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The Petroleum Environmental Research Forum (PERF)*, is a non-profit organization created to provide a stimulus to and a forum for the collection, exchange, and analysis of research information relating to the development of technology for health, environment & safety, waste reduction and system security in the petroleum industry.

Announcing the 90th PERF Meeting

Host: Shell
Dates: November 4 & 5, 2014
Location: Houston

Save the dates! The 90th PERF Meeting will be hosted by Shell in Houston on November 4 & 5, 2014.
The general topic of the meeting is coming soon.

Announcing the PERF Remediation Workshop

September 9 & 10, 2014

The next Remediation Workshop will be hosted by ExxonMobil in Houston on September 9 & 10, 2014 with a focus on heavy hydrocarbon impacted soil and LNAPL impacted aquifers.

Announcing the 89th PERF Meeting:  "Environmental Programs Implemented at the Research & Technology Centers of International Oil Companies Operating at Qatar Science & Technology Park"
Save the dates! The next spring PERF Meeting will be hosted by ConocoPhillips in Doha (Qatar) on April 14 & 15, 2014. Attendees will have an exclusive opportunity to learn about the ongoing environmental research programs being done at the Research & Technology (R&T) Centers of various international oil companies located at Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP). 

Meeting Objectives:
  • Deliver key note presentation by Qatar Petroleum,
  • Provide an overview of environmental research underway by the energy companies at QSTP,
  • Offer facility tours of participating/operating R&T Centers at QSTP (including Chevron, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil, Shell, Total),
  • Identify common areas of interest,
  • Propose potential collaborative research projects.

Space is limited. Registration will be suspended when meeting room capacity is reached.

Download the current PERF Newsletter from June 2013 here



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