RPSEA Onshore Production Conference: Unconventional Hydrocarbon Reservoirs and Produced Water Management

The field trip is full. If you would like to be added to a waiting list for any spots that become available, please contact Vi Schatzinger, vschatzinger@pttc.org.



RPSEA Onshore Production Conference and Field Trip
September 10-11, 2014

Unconventional Hydrocarbon Reservoirs and Produced Water Management

The Geology of Nine Mile Canyon and Produced Water Management in the Uinta Basin

The RPSEA Small Producer Program conducts research that targets technologies that are beneficial to onshore operators working in the United States. This workshop and field trip are hosted by the Utah Geological Survey and present an opportunity for geologists, engineers and field operators in the Utah and Colorado to hear the latest information on oil and gas plays in Utah; and take a field trip through Nine Mile Canyon, and  tours of Monument Butte oil field and the new integrated water management facility in the Uinta Basin.

The conference will be held on September 10 at the Utah Department of Natural Resources. Highlights of the conference include:

  • Emerging Plays in the Uinta and Paradox Basins
  • Uteland Butte and Can Creek Tight oil plays
  • Mancos Shale hydrocarbon potential
  • Paleozoic shale gas plays in Utah
  • Water management in the Uinta Basin
  • Produced water treatment using co-produced energy
  • Web-based tools for unconventional natural gas development
  • GIS-based tools for fluid management in shale gas operations
  • Core Display - Mancos, Manning Canyon, Uteland Butte, Cane Creek

The Nine Mile Canyon field trip will be held on September 11 and leaves from the Department of Natural Resources. Field trip Highlights:

  • Solider Canyon - Mancos Shale and Blackhawk Fm
  • Whitmore Park - Wasatch and Colton Fm
  • Nine Mile Canyon - Uteland Butte member of Green River Fm
  • Nine Mile Canyon - Lower Green River Fm / Mahogany zone (oil shale)
  • Monument Butte oil field
  • Integrated Water Management facility tour

The Petroleum Technology Transfer Council is co-hosting the conference and field trip. PTTC will provide PDH certificates for 8 hours for each day. A continental breakfast, lunch buffet and reception are included in the price of the Conference; and a light breakfast, boxed lunch are included in the cost of the field trip. Register for one or both days.

Conference Registration: $50 for conference; maximum of 75 people
Field Trip Registration: $50 for field trip; maximum of 40 people

Organizer Charlotte Schroeder


Wed, Sep. 10 - Thu, Sep. 11, 2014
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
(GMT-0600) America/Chicago

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Utah Department of Natural Resources
1594 W. North Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
United States