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Nanotech & Cleantech for Oil & Gas

Nanotech & Cleantech for Oil & Gas

Symposium Co-Chairs

Willard C. (Bill) CapdevielleWillard C. (Bill) Capdevielle
Principal
Oil Patch Engineering, PLLC
Rushan SakhibgareevRushan Sakhibgareev
Chevron

Confirmed Invited Speakers

Steven Van FleetNovel Sensor Platform Deployed for Detection of Nanoparticle Concentration in Production Oil and Gas Streams
Steven Van Fleet
President, Micromem Applied Sensor Technologies, Inc.
Yucel AkkutluMolecular Dynamics Simulation of Adsorption from Microemulsions and Surfactant Micellar Solutions at Solid-Liquid, Liquid-Liquid and Gas-Liquid interfaces
Yucel Akkutlu
Associate Professor, Texas A&M University
Ginger  RothrockControlled release materials for oilfield applications
Ginger Rothrock
Program Manager for Emerging Technologies,, RTI International
Hans FraaijeThe rational design of microemulsions for chemically enhanced oil recovery: peaks to thermo
Hans Fraaije
Founder, Culgi Inc.; Professor, , University Leiden, Netherlands

Symposium Sessions

Monday June 16

11:00Carbon Capture/Utilization
1:30Carbon Capture/Utilization
Oil & Gas - Posters 4:30

Tuesday June 17

10:30Nanotech & Cleantech for Oil & Gas
1:30Innovation Spotlights: Energy: Shell & United Technologies
3:00Nanotech & Cleantech for Oil & Gas

Wednesday June 18

10:30Innovation Spotlights: Defense: Lockheed Martin & Capewell

Symposium Program

Monday June 16

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11:00Carbon Capture/UtilizationChesapeake 6
Session chair: Elizabeth Burton, WESTCARB, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (bio)
11:00Overview of the U.S. DOE Carbon Capture Research and Development Program (invited presentation)
J.T. Litynski, D. Petrucci, M. Ackiewicz, U.S. DOE Office of Fossil Energy, US
11:25Pelletized silica and polyethyleneimine composites for CO2 capture via adsorption
G.P. Knowles, A.L. Chaffee, Monash University, AU
11:40Capturing and Using CO2 as Feedstock for Clean Chemical Processes Technologies
Y. Demirel, University of Nebraska Lincoln, US
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1:30Carbon Capture/UtilizationChesapeake 6
Session chair: Robert Quinn (bio)
1:30Carbon Utilization to Meet Climate Change Goals (invited presentation)
E. Burton, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, US
1:55Reducing Cost of CO2 Capture with Enzymes (invited presentation)
A. Zaks, Akermin, Inc., US (bio)
2:20Unlocking the potential of CO2 conversion to fuels and chemicals as an economically viable route to CCR
R. Masel, R. Ni, Z. Lu, Q. Chen, L. Nereng, D. Lutz, K. Lewinski, Dioxide Materials, US
2:40A Brief Overview of the U.S. DOE-FE, Clean Energy Systems, Office of Crosscutting Research/Advanced Energy Systems
D. Archer, U.S. Dept. of Energy, US
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Oil & Gas - Posters 4:30Expo Hall C
-Adsorption of Functionalized Silica Nanoparticles on Swelling Clay Minerals
H.T. Pham, Q.P. Nguyen, The University of Texas at Austin, US
-Polymer Nanofluid for enhanced oil recovery: A design of polystyrene nanoparticles, transport behavior evaluation and unconsolidated flooding test
R.S.V. Nascimento, UFRJ, BR
-Surfactants Nanocarriers to Enhanced oil Recovery (EOR)
R.S.V. Nascimento, UFRJ, BR
-Nanocoating Testing for High Voltage Transmission Applications
D. McGuire, A. Phillips, C. Engelbrecht, A. Gould, Southern Company, US
-Fischer Tropsch Synthesis Process Intensification for Scalable Liquid Fuel Production using Microfibrous Entrapped Catalysts
H. Yang, P.S. Dimick, B.J. Tatarchuk, IntraMicron Inc., US
-IntraMicron Desulfurization Technology Suite for the Efficient Removal and Recovery of Sulfur from Gas-Phase Energy Resources
H. Yang, P.S. Dimick, B.J. Tatarchuk, IntraMicron Inc., US
-Heat Transfer Nanofluid for High Performance engine cooling
F. Micali , M. Troberg, J. Hammett, A. de Risi, TCT srl, IT

