Full Two Day Agenda: April, Wednesday 29 & Thursday 30, 2020

DAY 1 AGENDA: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29, 2020

> Regulatory Panel And The Long Term Impact On Operators <
> Maintaining Profitability While Remaining Compliant <
> Emission Control Innovations <
> Switching From Instrument Gas To Electric Pneumatics <
> Power Generation For Off Grid Remote Facilities <

8:50 The congress opens with the Chair's Opening Remarks

BEST PRACTICES TO REMAIN COMPLAINT
The Latest Methane Emission Regulations And A Future Outlook At
Remaining Complaint

OPENING REGULATORY PANEL

9:00 Understand The Timeline, Impact And Scope Of Phase 1 & 2 Methane
Emissions Reduction Regulations: What Is The Future Vision On How
Government Can Partner With Oil & Gas Operators To Become More Efficient
At Managing Emissions?

PART A

Assess The Impact Of New Emission Control Regulations On A Provincial Level On Operators And Penalties For Not Being Complaint Before The Deadline

  • Gain clarity on hard deadlines set by regulatory agencies such as the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) and the British Columbia Oil & Gas Commission to evaluate how stringent the new regulations are and steps operators should take to remain complaint
  • Evaluate the real world impact of these new regulations on truly reducing methane emissions across the industry
  • Hear from the regulators on how operators can be better equipped to redesign their facilities and remain complaint going forward
PART B

Gain Clarity On The Proposed 2020 Regulatory Timelines And Its Impact On New
Local Facility Build Outs

  • Assess the true impact of any new regulatory updates by local agencies that could further affect facility designs and infrastructure across several basins
  • Find out more about the two phase regulations coming into effect from 2020 and its impact on various equipment across a well site
  • Learn more about which parts of their facilities operators have to re-design over the next year in order to avoid penalties

Michael Lawson, Senior Technical Advisor Climate Policy Assurance, Alberta Energy Regulator

9:40 Extended Question & Answer Session

OPERATOR-LED PANEL: MAINTAINING PROFITABILITY

10:00 Strategies On Reducing Emission Levels & Maintaining Profitability
Including Retrofitting Facilities With New Technology

This operator-led keynote panel, designed specifically for Senior VPs Of Facilities across the region, sets the foundation for the conference, examining holistic strategies for reducingemissions from multiple sources

  • Hear diverse views on strategic responses to maintain profitability while tackling methane emissions from multiple sources
  • Find out more about the application of emerging technologies including - Glycol Dehydration to eliminate hydrocarbons such as methane from produced water for safe surface discharge
  • Learn how operators are using Vapor Recovery Units (VRU) to significantly mitigate emission on-site, without hurting their bottom line

Mark Stanley, Senior Faciltiies Engineer, TAQA North

10:30 Question & Answer Session

10:40 Morning Refreshments In The Exhibition Area

EMISSION CONTROL INNOVATIONS: PANEL SESSION

11:10 New, Breakthrough Technologies For Tackling Multiple Sources of Methane Emissions - What's Out In The Market?

  • Overview of new technologies out in the market
  • Assess and discuss the application of Vent Gas Capture (VGC) systems on well sites and to mitigate the impact of gas vented during completions
  • Find out how a Process Mass Spectrometer can help measure flares and control emissions resulting from flaring while processing natural gas
  • Learn how operators are detecting fugitive emissions off pipelines with the use of unmanned aerial gas leak detection drones

Rob Milner, Member, Methane Emissions Leadership Alliance

11:40 Question & Answer Session

SWTICHING FROM INSTRUMENT GAS TO ELECTRIC PNEUMATICS Electrical Systems Design To Replace Fuel Gas

ELECTRICAL SYTEM DESIGN TO REPLACE FUEL GAS

11:50 New Approaches To Electrical Design To Replace Fuel
Gas Instrumentation

  • Establishing a starting point before re-designing the instrumentation layout, including surveying the number of valves on site, including its make and registration number
  • Assess how operators are identifying and locating high bleed pneumatic device to prioritize it's electrification and minimize emission at the source
  • Evaluate the parameters operators are using to establish technical feasibility and costs when switching over to electrics

12:20 Question & Answer Session

12:30 Networking Lunch In The Exhibition Area

CASE STUDY SWITCHING TO ELECTRIC PNEUMATICS

1:30 Moving Away From Instrument Gas To Electrification And Use Of
Compressed Gas To Run Pneumatics - Power Generation Off Grid

  • Assess the increased on site power demand after switching to electric pneumatics and its impact on day to day operational costs
  • Find out the minimum power required for electric instrumentation based on the size of the facility
  • Learn about how this operator is using dual sourced instrumentation including compressed gas and electrification to vent out emissions safely

2:00 Question & Answer Session

SWITCHING COST - OPERATOR CASE STUDY

2:10 Examine Cost Implications To Consider When Retrofitting Facilities
With New Age Electric Pneumatics To Limit Fugitive Emissions

