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Conference Papers Now Online Regarding Truth and Facts on Hydraulic Fracturing and Environmental Implications
This one day event conference held in Houston offered a primer on many of the technical aspects of Hydraulic Fracturing from an Oil & Gas perspective. Speakers presented on topics ranging from the technical aspects of Hydraulic Fracturing to environmental evaluations to case studies. Case studies were presented that highlighted the realities of Hydraulic Fracturing from all over the U.S. which help dispel the myths. The conference featured speakers from the Private Sector and Regulatory Agencies for the best insights on what is out there today.
Dr. Charles Kreitler of LBG-Guyton Associates
*“Lessons Learned from the Barnett Shale Range Resources Litigation”
F. Paul Bertetti of the Geosciences and Engineering Division Southwest Research Institute
*Potential Groundwater Contamination
Thomas W. Grimshaw
*Fact-Based Regulation for Environmental Protection in Shale Gas Development
Lisa Molofsky of GSI Environmental Inc.
*Lines of Evidence Approach to the Evaluation of Stray Gas Incidents *New Geochemical Data
Leslie Savage – Railroad Commission of Texas
* Regulatory and Permitting Frame Work of Texas
Mike Watts - Director, Fracturing Stimulation Affairs, Halliburton
* Shale Development Overview