Warsaw, 26 September 2009
Dear Guests and Particpiants,
The 14th International "Quo Vadis Sal" Salt Symposium dedicated to the basic problem “ENERGY SAFETY OF POLAND: Fuels/gas storage and safe waste disposal in rock salt deposits (perspectives from the Gdańsk region)” will be held on 8-9 October 2009 in Jelitkowo at Gdańsk (northern Poland)
under the auspices of
Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Economy Waldemar Pawlak
Under-Secretary of State, Chief National Geologist Dr Henryk Jacek Jezierski
The Symposium is organized by the Polish Salt Mining Association and the Polish Geological Institute-National Research Institute.
Chairperson: Jacek Wachowiak (President of Polish Salt Mining Association)
Vice-Chairperson: Jerzy Nawrocki (Director of Polish Geological Institute-National Research Institute)
Secretary: Grzegorz Czapowski, Hanna Tomassi-Morawiec (Polish Geological Institute-National Research Institute)
Scientific Programme Committee: Regina Kramarska, Joanna Zachowicz, Jacek Chełmiński, Maciej Tomaszczyk (Polish Geological Institute-National Research Institute), Andrzej Maciejewski (OB-RGSChem CHEMKOP, Kraków, V-President of Polish Salt Mining Association)
Finance Office: Grażyna Hołojuch (Treasurer of Polish Salt Mining Association)
The official Host of Symposium is Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo S.A., the main financial sponsor of Symposium.
Language: the official language will be Polish with English translation facility provided by the Organizers.
The Symposium will take place at the Rzemieślnik Hotel (www.rzemieslnik.eu), adjacent to nice sandy beach of the Gdańsk Bay in Jelitkowo and with very good (tram, bus and city train) connection with the famous Gdańsk town with old Hanzeatic traditions. The hotel is easily accessible by a city bus (10 min., nos 143, 117) from the railway station Gdańsk-Oliwa (a stop for intercity and other trains; see figure below).
Registration and Accomodation:
Registration and accomodation of Participants will be in the Symposium Bureau open: 7 (Wednesday).10.2009 at 14.00-23.00 and on 8 (Thursday).10.2009 at 7.30-13.00.
In Bureau the Participans can pay the symposium fee to the Syyposium Treasurer and recive an invoice.
The cost of additional night (before the Symposium, 7/8.10.2009), not included in the fee and paid individually, are (after actual price-list of Rzemieślnik Hotel):
- small single room – 120 PLN/night
- larger single room – 140PLN/night
- double room used as a single room – 170 PLN/night
- double room – 220PLNł/night
Breakfast is included.
Lectures are grouped into 5 Lecture Sessions (S1 to S5) and two Short Lecture Sessions (SS1 and SS2) and presented (PowerPoint software used) in the conference hall of Rzemieślnik Hotel.
Lecture timing – 15 min. lecture + 5 min. for discussion
Short Lecture Sessions
Lecture timing – 5 min. lecture + 5 min. for discussion
Attention: the Sessions Leaders are highy obliged to egzecute the time discipline of lectures and sessions.
Autors of presentations are kindly requested for:
- earlier loading of their presentation files into the symposium laptop,
- earlier informing of the Session Leader about the name of presenting author (in a case od several ones).
For technical purposes the two laptops will be available for the Participants at the Symposium Bureau.
Posters will be exposed during the breaks between lecture sessions in the room at the conference hall, on prepared stands (size: 1,5x2 m). Poster authors are requested to inform (at registration) the Organizers about the number of required stands.
Field excursion to the leaching installation of the future Underground Cavern Gas Storage Kosakowo on the salt deposit Mechelinki will be organized on 9 (Friday).10.2009 at 8.30-11.30 (bus departure from the Rzemieślnik Hotel at 8.30). Due to weather and field conditions the field boots and raincoat/umbrella are highy recommended.
