WEFTEC 2017

September 30, 2017 to October 4, 2017

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Dr. Young Chul Choi, Director of Water Technology for the Energy Technology Division (ETD), will be presenting a paper on “Oil-Field Produced Water Treatment Using Integrated Forward Osmosis and Membrane Distillation Process,” in collaboration with RTI staff Gyu Dong Kim,  Zachary Hendren, Lora Toy, Markus Lesemann and Herve Buisson of Veolia Water Technologies North America. The presentation will be during the “Upstream Oil and Gas Wastewater Treatment” session on October 4th at 1:30 PM CST.

WEFTEC® is recognized as the world’s largest annual water quality technical conference and exhibition, providing extensive educational opportunities and unparalleled access to the field’s most cutting-edge technologies and services. The “Upstream Oil and Gas Wastewater Treatment” session was structured to have papers on cutting-edge technology poised for growth and practical results addressing real issues in on-shore water treatment for the upstream oil and gas industry. Technology topics include forward osmosis, membrane distillation, photocatalysis, reuse, brine management, ultrafiltration, nanofiltration and biologically active filtration.