Tuesday June 17

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10:30Nanotech & Cleantech for Oil & GasPotomac 5
Session chair: Willard C. (Bill) Capdevielle, Oil Patch Engineering & Rushan Sakhibgareev, Chevron, US (bio, bio)
10:30Novel Sensor Platform Deployed for Detection of Nanoparticle Concentration in Production Oil and Gas Streams (invited presentation)
S. Van Fleet, Micromem Applied Sensor Technologies, Inc., US
10:55Controlled release materials for oilfield applications (invited presentation)
G. Rothrock, L. Johnson, C. Norton, E. Ledet, N. Huffman, RTI International, US (bio)
11:20Innovation in Fluid Separation Technologies for Oil & Gas (invited presentation)
N. Krishnamurthy, Lux Research, US
11:45The Size of the Prize: Innovation for Oil and Gas Exploration
S. Manning, Pioneer Natural Resources, US
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1:30Innovation Spotlights: Energy: Shell & United TechnologiesNational Harbor 3
Session chair: University of Waterloo, CA
1:30Shell GameChanger - Strategic Innovation Interests
M. Marino, Shell GameChanger, US
1:45United Technologies - Strategic Innovation Interests
C. Walker, United Technologies, US
2:00Solar Thermochemical Reactor – Efficient Production of Fuels from Sunlight
L. Besemann, University of Minnesota, US
2:07Metabolic Engineering of Anaerobic Fungal Pathways for the Production of Biofuels and Antimicrobial Compounds
D. Lozofsky, UCSB Office of Technology & Industry Alliances, US
2:14Manufacture of aluminum nanoparticles for increasing energy density in fuels
A. Adkins, University of Central Florida, US
2:21Novel CIGS/CdS Thin Film Solar Cells Using Selenium Precursor
R. Nagaiah, University of Central Florida, US
2:28Squaliform
J. Ornstein, SynShark LLC, US
2:35MoMeCCA - Moist membranes for the Cultivation and Collection of Algae
T. Vail, Northern Arizona University, US
2:42Shell, United Technologies Q&A
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3:00Nanotech & Cleantech for Oil & GasPotomac 5
Session chair: Willard C. (Bill) Capdevielle, Oil Patch Engineering & Rushan Sakhibgareev, Chevron, US (bio)
3:00Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Adsorption from Microemulsions and Surfactant Micellar Solutions at Solid-Liquid, Liquid-Liquid and Gas-Liquid interfaces (invited presentation)
Y. Akkutlu, K. Bui, J.A. Silas, A. Zelenev, H. Saboowala, Texas A&M University, US (bio)
3:25The rational design of microemulsions for chemically enhanced oil recovery: peaks to thermo (invited presentation)
J.G.E.M. Fraaije, University of Leiden, NL
3:50Interaction of Surface Modified Silica Nanoparticles with Clay Minerals
C.O. Metin, Q.P. Nguyen, The University of Texas at Austin, US
4:10Conformance Control through In-situ Gelation of Silica Nanoparticles
K.M. Rankin, Q.P. Nguyen, The University of Texas at Austin, US
4:30Advanced Coating for Energy Applications
V. Veedu, J. Pollock, Oceanit, US
4:50Nanotechnology in steel tubular goods: Challenges and Prospects
P.A. Castro, Tenaris, AR

Wednesday June 18

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10:30Innovation Spotlights: Defense: Lockheed Martin & CapewellNational Harbor 3
Session chair: David Novak, Inventis Group, US
10:30Lockheed Martin - Strategic Innovation Interests
B. Pietras, Lockheed Martin, US
10:45Capewell - Strategic Innovation Interests
I. Boerenko, Capewell, US
11:00ScreenADAPT
K. Hale, Design Interactive Inc., US
11:07Conductive Additives for Coating Solutions
V. Hrechka, PolyDrop, US
11:14Concealed Weapons Detector
L. Loev, Ariel University R&D Co. Ltd., IL
11:21Small, Lightweight, and Affordable Head Up Display (HUD)
P. Johnson, HOLOEYE Systems, Inc., US
11:28Filtergraph
K. Stasson, Vanderbilt University, US
11:35Lockheed Martin, Capewell Q&A

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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