Air Issues Forum

Clouds and Mountains

Sponsors

Wednesday, October 5th

Venue
The Calgary Petroleum Club,
319 – 5th Avenue SW
To Register click here

Description

Canada’s petroleum industry is tasked with the challenge of developing both conventional and unconventional hydrocarbon resources. In order to effectively address this challenge, industry and government work together to ensure the development of these resources are managed in an environmentally responsible manner. Achieving this requires an innovative mindset and careful review of operational practices to identify potential ways to improve environmental performance, thereby minimizing impact.  Industry sponsors provide support to this effort by backing both fundamental and applied research on potential impacts of current practices, new and improved practices, technological and innovative advancements, etc.

With the Alberta Government Climate Leadership Plan’s target to reduce methane gas emissions from Alberta’s oil and gas operations by 45% by 2025, it is critical that all industry stakeholders collaborate to discuss the methods in which this target will be achieved, and consider the challenges that we as an industry face in meeting this target. The panel portion of this event, which will take place from 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM will focus specifically on our industry’s responsibilities under the Alberta Climate Leadership Plan, and the challenges and potential solutions that lie ahead.

This Forum serves as a platform where dedicated academics and researchers will communicate their research results and advance the knowledgebase on industry, its environmental impacts specifically related to air, and how to address the issues.

Presentation focus areas include: improving air emissions inventories through improved emission factors and reporting methodologies, identification and estimation of sources of emission for substances of concern, further understanding of emissions associated with hydraulic fracturing flowback, understanding the destruction efficiency of various combustion technologies to destroy benzene emissions, and advancing the development of new or emerging air emission reduction technologies.

This Forum will include a series of presentations, which will communicate the current research that is being undertaken, and demonstrate how it addresses knowledge gaps and is improving environmental practices. Furthermore, the afternoon portion of the Forum will focus on Technology for Emissions Reduction and Eco-Efficiency (TEREE) Program initiatives. More specifically, the afternoon will include a “pitch session” encompassing very brief presentations from technology providers who submitted to TEREE’s request for air emissions reduction technologies in July 2016. The technologies highlighted in the afternoon “pitch session” will be timely in regards to emissions reduction targets set by the Climate Leadership Plan. PTAC member companies have a long history of committee work and collaborative projects that have established the pathway for advancing research, as well as field demonstration projects, and commercialization of numerous new technologies, which will be highlighted at this event.

PTAC invites you to register for this informative event to learn about the latest industry statistics, scientific advances, best practices, and emerging technology solutions, surrounding air issues and emissions reduction opportunities.

Agenda

7:30 AM Registration
8:00 AM Welcome and Introduction Soheil Asgarpour PTAC
8:15 AM Panel Discussion
9:15 AM PTAC Air Research Planning Committee Update Randy Dobko AEP
9:25 AM Industry Initiatives
9:35 AM Methane Discussion AER TBC
10:00 AM Break
10:15 AM Investigation of Potential Emission Trade-offs among Flare Efficiency NOx and Particulate Matter Emissions Matthew Johnson Carleton University
10:30 AM Literature Review: Use & Environmental Impact of Amines and Development of a model to predict benzene emissions from glycol dehydrators with condensation tanks: Project Continuation James Holoboff Process Ecology – TBC
10:55 AM Pneumatic Pump Alternatives for Cold Weather Michael D'Antoni GreenPathy Energy – TBC
11:10 AM Flaring Cost-Benefit Analysis Yori Jamin Clearstone Engineering Ltd. – TBC
11:25 AM Developing a Stand-off (non-intrusive) Stack Testing Technology Francois Chateauneuf INO
11:40 AM Potential Release into the Atmosphere of Additives used in the Hydraulic Fracturing Process Jason Olfert University of Alberta – TBC
11:55 AM Heavy Oil Odour Management Technology and Best Practices Piotr Staniaszek SNC Lavalin
12:10 PM Lunch
1:00 PM Introduction to Afternoon Session Marc Godin PTAC
Request for Technologies: Pitch Session
1:05 PM Calscan Solutions – Zero Emission Bear Solar Electronic Control System
1:15 PM LCO Technologies – Solar Powered Common Platform
1:25 PM Blair Air – Blair Air System
1:35 PM Optimum Production Technologies and Sur-Flo Meters & Controls – Non-venting Control Valve
1:45 PM Break
2:00 PM Calscan Solutions – Hawk 9500 Logger using AC-250 Diaphragm Meter
2:10 PM Harris Corporation – GreenLITE: Area Fugitive Emissions Monitoring Alerts
2:20 PM Black Gold Rush Industries – Enclosed Vapour Combustor
2:30 PM Black Gold Rush Industries – Enclosed Vapour Combustor
2:40 PM Finning – Finning GTUIT
2:50 PM Calscan Solutions – Bear Portable Cyclone Test Separator
3:00 PM Process Ecology – FlareAdvisor
3:10 PM ChemBio Power – Field Module System
Methane Emissions Reduction
3:20 PM Spartan Controls – Transitioning from Pneumatic to Electric Controls
3:30 PM Repsol – SlipStream GTS Technology
3:40 PM Gas Technology Institute – Methane Mitigation Thermoelectric Generator
3:50 PM Go Technologies – CHOPS Tank Emissions Recovery
4:00 PM Adjournment

