Gradient Scientists to Present at 2013 International Petroleum Environmental Consortium (IPEC)

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October 14, 2013

The 2013 International Petroleum Environmental Consortium (IPEC) Conference will take place November 12-14 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in San Antonio, Texas. This networking and educational event for the oil and gas industry will cover the latest scientific developments related to environmental issues in US shale plays, hydraulic fracturing, wastewater management, and air emissions. The following Gradient scientists will present on a broad range of energy-related topics, including hydraulic fracture growth, seismicity, potential human health risks, chemical forensics, and health effects of diesel exhaust.

S.A. Flewelling and M.P. Tymchak
“Hydraulic Fracture Height Limits and Fault Interactions in Tight Oil and Gas Formations”

M.P. Tymchak and S.A. Flewelling.
“A Comparison of Recent Seismic Events Proximate to Underground Injection Wells”

M. Sharma and S.A. Flewelling.
“Human Health Risk Evaluation for Hydraulic Fracturing Fluid Additives”

J.M. Kneeland and E.L. Butler.
“Hydraulic Fracturing Fluid Forensics: Potentials and Pitfalls”

C.M. Long and P.A. Valberg.
“Recent Developments Related to the Health Effects of Diesel Exhaust (DE): Implications for Hydraulic Fracturing and Oil & Gas Development”

E.L. Butler and C.B. Tuit.
“Multiple Forensic Approaches Used to Evaluate Claims Against a Refinery that had Been Closed More than 30 Years”

Click here for more detailed information and to learn how to register for the IPEC Conference.