News and Events

14 September 2009

Name: Oil & Gas Systems Technology Transfer & Subcommittee Meeting

Sector: Oil and Gas

Location: Lake Louise, Canada

Event Details: Co-hosted By: Methane to Markets Partnership, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment Canada, and Natural Resources Canada

Tentative Schedule:
• Monday, 14 September - Site Tour
• Tuesday, 15 September - Technology Transfer Workshop
• Wednesday, 16 September - Subcommittee Meeting

The Methane to Markets events are being held in conjunction with the joint Asia Pacific Partnership and Methane to Markets Workshop.
Thursday, 17 September - Asia Pacific Partnership and Methane to Markets Partnership Workshop

Oil & Gas Technology Transfer Workshop Agenda (PDF, 2 pp, 24 KB)
Oil & Gas Subcommittee Agenda (PDF, 2 pp, 22 KB)

Meeting Minutes:
Final Minutes (PDF, 11 pp, 132 KB)

Presentations for Technology Transfer Workshop:
Methane to Markets Partnership (PDF, 16 pp, 305 KB)
Roger Fernandez, US EPA

Methane Emissions Inventory Development in Oil and Gas Production, Gas Processing, Transmission and Distribution: Discussion of Opportunities for Oil and Gas Companies and Governments (PDF, 15 pp, 203 KB)
Don Robinson, ICF International

Directed Inspection and Maintenance: Science Based Development of a DI&M Program for the Oil and Gas Production, Processing and Transmission Sectors (PDF, 15 pp, 203 KB)
Dave Picard, Clearstone Engineering

Directed Inspection and Maintenance (DI&M): Techniques & Technologies for Identifying, Quantifying and Repairing Fugitive Emissions (PDF, 35 pp, 3.2 MB)
Terence Trefiak, Envirotech Engineering

Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers and Methane to Markets -Tanks BMP Development: Prediction of Evaporation Losses and Rationale for Improvements to Existing Tools (API E&P Tanks, TANKS) (PDF, 14 pp, 253 KB)
Dave Picard, Clearstone Engineering

Methane Emissions Reductions through Vapor Recovery from Oil and Condensate Storage and Holding Tanks including Texas Air Quality Study Results (PDF, 45 pp, 2.7 MB)
Larry Richards, Hy-Bon Engineering

Reducing Methane Emissions from Production Wells: Reduced Emission Completions in Gas Wells; Smart Automation of Gas Well Plunger Lifts - Including BP Well Venting Case Study (PDF, 28 pp, 532 KB)
Don Robinson, ICF International

Canadian Gas Association - Gas Transportation, Storage and Distribution Fugitive Emissions Best Monitoring Practice Guidelines (PDF, 14 pp, 249 KB)
Jim Cormack, TransCanada

Reducing Emissions from Reciprocating and Centrifugal Compressors – Including TransCanada Compressor Case Study (PDF, 21 pp, 722 KB)
Don Robinson, ICF International

Implementation of Dry Gas Seals in Gazprom's System (PDF, 17 pp, 1.4 MB)
Gretta Akopova, Gazprom VNIIGAZ LLC

REMVue/Slipstream Case Study (PDF, 25 pp, 737 KB)
Paul Slobodnik, ConocoPhillips Canada

Reducing Emissions from Natural Gas Transmission Pipelines: Using Hot Taps and Pipeline Pumpdown Techniques Including Case Studies from TransCanada (PDF, 21 pp, 272 KB)
Jim Cormack, TransCanada

Presentations for Subcommittee Meeting:
Methane to Markets Partnership Expo Update (PDF, 14 pp, 211 KB)
Ashley King, ASG

Methane to Markets Partnership ONGC's (India) Briefing (PDF, 10 pp, 60 KB)

ASG Update (PDF, 15 pp, 443 KB)
Ashley King, ASG

Future of Methane to Markets: Outcomes (PDF, 9 pp, 94 KB)
Ashley King, ASG

Mexico SEMARNAT (PDF, 10 pp, 595 KB)

Mexico PEMEX (PDF, 26 pp, 317 KB)