HOUSTON, Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The State Bar of Texas offers The 14th Changing Face of Water Rights, a Continuing Legal Education Course at the Hyatt Hill Country Resort in San Antonio on February 21-22nd. Mr. Bill Weathersby, Chief Executive Officer of Energy Water Solutions, a Texas based oilfield produced water and frack water recycling firm, is an invited energy industry speaker. He will speak alongside elected thought leaders on water conservation, legal and water policy experts from several agencies and professional service firms. The Texas Bar Course Participants will receive Mr. Weathersby's white paper entitled "Bringing Groundwater to the Site: Why Qualifying Recycled Water Should be Treated as Groundwater".
Mr. Weathersby, an experienced global business and energy executive, is on the panel to address proposed legislative changes currently under review in the Texas Legislature that benefit landowners, energy companies and citizens of Texas. Proposed permitting changes will be presented alongside a summary of current frack water and produced water treatment regulations at Texas Railroad Commission (RRC) and Texas Commission on Environment Quality (TCEQ). He will summarize other states' regulatory changes, which have streamlined handling of frac flowback and produced water, and made a new source of clean fresh water available for beneficial energy and agricultural use. Bill Weathersby said, "Texas is in an incredible position in this legislative session, to harness this new source of fresh water for beneficial use, and streamline regulations which can lower the cost of energy for all concerns."
The 14th session of Changing Face of Water Rights, a Texas Bar CLE course in San Antonio, TX on February 21-22, 2013 and also includes several acclaimed water experts and their topics including:
Texas House Representative Lyle Larson – Legislative Update
Carlos Rubinstein, Commissioner, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
Thomas G. Mason, Graves Dougherty Hearon & Moody - River Authority Powers and Jurisdiction
Colette Barron Bradsby, Texas Parks & Wildlife – Endangered Species Act Update
Emily Rogers, Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta - Alternative Water Supplies
Mark L. Walters, Office of the Attorney General of Texas – Perspectives on The Aransas Project vs. Shaw
You may download this Texas Bar CLE course registration form online at: www.texasbarcle.com/materials/Programs/2652/Brochure.pdf
About Energy Water Solutions
Energy Water Solutions is a Houston Texas firm with leadership from energy, water and technology backgrounds from Conoco-Phillips, BP, Accenture, Ernst & Young, Siemens, Stewart Environmental and SAP. EWS filters produced water for oil and gas producers with scalable water filtration systems close to the well head, immediately lowering production costs and creating incremental fresh water for beneficial use in oil field and agricultural applications.
For more information on Bill Weathersby's CLE topic or white paper please contact:
Ed Cowsar, Executive VP Sales and Marketing
Energy Water Solutions
800 Town & Country Boulevard, Suite 300
Houston, TX 77024
SOURCE Energy Water Solutions