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The Only Forum Dedicated Entirely To The Facilities Engineering Discpline 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 18 & Thursday 19 September, 2019

DAY 1 AGENDA: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2019

< Achieving Operability, Reliability & Safety At Lower Cost
Case Studies & Trials Demonstrating The Economics Of New Technologies For Modular Construction And Facilities Automation >

8:50 The 6h Annual On Shore Well Site Facilities 2019 opens with the Chair's Opening Remarks

Chaired by: Nick Klaus, President, Wellflex

KEYNOTE PANEL: PLANNING FOR SCALABILITY UTILIZING MODULAR CONCEPTS

The opening operator-led keynote panel sets the foundation for the 2019 Well Sites Facilities congress, designed with a view to help operators plan better and focus on delivering costsavings, innovation & efficiency when designing, building and getting projects off the ground quickly.

9:00  Best Practice Planning Lessons On Scaling Up Facilities For Maximum Production As Well As Optimizing The Costs Of Scaling Down "At The Back End"

How Are Operators Planning For Ever Changing Capacity Demands And Challenges?

  • Understand how operators can utilize modular design concepts to build scalable facilities to optimize production numbers through the life cycle of a well
  • Learn how operators are planning to scale their facilities not just for the first 18 months of production, but over the next 10 years to maximize the use of available capacity
  • Assess the importance of scheduling and planning before building out facilities to accommodate forecasted capacity, not only over the first year, but the next 5-10 years

Chris White, Planning, Strategy & Engineering Supervisor, ConocoPhillips

Bill Fairhurst, President, Riverford Exploration LLC

Austin Weaver, Senior Facilities Engineer, Noble Energy

Sidhesh Pathare.,Senior Facilities Engineer, Occidental Petroleum Corporation

Jaimee Dahl, Leader - Midstream, Facilities & Special Projects, Equinor

9:30 Question & Answer Session

APPLICATION OF MODULAR CONCEPTS TO SINGLE & MULTI-WELL PADS
EXAMINE ASSOCIATED COSTS, CAPACITY & DESIGN ASPECTS

PANEL: NEW TECHNOLOGIES FOR MODULAR CONSTRUCTION

9:40 Application Of New Modular Concepts & Technologies For Constructing More Flexible Facilities - What's New In The Market And What's Working?

  • Benchmarking different ways of constructing modular facilities using new technologies and standardized designs for different types of wells
  • Real world experiences on delivering a modular design concept for onshore facilities, replicating, and reducing the cost of the manufacturing process of facilities that is well established within the offshore industry
  • Evaluate the costs of modular designed facility versus one built in the field

10:10 Question & Answer Session

MODULARIZATION ECONOMICS: OPERATOR CASE STUDY

10:20 Comparing Costs & KPI's Of Modular Design Builds With Traditional "Built In The Field" Facilities 

This session assesses the concept and economics of modularization from a cash flow perspective and answers the question of when and where it makes sense to adopt the modular concept based on the size of your operation.

  • Compare economics indicators such as typical costs and other KPI's for a stick built construction vs. modular design to better plan operational cash flow
  • Understand how operators can plan for initial CAPEX and make a business case for modular builds based on different well types and well life
  • Examine the economics of moving over to a modular facility from traditional stick built and assess the costs involved with the downtime

10:50 Question & Answer Session

11:00 Morning Refreshments In The Networking & Exhibition Area

PANEL AND OPEN DISCUSSION ON FACILITY STANDARDIZATION

11:30 Developing An Industry Wide Standard For Facilities Modules To Open Up Opportunities For Faster, More Cost Effective Builds

A more recent evolution is predesigned turnkey facility solutions. These entire facilities can shorten the build time and reduce costs by providing standardized options. Instead of spending copious amounts of hours on new designs, essentially re-inventing the wheel, these designs utilize and employ industry best practices, which result in speed and reduced costs.

