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Petroleum Technology Forum, Tuesday February 11, 2014

The next Petroleum Technology Forum will be held on Monday, Fefruary 11, 2014 at the Long Beach Petroleum Club, 3636 Linden Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90807. The speaker will be Mark Wolf of
National Oilwell Varco's Mission Products Group . Abstract and speaker bio follow.

Long Beach Petroleum Club
3636 Linden Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90807

Registration: 11:30 AM
Buffet Lunch: 11:30 AM
Presentation: 12:00-1:00 PM
$25.00 members,
$30.00 for non members

Students are Free

Compact Produced Water Treatment Technology for Onshore Applications

Mark Wolf
National Oilwell Varco's Mission Products Group


As water production from mature assets continues to rise, there is a growing need for innovation in water handling methods in order to keep these fields producing economically. Traditional water handling facilities with atmospheric tanks and flotation cells are under increased scrutiny in the population dense LA basin due to space limitations, and the potential for VOC, H2S, CO2, and odor emissions as well as leakage. This presentation will discuss a recent development offering a viable alternative for low pressure, high water cut onshore production which borrows technology from the space and cost-conscious offshore sector. The presentation will also include a discussion of a study of oil droplet coalescence which was conducted while developing this technology. This latter work was presented and well received at the 2014 Produced Water Society Conference in Houston.

Mark WolfMark Wolf is the Product Line Manager for Process Technology with National Oilwell Varco’s Mission Products Group. He has a BS degree in Petroleum Engineering from Texas Tech University and has worked in the Oil & Gas Production Industry for 28 years including 15 years in the Southern California Region. Mr. Wolf has spent most of his career working on process facilities, with a particular focus on produced water treatment. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Produced Water Society and presents regularly at the Annual PWS Seminar, at SPE workshops, and other industry functions that focus on Produced Water Treatment, Filtration, and Separation Technology.

Leila Rashedi Vlasko
Forum Co-Chairperson

Dr. Ted Frankiewicz
Forum Co-Chairperson


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