Geoscience BC Energy and Water Research Featured at Technical Webinar with Canadian Society for Unconventional Resources

Vancouver, BC – January 28, 2021 – Geoscience BC and the Canadian Society for Unconventional Resources (CSUR) will jointly host a technical webinar to highlight the research of six Geoscience BC research projects featured in Geoscience BC’s Summary of Activities 2020: Energy and Water on February 23.

The energy and water research projects cover three of Geoscience BC’s strategic objectives from the Geoscience BC Strategic Plan 2018 - 2022: Facilitating Responsible Natural Resource Development, Advancing Science & Innovative Geoscience Technologies and Understanding Water. The webinar is free to attend and is open to CSUR members and all other interested parties. It will feature 10 minute presentations plus a question and answer session with researchers.

When: February 23, 2021 from 10:00 am to 11:50 am MST (9:00 am to 10:50 am PST)

Presenter: Brad Hayes, Petrel Robertson Consulting Ltd.
Presentation: Wastewater Disposal in the Maturing Montney Play Fairway of Northeastern British Columbia

Presenters: Gareth Chalmers (Presenter) and Marc Bustin (Question and Answer), University of British Columbia
Presentation: Hydrogen Sulphide Gas Generation in the Triassic Montney Unconventional Play, British Columbia and Alberta, Canada

Presenter: Pablo Lacerda Silva, University of British Columbia
Presentation: Regional Mapping and Resource Assessment of the Doig Formation

Presenter: Suzan Lapp, BC Oil and Gas Commission
Presentation: Pilot Collaborative Water Monitoring Program in Northeast BC

Presenters: Bei Wang, University of Victoria and Geological Survey of Canada and Honn Kao, Geological Survey of Canada, Natural Resources Canada
Presentation: Investigating Source properties and Possible Causative Mechanisms for the Largest Hydraulic Fracturing Induced Earthquake Sequence in Canada

Presenter: Afshin Amini, University of British Columbia
Presentation: Machine Learning Analysis of Factors Influencing Induced Seismicity Susceptibility in the Montney Play Region of Northeastern British Columbia

Registration is now open. Participants must register by 3:00 pm MST (2:00 pm PST) on February 22, 2021.

Register here

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