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2006 Air Issues Forum and Poster Session

Nov 23, 2006
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Alberta Innovates - Technology Futures
3608 - 33 Street NW
Calgary, Alberta
This event is currently not open for registration.
Environment Environment: Air - Flaring, Venting and Odour

Air emissions and their associated environmental and health effects are a complex topic that have resulted in increasing public scrutiny and petroleum industry initiatives over recent years. Federal and provincial governments are requiring increased emissions reporting, and stakeholder initiatives such as Alberta’s Clean Air Strategic Alliance (CASA) have been driving public policy.

As a result, air related research and emerging issues have expanded beyond solution gas flaring to encompass other areas such as soot formation during flaring, SO2 combustion and dispersion modelling, fugitive emissions reduction, and control of benzene emissions.

Forum participants will learn about related industry-sponsored research projects and their results. The results of these research projects are being used in discussions with stakeholders affecting new regulations. This forum will be of interest to all stakeholders – industry, governments, and ENGOs – who have a vested interest in current air issues and their future direction.

A poster session will showcase potential solutions to air related issues including technological advances, new reserach projects, case studies, demonstrations, updates to environmental regulations, etc. A networking reception will provide additional opportunity to exchange findings, ideas and network with peers.

Eric Lloyd, PTAC
PTAC Air Research Planning Committee Update
Randy Dobko, Alberta Environment
Innovation to Address Canada's Carbon Challenge
Dr. David Keith, University of Calgary
Setting Ambient Air Quality Objectives
Long Fu, Alberta Environment
Human Neurobehavioural Effects of H2S
Geoff Granville, on behalf of Shell Canada
Western Canada Study of the Animal Health Effects Associated with Exposure to Emissions from Oil and Natural Gas Field Facilities– Study Findings
Michael O'Connell
Numerical Simulations of a Sour Gas Flare
Al Chambers, Alberta Research Council
Developing Protocols for Quantifying PM Emissions from Flares
Matt Johnson, Carleton University
Catalytic Combustion for the Elimination of Methane, BTEX and other VOCs - Phase III
Bob Hayes, University of Alberta
Resolving Airflow Project Final Report
Al Chambers, ARC
(Noon on Nov 22)
At Event


Tannis Such
Director, Environmental Research Initiatives

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