Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Hydraulic Fracturing and Oilfield Water Management Course

Texas A&M University Kingsville and the Institute for Sustainable Energy and the Environment (AMK) and Frack Water Engineering & Associates (FWE), a subsidiary of Refinery Water Engineering & Associates, Inc. (RWE), are proud to present the "first of its kind" training course for Hydraulic Fracturing operations. This new course is focused on an integrated approach to Total Water Management for the Fracking of Shale Gas and Shale Oil wells. Supply Water, Flowback Water, Wastewater, and Sludge treatment system designs, process controls, and economics will be covered in detail, and alternatives will be compared. An underlying  theme of Water Recycling will predominate this entire course. Unique geographic considerations for treatment systems will be addressed for the following Shale Play regions: Marcellus, Permian, Eagle Ford, Bakken, and Monterrey. Transportation considerations, Regulatory procedures, Drilling & Recovery processes, and Legal liabilities will be presented.

When:             November 5 - 7, 2013, 8am to 5pm.                             

Where:           Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Institute Conference Center, Texas A&M University Kingsville

What: The first known comprehensive water management training program for Hydraulic Fracturing Water Management

For Who:        Energy companies, oilfield and drilling services, landmen, regulatory specialists, chemical  and fluids companies, municipal managers and directors

Skill Sets Attendees Will Acquire At This 2013 Edition Frac Water Management Course:

  • The ability to determine the best treatment technologies on a site-specific well basis.
  • The ability to execute proper process control techniques for applicable treatment designs.
  • The ability to follow the proper regulatory & permitting procedures for water management.
  • The ability to understand legal liabilities and to be aware of potential or pending laws.
  • The ability to understand water considerations based on drilling process variables.

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Recycling Oil and Gas Shale water is becoming an industry priority

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This page was last updated on: November 01, 2013