Poster Presentations

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Session 01 Microbial Induced Corrosion (MIC) and Souring

Inhibition of Sulfate Reduction by Monoflourophosphate in a Flow Through Column System
Anna Engelbrektson – Energy Biosciences Institute, UC Berkeley

Bioelectrical corrosion of iron by marine lithotrophic sulfate-reducing bacteria
Dr. Dennis Enning – ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company

The effect of iron on the potency of nitrate as an inhibitor of sulfidogenesis and oil reservoir souring
Ms. Yi Liu – Energy Biosciences Institute, UC Berkeley

Higher corrosion rates associated with nitrate addition to seawater microcosms
Dr. Julia R. de Rezende – Newcastle University

Mitigating Sulfidogenesis with Simultaneous Perchlorate and Nitrate Treatments
Ms. Anna Engelbrektson – Energy Biosciences Institute, UC Berkeley

Response of thermophilic SRB to nitrate and nitrite under continuous and batch culture conditions
Ms. Gloria Okpala – University of Calgary

Microbial communities involved in high salinity souring and methanogenesis in shale oil fields
Ms. Annie (Biwen) An – University of Calgary

Corrosion of 1010 steel is highest in B20 biodiesel tanks with the greatest bioburden
Dr. Wendy Goodson- Biological Materials and Processing Research Team, Air Force Research Laboratory

Corrosion by acetogenic and methanogenic microorganisms incubated in the presence of oil
Dr. MOHITA SHARMA – University of Calgary

THPS in Oil and Gas Applications – Strengths and Weaknesses
Dr. Kathleen Manna – Dow Microbial Control

Dosage of biocides for effective kill and removal of co-culture biofilms: A Lab-on-a-chip approach
Ms. Susmitha Purnima Kotu – Texas A&M University

Marine corrosion of 1018 carbon steel in the presence of traditional naval petro- and bio-fuel blends
Dr. Zakari Makama – University of Oklahoma, Department of Microbiology and Plant Biology

Expanding the range of biocide actives – Various test results from existing solutions to future alternatives
Mr. Pierre Souquet – Total SA

Bridging the next generation of MIC diagnostic techniques: molecular microbiological methods made accessible by routine ATP field tests
Dr. Marc Demeter – University of Calgary

Detection and Biocide Treatment for Methanogens
Dr. Iris Porat – Kemira Oyj

Preventing Biotic H2S Generation and Souring with Novel Sulphidogenesis-Inhibitory Chemistries
Dr. Brett Geissler – Nalco Champion

Biocidal efficacy against the sulfate reducing bacterium Desulfovibrio alaskensis (DSMZ 16109)
Dr. Lea Holsten – Schülke & Mayr GmbH, Research & Development

Prudent use of Bacteria Management Chemicals in Oil and Gas Production
Dr. James Fajt – Schlumberger Production Technology

Consumption of different organic acids by mixed community of sulfate reducing bacteria
Marcia T.S. Lutterbach from National Institute of Technology (Rio de Janeiro – Brazil)

Beyond the Bug Bottle: Tailored Laboratory Techniques for Selecting and Assessing an Integrated Microbial Control Program
Dr. Joseph Moore – Dow Microbial Control

RNA and Biocorrosion- Collection, transport and extraction standardization of samples from the oil sector
Marcia T.S. Lutterbach from National Institute of Technology (Rio de Janeiro – Brazil)

The Effect of a complex planktonic and biofilm bacterial consortia on marine corrosion of 120 carbon steel
Dr. Zakari Makama – University of Oklahoma, Department of Microbiology and Plant Biology

Rapid In-Field Collection of Corrosion-Related Microbial Samples and Ambient Temperature Stabilization for Downstream Molecular Analysis
Dr. Neil Sharma – InstantLabs

The use of TAED (tetra-acetyl ethylene diamine) as a potential oilfield biocide
Allister Theobald – Warwick Chemicals

Feasibility of bacterial nitrate-reducing metabolism in controlling souring in mature oil wells
Dr. Fabio Chinalia – Federal University of Bahia (presented by Professor Paulo F. Almeida)

Guar gum stimulates biogenic sulfide production at elevated pressures: Implications for shale gas extraction
Leanne Walker, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Manchester

MIC risk assessment model: new approach to prevent microbial corrosion
Sabine Doddema, Bioclear

Degradation of Biodiesel by Fungi Can Accelerate Carbon Steel Corrosion
Mr. James Floyd – University of Oklahoma, Department of Microbiology and Plant Biology

Session 02 Hydrocarbon Biodegradation

Identification and quantitative detection of hydrocarbon-degrading genes in North Sea water for use with a real-time monitoring device
Dr. Kamila Knapik – International Research Institute of Stavanger

Proteomic analysis of the oil-degrading bacterium Thalassolituus oleivorans MIL-1
Mr. Ben Gregson – University of Essex

Naphthenic acid degradation by Pseudomonas spp. in lab-scale bioreactors
Mr. Karl Skeels – University of Essex

Methanogenic degradation of light and heavy crude oils: Commonalities and distinctions
Ms. Courtney Toth – University of Calgary

Sediment hydrocarbon-degrading bacteria along a depth transect in the Faroe-Shetland Channel
Dr. Evina Gontikaki – University of Aberdeen

