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Technical Forum 2 - Innovations for Cleaner Production

19 Sep 2023
Auditorium 4
F02 - Innovations for Cleaner Production

The upstream sector is continuing to apply new technologies to achieve continuous improvement in minimising the environmental impact of its operations including those aimed at: reducing GHG and other emissions; reducing freshwater use; recycling and/or safe disposal of produced water; reducing spills; utilisation of waste heat; electrification; limiting operational footprints; and facilitating safe and timely abandonment of wells and facilities and reclaiming sites at the end of their useful life. This forum will showcase new technologies and other innovations being applied in both conventional and unconventional oil and gas operations to achieve cleaner production of oil and gas resources and lower environmental impact.

10:15 - 10:25 : Low-Cost Accelerated Transition from Carbon to Emissions Free Hydrogen Economy by Gerald Chalifoux
10:25 - 10:35 : Game Changer In Subsurface Flare Reduction by Moosa Al Rahbi
10:35 - 10:45 : Facility Energy Strategy Development and Process Optimization: A Case Study from Saudi Aramco Khurais Facility by Hatem Bajuaifer
10:45 - 10:55 : Research and Application of Oil-Contaminated Drill Cuttings Separation and Recovery Technology by Xunyong Nie

Mr. Mohammad Al Mulhim, Vice President, Southern Area Oil Producing - Aramco
Gerald Chalifoux, President & CEO - Petrospec Engineering Inc.
Mr. Moosa Al Rahbi, Production Technologist - Petroleum Development Oman LLC
Mr. Hatem Bajuaifer, Senior Process Engineer - Aramco
Mr. Xunyong Nie, Senior Engineer - CNPC Greatwall Drilling Fluid Company