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Natural Gas STAR Program

Pipeline Blowdowns in Transmission and Distribution Workshop

November 10, 2016, Houston, Texas

This one-day workshop provided information and insights for natural gas companies and other stakeholders interested in achieving and promoting methane emission reductions from pipeline blowdowns. The agenda and presentations are provided below.

Time Session
8:30 am – 8:45 am

Welcome & Opening Remarks

  • Tom Hutchins, Vice President of EH&S, Kinder Morgan
8:45 am – 9:30 am

Introduction to Pipeline Blowdowns and Emission Reduction Technology Options

9:30 am – 11:00 am

Company Experience Panel – Transmission
Moderator: Jerome Blackman, Natural Gas STAR Program Manager, U.S. EPA

11:15 am – 12:30 pm

Company Experience Panel – Distribution 
Moderator: Pam Lacey, Chief Regulatory Counsel, American Gas Association

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Service Provider Roundtable
Moderator: Brian Jones, Senior Vice President, M.J. Bradley & Associates

3:30 pm – 3:45 pm

Closing Remarks

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