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The Only Forum Dedicated Entirely To The Facilities Engineering Discipline With Last Year's Attendees Including:


  • Anadarko
  • BHP Biliton
  • Bonanza Creek Energy
  • BP
  • Cabot Oil & Gas Corp
  • Carrizo Oil & Gas
  • Chesapeake Energy
  • Chevron
  • Cimarex Energy
  • Cinco Resources
  • ConocoPhillips
  • Continental Resources
  • Denbury Resources
  • EF Energy
  • Encana
  • EOG Resources
  • Freeport McMoRan Oil & Gas
  • Halcon Resources
  • Hess Corporation
  • Husky Oil Operations
  • Jacobs
  • Kraken Oil & Gas
  • Laredo Petroleum Holdings
  • LINN Energy
  • Macpherson Oil Co.
  • Marathon Oil
  • Murphy Oil
  • Newfield Exploration
  • Noble Energy
  • Oasis Petroleum
  • OXY
  • PennWest Petroleum
  • QEP Energy
  • Quicksilver Resources
  • Range Resources
  • Sabine Oil & Gas
  • SandRidge Energy
  • Sasol Canada
  • Seneca Resources
  • Shell E&P
  • Shell Canada
  • Southwestern Energy
  • Statoil
  • Swift Energy
  • Talisman Energy
  • Wapiti Energy
  • WPX Energy
  • XTO Energy

Full Two Day Agenda: Wednesday 16 & Thursday 17 September, 2020

DAY 1 AGENDA: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2020

Day 1 Focus: <Cost Control> <Quantify Essential Spend>
<Remote Monitoring & Control> <Reduce Equipment On-Site>
<Improve Safety, Reliability Through Automation>

8:50 The 7th Annual On Shore Well Site Facilities 2020 opens with the Chair's Opening Remarks

KEYNOTE OPENING PANEL: PRIORITIZING SPEND AND COST CUTTING

9:00 Achieve The Optimal Balance Between Reducing Equipment & Manpower To Simplify The Operation, Prioritizing The Automation Of Mission Critical Systems And Future Proofing Your Facility To Meet Rapidly Evolving Environmental Standards

The opening operator-led keynote panel sets the foundation for the 2020 Well Sites Facilities congress, designed with a view to help operators deliver cost-savings while operation on minimal design specifications. This panel consists of three 10-minute mini case study presentations and the main purpose of this session is to address best practices for Senior VP's on how to operate in the current volatile price environment.

1. Benchmarking Strategic Level Decision Making On Saving Money Whilst Optimizing Mechanical, Instrumentation & Automation Spend

2. Lean Scoping & Future Proofing Facilities For Reducing Flaring & Carbon Emissions 

3. Experiences On Saving Money Through Hiring In-House Crews & Purchasing Own Equipment Compared To Outsourcing Third Party Turnkey Solutions - What's The Most Cost Effective Solution For The Whole Life Cycle?

9:40 Extended Question & Answer Session

COST CONTROL AND SIMPLFYING YOUR FACILITY
How To Prioritize Your Spend To Achieve The Greatest Value & Benefits

PANEL: MANAGING OPEX OVER THE LIFE OF A WELL

10:00 Test Separators In Comparison To Multi-Phase Flow Meters - Comparing Accuracy For Measurement, Lifecycle Cost And Net Present Value ( NPV)

The purpose of this panel session is to compare the initial spend vs. long-term cost, accuracy levels and reliability for test separators and multi-phase meters. While thoroughly assessing the pros and cons for choosing either alternate in the current volatile price environment.

  • Compare and examine the overall lease operating expense (LOE) and net present value (NPV) for bulk & test separators vs. multi-phase flow meters
  • Evaluate the maintenance cost over the life cycle of well for both when comparing internal sub-systems and moving parts that could lead to frequent breakdowns
  • Learn how to read abstract data points from multi-phase flow meters and pursue stakeholders to switch over for higher accuracy benefits
  • Hear about the benefit of using multi-phase flow measurement to accurately capture flow dynamics across oil, gas and water without deviation in real time

10:30 Question & Answer Session

10:40 Morning Refreshments In The Networking & Exhibition Area

LEAN SCOPING - OPERATOR LED CASE STUDY

11:10 Implementing Lean Initiatives & Extending The Life Of Valves, Pumps &  Instrumentation Whilst Ensuring Reliability, Safety, Quality And Functionality On Site - How Do You Achieve The Sweet Spot?