  • Find out the true cost of powering off grid facilities in order to run electric pneumatics
  • Assess the opportunity cost of installing electric actuators and controls and the return on investment in terms of actual fugitive emissions mitigated
  • Evaluate the initial investment required to retrofit entire facilities with electric pneumatics and alternative emission control technologies that can be utilized

Mark Stanley, Senior Faciltiies Engineer, TAQA North

2:40 Question & Answer Session

BLENDING OUT EMISSIONS

2:50 Using Hydrocarbon Blending Technology To Mix Methane Emissions
Off Well Sites

  • Learn how operators can lower overall emissions by blending concentrated methane with lower quality hydrocarbons to dilute out emissions
  • Assess the cost considerations and feasibility of setting up a blending infrastructure on site and scaling it up in the future
  • Evaluate the health and safety risks involved with storing and blending large volumes of hydrocarbons on site

3:20 Question & Answer Session

3:30 Afternoon Refreshments In The Exhibition Area

RETROFITTING

4:00 Refitting Flare Stacks And Combustors To Mitigate Emissions

  • Comparing flare stacks vs. combustors to assess initial cost of investment and long term operational costs
  • Gain clarity on AER directives to keep in mind with designing flare stacks for lowering emission across facilities
  • Learn more about the costs associated with specific AER permits required for redesigned flare stacks installed on facilities going forward

Dallas Rosevear, Member, Methane Emissions Leadership Alliance

4:30 Question & Answer Session

POWERING OFF-GRID REMOTE WELL SITES
Ensuring Reliable Power Supply For Remote Facilities

MEETING ON SITE POWER DEMANDS

4:40 How Operators Are Meeting On Site Power Demands Using Fuel CellsIn Remote Off Grid Remote Locations

  • Understand how new generation high capacity fuel cell battery packs can help generate long term reliable power in remote locations
  • Find out how operators are powering electric pneumatics off site and meeting increasing power needs
  • Examine the cost considerations and feasibility for off grid power generation before switching from instrument gas to electrics

5:10 Question & Answer Session

POWERING REMOTE WELL SITES

5:20 Powering Electric Pneumatics On Remote Well Sites Using Produced
Gas Heat From Sterling Engines

  • Find out how heat displaced from produced gas can be used to generate electricity to power equipment off site
  • Understand how this source of power generation can help make the switch over to electric pneumatics easier and quicker
  • Examine the cost considerations and scalability of sterling engines at generating power when deployed off site

5:50 Question & Answer Session

6:00 First Day Of The Conference Ends With The Chair's Closing Remarks

6:10 - 7:10 Networking Drinks In The Exhibition Area

7:20 - 9:20 Invitation-Only 5* Dinner For Speakers & Sponsors

DAY 2 AGENDA: THURSDAY, APRIL 30, 2020

> Carbon Offset Credits & The TIER Program <
> New Technologies For Leak Detection <
> Emission Tracking <
> Multi Phase Flow Metering Technology <

8:50 Second day opens with the Chair's Opening Remarks

CARBON TAX CREDITS AND GOVERNMENT INCENTIVES
Using Credits To Offset The Initial Capex Of Retrofitting

TIER REGULATION & CARBON OFFSET CREDITS: OPENING KEYNOTE PANEL

9:00 Gain Clarity On The Government's Brand New TIER Program And
Carbon Offset Credit Initiative To Balance Out The Cost Of Retrofitting

"On October 29, 2019, the Alberta government introduced Bill 19, the Technology Innovation and Emission Reduction Regulation (TIER Regulations). TIER represents the latest in several revisions to Alberta's carbon pricing regime, which was first instituted under the Specified Gas Emitters Regulation (SGER) in 2007. The SGER initially put a $15 per tonne price on carbon emissions from large industrial facilities, which was later increased by the Alberta NDP Government to $20 per tonne in 2016 and $30 per tonne in 2017."

  • Discuss the implication on operators with the new TIER regulation replacing the existing Carbon Competitiveness Incentive program
  • Find out how opting into the TIER regulatory program can help operators earn emission offset credits to redeem cost savings in the future
  • Gain clarity on the carbon offset program set up by the provincial AER to help operators meet emission reduction targets economically
  • Understand how operators are using their surplus carbon credit to help offset the cost of retrofitting facilities with new equipment
  • Gain clarity on the various carbon credit plans set up by the regulatory agencies across Alberta & British Columbia to help operators offset retrofitting costs

9:40 Extended Question & Answer Session

COMPLIANT EMISSION REPORTING STANDARDS
Ensuring Stringent Data Collection Criteria Is Met To Remain Complaint

EMISSIONS DATA REPORTING

10:00 Gain Clarity On The AERs New 'One Stop' Platform - Developed
Specifically For Operators And Their Emission & Leak Survey Reporting

