2013 Technical Workshop Presentations
Analytical Chemical Methods
February 25, 2013 – Research Triangle Park, NC
Session 1: Analytical Methods for Chemical Analytes
- EPA Analytes and Current Analytical Methods (PDF) – Brian Schumacher, EPA Office of Research and Development, National Exposure Research Laboratory
- Analytical Considerations During Natural Gas Fracturing Activities (PDF) – Rock Vitale, Environmental Standards, Inc.
- Considerations for Determining the Source of Groundwater Contamination Associated with Hydraulic Fracturing (PDF) – Glenn Miller, University of Nevada-Reno
- Indicator Parameters: Pre-drill Baseline Groundwater Surveys, Post-drill Groundwater Monitoring, Gas Analysis (PDF) – Ilena Rhodes, Shell Global Solutions (US), Inc.
- Alternative Methods to RSK 175 Using Purge and Trap Concentration and Automated Headspace for the Analysis of Dissolved Gases in Drinking Water (PDF) – Nathan Valentine, Teledyne Tekmar
- Important considerations in the use of carbon and hydrogen stable isotopes to determine the origin of hydrocarbons in groundwater: A case study from pre-shale gas Tioga County (PDF) – Kinga Revesz, U.S. Geological Survey
Session 2: Future Trends in Hydraulic Fracturing Chemical Usage and Implications for Analytical Methods
- Emerging Technologies and Increasing Data Interpretation Concerns (PDF) – Johnny Mitchell, TestAmerica Laboratories, Inc.
- Beneficial Reuse of Produced and Flowback Water (PDF) – David Stewart, Energy Water Solutions, LLC
- Monitoring Subsurface Fluid Flow using Perfluorocarbon Tracers: another tool potentially available for subsurface fluid flow assessments (PDF) – Tommy Phelps, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
- New Isotopic Tracers for Shale Gas and Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids (PDF) – Avner Vengosh, Duke University
- Hydraulic Fracturing Fluid Analysis for Regulatory Parameters - A Progress Report (PDF) – Kesavalu Bagawandoss, Accutest Laboratories, Inc.
- Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) for Rapid Monitoring of Metals in Produced Water and Its Precipitates (PDF) – Helen Boylan, Westminster College
- Using integrated noble gas and hydrocarbon geochemistry to constrain the source of hydrocarbon gases in shallow aquifers in the northern Appalachian Basin (PDF) –Thomas Darrah, Duke University
- Potential Use of Passive Sampling for Environmental Monitoring of Petroleum E&P Operations (PDF) – Paul Edmiston, College of Wooster/ABS Materials, Inc.
- Hierarchical Analytical Approaches for Unraveling the Composition of Proprietary Mixtures (PDF) – Jennifer Field, Oregon State University
- Analysis and Treatment of Waters from Hydraulically Fractured Oil and Gas Wells (PDF) – Lawrence Wackett, University of Minnesota