Equipment on-can be one of the biggest sources of OPEX and initial investment for operators. This session will cover build criteria and minimal design specifications producers can operate on to not only cut cost in the long run, but also achieve the highest level of drawdown rates across their facilities

  • Hear how operators are extending the life of their valves, pumps, compressors and separators through revised simplified designs and minimal moving parts
  • Evaluate the true value of going lean in terms of dollar savings and operational efficiencies achieved to avoid false economics in the long run
  • Find out how operators can cut costs by reducing equipment like bulk test separators and compressors, while still maintaining the same level of allocation accuracy and functionality

11:40 Question & Answer Session

INNOVATION THROUGH MODULAR AND NEW TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION

11:50 Implementing New Technology & Techniques To Build More Reliable Facilities, Reduce Time On Site & Maximize Safety For The Workforce

  • Investigating new technologies and techniques to reduce cost over the life cycle
  • Understand the safety criteria used by contractors to ensure robust, high quality build out that can last the lifecycle of a well and ensure workforce safety on site
  • Evaluate how faster builds can lead to lower man hours on-site and reduce the total initial cost for operators and pass savings onto their yearly budgets

12:20 Question & Answer Session

12:30 Networking Lunch In The Exhibition Area

APPLICATION OF EMERGING AUTOMATION CAPABILITIES
IMPROVING SAFETY, RELIABILITY AND OPERATING FACILITIES FROM A REMOTE LOCATION

OEM AND VENDOR PANEL
TARGETING FACILITIES AUTOMATION FOR GREATEST RETURN

1:30 Decision Making Criteria For Targeting Automation To The Most Critical Safety Applications & Monitoring/Control Systems

Evaluate Possible Trade Off's Against What's Fundamental To Safe & Reliable Operations? Plus, Discover The Most Effective Hardware Solution For Each Application?

The purpose of this session is addressing the fundamentals of automation from a facilities engineering perspective. Focusing on the hardware for essential operations such as remote monitoring and/ or control. Learning which automation applications are being prioritized while keeping initial spend in mind to simplify facilities in the long run

Gain Clarity On The Specific Hardware Required To Have The Ability To Remotely Control And Operate Equipment Like Valves, Separators And Tank Compressors, Focusing On The Following Mission Critical Applications;

o    Surveillance And Monitoring Systems (15 Minutes)

o    Sensors And Probes To Detect Failures (15 Minutes)

o    Equipment Control Systems (15 Minutes)

o    Control Valves, Switches And Flow Meters For Liquid Levels
      (15 Minutes)

o    Gas Lifts, Rod Pumps, ESP's And Flares (15 Minutes)

  • Examine the criteria for measurement and how operators are using their safety systems to set critical alert levels for pressure, temperature and liquid levels
  • Evaluate minimal hardware required from a facilities perspective to remotely monitor equipment in real time
  • Learn which safety systems are most common across the industry, the basic hardware required to operate them and shut down protocols used in case of an emergency

2:45 - 3:00  Question & Answer Session

WIRELESS AUTOMATION FOR REMOTE CONTROL

3:00 Assess The Application, Suitability And Capabilities Wireless Communication Can Offer To Help Operators Control And Adjust Facilities Equipment From A Remote Location 

The next generation of automation technologies are offering capabilities never seen before, including the ability to remotely adjust equipment across a facility. This session will explore the possibilities for these new technologies and cost considerations when retrofitting existing equipment for remote operation

  • Evaluate how latest wireless automation technologies can not only allow operators to monitor in real time but also control and adjust equipment
  • Compare the application and speed of wireless radio, cellular and satellite technologies to deliver real time live production data
  • Understand how operators can eliminate the need for manpower presence on site, saving resources and controlling equipment from a remotely

3:25 Question & Answer Session

3:30 Afternoon Refreshments In The Networking & Exhibition Area

NEW TECHNOLOGY TO REDUCE COST AND IMPROVE RELIABILITY

4:00 How New Automation Technology & Applications Are Evolving From Surveillance To Remote Equipment Control - Evaluate Future Possibilities For Reducing Cost & Improving Reliability 

There are many options out in the market to allow wireless monitoring, even in real time. But operators believe the next evolution would be the ability to not only monitor but also adjust and operate equipment remotely. This session will focus on how operators can retrofit their existing SCADA systems to achieve added remote control functionality.