Fees


Pre-Event (Noon on October 4) At Event
PTAC Member $95.00 $95.00
Non-Member $695.00 $695.00
NGO $295.00 $295.00
Student $75.00 $75.00

Sponsorship Opportunities

Gold $3000 +GST
  • Three Complimentary event registrations
  • Opportunity to display your banner distribute promotional materials and/or exhibit technology and network with event attendees
  • Corporate logo on website and PowerPoint sponsor page displayed between technical sessions
  • Credit as a Gold Sponsor
  • Social Media Mentions
  • Investing in our Future $2500 +GST
    • Great opportunity to invest in our future leaders this sponsorship will enable students to learn about current state of affairs and cutting edge research affecting industry
    • Ten complimentary student event registrations (we can help to identify appropriate students if necessary)
    • Corporate logo on website and PowerPoint sponsor page displayed between technical sessions
    • Credit as the Investing in our Future Sponsor
    • Social Media Mentions
    • Silver $2000 +GST
      • Two Complimentary event registrations
      • Opportunity to display your banner distribute promotional materials and/or exhibit technology and network with event attendees
      • Corporate logo on website and PowerPoint sponsor page displayed between technical sessions
      • Credit as a Silver Sponsor
      • Social Media Mentions
      • Technology Spotlight $1000 +GST
        • This opportunity includes a brief presentation to attendees either before or after the three networking breaks that will be held throughout the day
        • One Complimentary event registrations
        • Opportunity to display your banner distribute promotional materials and/or exhibit technology and network with event attendees
        • Corporate logo on website and PowerPoint sponsor page displayed between technical sessions
        • Credit as a Technology Spotlight Sponsor
        • Social Media Mentions
        • Bronze $800 +GST
          • One Complimentary event registrations
          • Opportunity to display your banner distribute promotional materials and/or exhibit technology and network with event attendees
          • Corporate logo on website and PowerPoint sponsor page displayed between technical sessions
          • Credit as a Bronze Sponsor
          • Social Media Mentions
          • Partner Sponsor $0
            • If you are interested in this partnership and would like to know more information including the cost please contact Lorie Mayes at lmayes@ptac.org or phone 403-218-7707. Partnership would include the following benefits:
            • One Complimentary event registrations
            • Opportunity to display your banner distribute promotional materials and/or exhibit technology and network with event attendees
            • Corporate logo on website and PowerPoint sponsor page displayed between technical sessions
            • Credit as a Partner Sponsor
            • Social Media Mentions
            • As a partner your organization agrees to help promote the Soil and Groundwater Forum to your members clients colleagues and other contacts by one or more of the following methods:
            • forwarding the invitation by email to your contact list
            • using social media to help promote the forum
            • include the event information in your electronic newsletter or any relevant communications
            • post a link to our forum on your website