Petro Tech: PRODUCED WATER MANAGEMENT

Speaker Ted Baudendistel, PE
MWH Senior Civil/Environmental Engineer – Ted Baudendistel, P.E., PMP Mr. Baudendistel has 17 years of civil and environmental engineering experience focused on analysis and design of water and wastewater treatment facilities, pipelines, pumping stations, and various other civil structures.  His background includes leading engineering teams for natural systems restoration, facility ...


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Senior Civil/Environmental Engineer – Ted Baudendistel, P.E., PMP


Mr. Baudendistel has 17 years of civil and environmental engineering experience focused on analysis and design of water and wastewater treatment facilities, pipelines, pumping stations, and various other civil structures.  His background includes leading engineering teams for natural systems restoration, facility design and construction and operation and maintenance systems analysis.  For the past four years, Ted has focused on industrial wastewater management options for the oil and gas industry.  Engineering support typically has included analyzing and recommending water management alternatives from simple truck off-load/load out facilities to provide spill prevention to modeling and designing in-field water collection and distribution systems to treatment of frac flowback and produced waters for reuse or discharge.  Oil and gas water management projects have focused primarily on North American plays including projects in the Rockies (Piceance, Uinta, Denver-Julesberg, Pinedale Anticline and Powder River Basins) to more recent liquids rich plays in the Haynseville, Eagle Ford, and Marcellus.  Internationally, Ted is currently involved with produced water projects in Kuwait, Australia, Peru, Azerbaijan, and Trinidad & Tobago.  His experience includes three years of overseas experience developing projects, leading the design work of foreign engineers, coordinating with the local environmental and government construction agencies, and managing the construction contracts to successful completion.


Mr. Baudendistel has a Masters of Science of Engineering and Environmental Management and a Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering.  He is national Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying registered engineer and a Registered Professional Engineer in Utah, Colorado, Wyoming, and Missouri and a Registered Project Management Professional.


Full Description
Options for Managing Produced Water and Frac Flowback of Varying Water Quality in North American Shale Plays
 
Abstract:
One of the major issues associated with development of natural gas fields in North America is management of the produced water and frac flowback.  Countless strategies exist and new equipment vendors seem to materialize daily promising that theirs is the solution to all of the producer’s water problems.  Since water qualities vary significantly from one shale play to the next and other factors including climate, topography, geology, availability of power, chemicals, and landfills, operational limitations, environmental regulations and various other issues, all affect the optimal solution, one must step back and take a comprehensive and long term view in order to plan and engineer the proper water management system.  The suite of alternatives includes but is not limited to evaluating sourcing issues with pump stations/pipelines or trucking surface/ground water and simple filtration; reuse of flowback and produced waters with or without treatment; treatment for discharge via ion exchange, reverse osmosis, evaporation, or distillation; and disposal via evaporation ponds or injection.  This briefing will analyze the majority of the techniques available for managing produced waters and discuss some the prevalent strategies and how future regulations might impact the recommended water management strategy.
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Tue, Jan. 11, 2011
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. US/Central

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