Overview of A&M O&G Program

Updated May 2017

The information contained in this site summarizes the research and service studies being performed by the GPRI DesignsTM Desalination Research team at A&M.

The overriding work effort to develop advanced technology for treatment and re-use of oil field brine and frac flow back water while the specific goals of the project are to develop and utilize a mobile unit to demonstrate the effectiveness of different technology suitable for use with high salinity flow back brines and produced water in the Marcellus Shale. Funding has come from the Research Partnership to Secure Energy for America (RPSEA) the U.S. DOE NETL organization, NYSERDA, the Texas A&M University Foundation, and our industrial partners.A new program has been established -- Advanced Technology Commercialization Center (ATCC)

All programs are coordinated with the Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC) and the collaborative Environmentally Friendly Drilling Program www.efdsystems.org

and the GSI Environmental Advanced Analytics Program



A new set of summaries of our four most promising projects are included on subpage  6.