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SMU Power Plays Conference Jan 10-11, 2018 – Speakers announced

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Alexander Richter 21 Nov 2017

The SMU Power Plays Conference has announced its exciting program and speakers for the event taking place January 10-11, 2018 in Dallas, Texas. Also make sure to take advantage of the early bird discount which is available until November 22, 2017.

The SMU Power Plays Conference to take place January 10-11, 2018 in Dallas, Texas is again “Drilling into geothermal energy applications” and has presented an exciting program.

The event has a great line up of speakers and poster presentations for the 2018 SMU Power Plays conference.

Make sure to take advantage of the early bird registration, which closes November 22, 2017.

Speakers – Thursday January 11th 8:00 am to 5:30 pm

Panel – Coal and Geothermal Workshop Review

Panel – Technology Updates

Oral Presentations

  • Minsu Cha and Yunxing Lu, Texas A&M UniversityThermal Fracturing Behavior in Well Stimulations of Enhanced Geothermal Systems – Experimental Studies 
  • Will Gosnold, University of North Dakota, Harold Hamm School of Geology and Geological EngineeringConcept for a Distributed Baseload Electrical Power System in the Williston Basin
  • Haiying Huang, Georgia Institute of Technology Calibrating the Strength Ratio and the Failure Envelope for DEM Modeling of Quasi-Brittle Materials
  • Shaopeng Huang1,2, Tingting Ke1, Wei Xuand Jiong Zhang1, 1 Institute of Global Environmental Change, University of Xi’an Jiaotong, China and 2 University of MichiganAssessment of Geothermal Resource for Heating/Cooling the New Campus of the Xi’an Jiaotong University in China
  • Elodie Jeandel and Eléonore Dalmais, EDF/EIFER and ES Géothermie, Hydrocarbon-geothermal Co-production Challenges in Eastern Europe: Geothermal Pilot Projects for Heat and Electricity in Serbia (GOSPEL Project)  
  • Peter Malin1, Peter Leary1, Sergio Valenzuelaand Tero Saarno2,1 ASIR and 2 st1 Deep Heat, Espoo, Finland, Engineered Geothermal at Otaniemi and Basel: “end”-members in drilling and induced seismicity?
  • Craig Turchi, National Renewable Energy LaboratoryEastman Chemical Gas Plant East Texas Deep Direct Use Project
  • Camisha Simmons, Simmons Legal PLLCPurchasing Oil and Gas Assets in Bankruptcy
  • John Sisler, Steamfield Sensors Inc. Real-Time Sensors for Multi-Phase Measurement of Pipe Flows in Steam and Gathering Lines.  Laboratory and Field Trial Results
  • Richard Wynn, Deep River GroupLessons Learned Converting Gas Wells to Geothermal Energy

Posters & Reception – Wednesday January 10th 6:00 – 8:00 pm

  • Mark Ingram, Ball State University, Department of Geological SciencesBasin Analysis and Hydrocarbon Potential of the Bali Basin, Indonesia, With Expanded Geothermal Heat Flow Map of Sundaland
  • N. Jayaraju, Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa, IndiaGeothermal Energy in India: Past, Present and Future Scenarios
  • Hendra Ardi Kurniawan1, Clinton Sihombing1, Muhammad Thasril2 and Ermawan Isyahtoro2,1 STEM Akamigas and 2 PT Geo Dipa Energi, Indonesia, The Effect of Noise Data and Non Condensable Gas in QA & QC to Determine Deliverability Curve Based On Field’s Data From One of Hot Fluid Reservoir Type in Indonesia
  • Arna Pálsdóttir, Cornell University, Cornell School of Chemical & Biomolecular EngineeringSupercritical Fluid Extraction of Lithium from Geothermal Waters using Strategically Engineered Crown Ether Extractants
  • Rebecca Pitcock, Kirsten Nicholson and Ahmed Benkhayal, Ball State University, Department of Geological SciencesGeothermal Heat Flow in Northern Indonesia
  • Kris Pudyastuti1, Jatmiko Prio Atmojo2,Sugiatmo K.1,  Burhannudinnur M., Maman D.J.and Syarif Fadhlurrahman M1, 1 Universitas Trisakti, Jakarta, Indonesia and 2 Upstream Research & Technology, PT Pertamina (Persero), Indonesia, Thermal Characteristics in Initial Conditions (Natural State), Geothermal Field at South Sumatra – Indonesia
  • Daniel Wendt, Birendra Adhikari, Christopher Orme and Aaron Wilson, Idaho National LaboratorySwitchable Polarity Solvent Forward Osmosis (SPS FO): Technology Development Status and Economic Potential for Produced Water Treatment

Source: SMU Conference Website