A tourist trip is planned (for those interested, cost: 10 Euro per person) on 8 (Thursday).10.2009 at. 15.00-16.00 (bus departure from the Rzemieślnik Hotel at 15.00) to the nearby Oliwa town with the beautiful Roman-Gothic Cistercian cathedral (with concert of the old organ famous in Europe), located in the picturesque park with magic colours of autumn time.
Participants with cars can park them in the secured parking belonged to the Rzemieślnik Hotel after promotion costs.
The first decade of October is a best half of „Polish golden autumn” but the rains and low temperatures (especially in night) are quite common. Day average temperature – ca. 15oC, water temperature - <15oC.
Publication of Symposium materials:
The submitted in time abstracts of announced presentations were published in the 9th issue of Geological Review (Przegląd Geologiczny) of 2009 year (PDF version is available at the website: http:/www.pgi.gov.pl/prz_geol) incuded into the Symposium materials. The late abstracts were put there as common copies.
The following enterprises financially sponsored the Symposium (listed in alphabetical order):
- Inowrocławskie Kopalnie Soli SOLINO S.A.
- LOTOS Group S.A.
- Polish Geological Institute–National Research Institute
- Research and Development Center for Mining of Chemical Raw Materials CHEMKOP
All information is available at websites: www. psgs.pl. and www.pgi.gov.pl (Conferences).
All Participants and Guests are warmly invited to Jelitkowo!!!
In behalf of Organizing Committee
Hanna Tomassi-Morawiec and Grzegorz Czapowski
DETAILED PROGRAMME OF SYMPOSIUM
Wednesday 7.X. 2009
14.00-23.00 – Reception & registration at „Rzemieślnik” Hotel
Thursday 8.X. 2009
7.00-9.00: breakfast (for persons with the night 7/8.09)
7.30-13.00 – Reception & registration at „Rzemieślnik” Hotel
9.00-9.15 – Welcome of the Participants by the President of Polish Salt Mining Society dr ing. Jacek Wachowiak and the Director of Polish Geological Institute-National Research Institute dr hab. Jerzy Nawrocki
LECTURE SESSION S1
(leader – Jacek Wachowiak, President of Polish Salt Mining Society)
Theme: Cavern storage of fuels/gas and waste depositories in salt deposits as the element of national policy of energetic safety
1. 9.20-9.40: Henryk Paszcza, Anna Margis - Domestic energy security policy and the role of rock salt deposits as sites for fuel storages and safe waste depositories
2. 9.40-10.00: Teresa Laskowska, Jan Szczebyło, Kazimierz,Gąska Paweł Wilkosz - Polish underground gas storages – from „Mogilno” to „Kasakowo”
LECTURE SESSION S2
(leader – Jerzy Nawrocki, the Director of Polish Geological Institute
-National Research Institute)
Theme: Geology and hydrogeology of salt deposits and related rocks in Gdańsk region
1. 10.00-10.20: Grzegorz Czapowski, Hanna Tomassi-Morawiec, Tadeusz Marek Peryt, Maciej Tomaszczyk, Jacek Chełmiński – Permian rock salt and potash deposits at the Puck Bay – geology and resources
2. 10.20-10.40: Ryszard Wagner, Zdzisław Modliński, Bronisław Szymański – Phanerozoic stratigraphy and lithology of the Gdańsk Pomerania
3. 10.40-11.00: Mirosław Lidzbarski - Hydrogeological issues in selection of location for underground storage of liquid hydrocarbons in salt deposits
4. 11.00-11.20: Marek Jarosiński – Perspectives of Zechstein salt stability on the Łeba Elevation and location of liquid fuel storage
5. 11.20-11.40: Piotr Krzywiec - Geometry and evolution of selected salt structures in the Polish Lowlands in the light of seismic data
COFEE BREAK: 11.50-12.00
LECTURE SESSION S3
(leader - Andrzej Maciejewski, the Director of OB-RGSChem CHEMKOP)
Theme: Construction and use of cavern-type storage and waste depository facilities
in salt deposits
1. 12.00-12.20: Katarzyna Poborska–Młynarska, Andrzej Kunstman, Kazimierz Urbańczyk - Construction of storage caverns in salt deposits — geological and mining aspects
2. 12.20-12.40: Kazimierz Ślizowski, Leszek Lankof – Geological conditions of high level radioactive waste storage in Polish salt deposits
3. 12.40-13.00: Danuta Flisiak – Influence of rock salt strain behavior on origin of increased permeability zones around underground gas storage
4. 13.00-13.20: Jarosław Ślizowski, Monika Wiśniewska, Karolina Wojtuszewska – Effective capacity of gas storage caverns in stratiform rock salt deposits
5. 13.20-13.40: Michał,Kościuszko Bartłomiej Rałowicz – Interpretation of cavern shapes measured by OBRGSChem CHEMKOP ultrasonic sensor
TOURIST EXCURSION TO OLD OLIWA (organ concert in the cathedra): 15.00-16.00
LECTURE SESSION S3 c. d.
