Environmental Solutions Completed Projects

All Completed Enviromental Solutions Projects Are Listed Below by Category

Produced Water | Federal Lands Access | Regulatory Streamlining | Oil Refining

Completed Produced Water Management Projects

Project Number

Project Name

Primary Performer

DE-NT0005227

Membrane Technology for Produced Water at Lea County, NM

Lea County Government, Lovington, NM

DE-FE0000833

An Integrated Water Treatment Technology Solution for Sustainable Water Resource Management in the Marcellus Shale

Altela, Inc.
Argonne National Laboratory

DE-FE0000784

Cost-Effective Recovery of Low-TDS Frac Flowback Water for Re-use

GE Global Research

DE-FC26-09NT0005681

Effects of Irrigating with Treated Oil and Gas Product Water on Crop Biomass and Soil Permeability

Western Research Institute

DE-09ER85383

Treatment of Produced Water by FARADAYIC Electrodialysis and Reverse Osmosis

Faraday Technology, Inc.

DE-09ER85357

Unconventional High Temperature Nanofiltration for Produced Water Treatment

Eltron Research Inc.

DE-AP26-06NT02045

Coalbed Methane Research

Arthur Langhus Layne, LLC

DE-FC26-06NT15568

Research and Development Concerning Coalbed Natural Gas: Congressional Mandate

University of Wyoming

DE-FC26-05NT15551

Coalbed Natural Gas Produced-Water Treatment Using Gas Hydrate Formation at the Wellhead

BC Technologies, Ltd, LLC

DE-FC26-05NT15549

Produced Water Management and Beneficial Use

Colorado School of Mines

DE-FC26-04NT15548

Treating Coalbed Methane Produced Water for Beneficial Use of MFI Zeolite Membranes

New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology

DE-FC26-04NT15547

Novel Fouling-Reducing Coatings for Ultrafiltration, Nanofiltration, and Reverse Osmosis Membranes

University of Texas at Austin

DE-FC26-04NT15546

Long Term Field Development of a Surfactant Modified Zeolite/Vapor Phase Bioreactor System for Treatment of Produced Waters for Power Generation

University of Texas at Austin

DE-FC26-04NT15545

Identification, Verification, & Compilation of Produced Water Management Practices for Conventional Oil & Gas Production Operations

Interstate Oil & Gas Compact Commission

DE-FC26-04NT15544

Field Validation of Toxicity Tests to Evaluate the Potential or Beneficial Use of Produced Water

Oklahoma State University

DE-FC26-04NT15543

Novel Cleanup Agents for Membrane Filters Used to Treat Oil Field Produce Water for Beneficial Purposes

Texas Engineering Experiment Station

DE-AD26-03NT30403

Coalbed Methane Best Practices Management Practices Workshop

Arthur Langhus Layne, LLC

DE-AP26-03NT30489

Coalbed Methane Research

Arthur Langhus Layne, LLC

DE-FC26-03NT15427

Advanced Membrane Filtration Technology for Cost Effective Recovery of Fresh Water from Oil & Gas Produced Brine

Texas Engineering Experiment Station

DE-AC26-02NT15134

NM WAIDS:  A Produced Water Quality & Infrastructure GIS Database for New Mexico Oil Producers

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

DE-FC26-02NT15461

Treatment of Produced Waters Using a Surfactant Modified Zeolite/Vapor Phase Bioreactor

University of Texas at Austin

DE-FC26-02NT15463

Recovery of More Oil-in-Place at Lower Production Costs While Creating a Beneficial Water Resource

AERA Energy, LLC

DE-FG26-02NT15227

Evaluations of Radio Nuclides of Uranium, Thorium, and Radium Associated with Produced Fluids, Precipitates, and Sludges from Oil, Gas, and Oilfield Brine Injection Wells in Mississippi

University of Mississippi

DE-FG26-02NT15380

Development of a Primer on the Background and Development of Coalbed Methane

Arthur Langhus Layne, LLC

DE-FG26-01BC15166

Evaluation of Phytoremediation of Coalbed Methane Produced Water and Water of Quality Similar to that Associated with Coalbed Methane Reserves of the Powder River Basin, Montana and Wyoming

Montana State University

DE-IA26-01BC15236

Northeast National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska Reconnaissance-Level Airborne Contaminants Study

Bureau of Land Management

DE-IA26-01BC15238

Provide Support to Produced Water:  Osage-Skiatook Petroleum Environmental Research Project

