Nanotech & Cleantech for Oil & Gas

Nanotech & Cleantech for Oil & Gas

Symposium Co-Chairs

Willard C. (Bill) CapdevielleTechnical Challenges Facing the Upstream Oil & Gas Industry
Willard C. (Bill) Capdevielle
Senior Facilities Engineering Advisor, Exploration & Production (E&P), Hess Corporation

Confirmed Invited Speakers

Mohammad PiriAn Integrated Approach for Experimentation and Modeling of Flow and Transport in Porous Media at Macro, Miro, and Nano Scales
Mohammad Piri
Associate Professor of Petroleum Engineering, University of Wyoming
Naveen KrishnamurthyNanotech’s Value to the Oil & Gas Industry
Naveen Krishnamurthy
Consultant, Lux Research, Inc.
Jim BelfioreDiscovering Strategic Innovations through Tactical Research
Jim Belfiore
Managing Director, Global Client Innovation & Services, IHS
Debbie BantaCan nanotechnology provide innovative, affordable elastomer solutions to oil and gas service industry challenges?
Debbie Banta
Elastomer Engineering Manager, Weatherford International

Symposium Sessions

Monday May 13

11:00Carbon Capture I
11:00Chemistry and Materials Science for a Sustainable Future: BASF Special Session
2:00Carbon Capture II

Tuesday May 14

11:00Nanotech & Cleantech for Oil & Gas
Nanotech & Cleantech for Oil & Gas - Posters 1:30
2:30Innovation Spotlights: Transportation & Energy
4:00Nanofluids: Oil & Gas Industry Applications

Wednesday May 15

9:00DOE Industry Collaborations with the National Laboratories - Special Session
11:00How National User Research Facilities Can Give Your Company an Advantage - Special Session

Symposium Program

Monday May 13

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11:00Carbon Capture IBaltimore 4
Session chair: Robert Quinn, Air Products and Chemicals & Elizabeth Burton, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, US
11:00Coal: Contributing to a Sustainable Low-Carbon Energy Strategy (invited presentation)
D. Mollot, U.S. Department of Energy, US (bio)
11:25Assessment of Carbon Capture for Natural Gas Combined Cycle (NGCC) Power Plants (invited presentation)
R. Myhre, Bevilacqua-Knight, Inc., US (bio)
11:50Advanced Materials and Process for CO2 Removal from Flue Gas
J. Sweeney, M. Petruska, D. Carruthers, M. Hornbostel, G. Krishnan, ATMI Inc., US
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11:00Chemistry and Materials Science for a Sustainable Future: BASF Special SessionPotomac 2
-Chemistry & Materials for a Sustainable Future
S. Dimovski, BASF, US
-D. Blackwood, BASF, US
-P. France, MeadWestvaco, US
-C. Machemer, The Rockefeller Group, US (bio)
-W. Rensink, Shell International Exploration and Pro Game Changer, US (bio)
-R. Goerck, BASF, US (bio)
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2:00Carbon Capture IIBaltimore 4
Session chair: Robert Quinn, Air Products and Chemicals & Elizabeth Burton, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, US
2:00CO2 Capture by Adsorption Processes (invited presentation)
P.A. Webley, Melbourne School of Engineering, AU (bio)
2:25Amine-Containing Nanoporous Materials for CO2 Removal
A. Sayari, University of Ottawa, CA
2:45Engineering Amine-Based Solid Adsorbents for Carbon Capture from Dilute CO2 Streams
D. Andirova, Y. Lei, C. Cogswell, S. Choi, Northeastern University, US
3:05Polyol–clay matrices with improved hydrophilic character and affinity towards CO2 - Attempts to CO2 concentration at room temperature
S. Nousir, K. Ghomari, R. Roy, A. Azzouz, University of Quebec at Montreal, CA
3:25Ionic Liquids for CO2 capture
F. Stiemke, B. Iliev, G. Adamová, T.J.S. Schubert, G. Romanos, M. Kroon, IOLITEC Ionic Liquids Technologies Inc., US
3:45Enzymatic Technology for Low-Cost CO2 Capture
J. Carley, CO2 Solutions Inc., CA
4:05Advanced Membrane Design for Improved Carbon Dioxide Capture
N.C. Nwogu, E. Gobina, Robert Gordon University, UK

