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U.S. Coal Mine Methane Conference

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September 25-27, 2007
St. Louis, Missouri USA


List of Attendees (PDF) (2 pp, 197K)


8:30 – 9:00 am
EPA and Climate Change Insights for the Coal Mining Industry (PDF) (21 pp, 1.5MB) Dina Kruger, Director of the EPA's Climate Change Division
9:00 – 9:30 am
Coal Mine Methane Recovery & Utilization in the United States: Emerging Trends (PDF) (21 pp, 857K) Pamela M. Franklin, Coalbed Methane Outreach Program
9:30 – 10:15 am
First U.S. Field Trial of Oxidation Technology for Ventilation Air Methane (PDF) (67 pp, 2.3MB) Deborah A Kosmack, Richard A. Winschel, Kenneth P. Zak of CONSOL Energy
10:30 – 11:15 am
11:15 – 12:00 pm
Coal Mine Methane (CMM) Operating Experiences (PDF) (27 pp, 3.8MB) Peet Sööt of CMM Energy, LLC
1:30 – 2:15 pm
2:15 – 2:45 pm
Overview of Abandoned Mine Projects and Opportunities in the US (PDF) (21 pp, 1.5MB) Jim Marshall of Raven Ridge Resources
3:00 – 3:45 pm
Prototype Systems of Transporting Methane by CNG (PDF) (19 pp, 1.5MB) Chris E. Schimp of Compressed Energy Systems LL
3:45 – 4:30 pm
4:30 – 5:15 pm


Day Two: International Case Studies, Policy, Regulatory, and Finance Issues

Session One: Policy, Regulatory, and Finance Issues and Barriers

8:40 – 9:10 am
The Developing US Voluntary Offset Market (PDF) (22 pp, 147K) Mark T. Wasilko, president of GE/AES GHG Services
9:10 – 9:55 am
3Degrees: Financing U.S. CMM Projects with Carbon Credits (PDF) (23 pp, 2.1MB) Dan Kalafatas of 3Degrees Inc.
10:10 – 10:55 am
Flaring at Operational Mines in the UK (PDF) (27 pp, 1.5MB) Neil Butler, Project Manager for Harworth Power
11:00 – 11:40 am

Session Two: Interesting and Innovative Projects Globally

1:15 – 2:00 pm
2:00 – 2:45 pm
VAM to Electricity - Proven Technology (PDF) (58 pp, 3.9MB) Richard Mattus of MEGTECH
3:00 – 3:45 pm
Gas to Energy Solutions - Concept to Creation (PDF) (30 pp, 2MB) Greg Columbus of Clarke Energy
3:45 – 4:30 pm
Sustainable Green Electricity from Coal Gas in China (PDF) (22 pp, 1.1MB) Dick Crump of Caterpillar

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27th – Field Visits to DTE Methane Resources and Grayson Hill Energy Abandoned Mine Methane Facilities

Other Presentations

The Modern High Temperature Flare (PDF) (14 pp, 860K)

The CMM Recovery and Utilizationi in SAADEC (PDF) (29 pp, 2MB) Liu Zilong

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