SPE Online Education
Chemical Application for Produced Water Management
Recorded On: 06/09/2022
This webinar reviews chemical applications for produced water management. Roy Goodwin talks about the following:
- Oil in water challenges in oil production
- Reverse emulsion theory – types of reverse emulsion and stabilizing factors
- EOR considerations – focus on polymer flood treatment considerations
- De-oiler chemical treatment modes of action
- Application guidelines relating to maximizing process equipment performance
This webinar is categorized under the Production and Operations technical discipline.
All content contained within this webinar is copyrighted by Roy Goodwin and its use and/or reproduction outside the portal requires express permission from Roy Goodwin.
Roy Goodwin is a Production Optimization Scientist at Baker Hughes, dealing principally with upstream chemical application for oil treatment, flow optimisation and produced water management. Roy has 15 years’ experience dealing with a range of oil and water treatment challenges across the globe, including the Gulf regions (Saudi and surrounding countries), Africa and the North Sea (UK, Norway, Denmark).
Before joining Baker Hughes in 2019 Roy worked within Clariant’s Oil and Mining Services division specialising in demulsifier and water treatment chemicals. Roy holds MSc from the Robert Gordon University in Oilfield Chemicals and has a BSc in Microbiology from the University of Glasgow.
Patricia E. Carreras
Patricia E. Carreras is the general director of the energy consulting company Blue Moon Strategies. She has more than 25 years of international experience leading and advising majors and independent energy companies on field development planning leveraging reservoir simulation. Additionally, she is a public speaker, mentor, and coach on topics of sustainable development, leadership, diversity and inclusion, and cross-cultural effectiveness. Carreras has worked based in the USA, Mexico and Argentina.
She is an active member of SPE, currently serving as 2022–2023 chair for the Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Committee. She is a past member of the SPE Business Management and Leadership Committee (BMLC). She is the chair of the SPE Gulf Coast Section (GCS) Continuing Education Committee, which received the 2021–2022 SPE GCS Outstanding Committee award under her tenure. Carreras received the 2020–2021 SPE GCS Exemplary Volunteer award. She volunteers as a mentor for different organizations.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Buenos Aires and a master’s degree in petroleum engineering from Texas A&M University. She successfully completed the Business Sustainability Management training from the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) in 2022.
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