Tuesday May 14

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11:00Nanotech & Cleantech for Oil & GasPotomac 5
Session chair: Willard C. (Bill) Capdevielle, Hess Corporation, US
11:00Technical Challenges Facing the Upstream Oil & Gas Industry (invited presentation)
W.C. Capdevielle, Hess Corporation, US (bio)
11:25Can nanotechnology provide innovative, affordable elastomer solutions to oil and gas service industry challenges? (invited presentation)
D. Banta, Weatherford International, US (bio)
11:50Nanotech's Value to the Oil and Gas Industry (invited presentation)
N. Krishnamurthy, Lux Research, US (bio)
12:15Discovering Strategic Innovations through Tactical Research (invited presentation)
J. Belfiore, IHS Goldfire, US (bio)
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Nanotech & Cleantech for Oil & Gas - Posters 1:30Expo Hall A
-Direct catalytic liquefaction of low-volatile hydrocarbons to clean light liquid fuels
P.S. Ganguli, Energy Catalysis, Inc., US
-Effect of Magnetic Field on Rheological Behavior of Highly Paraffinic Oils of Western Kazakhstan
A.D. Sheikh-Ali, Institute of Rheotechnologies LLC, KZ
-Nano-Structured Steel Forgings
C.C. Chen, E.Y. Chen, Transition45 Technologies, Inc., US
-Fiber Optic Sensors for High Temperature Monitoring
P. Rinaudo, B. Torres Górriz, D. Barrera Villar, S. Sales Maicas, P.A. Calderón García and I. Javier Payá-Zaforteza., Universitat Politècnica de València (Spain), ES
-Multifunctional Materials for Oil and Gas Applications
Dr. Vinod Veedu, Dr. Venkat Kamavaram, Dr. Ganesh Arumugam, Dr. Ashavani Kumar, Mr. Sumil Thapa, Oceanit, US
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2:30Innovation Spotlights: Transportation & EnergyPotomac 2
Session chair: Thomas Martinuzzo, Univalor, CA, Reviewers: Honda, bp, Hyundai, Pioneer Natural Resources
2:30Honda - Strategic Innovation Interests
C. Fau, Honda R&D America, US (bio)
2:45Hyundai - Strategic Innovation Interests
J. Suh, Hyundai Ventues, US (bio)
3:00bp - Strategic Innovation Interests
I. Dairanieh, bp, US (bio)
3:15Pioneer - Strategic Innovation Interests
T. Halbouty, Pioneer Natural Resources, US (bio)
3:45Automated Winter Road Surface Condition Monitoring System
L. Loerchner, University of Waterloo - WatCo, CA
3:52Direct catalytic liquefaction of low-volatile hydrocarbons to clean liquid fuels
P. Ganguli, Energy Catalysis, Inc., US
3:59Nano-Structured Nobel Metal Catalysts for Hydrocarbon Reforming
K. Klos, URS for the National Energy Technology Laboratory, US
4:06Embedded ARINC 653 Hypervisor for High Assurance of Safety and Security
P. Skentzos, DornerWorks, US
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4:00Nanofluids: Oil & Gas Industry ApplicationsPotomac 5
Session chair: Willard C. (Bill) Capdevielle, Hess Corporation, US
4:00An Integrated Approach for Experimentation and Modeling of Flow and Transport in Porous Media at Macro, Miro, and Nano Scales (invited presentation)
M. Piri, University of Wyoming, US (bio)
4:25Mobility of paramagnetic nanoparticles in porous media
Y. Wang, H. Bagaria, X. Zhang, K. Johnson, LM. Abriola, KD. Pennell, Tufts University, US
4:45CANCELED - Nanofluidics: Wetting and Spreading Phenomena and Applications
D. Wasan, A. Nikolov, Illinois Institute of Technology, US

Wednesday May 15

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9:00DOE Industry Collaborations with the National Laboratories - Special SessionPotomac 4-5
-M. Paulus, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, US (bio)
-K. Edmonds, U.S. Department of Energy, US
-C. Bybee, ARCH Venture Partners, US (bio)
-B. Farris, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), US (bio)
-R. Werne, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, US (bio)
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11:00How National User Research Facilities Can Give Your Company an Advantage - Special SessionPotomac 4-5
Session chair: Cheryl Fragiadakis, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, US
-A. Norman, United Technologies Research Center, US (bio)
-B. Brown, U.S. Department of Energy, US (bio)
-S. Petrash, Henkel Adhesive Technologies, US (bio)

Special Symposium

This special symposium focuses on advanced and emerging technologies for improving the exploration, extraction and production for the oil and gas industries. Novel nanostructured and advanced materials, fluids, imaging systems and sensors are leading to improved processes for oil and gas extraction, refinement, and power generation, along with overall footprint reduction from extraction to use.  This program is focused on revolutionary and commercially viable research and development efforts. The attending corporate community is looking to identify global top technologies for co-development and pilot consideration. Please join the leading global technology innovators and integrators in providing new nano and clean technology solutions to the world’s energy leadership.

Topics & Application Areas

  • Advanced Materials for Oil, Gas
  • Novel Fuels
  • Fluids, Lubricants & Additives
  • Coating Technologies
  • Separation, Filtration & Absorption
  • Sensor Technologies & Applications
  • Imaging Systems
  • Case Studies
  • Other

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