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TENORM studies North Dakota
TENORM studies North Dakota
Guidelines and standards
NORM management strategies
Fracking operation implications
NORM in produced water
NORM found in produced water               
Treatment options
Wastewater disposal
Expert Speakers Include
Geri Blanchard NORM Expert NORM SOLUTIONS
Alex Lopez Senior Health Physicist AMEC
Scott Radig Director Division of Waste Management, North Dakota Department of Health
Jason Frame Program Chief Office of Environmental Health, West Virginia
Brand new floor plan
What to expect in 2015?
Management of Produced Water from Oil & Gas Operations

Delegates attended this one day workshop to understand how produced water is treated and recycled

Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities 2016

To ensure you secure your place exhibiting at the NORM NA Conference 2016, get in touch katie.slader@informa.com. Scroll down to see who sponsored NORM NA 2015!

Creating a worker protection plan

The risks to workers were examined and how these could be overcome. Delegates had their say on guidelines which need to be implemented

NORM in the water industry

NORM found in the water industry was examined including a look at the treatment of groundwater and flowback water

NORM and Natural Radiation Management North America Conference: essential insight into regulatory and technical developments across NORM affected industries in North America

Critical issues addressed at NORM North America 2015

View the NORM North America conference agenda

Critical issues addressed at NORM North America 2015 include:

Evaluating the risks of radon in natural gas systems

Review of the CRCPD SR-N TENORM suggested state regulations

Development of the NORM and TENORM studies in the states of North Dakota, West Virginia and Pennsylvania

Examine where the progress for worker protection has been made and which challenges remain

NORM compliance in the upstream and midstream natural gas industry

Assessing the contamination and treatment of NORM found in water

Processing of NORM from water extraction and well development water

Management of Produced Water from Oil & Gas Operations Workshop

Examining issues associated with managing, treating and disposing of contaminated water
Wednesday 25 March 2015

Delegates attended this one day separately bookable workshop to hear 5 specialist sessions on how to deal with produced water found in both conventional and unconventional oil and gas. Just a few of the topics to be dealt with included:


  • Regulatory requirements for treating produced water

  • NORM issues associated with produced water and treatment of NORM in produced water

  • Water treatment, disposal and monitoring

  • Recycling and re-use of produced water

View the workshop agenda

Companies already registered to attend:

  • Absorbent & Safety Solutions
  • ALARA Consultants Inc
  • Amec Foster Wheeler
  • Ametek
  • Anadarko
  • ARS International LLC
  • Barr Engineering Company
  • Buckeye Brine, LLC
  • Buckhorn Energy Services
  • Cabrera Services Inc
  • Canberra
  • Chesapeake Energy Corporation
  • Chevron
  • Chevron ETC
  • Clean Harbors
  • Clean Harbors Buttonwillow LLC
  • Dade Moeller
  • Ecoserv
  • Energy & Environmental Research Ctr
  • Energy Laboratories
  • EnergySolutions
  • Fores Engineering
  • GEL Laboratories LLC
  • Government of Alberta
  • Idaho Department of Environmental Quality
  • IHD Liquids Management
  • King & Spalding LLP
  • MH Chew & Associates, Inc.
  • MHF Services
  • Michigan Department of Transportation
  • North Wind Group
  • Oklahoma DEQ
  • Pace Analytical Services
  • Pacific Northwest National Laborato
  • Philotechnics Limited
  • Professional Radiation Consulting Inc
  • Quality Control Services Co Ltd
  • Radioactive Waste Services, Inc.
  • Rice Swd
  • Sabine Environmental Services
  • Secure Energy Services
  • Solvay USA Inc.
  • Symb Environmental LLC
  • Tervita Corporation
  • Texas Commission on Environmental Qualit
  • Transcanda CSE
  • US Ecology Inc
  • Virginia Department of Health
  • Waste Management
  • Westinghouse
  • Williams
  • WRT

What was new for NORM North America 2015?


  Town hall style open forum
Shape the agenda! Have your say on the top three NORM issues. This new interactive format will ensure that our experts tackle the topics that matter the most to you.
Network Lunch   Network Development Lunch
Coloured dots on name badges correspond with lunch tables so delegates will have lunch with people they may  not otherwise have met.
PD   Hot Topic Roundtable Discussion: Contamination Limits
Hear from regulators, operators and service providers on how the lack of agreed exclusion & exemption levels can affect operations.


North Dakota, West Virginia and Pennsylvania Case Studies
Examine the progress made in the NORM and TENORM studies for these three States. Hear from State Regulators on challenges encountered and examine developments for the future.

Your 2015 NORM North America speaker line-up included:

  • Mel Hebert, Manager - NORM Technical Services Corporate Radiation Safety Officer, Ecoserv
  • Philip Egidi, Environmental Scientist, US Environmental Protection Agency
  • Gary Forsee, Senior Health Physicist, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
  • Jared Thompson, Health Physics Supervisor, Department of Health, Arkansas and Head of TENORM Taskforce
  • Chad Hyslop, Director, US Ecology
  • Alex Lopez, Senior Health Physicist, AMEC
  • Rick Wimberley, Corporate RSO, PSC
  • Scott Radig, Director, Division of Waste Management, North Dakota Department of Health
  • David Allard, Bureau Director, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
  • Jason Frame, Program Chief, Office of Environmental Health, West Virginia
  • Geri Blanchard, NORM Expert, NORM SOLUTIONS
  • Frank Starkey, Vice President of Operations, Texcom Environmental Services

Networking Opportunities

Delegates were able to enjoy two evening drinks receptions:

TexCom Environmental Services hosted the Pre-Conference Welcome Drinks on Wednesday 25 March from 5pm - 7pm to enable speakers and peers to mingle the evening before the conference.

EnergySolutions hosted a Networking Drinks Reception on the evening of Conference Day 1, Thursday 26 March so they were able to relax with speakers and conference attendees after day one of the event.

Who has attended the NORM North America Conferences?

Delegate Breakdown


Would you like to network with other delegates before and after the conference?

With 1500+ members already, join our NORM & Natural Radiation Series LinkedIn group

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What did delegates from NORM North America think of our event?

"This was my first time attending the NORM conference and it was great, it met most if not all of my expectations"
D Patel
BP America
"Very good event, learned a lot and made a lot of valuable contacts"
R Murray
Irving Oil

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