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Texas A&M University 

Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering


Technical Report:

Date: February 15, 2010
Title: Technology Assessment: Pilot Testing: Pretreatment Options to Allow Re-Use of Frac Flowback and Produced Brine for Gas Shale Resource Development  
Project Number: DE-FE0000847 
From: David B. Burnett, Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering, Texas A&M University 
To: Mr. John Terneus, Project Manager 

Enclosed is our Project Technology Assessment as required by your office as part of our funded project.  The goal of the project is to identify a reliable and cost-effective pre-treatment methodology for use in processes employed to treat and re-use field-produced brine and fracture flowback waters. The project aims to develop a mobile, multifunctional water treatment specifically for “pre-treatment” of field waste brine and conduct field tests of the technology. 

FE0000847_TSA.pdf (75.34 KB)