(leader - Andrzej Maciejewski, the Director of OB-RGSChem CHEMKOP)
6. 16.20-16.40: Andreas Reitze, Michael Krieter, Hartmut von Tryller - Importance of sonar cavern surveying in the monitoring and operation of natural gas caverns
7. 16.40-17.00: Wiesław Kasprzyk – Salt leachability assessments in selection of technology for leaching of salt deposits
8. 17.00-17.20: Maria Kalaga, Bartłomiej Rałowicz– Determination of depth extent of leaching zone on the basis of ultrasonic velocity and temperature measurements
9. 17.20-17.40: Tomasz Molenda, Jacek Drogowski – Oil and fuel storage in salt caverns of Salt Mine and Underground Oil and Fuel Store in Góra. System possibilities and limitations
10. 17.40-18.00: Stanisław Brańka - 35 years history of Research and Development Center for Mining of Chemical Raw Materials „CHEMKOP” in projecting and construction of underground storages in salt deposits in Poland
COFEE BREAK + POSTER SESSION: 18.00-18.20
LECTURE SESSION S4
(leader – Maciej Tomaszczyk, PIG-PIB)
Theme: 3D modelling in salt mining and geology
1. 18.20-18.40: Maciej Tomaszczyk, Grzegorz Czapowski, Hanna Tomassi-Morawiec, Jacek Chełmiński, Łukasz Nowacki - 3D geological and geochemical models of stratiform salt deposit in the Puck Bay area for selection of best localities for leaching of storage caverns
2. 18.40-19.00: Tatjana Kühnlenz, Jörg Hammer, Gerhard Mingerzahn, Detlef Schlüter, Michael Schramm – GEOravis - a new tool for searching, visualization and interpretation of exploration data in 3D geological models of salt structures
3. 19.00-19.20: Andrzej Kunstman, Kazimierz Urbańczyk – WinUbro for the .NET framework — new capabilities
SHORT LECTURE SESSION SS1
(leader – Kazimierz Gąska, INVESTGAS S.A)
1. 19.20-19.30: Krzysztof Kwolek, Mirosław Słowakiewicz - Hydrocarbon storage potential of Zechstein Oldest Halite (Na1) salts in the Kartuzy–Gdańsk area (concession blocks 48 and 49)
2. 19.30-19.40: Paweł Birecki, Krzysztof Korbiński – Polyethylene pipes in industrial applications: transport of slurry, underwater pipelines, mining industry applications (in the aspect of building depositories in rock salt deposits)
SOLEMN MINERS DINNER AT “Rzemieślnik” HOTEL: 20.00 -?
FRIDAY 9.X. 2009
8.30-11.30: A trip to the construction site of the new Underground Gas Storage in Kosakowo (field boots and raincoat/umbrella recommended)
11.30-13.30: General meeting of the Polish Salt Mining Association + POSTER SESSION
LECTURE SESSION S5
(leader – Stanisław Brańka, OB-RGSChem CHEMKOP)
Theme: Influence of underground salt deposits exploitation on environment
1. 14.30-14.50: Andrzej Maciejewski – The brine management — the Gordian knot in constructing the cavern storage facilities
2. 14.50-15.10: Jan Marcin Węsławski – Is salt really harmful for a marine ecosystem?