  • Fully understand how the latest innovations in SCADA systems can deliver higher real-time data frequency to increase data points and provide enhanced equipment information 
  • Learn how operators can now control equipment not just at the well head but also operate pipeline valves, separators and compressors remotely
  • Examine how artificial intelligence and data analytics can be leveraged to predict equipment failure and auto shut down wells to minimize damage

4:30 Question & Answer Session

DATA ANALYTICS FOR FACILITIES AUTIOMATION 

4:50 Making Sense Of Data To Prioritize What's Fundamental To Improving Facility Cost Effectiveness, Reliability & Safety

  • Experiences on understanding what your data really means and how it can help you improve the reliability and cost effectiveness of your facility operation
  • Evaluating the latest tools and software solutions that can help you improve decision making and make better sense of your system data

5:15 Questions and discussion

END OF DAY PANEL -DELIVERING TANGIBLE BOTTOM LINE RESULTS

5:25 How To Invest In Automation Technologies To Reduce Cost, Deliver Value Across The Board And See Real Proof Of Concept ResultsInitial capital spends on automating existing facilities can be very high. Operators often like to see proof of concept and real-world case studies before investing large amounts of capital into a certain technology. The purpose of this session is to use an operator led case study to showcase and understand the true benefits and lessons learned after adopting a new technology

  • Find out which new automation technologies this operator invested in and the value add and results achieved
  • Hear about equipment feasibility and challenges faced when trying to retrofit traditional legacy wells with new remote monitor and surveillance capabilities
  • Understand how these technologies have fit in with existing systems and if automation has really improved long term equipment reliability and reduced breakdowns

5:45 Question & Answer Session

6:00 First Day Of The Conference Ends With The Chair's Closing Remarks

6:00 - 7:00 Networking Drinks In The Exhibition Area

DAY 2 AGENDA: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2020

Day 2 Focus:<Emission Control Across A Facility> <Measuring Emissions><Streamlined Reporting Tools> <Emission Reduction Technologies> <Reliable Off-Site Power Generation>

8:50 The Second Day Of The 7th Annual Onshore Oil & Gas Facilities North America 2020 congress opens with the Chair's Opening Remarks

EMISSION CONTROL
REDUCING EMISSIONS THROUGH EFFECTIVE TRACKING, PROVEN TECHNOLOGIES AND STREAMLINED REPORTING

KEYNOTE OPENING PANEL - EMISSIONS MEASUREMENT

9:00 Understand Business Drivers & Options For Methane Emissions Measurement And Detection

The purpose of this opening panel is to understand the business drivers and opportunities for US upstream operators to invest in methane emissions measurement and detection technologies. Understand the latest thinking on how operators are planning to achieve overall cost reduction whilst retrofitting and upgrading for emissions measurement and data gathering for reporting purposes.

PART A: Business Drivers For Taking Strong Measures To Combat Methane Emissions

  • Understand the importance of Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) scores and how effective emission control strategies are in improving this score
  • Evaluate the true business drivers for operators taking a strong initiative towards emission control. To what extend are current EPA regulations impacting this change?
  • Evaluate the importance of ESG scores for investors and how a high ESG score can help operators secure investment dollars

PART B: Capital Decision Making By Operators To Accurately Measure And Report Emissions

  • Compare and understand how producers are evaluate real emission reduced vs. initial capital spend required
  • Assess what variables are used when making capital decision before adopting a new emission reduction technology
  • Gain clarity on the advantages and capital savings achieved by calculating and estimating emission based on gas produced instead of using expensive measurement technologies

9:40 Extended Question & Answer Session

EMISSION MEASUREMENT

10:00 Assess Latest Breakthrough Technologies For Accurately Measuring Methane Emissions - What's Out In The Market? Which Technologies Are
Operators Evaluating?

