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.


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  • Shell will be hosting an Ecotox workshop on September 17 & 18 at their Shell Woodcreek complex and their headquarters in The Hague. Additional information including the agenda, logistics and registration form can be found on the events section of the website.

  • The 99th Spring PERF Meeting was hosted by National Physical Laboratory (NPL) in the United Kingdom on May 8-9, 2019. Copies of presentations given can be found in the Members area section


A list of Active and Completed projects, as well as proposals can be found on the Projects page, with a small selection below. More information is available in the Members Area.


  • Onshore Unconventional High TDS Produced Water Treatment

Active, moving to next phase:

  • Carbon-based injectates for groundwater treatment

New proposals:

  • Sewer Inspection & Repair
  • Biomass DNA

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