2008 Unconventional Resources

Barnett and Appalachian Shale Water Management and Reuse Technologies

Subcontractor: Gas Technology Institute

Principal Investigator: Thomas Hayes
Project Number Project Status
08122-05 Completed
RPSEA Project Manager: Charlotte Schroeder
Participants
The University of Texas at Austin; The Bureau of Economic Geology; Texerra; Geopure; Barnett Shale Water Conservation and Management Committee; Appalachian Shale Water Conservation and Management Committee
Period of Performance
Start Date End Date
August 11, 2009 March 31, 2012
Total Project Cost RPSEA Share Cost Share
$3,140,000.00 $2,468,600.00 $640,000.00
Project Objectives

The overall objective of this proposal is to develop water management methods and technologies that reduce demands for freshwater, reduce environmental impact, and ensure supplies of water for well drilling and completion for natural gas development in the Barnett Shale.

RPSEA Project Fact Sheet: Download 362.6 KB
Reports
File Type Date
Field Assessment of Anti-Fouling Polymeric Membrane Coatings for Treatment of Barnett Shale Flow-Back Produced Water ( 1.2 MB ) Topical Report Task 5 05/11
Improve UF / NF / RO membrane performance through the use of innovative coatings - Topical report on selection of membrane supports and coatings for Barnett well flowback water separations ( 838.0 KB ) Topical Report Task 3a 12/10
Barnett and Appalachian Shale Water Management and Reuse Technologies ( 2.6 MB ) Final Report 08/12
Barnett and Appalachian Shale Water Management and Reuse Technologies ( 121.6 KB ) Technology Status Assessment Report 10/09
Feasibility of Using Alternative Water Sources for Shale Gas Well Completions — A Preliminary Guidance Document on Current Practices in the Barnett ( 2.1 MB ) Topical Report Task 3b 04/11
Feasibility of Using Alternative Water Sources for Shale Gas Well Completions — A Preliminary Guidance Document on Current Practices in the Barnett ( 2.1 MB ) Topical Report Task 4 12/11
Membrane Fouling Reduction Field Test Plan - Processing Shale Gas Flowback and Produced Waters ( 1.2 MB ) Topical Report Task 2 12/10
Feasibility and Design Approach for Automated Classification and Segregation of Early Flowback Water for Reuse in Shale-Gas Hydraulic Fracturing ( 419.1 KB ) Topical Report Task 6 07/11
Feasibility Assessment of Early Flowback Water Recovery for Reuse in Subsequent Well Completions ( 846.7 KB ) Topical Report Task 7 10/11
Feasibility of Using Alternative Water Sources for Shale Gas Well Completions ( 2.6 MB ) Topical Report Task 8a 02/12
Feasibility of Using Alternative Water Sources for Shale Gas Well Completions ( 6.7 MB ) Topical Report Task 8b 02/12
Feasibility of Using Alternative Water Sources for Shale Gas Well Completions ( 2.6 MB ) Topical Report Task 8c 02/12
Characterization of Flowback Waters from the Marcellus and the Barnett Shale Regions ( 951.7 KB ) Topical Report Task 9 03/12
Preliminary Engineering Systems Analysis of Shale Gas Water Management ( 777.6 KB ) Topical Report Task 10 03/12
Evaluation of Electrodialysis for the Desalinization of Shale Gas Flowback Water ( 1.9 MB ) Topical Report Task 12 03/12
Evaluation of the Aqua Pure Mechanical Vapor Recompression System in the Treatment of Shale Gas Flowback Water ( 1.2 MB ) Topical Report Task 11 03/12
Novel Fouling-Resistant Membranes for Barnett Shale Water Management and Reuse Technologies Project ( 809.1 KB ) Topical Report Task 13 03/12
Development of Electrodialysis for Shale Gas Water Reuse ( 1.1 MB ) Topical Report Task 1a 12/10
Development of Electrodialysis for Shale Gas Water Reuse ( 720.6 KB ) Topical Report Task 1b 05/11
Presentations
Title: Produced Water Management:Challenges and Solutions - 08/10 ( 2.3 MB )
Title: Panel and Discussion: Shale Gas and Water: Myth Versus Reality - 08/10 ( 1.6 MB )
Title: Paper Abstract: Characterization of Marcellus Shale and Barnett Shale Flowback Waters and Technology Development for Water Reuse - 04/11 ( 59.2 KB )
Title: 1 Agenda and BSWCMC Discussions 1 - 10/11 ( 324.6 KB )
Title: 1 Agenda and BSWCMC Discussions 2 - 10/11 ( 590.8 KB )
Title: 1 Agenda and BSWCMC Discussions 3 - 10/11 ( 986.6 KB )
Title: Status Review of the RPSEA Project on Flowback Water Management 1 - 10/11 ( 1.8 MB )
Title: Status Review of the RPSEA Project on Flowback Water Management 2 - 10/11 ( 2.2 MB )
Title: Status Review of the RPSEA Project on Flowback Water Management 3 - 10/11 ( 1.8 MB )
Title: Final Status Review of the RPSEA Project on Flowback Water Management - 10/11 ( 1.7 MB )
Title: Final Status Review of the RPSEA Project on Flowback Water Management - 05/12 ( 2.4 MB )
Title: 1 Appalachian Shale and Barnett Area Water Management and Reuse Technologies - 04/12 ( 941.2 KB )
Title: Characterization of Marcellus and Barnett Shale Flowback Waters and Technology Development for Water Reuse - 04/11 ( 545.1 KB )
Title: Development of Technologies for the Reuse of Flowbackand Produced Waters Associated with Shale Gas Production - 08/10 ( 2.0 MB )
Title: Issues and Challenges Associated with the Management of FlowbackWater Associated with Shale Gas Development - 11/11 ( 2.2 MB )
Title: Marcellus Shale Water Chemistry - 10/10 ( 461.0 KB )
Title: Produced Water Research Projects - 08/10 ( 2.5 MB )
Title: Shale Gas Water Management Consortiums: Marcellus and Barnett Regions - 10/10 ( 1.3 MB )
Title: Techno-economic Assessment of Water Management Solutions - 04/11 ( 360.7 KB )