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2016 Conference Summary

CH4 Connections 2016 brought together more than 120 industry experts to discuss and debate methane emissions from a host of perspectives. Speakers at CH4 Connections addressed current research on methane leakage, technologies to detect and reduce emissions, policy and regulatory options, and business implications and opportunities.

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2015 Conference Summary

CH4 Connections 2015 brought together more than 30 leading experts on quantifying methane emissions; new technologies; and best practices for leak detection and mitigation in natural gas production, transmission, and distribution.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed regulations for cutting methane emissions from the oil and gas sector by 40% to 45% from 2012 levels over the next decade. CH4 Connections focused on the solutions to mitigate the impact of methane emissions while providing the public with the energy and services they need.

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2014 Conference Summary

CH4 Connections 2014, the methane emissions solutions conference for the natural gas community, explored the subject of methane emissions from a host of perspectives. Featuring 7 speakers and 20 panelists, notable topics included a thorough quantification of methane emissions; industry perspectives from ANGA, AGA, NGSA, and INGAA presenters; federal and other approaches to emissions policy; and best practices for leak detection and mitigation in natural gas production, transmission, and distribution.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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HARC CEO and President Jim Lester and GTI Vice President Ron Snedic opened the conference, welcoming participants and noting the relevance of methane emissions to the natural gas world. Speakers engaged with over 120 attendees from 60 organizations, which ranged from universities to utility companies to environmental groups, and more. 11 exhibitors also showcased emerging technologies and services for emissions reduction, including live imaging equipment demonstrations.​​​​​​

The evening reception offered networking opportunities for all attendees, and sparked a multitude of discussions between different segments of the industry and community.​​​​​​​​

The conference was co-sponsored by Gas Technology Institute (GTI), Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC), Itron, and Anadarko Petroleum Corporation.​​​​​​​​

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