The purpose of this session is to understand the current emission landscape across North America and gain clarity on the effectiveness of traditional measurement methods vs. new age technologies for accurate measurement

  • Learn how operators can take advantage of high turn down ratios through thermal mass meters to measure large quantities of emissions from a single source
  • Understand the cost considerations and real value-add ultrasonic meters can offer by accurately measuring emission irrespective of the gas composition
  • Examine the advantages of using an orifice meter from a cost cutting perspective and truly assess the impact of flaring on the meter's performance

10:30 Question & Answer Session

10:40 Morning Refreshments In The Networking & Exhibition Area

VENT GAS CAPTURE

11:10 Learn About Developments In VRU/ VRT Technology To Help Operators Achieve Almost Zero Emissions And Reduce Their Overall Carbon FootprintA traditional proven technology, Vapour Recovery Towers/ Units can help operators remain compliant of NSPS OOOOa requirements and also improve their natural gas production. The purpose of this session is to truly understand the effectiveness of VRU/ VRT systems in reduction of facilities related emissions.

  • Understand how your facilities can be retrofitted with new age Vapour Recovery Towers that can help minimize the risk of non-compliance emission related penalties
  • Fully understand the cost considerations of adopting this technology, including initial CAPEX required and overall OPEX spending in the long run
  • Evaluate VRU and VRT technologies supported by proven case studies to ensure proof of concept and value for initial investment

11:40 Question & Answer Session

EMISSION REPORTING

11:50 Learn More About Cost Effective Tracking And Reporting Methodologies Compatible With The EPA To Avoid Non-Compliance Fines And Penalties

Operators have been using emission tracking and reduction technologies for a while now, but there are a lot of question around the EPA emission reporting process, that remain unanswered. This session is designed for Regulatory Affairs, Compliance Officers that wish to gain clarity on the most effective and streamlined reporting tools available for operators

  • Understand how operators can use a measurement survey method through a bottom up approach to identify, quantify, record and combine all emissions into a single measurement campaign report
  • Learn more about an alternative reporting method: Emission inventory reporting that can help operators report and present a comprehensive overview of emission sources across multiple facilities in a region
  • Hear about updates to the revised Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program (GHGRP) and steps taken by the EPA to streamline the process for reporters
  • Gain clarity on the various regulations in between difference regulatory agencies such as the Texas Railroad Commission (RRC) and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in New Mexico

12:20 Question & Answer Session

12:30 Networking Lunch In The Exhibition Area

PANEL: NEW LEAK DETECTION TECHNOLOGIES

1:30 Assess The Latest Leak Detection Technologies Available On The Market To Combay And Monitor Fugitive Leaks On Site

Traditionally, identifying leaks has been restricted to using manual handheld sensors that can be slow, expensive and time consuming. This panel session is designed to showcase new innovative technologies available in market, that promise to make leak detection cost effective and full proof

  • Discuss how handheld radar sensors can help detect fugitive leaks at the earliest to minimize fugitive emissions at the source
  • Understand how deployment microturbines and mini-CNG's can help capture emissions and use them to power surveillance equipment on-site, instead of venting or flaring methane gas
  • Learn more about how methane reducing catalysts that can be implemented on-site to reduce unburned emissions by oxidising hydrocarbons

2:00 Question & Answer Session

REPLACING FUEL GAS

2:10 Learn How Operators Can Move Away From Using Fuel Gas To Power Instrumentation And Retrofit Existing Systems With Electric Actuators

Using fuel gas to power instrumentation across a facility is cost effective but can lead to extensive fugitive emissions in the long run. The purpose of this session is to gain clarity on: what are the possibilities for electrification, what can be replaced and what are the cost considerations?

  • Assess the cost considerations including initial spend and maintenance cost over the life cycle of a well when retrofitting facilities with electric pneumatic systems
  • Evaluate how to identify and locate high bleed pneumatic devices at its source and immediately replace them with electric alternatives
  • Learn more about the variable operators are assessing including technical facilities, production downtime and cost when switching over to electrics

2:40 Question & Answer Session

FUGITIVE LEAK EMISSIONS: LEAKY VALVES AND UPSTREAM PIPELINES

2:50 Explore New Innovations In Fugitive Emissions Detection Technology That Can Help Identify Leaks At The Source And Minimize Unaccounted Emissions

Fugitive leaks off equipment can be one of the most significant sources of emissions. Advancements in technology are now giving operators the capability to deploy satellite drones and infrared sensors to monitor pipelines. The purpose of this session is to evaluate the initial cost behind these technologies and truly understand how effective they can be in identifying leaks as soon as possible

  • Learn how to implement the latest surveillance technologies using optical imaging cameras to easily identify leaks across a facility
  • Examine how operators are deploying unmanned drones with radar sensors to detect fugitive leaks
  • Assess how reliable these new technologies can be when compared to the traditional approach of scanning equipment through manual human inspection
  • Evaluate the cost considerations, regulations and safety standards to be maintained while deploying satellite drones on-site