U.S. Geological Survey

DE-FC26-00BC15326

Modified Reverse Osmosis System for Treatment of Produced Water

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

DE-IA26-00BC15168

Gulf of Mexico Comprehensive Synthetic Based Muds Monitoring Program

Minerals Management Service

FEW 49342

Hypoxia, Program Review, and Total Petroleum Hydrocarbon Workshop

Argonne National Laboratory

FEW 62962

Managing Coalbed Methane Produced Water for Beneficial Uses, Initially Using the San Juan and Raton Basins as a Model

Sandia National Laboratory

FEW 15546

Long-Term field Deploymentof a Surfactant Modified Zeolite Vapor PhaseBioreactor System

Los Alamos National Laboratory

FEW 49177

Life Cycle Assessment, Produced Water, and Waste Management Analyses

Argonne National Laboratory

FEW 02FE20

Treatment of Produced Waters Using a Surfactant Modified Zeolite/Vapor Phase Bioreactor System

Los Alamos National Laboratory

FEW 04FE10-5

Treatment of Produced Water Using a Surfactant Modified Zeolite/Vapor Phase Bioreactor System

Los Alamos National Laboratory

FEW 4340-72

Northern Cheyenne Reservation Coalbed Natural Gas Resource Assessment and Analysis of Produced Water Disposal Options

Idaho National Laboratory

FEW 49124

Management of Produced Water

Argonne National Laboratory

FEW 49237

Cleaning Agents for Produced Water Membrane Filters

Argonne National Laboratory

FEW EE-1760

Improving Science-Based Methods for Assessing Risks Attributable to Petroleum Residues in Soil Transferred to Vegetation

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

FEW FEAC329

Modeling of Water-Soluble Organic Content in Produced Water

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

FEW FEAC332

Use of Ionic Liquids in Produced Water Cleanup

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

FWP 15549csm

Hydrophobic Membrane for the Removal of Organic Impurities in Production Water

Argonne National Laboratory

FWP 49243

Produced Water Management and Beneficial Use/15549 Colorado School of Mines

Argonne National Laboratory

FWP FEAB112

Coalbed Natural Gas Produced-Water Treatment Using Gas Hydrates

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

OST-32-06

Reducing the Environmental Impacts of Oil and Gas Development

NETL In-House

 

Completed Federal Lands Access Projects

Project Number

Project Name

Primary Performer

DE-FC26-06NT42937

Reducing Onshore Natural Gas and Oil Exploration and Production Impacts Using a Broad-Based Stakeholder Approach

Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission

DE-FC26-06NT42931

An Approach to Recover Hydrocarbons from Currently Off-Limits Areas of the Antrim Formation, MI, Using Low-Impact Technologies

Michigan Technological University

DE-FC26-06NT42930

Probabilistic, Risk-Based Decision Support for Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Facilities in Sensitive Ecosystems

University of Arkansas

DE-FC26-06NT15567

Technology’s Impact on Production: Developing Environmental Solutions at the State and National Level

Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission

DE-AI26-06NT15467
Task 1

Examining the Effect of Noise from Energy Exploration and Development on the Breeding Biology of the Greater Sage-Grouse

University of California at Davis (UCD)

DE-AI26-06NT15467
Task 1a

Conservation Planning for Sage Grouse and CBM - “Potential effects of Coalbed Methane Development on Greater Sage-Grouse”

University of Montana

DE-AI26-06NT15467
Task 2

Potential Impact of Oil and Gas Field Activities on Raptor Nesting Radius/West Benches Raptor Research Project

Bureau of Land Management (BLM)

DE-AI26-06NT15467
Task 3

Hydrologic Modeling

Bureau of Land Management (BLM)

DE-AI26-06NT15467
Task 4

HD Mountains Mule Deer Monitoring Project, San Juan Basin, Colorado

Bureau of Land Management

DE-AI26-06NT15467
Task 5

Joint Montana Regional Coalbed Natural Gas Ground-Water Monitoring Program

Bureau of Land Management

DE-AI26-06NT15467
Task 6

Data Collection for the Assessment of Aquatic Communities in Northeastern Wyoming and Southeastern Montana

Bureau of Land Management

DE-AI26-06NT15467
Task 7

Effects of Coalbed Natural Gas Development on Fish Assemblages in the Powder River Basin

Bureau of Land Management

DE-FC22-05NT42658

Field Testing of Environmentally Friendly Drilling System

Texas A&M University

DE-FC26-04NT15542

Facilitating Oil Industry Access to Federal Lands Through Interagency Data Sharing

Ground Water Protection Council

DE-FC26-04NT15541

Compilation and Presentation of Existing Data on Oil & Gas Leasing and Development in a Manner Useful to the NEPA Process

Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission

DE-AP26-04NT40408

Data Collection, Analysis, and Program Support on Task Basis

AchieveIt Inc.

