2015 Spring Session

We are delighted to invite you to join us for the North American Coalbed Methane Forum Spring 2015 Session, which will be held on May, 20 and 21 at the Hilton Garden Inn-Southpointe in Canonsburg, PA.

This year we are once again offering online registration and payment through EventBrite. The early bird registration deadline is May 11, 2015 at 7am. Receive a free copy of the book "Coalbed Methane from Prospect to Pipeline" ($150 VALUE) with an Early Bird two-day registration. Regular prices are $400 for two-day and $300 for one-day (book is not included).



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


We offer online registration and credit card processing through EventBrite for our biyearly conferences.

For traditional registration, download the registration form. We do not accept purchase orders and we do not invoice.

Send completed form and payment to:
North American Coalbed Methane Forum
P.O. Box 4623
Star City, WV 26504

Spring 2015 Session Tentative Agenda

View or Download PDF of Tentative Agenda

The planned presentations are as follows:
A. One-day short course - CBM Development Seminar (May 20)

Session I Coalbed Methane and Coal Geology
Session II Reservoir and Completion Engineering
Session III Coal Seam Degasification
Session IV CBM Production and Processing

B. Regular session - Technical Conference (May 21)

  1. The State of US and Global Energy Markets
  2. Impact of Gob Gas Venthole Production on Coal Mining
  3. Coalbed methane gas to LNG
  4. Coalbed methane gas to liquid fuels
  5. New CBM project
  6. LUNCH & KEYNOTE SPEAKER: The Future of Coal in the USA
    Mr. Robert Murray, Murray Energy Inc
  7. Legal and regulatory updates
  8. Panel presentations and discussion on “Importance of the Coal in Different States” by states’ coal association executives:
    Bruce Stevens – Indiana; Bill Bissett – Kentucky; John Pippy – Pennsylvania;
    Harry Childress – Virginia; Bill Raney – West Virginia; Christian Palich– Ohio