  • Understand how operators are selecting certain equipment in an aim to standardize choices and built out facilities faster
  • Assess how having standardized equipment across all facilities can help operators improve reliability in maintaining operations and minimizing downtime
  • Learn how operators are executing facilities faster by relying on only three or four standardized designs based on well type and region across their assets

Stuart Ferguson, Asset Infrastructure Manager, Discovery Natural Resources

12:00 Question & Answer Session

APPLICATION OF EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES FOR MONITORING AND REMOTE CONTROL
TAKING FACILITIES AUTOMATION TO THE NEXT LEVEL

PANEL - DEMONSTRATING THE COMMERCIAL VALUE OF INCREASING FACILITIES AUTOMATION - THE MACRO VIEW

12:10 Selecting The Right Level Of Facilities Automation To Increase Efficiencies And Achieve The "Sweet Spot" Of Optimizing Safety, Operability, Energy Savings & Reduced Personnel - How Far Do You Take It?

The oil and gas industry is looking to embrace its own digital transformation, investing in the type of data-driven solutions that are already used in other industries. Using digital technology will drive improved performance, increase uptime, optimize production, enhance safety and reduce the cost of doing business.

  • Examine technological advancements that are allowing operators to monitor multiple well sites from a centralized location and identify any system failure immediately
  • Discover the increase in efficiency and speed in operation that can be achieved through remote control and communication technologies, all from a centralized command center
  • Examine the optimal level of automation needed to successfully monitor multiple well sites from a single location, with the ability to control pumps, valves and additional equipment

12:40 Question & Answer Session

12:50 Networking Lunch In The Exhibition Area

NEW TECHNOLOGY FOR FACILITIES AUTOMATION CASE STUDY

1:50 Application Of Emerging Technologies For Remote Control & Monitoring Systems - Evaluating Actual Cost Savings, Safety & Operability

  • Discover the level of automation implemented by this operators and how new technologies were integrated with existing systems with minimum downtime
  • Assess key drivers for deciding on the optimal level of automation for facilities and identifying the dollar value added through implementation of latest technologies
  • Assess how use of automation technologies for recordkeeping, monitoring and data management can help achieve operational efficiencies and optimize production

Speaker TBA, Emerson Automation

2:20 Question & Answer Session

AUTOMATION RELIABILITY CASE STUDY

2:30 Best Practices On Ensuring Reliability When Decreasing Human Manpower To Increase Facilities Automation

  • Improving reliability of new technology implementation and ensuring efficiency of the system in real time
  • Overcoming production hold ups due to automation reliability issues
  • Avoiding over automation to keep systems simple and improve long term system and equipment reliability
  • Maintaining robust central control over all systems and processes to identify any equipment failure immediately

3:00 Question & Answer Session

3:10 Afternoon Refreshments In The Networking & Exhibition Area

MULTI-PHASE FLOW METERS
ACHIEVING FLUID MEASUREMENT ACCURACY AND RELIABILITY

APPLICATION OF THE LATEST FLOW METER TECHNOLOGY

3:40 Examine Cutting Edge Advancements In Multi-Phase Flow Meter Technology To Achieve The Highest Levels Of Accuracy And Reliability At The Most Economical Cost

  • Achieving flexibility and accurate flow rate measurements in the most challenging fields
  • Hear about the latest flow metering technologies proven to deliver reliable and accurate readings
  • Assess how smaller operators can justify the economics and initial Capex for these meters over the declining life cycle of a well
  • Examine the use of software capabilities to achieve optimal allocation measurement through the use of multi-phase flow meters

4:10 Question & Answer Session

DESIGNING AND ADAPTING FACILITIES TO ACCOMMODATE RVP
BEST PRACTICES FOR STREAMLINING PIPELINE OPERATIONS

REID VAPOUR PRESSURE HANDLING END USER & VENDOR PANEL

4:20 Adapting Facilities To Accommodate Reid Vapour Pressure To Ensure A Saleable Product Fit For Pipeline Transportation

  • Cost effective solutions for adapting facilities for crude oil, gas and water separation
  • Examination of new technologies and designs for RVP in terms of ROI and benefits - what works, what doesn't?
  • Summary of key take-aways for facilities design and construction

4:50 Question & Answer Session

5:00 First Day Of The Conference Ends With The Chair's Closing Remarks

5:10 - 6:10 Networking Drinks In The Exhibition Area

6:10 - 8:10 Invitation-Only 5* Dinner For Speakers & Sponsors

DAY 2 AGENDA: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2019

8:50 The Second Day Of The 6h Annual On Shore Well Site Facilities 2019 opens with the Chair's Opening Remarks

Chaired by: Nick Klaus, President, Wellflex

APPLICATION OF INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES, TO OPTIMIZE WATER HANDLING COSTS
REDUCING COSTS OF HANDLING WATER FROM A FACILITIES ENGINEERING PERSPECTIVE

OPENING PANEL - WATER HANDLING AND FACILITIES ENGINEERING

9:00 Best Practices On Optimal Facilities For Water Handling And Reducing The Cost Of Water Gathering & Transfer Through A Pipeline Network: What's Working At The CapEx & OpEx Level?