3:20 Question & Answer Session

3:30 Afternoon Refreshments In The Exhibition Area

ELECTRIC ACTUATOR APPLICATIONS

4:00 New Approaches To Retrofitting Existing Facilities Equipment With Electric Actuator Switches And Instrumentation To Curb Overall Carbon Footprint  
 
Pneumatic pumps, compressors and motors are often powered by natural gas, a substantial source of methane emissions. The industry is now considering equipment powered by electrics or even solar powered energy. The purpose of this session is to assess how operators can retrofit their existing equipment and gain clarity on how the downtime will affect their production schedules.

  • Find out the true energy requirements necessary to power retrofitted electric systems. How are operators maintaining reliable, consistent power in remote locations?
  • Establish how operators are re-designing their facilities to assess feasibility of replacing fuel gas instrumentation and its impact on production schedules
  • Compare the surge in on-site power demand after switching to electric actuators and its impact on day to day operational costs over the life cycle of a well
  • Evaluate the value add and return on investment after retrofitting electric pneumatics in terms of actual fugitive emissions mitigated after switching

4:30 Question & Answer Session

POWER GENERATION FOR REMOTE FACILITIES

4:40 Opportunities For Powering Remote Off Grid Facilities And Maintaining A Reliable, Continuous Source Of Electrification Onsite

While switching over to electric equipment can be significantly reduce emissions, in order for these to be effective, operators need to maintain a consistent source of energy to power these devices. The purpose of this session is to understand how operators across the region are powering their facilities and maintaining a dependable source of energy

  • Assess alternatives for power generation used across the industry. Are operators setting up distributed power nodes or are they setting up a central network?
  • Understand how new age high capacity fuel cell battery packs can help generate long term reliable power in remote locations
  • Find out how operators are powering electric actuators off site and meeting increased power demands
  • Learn how new innovations in renewable energy technology can help producers power surveillance equipment using wind powered micro turbines

5:10 Question & Answer Session

5:20 Second Day of the 7th Annual Onshore Oil & Gas Facilities North America 2020 congress closes with the Chair's Opening Remarks

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Brand New Focus Areas For 2020:

> MAIN TWO-DAY CONFERENCE: SEPTEMBER 16 & 17> PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS: SEPTEMBER 15

> HIGHLIGHTS OF CONFERENCE DISCUSSIONS ON DAY 1 <

  • How To Simplify Your Facility & Make Overall Costs Cheaper: Saving Money & Improve The Whole Life Cycle To Make It More Cost Competitive
  • Retrofitting Existing Facilities With New Tech : Reducing The Amount Of Time On Site & Improving Safety For The Workforce
  • Extending The Life Of Valves & Pumps : Improving Environmental Safety Governance Scores To Demonstrate Sustainable Value
  • Experiences On Modular Vs. Regular Build: Upgrade Your Facility With Environmentally Friendly Solutions That Save Money In The Long Term
  • Automation Of Surveillance & Monitoring : Ability To Remotely Not Only Monitor Facilities But Also Control And Operate Compressors, Valves And Separators
  • Multi-Phase Flow Meters Vs Test Bulk Separators: Comparing Accuracy, Initial CAPEX And Maintenance Costs In The Long Run
  • Saving Money Through Automation: Understand How Automation Can Help You Save OPEX And Improve Safety & Reliability On-Site
  • Making Sense Of Data To Prioritize : Evaluate Which Data Is Important To Collect And Analyse

> HIGHLIGHTS OF CONFERENCE DISCUSSIONS ON DAY 2 <

  • Reducing Total Methane    
  • Addressing Flaring & Venting Reduction
  • Next Generation Methane Detection Tech  
  • Vapour Capture Systems Selection
  • Methane Emissions Tracking    
  • Conservation & Incineration Solutions
  • Addressing Fugitive Equipment Leaks   
  • Leak Detection Solutions
  • Clean Power Generation Solutions   
  • Solutions To Replace Fuel Gas
  • Hydrocarbon Blending Technologies   
  • Power Generation For Remote Sites
  • Benchmarking Capital Decision Making    
  • Business Drivers For Reducing Emissions
  • Emission Data Reporting    
  • Fugitive Leak Detection

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