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Water and salt management, unlocking unconventional resources in CSG

Craig Berry

24 November 2014 - Craig Berry will share insights on how to manage the impacts on water resources from unconventional gas production at the Queensland Gas Conference and Exhibition.

Craig’s presentation will give valuable background to the nature of unconventional gas production and outline the relative magnitude of the Australian unconventional gas resource. The contribution of coal seam gas to Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) projects and the development of shale projects in Australia are two examples of how unconventional resources can change the energy landscape.

An accepted theme in the gas field development and community issues is that of water and salt management. There is growing opinion that gas companies must view water, not as a cost, but as a strategic component of their value chain. The effective economic management, communication and implementation of community acceptable water solutions have a direct impact on the success of gas developments. The opportunity of correctly managing the implementation of effective water solutions is to gain community acceptance of the industry.

The Queensland Gas Conference and Exhibition is dedicated to the latest developments and issues surrounding Coal Seam Gas (CSG) and Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) in Queensland. The conference will take place at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre from 25–26 November 2014.

Serving the oil and gas industry for more than 80 years, Aurecon is a long-established global provider of solutions to address upstream, downstream and advisory challenges across the entire project lifecycle. Our services are underpinned by a rich history and dedication to project delivery excellence, backed by an experienced leadership team, talented people and sophisticated project management systems.

  • The role of water & salt management in unlocking unconventional resources in the CSG Industry
    Presented by: Craig Berry
    25 Nov 2014
    9:30 am - 10:00 am, Main Stage


About Craig


Craig is Water Unit Manager Brisbane. A Chartered Engineer, Craig has over 24 years of experience in civil engineering, with particular emphasis on water related projects. He has led a number of multidisciplinary integrated teams operating within partnering arrangements and framework contracts including the AUD 900 million Traveston Crossing and Wyaralong Dams project in Queensland.

If you would like to attend, please visit the conference website. If you are unable to attend, please visit Aurecon’s oil and gas and water services pages to find out more about our offerings.

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