DE-FC26-03NT15466

Modeling  the Transport and Chemical Evolution of Onshore/Offshore Emissions and their Impact on Local and Regional Air Quality Using a Variable-Grid-Resolution Air Quality Model

University of North Carolina of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

DE-IA26-03NT15420
Task 1

Resolving Environmental Barriers to Oil and Gas Production on Federal Lands - APD NEPA Analysis Toolkit

Bureau of Land Management

DE-IA26-03NT15420
Task 2

Resolving Environmental Barriers to Oil and Gas Production on Federal Lands - 1:24,000 Scale 3D Order Soil Survey

Bureau of Land Management

DE-IA26-03NT15420
Task 3

Resolving Environmental Barriers to Oil and Gas Production on Federal Lands - Comparing the Effects of Habitat Loss and Fragmentation from Gas and Oil Exploration and Production Activities on Vertebrates Differing by Trophic Level and Life History

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

DE-IA26-03NT15420
Task 4

Resolving Environmental Barriers to Oil and Gas Production on Federal Lands

Bureau of Land Management

DE-FC26-02NT15445

Adaptive Management and Planning Models for Cultural Resources in Oil and Gas Fields in New Mexico and Wyoming

Gnomon, Inc.

DE-IA26-01BC15237

Research to Improve Access to Public Lands for Oil and Gas Operations Interagency Agreement

Bureau of Land Management

DE-FC26-00BC15327

Development of Fine Particulate Emission Factors and Speciation Profiles for Oil and Gas Fired Combustion Systems

GE Energy and Environmental Research Corporation

DE-AI26-00BC15171

Help Resolve Issues that Affect Access to Federal Lands for Oil and Gas Operations

Bureau of Land Management

FEW EE-1557

Air Quality Impacts of Oil and Gas Exploration and Production in the West

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

FEW 49311

Developing a GIS-based Decision Support System for Land Use Planning Activities

Argonne National Laboratory

FEW 49310

Sagebrush and Sagebrush Obligate Species: A Program for Strategic Monitoring

Argonne National Laboratory

FEW 5704

BAGI Video Gas Leak Visualization

Sandia National Laboratory

FEW  EE-1682

A Predictive Model for Determining Indoor Concentrations of Outdoor Volatile Organic Compound Air Toxins

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

FEW 49345

Probabilistic Risk-Based Decision Support for Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Facilities in Sensitive Ecosystems

Argonne National Laboratory

FEW EE-1788

Characterizing the Formation of Secondary Organic Aerosols

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

P-51(EE-1450/EE-1486)

A Predictive Model of Indoor Concentration of Outdoor PM2.5 in Homes

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

 

Completed Regulatory Streamlining Projects

Project Number

Project Name

Primary Performer

DE-FC26-04NT15456

Collaborative Streamlining with States

Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission

DE-FG26-04NT15455

Energy in the Environment- Initiatives 2004-08

Ground Water Protection Council

DE-FG26-03NT41790

Alaska North Slope Tundra Travel Model

Alaska Department of Natural Resources

DE-FC26-03BC15428

Produce More Oil & Gas via E-Business Data Sharing

Ground Water Protection Council

DE-FC26-02NT15464

Cost-Effective Reciprocating Engine Control and Monitoring for E&P Field and Gathering Engines

Kansas State University

DE-FC26-02NT15446

Alaska Oil & Gas Exploration: Development and Permitting Project

State of Alaska

DE-FC26-01NT41248-3.03.2

Physical, Biological, and Chemical Implications of Mid-Winter Pumping of Tundra Ponds

University of Alaska, Fairbanks

DE-AC26-01BC15332

Risk Reduction and Soil Ecosystem Restoration in an Active Oil Producing Area in an Ecologically Sensitive Setting

University of Tulsa

DE-FC26-01BC15336

Building Partnerships with Results:  Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission Multi-State

Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission

DE-FC26-01BC15371

Cost-Effective Approaches to Enhance Domestic Oil and Gas Production and Ensure the Protection of the Environment