3. 15.10-15.30: Lidia Kruk-Dowgiałło, Jacek Nowacki, Radosław Opioła - Brine discharge to the Puck Bay — a real problem for future investments
4. 15.30-15.50: Marzenna Sztobryn, Waldemar Stepko - Hydrological conditions of the Puck Bay as the part of Gulf of Gdańsk
5. 15.50-16.10: Małgorzata Robakiewicz, Wojciech Robakiewicz - Spreading of brine in the Puck Bay
6. 16.10-16.30: Małgorzata Michalska, Monika Cieszyńska, Jacek Nowacki, Maria Bartoszewicz – Influence of salt brine on the number of bacteria in water and sediments
COFEE BREAK + POSTER SESSION: 16.40-17.00
Lecture Session S5 c. d.
(leader – Stanisław Brańka, OB-RGSChem CHEMKOP)
7. 17.00-17.20: Grzegorz Pieńkowski - Storage of hydrocarbons in salt caverns — strategic significance and the use of salt brine as a medium for improvement of environment
8. 17.20-17.40: Andrzej Gardeła – Reduction of solubility of calcium and magnesium sulphates in brines from borehole leaching of salt deposits
9. 17.40-18.00: Jadwiga Maciaszek, Jacek Szewczyk - Variability of ground surface deformation indexes in Wieliczka area
SHORT LECTURE SESSION SS2
(leader – Katarzyna Poborska-Młynarska, AGH)
Theme: Karst phenomena in salt deposits
1. 18.00-18.10: Rafał Ratajczak, Joanna Jaworska - Leaching processes — the case study of Wapno salt dome
2. 18.10-18.20: Joanna Jaworska, Paweł Wilkosz, Rafał Ratajczak - Oxygen and sulphur isotopes from gypsum cap rock of Mogilno salt dome
3. 18.20-18.30: Michael Schramm, Jörg Hammer, Tatjana Kühnlenz, Gerhard Mingerzahn - Geochemical characteristics and genetic interpretation of solutions in the Görleben salt dome
4. 18.30-18.40: Stanisław Burliga, Franciszek Czechowski, Marek Hojniak – Natural hydrocarbons occurrences in stratiform and dome salt deposits – remarks on their geological location and migration paths
CONCUSIONS OF SYMPOSIUM
(leader - Jacek Wachowiak, President of PSGS)
DINNER MINER’S FEAST AT “Rzemieślnik” HOTEL: 19.30 - ?
Saturday 10.X. 2009
7.00-10.00: breakfast and farewell
POSTERS PRESENTED DURING THE POSTER SESSION
1. Andrzej Kurdziel – Monitoring of CO2 or methane concentration in soil air
2. Anatoly Makhnach, Natalia Petrova, Vitali Kutyrlo, Eduard Vysotsky - Problems and prospects of radioactive waste land disposal in Belarus
3. Małgorzata Robakiewicz - Modeling of brine spreading in the marine environment — the case study of Puck Bay
4. Andriy Pоberezhskyy, Oksana Stupka - Prediction of karst zones at the Stebnyk fields of potash salts (Ukraine) and adjacent territories on the basis of geological, geophysical and geochemical monitoring
5. Regina Kramarska, Jacek Robert Kasiński - Cenozoic overburden of salt rocks deposits in the Puck Bay region
6. Heinz Friedrich Wilke, Margarethe Kleczar, Piotr Kukiałka – Salt cavern construction based on the interaction of solution mining techniques and geological 3-D-modelling
7. Lucyna Florkowska, Krzysztof Tajduś, Agnieszka Maj - Wspomaganie projektowania otworu wiertniczego za pomocą modelowania numerycznego