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Register for the 2018 Annual SME/PCMIA Joint Meeting inconjunction with NACBMF

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Date: October 17-19th, 2018

Location: Hilton Garden Inn-Southpoint, Canonsburg, PA

Day1: New for 2018!! NACBMF Short Course – Detailed information below

Day 2 and 3: Joint SME/PCMIA Meeting

Keynote Speakers include: David G. Zatezalo, Assistant Secretary for MSHA, Michael C. Korb, Tetra Tech, Dr. Barbara J. Arnold, President of PrepTech and SME President, and James A. (Jimmy) Brock, President & CEO, CONSOL Energy

Topics to be covered: Engineering Projects, Mine Rescue, Coal/Gas Partnership, Alpha Foundation

PDH’s for meeting attendance


2018 Flyer

North American Coal Bed Methane Forum short course on CBM Production and Mine Degasification: October 17th, 2018, 8:30am-5:00pm

Session 1:  Dr. Steve Schatzel, NIOSH and Mr. Craig Eckert
“Geology, Reserve Estimates and Reservoir Properties of CBM”

Session 2:  Dr. Pramod Thakur, ESMS, LLC
“Horizontal Drilling for Mine Degasification and Gas Production from Deep Coal Seams”

Session 3: Mr. Gary Rodvelt, Halliburton
“Vertical Well Completions for CBM Production and Hydrofracturing for both Vertical and Horizontal Wells”

Session 4: Mr. Joseph D’Amico, D’Amico Technologies
“Gathering, Processing, and Utilization of CBM”

For Registration and/or sponsor information, please contact ElizaBeth De Maagd at or 412.389.8467. Registration fee for October 17 is $125.00. Participants receive 6 PDH’s for short course.


Short Course information at