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Register for the 2018 Annual SME/PCMIA Joint Meeting

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Date: October 18-19th, 2018

Location: Hilton Garden Inn-Southpoint, Canonsburg, PA

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 – New in 2018 Coal Degasification Short Course (See Below for information on signing up for the short course)

PDH’s for meeting attendance


2018 Flyer

North American Coal Bed Methane Forum short course on CBM Production and Mine Degasification: October 17th, 2018

Session 1:  Dr. Steve Schatzel, NIOSH and Dr. 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