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Grand Challenges and Opportunities for Greener Alternatives within the Oil and Gas Industry

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Today, the oil and gas industry meets almost half of the U.S.’s energy in a reliable and efficient manner. Increased public awareness and perception of the oilfield chemistry processes have led to concerns about water and chemical usage. As a result, how can the industry deliver the energy needs to our society while minimizing environmental impact?

Join leaders of the ACS GCI Oilfield Chemistry Roundtable, Dave Horton of CES Energy Solutions and Brian Price of Rockwater Energy Solutions, during this free interactive webinar as they review and analyze current chemistries and water management practices in hydraulic fracturing and discuss current efforts, potential opportunities and a call for innovation to use environmentally acceptable alternatives.  

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What You Will Learn

  • An overview of current practices and why chemicals are used in these processes
  • What are the challenges and opportunities that provide alternatives for more sustainable practices
  • How the oil and gas industry collaborates with the ACS Green Chemistry Institute to facilitate commercialization of greener alternatives
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Experts

Dave Horton
CES Energy Solutions and
GCI Oilfield Chemistry Roundtable

Brian Price
Rockwater Energy Solutions
ACS GCI Oilfield Chemistry Roundtable

David Constable
American Chemical Society

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