North American Coalbed Methane Forum Short Course

When:  Oct 17, 2018 from 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM (ET)
Associated with  Pittsburgh SME Section
October 17, 2018 7:30 am to 5:00 pm

Registration: 7:30 am to 8:30 am 

Session 1:  8:30 am to 10:00 am

Dr. Steve Schatzel, NIOSH and Dr. Craig Eckert 
"Geology, Reserve Estimates and Reservoir Properties of CBM" 


Session 2:  10:30 am to 12 noon

Dr. Pramod Thakur, ESMS, LLC
"Horizontal Drilling for Mine Degasification and Gas Production from Deep Coal Seams" 

Lunch: 12 noon to 1:00 pm 

Session 3: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Mr. Gary Rodvelt, Halliburton
"Vertical Well Completions for CBM Production and Hydrofracturing for both Vertical and Horizontal Wells"


Session 4: 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Mr. Joseph D'Amico, D'Amico Technologies  
"Gathering, Processing, and Utilization of CBM"

Panel Discussion for any Q & A: 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm 

For Registration and/or sponsor information, please contact ElizaBeth De Maagd at  or 412.389.8467. 

Registration fee for Day 1, October 17 is $125.00, 6 PDH for short course

Register at


Hilton Garden Inn-Southpointe
1000 Corporate Drive
Canonsburg, PA 15317
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ElizaBeth De Maagd