  • Assess the real benefits from an operator point of view of using this new improved platform, aimed at streamlining the existing process
  • Understand how operators can submit new pipeline applications, leak survey reports and emission data all on one single platform
  • Learn more about the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program (GHGRP) and its impact on individual equipment reporting
  • Find out the role of Climate Change Canada in assessing emission data and special requirements for facilities that emit over 10 kilotonnes per year
  • Understand how the GHGRP initiative can assist operators in accurately tracking and reporting of greenhouse gas emissions

Sharif Nawyaz, Air Quality & Emissions Research, University Of Alberta

10:30 Question & Answer Session

NEW TECHNOLOGIES FOR FIGURATIVE EMISSION CONTROL
Leak Detection Technologies - Panel Session

"Traditionally, identifying leaks has been restricted to using handheld sensors that can be slow, expensive and time consuming. This panel session is designed to showcase new innovative technologies available in market, that promise to make leak detection efficient, cost effective and full proof"

Part A - UNMANNED DRONES

10:40 Implementing The Latest Drone Surveillance Technology To Detect
Pipeline Leaks And Control Fugitive Emissions At The Source

  • Explore how this operator is deploying unmanned drones with radar sensors to detect fugitive leaks
  • Learn how optical gas imaging cameras fitted to drones can help identify leaks at the source to minimize fugitive emissions
  • Evaluate and discuss detailed cost considerations and safety challenges associated with deploying satellite drones on site
Part B - RADAR PIPELINE MONITORING

11:00 Assessing The Latest Radar Based Leak Detection Technology To
Prevent Fugitive Emissions On Site

  • Discuss how radar sensors can help detect fugitive leaks at the earliest to minimize emissions at the source
  • Assess the cost considerations and feasibility of implementing radar based technologies across facilities
  • Understand how radar based detection can help identify predictive leaks to mitigate fugitive emissions before they even occur

Rob Milner, Member, Methane Emissions Leadership Alliance

Part C - MOBILE LABS

11:20 Using Mobile Ground Labs (MGLs) To Reliably Monitor & Detect
Smaller, Minor Leaks Across Facility Pipelines On The Move

  • Learn how MGLs can be deployed across multiple facilities to detect minor leaks at the source with the help of a methane sensor
  • Evaluate how concentration mapping can help map our methane emission on the path of the MGL and identify high risk areas
  • Understand how MGLs can be used as a robust screening tool to detect emission from even a few kilometres out of a well site

11:40 Extended Question & Answer Session

EMISSION TRACKING

12:00 Assess How The Latest Methane Tracking Tools From The
International Energy Agency Can Help Operators Monitor Their Emissions

  • Understand how operators can use this tool to track and demonstrate to stakeholders the strong action taken to reduce emissions
  • Stay proactive by tracking emission data throughout the year and plan ahead in time to make sure you don't cross the annual emission limit
  • Compare and contrast methane emission across facilities from multiple operators to understand best practices and emission control applications

12:30 Question & Answer Session

12:40 Networking Lunch In The Exhibition Area

VAPOR RECOVERY UNITS

1:40 Learn About New Developments In VRU, VRT & VCU Technology To
Achieve Almost Zero Emission While Minimizing Environmental Liabilities

  • Evaluate the latest VRU and VRT units that are economical to operate and help achieve close to zero carbon methane emissions
  • Fully understand the cost considerations and feasibility when retrofitting facilities with vapor recovery units
  • Understand how to design your facilities with the inclusion of recovery units to optimize production and remain compliant

2:10 Question & Answer Session

THREE PHASE METERING
Accurately Allocating Emission Sources Across Gas & Liquid

RISK ANALYSIS

2:20 Evaluate The Need For Multi-Phase Metering And The Risks, Costs
Associated With It

  • Assess how operators can justify the economics and initial Capex of these meters over the declining life cycle of a well
  • Compare tie in cost and risk when completing a well using multi flow meters vs. wet measurement on site
  • Discuss measurement philosophies from various operators and identify the most cost effective approach to achieving accurate allocation

2:50 Question & Answer Session

3:00 Afternoon Refreshments In The Exhibition Area

METERING ALLOCATION

3:30 Learn About The Need For Metering To Measure Emissions And
The Benefits Of Allocation

  • Hear more about the advantages of multiphase flow measurement that can help accurately capture flow dynamics across oil, gas and water in real time
  • Learn how using allocation can help operators identify emissions originating from natural gas vs. fuel gas and crude liquid
  • Find out the possibilities for future automation and programming to run meters independently and collect emission data for reporting simultaneously

4:00 Question & Answer Session

REGULATORY IMPACT ON METERING

4:10 Examine How The New 2020 Regulations Will Affect The
Monitoring And Reporting Of Data From Multi Phase Metering

  • Assess how operators can keep up with emission reporting standards when receiving multiple data points of these meters
  • Be up to date on how the new emission regulations will affect reporting requirements and find out if operators have to recalibrate their meters to remain compliant
  • Gain clarity on retrofitting these meters to continue operations and if the current meters will be compliant under the new regulations

4:40 Question & Answer Session

4:50 Second Day ends with the Chair's Closing Remarks

5:00 Prize Draw

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