  • Discuss best practices and benefits associated with moving large volumes of water through pipelines instead on relying on traditional high risk trucking as the only alternative
  • Examine operator water management strategy and assess how decisions were made in between using in-house or third party services
  • Assess the optimum water transfer strategy through pipelines and how that can result in increased efficiency and reduced operating costs

Andy Vecsey, Director Of Facilities, Windy Cove Energy

9:30 Question & Answer Session

PRODUCED WATER MANAGEMENT

9:40 Strategies For Handling High Rates Of Flowback Water: Assessing Cost-Competitive Water Treatment Solutions That Are Delivering Tangible Results

  • Learn how the operator compared the economics of treating flowback water vs. sourcing fresh water
  • Understand what kind of testing was applied to varying water types
  • Examine water treatment costs vs. rate of return per well to establish if pumping produced water is justifiable
  • Sharing tangible data to back the decision to choose one water management strategy over the other: recycle & reuse vs. disposal

Stuart Ferguson, Asset Infrastructure Manager, Discovery Natural Resources

10:10 Question & Answer Session

10:20 Morning Refreshments In The Networking & Exhibition Area

SAND MANAGEMENT: STRATEGIES & TECHNOLOGIES

2:10 Examine The Evolution Of Sand Use In Fracs And Emerging New Technologies For Sand Mitigation

  • Assess how sand use in fracs has changed in recent years and how flowback has evolved nito sand management 
  • Learn about the latest available technologies for sand mitigation
  • Examine cost savings initiatives and labor reductions that can be achieved 
  • Alan Snow,VP US Business Development, EnerCorp Sand Solutions

    11:20 Question & Answer Session

    ECONOMIC AND EFFICIENT TECHNOLOGIES TO MINIMIZE CARBON FOOTPRINT
    TECHNOLOGIES PROVEN TO REDUCE CARBON & METHANE EMISSIONS

    DESIGNING LARGE MULTI-WELL PAD FACILITIES WITH CARBON FOOTPRINT IN MIND: OPERATOR CASE STUDY

    11:30 Assess How Operators Are Optimizing And Moving To Multi Well Pads To Reduce Footprint While Increasing Capacity

    Multi-well pads may use more acres at a particular drill site, but they have a much smaller total footprint because they involve drilling multiple wells from the same well pad. Operators are now in common practice of utilizing multi well pads for drilling. This maximizes the amount of natural resources they can recover while minimizing the footprint of the drilling operations needed to access the natural resources.

    • Assess how this operator redesigned well spacing, frac design and existing equipment to smoothly transition from single to multi-well pads, while minimizing downtime
    • Examine how modular design concepts and standardization can be utilized to reduced equipment and help shrink well pad size and footprint down
    • Determine the reduction in carbon footprint achieved through a switch over to tank less pads

    12:00 Question & Answer Session

    12:10 Networking Lunch In The Exhibition Area

    EMISSION REDUCTION TECHNOLOGIES

    1:10 Learn About New Developments In VRU, VRT, VCU Technology To Achieve Almost Zero Emission While Minimizing Environmental And Safety Liabilities

    • Understand how to design your facilities with the inclusion of new emission control technologies to optimize production and stay in compliance
    • Evaluate latest VRU and VRT units that are economical to operate and help achieve close to zero carbon emissions
    • Fully understand the Capex and Opex associated with adopting the latest emission reduction technologies

    1:40 Question & Answer Session

    MEETING ENVIRONMENTAL & HEALTH AND SAFETY REQUIREMENTS

    1:50 Reducing Fuel Gas Consumption Through Cost Optimization & Heat Recovery 

    • Examine techniques and best practices for reducing fuel gas consumption
    • Learn how to minimize OpEx by reducing dependence on fuel gas for thermal power generation
    • Assess new available technologies in the market to improve the rate of heat recovery with a lower ratio of fuel gas consumption

    2:20 Question & Answer Session

    MITIGATING FUTURE R&M EXPENSES

    2:30Constructing New Facilities faster while Mitigating Future R&M (Repairs and Maintenance) Expenditures.

