Datapages, Inc.Print this page

Asset Protection in Oil and Gas: Practical Whys, Hows, and Whens

Jim Viellenave, John Fontana, and David Seneshen
Vista GeoScience LLC, Golden CO

Increasing public complaints and concerns about the impact of petroleum exploration in rural and suburban environments have created political, environmental, and economic obstacles to sustained and planned developments. Events from the Piceance, Raton, San Juan, and Powder River Basins related to tight gas, oil, and CBM production appear in the national, local and even oil trade press. Emerging from these events are some straight-forward and practical strategies to evaluate and manage the risks associated with petroleum development, and protect the assets so dearly bought by exploration programs. They involve early stage planning to identify risk prone conditions, implementing baseline testing and follow up monitoring, and tools for managing relationships with landowners, even in areas of severed estates. Case studies from several basins will be presented.

 

AAPG Search and Discover Article #90065©2007 AAPG Southwest Section Meeting, Wichita Falls, Texas

 

AAPG Search and Discover Article #90065©2007 AAPG Southwest Section Meeting, Wichita Falls, Texas