics, L.P.

"Pipeline Operations and Planned Expansion in the Eagle Ford Shale"
John Poarch, General Manager Eagle Ford, Access Midstream

"Advancing Emergency Response and Risk Management"
Michelle Joseph, Soteria Solutions

"Community Risk Management Framework"
Dr. Hua Li and Dr. Kai Jin, Tamuk

 Innovative Transportation and Water Technologies Workshop For A Sustainable Eagle Ford Shale Development
When: November 15, 2013
Where: City of Cotulla Convention Center
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Innovative Transportation Session:
"Policies & Procedures Drive Transportation Solutions"
William Lowery, P.E., Director, TEEX

“Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Application in Road Condition Monitoring”
Dr. Somayeh Asadi, Dr. Mais Nijim, & Dr. Selahattin Ozcelik, TAMUK

“Mechanical Concrete: A Cost Saving “Green” Solution for South Texas Energy Roadways”
Jeff Labenz-Hough, Associate Vice President, HDR Engineering, Inc.

Water Technology Session:
“Eagle Ford Shale Water Update from TWDB”
Kevin Kluge, Manager, Water Uses & Projections, Texas Water Development Board

“Produced Water & Frac Flowback Recycling Considerations for the Producer and Landowner”
Ed Cowsar, Executive VP Sales and Marketing, Energy Water Solutions

Current Practices for Water Management in Eagle Ford Shale Region”
Kenneth M. Collins, Exploration & Production, EP Energy

“Novel Treatment Technologies for Desalination and Selective Ion Removal”
Dr. Lucy Camacho, Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Engineering, TAMUK

A South Texas Groundwater District Faces The Age of Unconventional
Hydrocarbon Extraction”
Hugh Fitzsimons, Director, Wintergarden Groundwater Conservation District and Rancher

“Frac Water Supply Alternatives”
Dr. Kim Jones, Director, Institute for Sustainable Energy and the Environment, TAMUK

Poster Session:

Assessment of Using Reject Concentrate Streams from Brackish Groundwater Desalination Plants in the Eagle Ford Region as Hydraulic Fracturing Fluid

Design for a Mobile Solar Energy Unit to Power Air Monitoring Equipment at Hydraulic Fracturing Well Sites

Dissociation Conditions with Statistical Associating Fluid Theory SAFT

Emergency Alert System and Real Time Evacuation Routing Aid - Case of Cotulla Texas

Groundwater Quality Mapping in Kenedy County

Improving the Impact Analysis of the Eagle Ford Shale Oil and Natural Gas Production on Regional Rural Communities

Innovative Biological Emissions Treatment Technology Deployment to Reduce Air Pollution for Petroleum Refining Operations

Multistage Production Data Analysis and Forecasting for Well Performance in Zavala and Frio Counties in the Eagle Ford Shale

Social Economic Impacts of EFS Development

VOC Monitoring at Drilling Sites Using a Wireless Sensor Network