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Natural Gas STAR Program


2019 Webinar Series

EPA’s Natural Gas STAR and Methane Challenge Programs are pleased to launch a new webinar series featuring two tracks:

Track 1
Webinar series track 1
Program Updates
EPA program managers will discuss data received from Partners, reporting results, partnership updates, and potential new commitment options for Methane Challenge.

Track 2
Webinar series track 2
Data Analytics
Partners and service providers will discuss data management, analysis and interpretation, as well as data-driven operational changes.

A webinar will be held each month. Presentations will be followed by a question-and-answer session. Participation in the webinars is free. Contact us to suggest a topic!

Previous Webinars

Data-Driven Decision Making for Cost-Effective Methane Emission Mitigation Webinar

July 24, 2019, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Eastern
During this webinar, Natural Gas STAR and Methane Challenge Partner Kinder Morgan discussed tracking, managing, and analyzing data to reduce methane emissions; best practices for data management; and Kinder Morgan’s experience participating in the Methane Challenge Program in the ONE Future Commitment Option.
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EPA Methane Challenge 2017 BMP Reporting Results Webinar

June 26, 2019, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Eastern
Methane Challenge program staff shared results from 2017 BMP reporting and information about the 2019 reporting season.
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Natural Gas STAR Partner Program Update

March 13, 2019, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Eastern
Natural Gas STAR program staff shared recent program updates including a summary of 2017 accomplishments reported by partners, proposed updates for 2019, and upcoming webinars and conferences. 
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Methane Challenge Reporting for 2017 Data

September 6, 2018, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
This webinar provided a walk-through of the workflows for Methane Challenge reporting in e-GGRT and discussed how to use the reporting forms for reporting of 2017 data.
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Renewable Natural Gas Webinar - Landfill Gas to Pipeline Project

June 14, 2018, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
The Natural Gas STAR Program and  Landfill Methane Outreach Program (LMOP) hosted a webinar about a successful landfill gas (LFG) to energy project that upgrades the LFG into pipeline quality renewable natural gas (RNG) for vehicle fuel.
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Methane Challenge Electronic Reporting Webinar

March 23, 2017, 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM EDT
This webinar was held for Methane Challenge partners to discuss the e-GGRT registration process and to review the reporting forms.
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Methane Challenge Program BMP Commitment: Distribution Segment Webinar

Thursday, February 18, 2016, 1:00 - 2:00 PM EST
The purpose of this webinar was to review the BMP Commitment Framework and Distribution Segment Supplementary Technical Information document and to answer questions of potential Partners.
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Methane Challenge Program Best Management Practice Webinars

EPA hosted a series of webinars to provide details about the proposed Natural Gas STAR Methane Challenge Program (“Methane Challenge”). The webinars provided an overview of the proposed Methane Challenge and the proposed Best Management Practices (BMPs) to reduce methane emissions from key recommended sources. Each webinar included a question and answer session and participants were encouraged to provide feedback. Three webinars were conducted for the following sectors:

Natural Gas Distribution Sector

Tuesday, July 28, 2015, 1:00 to 3:00 PM EDT
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Natural Gas Transmission and Underground Storage Sector

Wednesday, July 29, 2015, 1:00 to 3:00 PM EDT
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Onshore Production & Gathering and Boosting Sector

Natural Gas Processing Sector

Thursday, July 30, 2015, 1:00 to 3:00 PM EDT
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