Ground Water Protection Council

DE-IA26-01BC15320

Support the Review of State Oil and Natural Gas Environmental Regulations

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

FEAC321

An Ecological Framework to Evaluate Impacts of E&P Releases

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

FEW 0067

An Ecological Framework to Evaluate Impacts of E&P Releases

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

FEW 3 (49648/49658)

Water & Waste Regulatory Analysis

Argonne National Laboratory

FEW 49068

Interactive Information System on Drilling Waste Management Practices

Argonne National Laboratory

FEW FEAC320

Remote Sensing for Environmental Baseline and Monitoring

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

FEW0054

Ecological Assessments for Upstream Petroleum Sites

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

FEW 3 (49648/49658)

Water & Waste Regulatory Analysis

Argonne National Laboratory

FEW ESD02-002/FEW0088

Dominquez Channel Modeling and Analysis for Pollutant Transport and Total Maximum Daily Loads

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

 

Completed Oil Refining Projects

Project Number

Project Name

Primary Performer

DE-FE0000516

North Dakota Refining Capacity Study

North Dakota Association of Rural Electric Cooperatives (NDAREC)

DE-AD26-04NT40007

Test and Evaluation Services for the Strategic Petroleum Reserve

Strategic Petroleum Reserve - Washington DC

DE-FC26-02BC15340

Biocatalyst Desulfurization

Petro Star Inc.

DE-IA26-02NT15338

Peer-Reviewed Publication of State-of-the-Art Thermodynamic Property Measurements Completed by Bartlesville Thermodynamics Group

National Institute of Standard & Technology

DE-FC26-02NT15381

Fundamentals of Delayed Coking Joint Industry  Project

University of Tulsa

DE-FC26-02NT15382

Metabolic Engineering to Develop a Pathway for the Selective Cleavage of Carbon-Nitrogen Bonds

Gas Technology Institute

DE-FC26-02NT15383

Improved Processes to Remove Naphthenic Acids

California Institute of Technology

DE-FC26-02NT15454

JAECO Oil Processing Program

Jicarilla Apache Nation

DE-FC26-01BC15281

Conversion Extraction Desulfurization Process

Petro Star Inc.

DE-FC26-01BC15333

Field Test of TDA's Direct Recovery Oxidation Process for Sulfur Recovery

TDA Research, Inc.

DE-FC26-01NT41099

Production and Demonstration of Synthesis Gas-Derived Fuels

Integrated Concepts & Research Corporation

DE-FG26-00NT40833

A New Class of Mesoporous Catalysts for Applications in Petroleum Refining

Clark Atlanta University

DE-AC21-93MC29240

Review and Update Venture Development for U.S. Resources

James W. Bunger & Associates

FEW P229500

Seasonal Modeling of Central California for Year 2000

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

FEW ESD02-002
/FEW0088/FEWG315

Dominquez Channel Modeling and Analysis for Pollutant Transport and Total Maximum Daily Loads

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

FEAC323

Hydrogenation and Hydrodesulfurization

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

FEW 42C1-06

Proton Exchange Reactive Membranes for Conversion of Light Alkanes to Clean Liquid Fuel

Idaho National Laboratory

FEW 4340-68

Development of a Solid Catalyst Alkylation Process Using Supercritical Fluid Regeneration

Idaho National Laboratory

FEW 4661-06

Testing of a 5kWe SOFC on Diesel Reformate

Idaho National Laboratory

FEW 4661-08

Catalytic Methane Decomposition for CO2 Free Hydrogen Production

Idaho National Laboratory

FEW 49022

Developing Enzyme and Biomimetic Catalysts for Upgrading Heavy Crudes via Biological Hydrogenation and Hydrodesulfurization

Argonne National Laboratory

FEW FEAC326

Bio-upgrading of Heavy Crudes Using Temperature and Oil Tolerant

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

FEW13W0186

Characterization and Reaction Behavior of Sterically Hindered Sulfur Compounds in Heavy Crudes with Nano-Sized Molybdenum Disulfide

Brookhaven National Laboratory

FEW FEAC309/FEAC327

Fundamental Chemistry of Heavy Oil (Thermodynamics/Basic Chemistry of Heavy Oil)/Fundamental Chemistry for Process Development of Heavy Oil

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

P-52 (FEW ESD98-040)

Biological Upgrading of Heavy Oils for Viscosity Reduction/Biocatalytic Alkane Transformation

Lawrence Berkeley National Laborat

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