    • Look at what's Driving R&M Cost, including key pieces of equipment and their R&M cost to the operator
    • Highest frequency of failure per equipment and solutions to these issues
    • New Regulations causing operators to re-think future lease operating expenditures and how to build future facilities with these regulations in mind.
    • Maintaining production during Scheduled Preventive Maintenance and building new facilities to facilitate these PM Programs.


    Joshua Zrubek, Operations Maintenance Foreman, Discovery Natural Resources

    3:00 Question & Answer Session

    3:10 Afternoon Refreshments In The Exhibition Area

    EMISSION COMPLIANT GREEN FACILITIES

    3:40 Design Philosophies For Building Modern State-Of-The-Art 'Green' facilities With Efficient Environmental & Emissions Control

    • Learn how operators are building new 'green' facilities with effective emission control technology as an integral core of new builds
    • Assess how to design and build new facilities with an enhanced focus on curbing carbon footprint and staying in compliance with state and federal regulations
    • Integrating electric components such as level controllers and dump valves into facilities design, to improve reliability and mitigate use of fuel gas by going completely electric

    4:10 Question & Answer Session

    MAINTAINING MECHANICAL INTEGRITY AND ENSURING CONSISTENT POWER GENERATION
    IMPROVE THE EFFICIENCY OF WATER TREATMENT THROUGH AFFORDABLE

    MITIGATING FAILURES   

    4:20 Assess How Operators Are Maintaining High Standards For Equipment Reliability To Minimize Failures And Keep The Most Production Online Possible

    • Assess how operators are accurately planning production schedules to ensure equipment availability and shorten lead times
    • Understand how operators are planning well in advance to maintain steady level of production at optimal capacity, reducing stress on equipment and mitigating breakdowns
    • Learn how this operator is spreading equipment maintenance costs across the life cycle of the well to eliminate breakdowns and avoid disrupting production schedule

    Gregory Thibeaux, Facility Engineering Discipline Lead, Noble Energy

    4:50 Question & Answer Session

    POWER GENERATION

    5:00 Examine New Power Generation Strategies To Maintain Consistent And Reliable Electrification On Multi-Well Pad Facilities

    • Understand solutions and technologies used by operators to ensure reliable sources to power up facilities
    • Assess the type of power sources used across the industry. Are operators setting up distributed power nodes or are they setting up a central network?
    • Learn how operators are achieving electrification of their facilities and maintaining centralized power to the oilfield

    5:30 Question & Answer Session

    5:40 Second Day of the 6th Annual On Shore Well Site Facilities 2019 congress closes with the Chair's Opening Remarks

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    > HIGHLIGHTS OF CONFERENCE DISCUSSIONS ON DAY 1 <

    • Best Practices For Scaling Up Facilities To Maximum Production Without Increasing Carbon Footprint
    • Comparing Costs & KPI's Of Modular Design Builds vs. The Traditional Stick Buiit Approach
    • Techniques For Building Next-Generation Facilities Leveraging Automation & Digitalization
    • Cost-Effective Allocation Measurement & Latest Multi-Phase Flow Meter Technology
    • Retro Fitting Facilities To Accomodate For Reid Vapour Pressure To Ensure Efficient Pipeline Transportation
    • Establishing Level Of Automation & Innovation For Multi-Well Pad Facilities
    • Examine How A Industry Wide Facility Standard Can Open Up Opportunities For Faster And More Cost Effective Builds

    > HIGHLIGHTS OF CONFERENCE DISCUSSIONS ON DAY 2 <

    • Strategies For Cost-Effectively Managing Compliance Issues & Control Emissions
    • Design Philosophies For Building Modern State-Of-The-Art 'Green' facilities with efficient environmental & emissions control
    • Assessing Water Handling From A Midstream Perspective To Identify Optimal Solutions For Reducing The Costs Of Water Gathering & Transfer
    • Update On New Technologies & Solutions For Steam Water Softening And Production Stimulation
    • Maintaning High Standards For Equipment Reliability To Minimize Failures And Keep The Most Production Online Possible
    • New Power Generation Strategies To Maintain Conistent And Reliable Electrification On Multi-Well Pad Facilities

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