Degradation of hydrocarbons by complex bacterial communities isolated from cold deep-sea sediments
Mr. Lloyd Potts – University of Aberdeen

Hydrocarbon Degradation Potential of Environmental Bacterial Communities Exposed to Fuel and the Relevance in Biodeterioration
Dr. Oscar Ruiz – Fuels and Energy Branch, Aerospace Systems Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory

Fungal Biodiesel Degradation Patterns Predict Contamination Levels in Storage Tanks
Dr. Heather Nunn – University of Oklahoma, Department of Microbiology and Plant Biology

Response of shallow-seawater marine bacteria to oil contamination and to high pressure and low temperature representatives of those under deep-sea conditions
Prof. Diogo Jurelevicius – Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro

Bioremediation of Crude Oil by Indigenous Bacteria in Bohai Bay
Dr. Xiaoke Hu – Key Laboratory of Coastal Biology and Bioresource Utilization, Yantai Institute of Coastal Zone Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences

A PAHs-degrading strain Gordonia sp. Q8 isolated from petroleum contaminated water
Dr. yibin Qi – Petroleum Exploration & Production Research Institute, SINOPEC

The variable influence of dispersant on oil degradation at low temperatures
Evina Gontikaki – University of Aberdeen

Tailoring biostimulation efforts and inoculum sources are key to utilizing previously exposed microbial communities for PAH removal
Dr. Marc Demeter – University of Calgary

Culturable microbiome and biodegradation activity in the diesel B5 and biodiesel (B100) contaminated soil bioremediation
Marcia T.S. Lutterbach from National Institute of Technology (Rio de Janeiro – Brazil)

Session 03 Microbial biotransformations from: Subsurface, Biofuels, to MEOR and Reservoir Microbes

Distributions of thermophilic, endospore-forming bacteria in hydrocarbon seep prospective sediments in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico
Prof. Casey Hubert – University of Calgary

Biodegradation of polymers for enzyme technology applications in oil and gas production
Dr. Carolina Berdugo Clavijo – University of Calgary

Realization of Subsurface methanogenic oil degradation system – Important role of porous environment and nutrients
Mr. Haruo Maeda – INPEX Corporation

Novel mode of methanogenesis by a methanogen isolated from a deep subsurface oil reservoir
Dr. Daisuke Mayumi – AIST

Gaseous hydrocarbon oxidizing bacterial anomalies in topsoil can forecast the existence of subsurface oil and gas deposits
Dr. Lei Gu – Petroleum Exploration & Production Research Institute, SINOPEC

Applicability of Eletromethanogenesis in high pressure and high temperature subsurface reservoir as CCU technology
Mr. Haruo Maeda – INPEX Corporation

Genetic construction of a conditional cellulose production, facultative anaerobic Enterobacter sp. for microbial deeply profile control during water flooding
Ting Ma – Nankai University

Stimulation of Thauera sp. TK001 with isopropanol and acetone under denitrifying conditions for microbial enhanced oil recovery
Dr. Tekle Tafese Fida – University of Calgary

Minority microbial populations alternately dominated and contributed to oil increment during indigenous microbial flooding in a post polymer-flooded oil reservoir
Dr. Peike Gao – Nankai University

Study and Application of Indigenous Microbial Enhanced Oil Recovery Series Techs
Mr. Qingxian Feng – Dagang Oilfield Company, Petrochina

Developing of new low cost organic based nutrients for MEOR and its inhibitory effect on generation of hydrogen sulfate in the cultivation of crude oil and formation water using small test vials
Dr. Nobuhiko Yamashita – Osaka Gas Co., Ltd.

Opportunity and challenge at low oil price situation–Advancement of MEOR Oilfields Trials in China
Dr. lixin huang – Research Institute of Petroleum Exploration and Development

Effects of porous flow on the reservoir-scale petroleum biodegradations in Dagang oil field
Dr. Zhiyong Song – University of Science and Technology Beijing

Evaluation of a Galactomannan Polymer for Enhanced Oil Recovery under High Temperature Reservoir Conditions
Dr. Akhil Agrawal – Central University of Rajasthan

Preliminary study on in-situ real-time quantitation of target microorganisms on the principle of flow cytometry
Mr. Gen Murakami – Kyushu University

Reuse of produced water for simultaneous production of xanthan and rhamnolipids used in enhanced oil recovery
Ms. Bethania Ramos – Federal University of Bahia (presented by Professor Paulo F. Almeida)

A comparative study on microbial growth in renewable diesel substitutes
C. E. Tsesmeli, Fuels and Lubricants Technology Laboratory, Technical University of Athens, 15780 Athens, Greece

Special Session 04 ‘Omics’ technology for the oil and gas industry

The ecological role of Candidate Division OP3 in the MHGC oil field as revealed by omics techniques
Dr. Dongshan An – University of Calgary

Elucidating taxonomy and physiology of the dominant taxa inhabiting petroleum reservoirs based on genome reconstruction
Dr Valeria Maia de Oliveira – University of Campinas

Recovery of partial microbial genomes from metagenomes of Brazilian oil reservoirs
Ms. Daiane Belgini – University of Campinas

Use of transcriptomics and genomics to understand the underlying mechanisms of bacterial adaptation to jet-fuel
Dr. Thusitha Gunasekera – Environmental Microbiology Group, University of Dayton Research Institute, University of Dayton