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U.S. EPA’s Natural Gas STAR Program,
Pioneer Natural Resources USA, Inc., and
Gas Processors Association
Amarillo, Texas
June 17, 2003

Improving Natural Gas Recovery and Reducing Methane Emissions
Using Best Management Practices and Partner Reported Opportunities
from Natural Gas STAR Partners

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8:30 – 8:45 Opening Remarks and Introductions – USEPA, Pioneer and GPA
8:45 – 9:15 EPA’s Natural Gas STAR Program Natural Gas Processing Companies and the Natural Gas STAR Program (MS Powerpoint, 147 KB)
9:15 – 9:45 Pioneer’s Experience with Natural Gas STAR (MS Powerpoint, 140 KB)
 
  • Overview of Presentation
  • Technologies/Practices
  • Gaining Company Support
9:45 – 10:30 Best Operating Practices For Reducing Emissions (MS Powerpoint, 370 KB)
 
  • Collection of Lessons Learned and PROs on Operating Practices
  • Cost-Effectiveness
  • Industry Experience
   
10:30 – 10:45 Break
   
10:45 – 11:15 Methane Emission Reductions From Reciprocating Compressors (MS Powerpoint, 310 KB)
 
  • Overview of Presentation
  • Cost-Effectiveness
  • Industry Experience
11:15 – 11:45 Company Reported Opportunities – Technologies (MS Powerpoint, 735 KB)
 
  • Collection of Lessons Learned and PROs on Technology Applications
  • Cost-Effectiveness
  • Industry Experience
   
11:45 – 12:45 Lunch (Panel Discussion)
   
12:45 – 1:30 Convert Gas Pneumatic Controls to Instrument Air (MS Powerpoint, 225 KB)
 
  • Overview of Presentation
  • Cost-Effectiveness
  • Industry Experience
1:30 – 2:15 Composite Wrap (MS Powerpoint, 645 KB)
 
  • Overview of Presentation
  • Cost-Effectiveness
  • Industry Experience
2:15 – 2:45 Introduction to Online Tools (MS Powerpoint, 587 KB)
2:45 – 3:15 Emerging Technologies
 
3:15 – 3:30 Concluding Remarks and Open Discussion – USEPA, Pioneer and GPA
3:30 – 5:30 Field Trip to Pioneer Gas Processing Plant (Optional)

 


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