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Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh/Southpointe
1000 Corporate Drive
Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, 15317
Tel: 1-724-743-5000

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Washington County

Tuesday May 17, 2016 - Technical Program

Morning Session Moderators: Gary Rodvelt and Joanne Reilly
Time Subject Speaker Affiliation
8:30 Registration
9:10 Opening Remarks Pramod Thakur Murray American Enery Inc.
9:20 Introductions David Uhrin CBM Consulting
9:30 International Coal Seam Gas Activities Jonathan Kelafant Advanced Resources Int.
10:00 Coal Seam Gas to Liquids Joseph D'Amico D'Amico Technologies Corp.
10:30 Break
11:00 Degasification Prior to Long Wall Mining Matt Yearsley Target Drilling
11:30 Application of Shale Gas Technologies to Coal Seams Carl Carson Range Resources Inc.
12:00 LUNCH AND KEYNOTE SPEAKER Mr. Chris Hamilton WV Coal Association
Afternoon Session Moderators: Kristian White and Steve Schatzel
2:00 Climate Change: The Implications of Paris Agreement Allyn G. Turner Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2:30 Impact of EPA Regulations on Electricity Costs John Deskins West Virginia University
3:00 Break
3:30 Advancements in Fiber Optics Diagnostics Michael Elliot Pinnacle
4:00 Discussion and Closing Remarks Pramod Thankur Murray American Energy Inc.