Water Management for Shale and Tight Gas Resources


June 8 – 9, 2015

Parmelia Hilton, Perth, Western Australia

Co-convened by IAH, SPE and ASEG WA Chapters

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This two day technical seminar will engage and educate water and petroleum professionals in Western Australia about emerging Shale and Tight Gas Developments and Water Management for these projects. Topics include:

  • Groundwater & Surface Water Management and Workflows to meet Water Regulatory Requirements
  • Monitoring & Risk Management
  • Petroleum Engineering & Well Completion Aspects
  • Petrophysics & Geomechanics of Shale and Tight Gas Reservoirs
  • —Technologies – Capabilities and Limitations
  • —Testing and Development – Workflows & Technologies
  • —Case Histories and Lessons Learned – from Western Australia, South Australia, and from overseas
  • —New Policies and Legislation – explained by the Regulators
  • Legal, Policy, and Regulation Development Considerations
  • —Open Forum Technical Discussion – Q & A style


The program and speakers have been finalised!  An outline of the program is available online or for download; key speakers are also listed.


The seminar is —supported by WA Department of Mines and Petroleum, HalliburtonGHD, Klohn Crippen BergerResource Water Group, and other generous sponsors.

 Costs and Registration

  • Registration for the full two-day event is $550, with early bird discount to $480 available until 8 May 2015.
  • Single day registration is $415, with early bird discount to $370 available until 8 May 2015 (new date).
  • Thanks to generous sponsorship, student prices for the full event have been set at $100.
  • Members of IAH, SPE, or ASEG receive 10% off the registration prices.
  • All prices include coffee, lunch, and GST.
  • Please register online!  

  • For assistance with registration, please contact Lynn Reid <wa.branch@iah.org.au>