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Producers Technology Transfer Workshop

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Seminar with Russian Independent Oil and Gas Producers on Methane Mitigation Technologies and Strategies
Moscow, Russia
October 4, 2010

9:30 am - 10:00 am Registration and Tea/Coffee
Session 1 Opening, Greetings of Organizers and Introduction
Moderator: Alexey Kokorin, WWF Russia
10:00 am - 10:15 am Welcome and Opening Remarks
Alexey Kokorin, WWF Russia
10:15 am -10:35 am Welcome and Overview of the Methane to Markets Partnership
Suzie Waltzer, U.S. EPA (PDF) (9 pp, 667K)
10:35 am - 10:50 am  Methane Emissions in the Russian Oil and Gas Sector
Inna Gritsevich, WWF Russia, Elena Kosolapova, Gazprom VNIIGAZ
10:50 am – 11:05 am  Overview of Technology Options in the Russian Oil and Gas Sector
Meredydd Evans, PNNL (PDF) (14 pp, 420K)
11:05 am - 11:30 am Coffee Break
Panel 1 Production-Sector Technologies
Moderator: Meredydd Evans, PNNL
11:30 am - 11:40 am Production Technology Experience in the United States: Priorities
Don Robinson, ICF International (PDF) (12 pp, 567K)
11:40 am - 12:20 pm Reducing Venting from Well Completions, Workovers, and Liquids Unloading
Don Robinson, ICF International (PDF) (35 pp, 914K)
12:20 pm - 12:35 pm Approaches, Advance and Problems Related to Flaring in Russia
Elena Kutepova, WWF Russia
12:35 pm - 12:50 pm Storage Tank VRUs
Dave Picard, Clearstone Engineering (PDF) (14 pp, 588K)
12:50 pm -1:10 pm Storage Tank VRUs: LUKOIL Experience
Marina Chikovani, LUKOIL
1:10 pm - 1:30 pm Pneumatics
Don Robinson, ICF International (PDF) (17 pp, 336K)
1:30 pm - 1:40 pm Questions and Answers
1:40 pm - 2:40 pm Lunch Break
Panel 2 Processing Sector Technologies
Moderator: Elena Kutepova, WWF Russia
2:40 pm - 3:50 pm Gas Processing Technology Experience: Priorities
Don Robinson, ICF International (PDF) (14 pp, 643K)
2:50 pm - 3:10 pm Reducing Methane Emissions from Centrifugal and Reciprocating Compressors
Don Robinson, ICF International (PDF) (24 pp, 908K)
3:10 pm - 3:30 pm Wet to Dry Seal Conversions at Compressors: Gazprom Experience
Gretta Akopova, Gazprom VNIIGAZ
3:30 pm - 3:50 pm Reducing Emissions from Dehydrators
Don Robinson, ICF International (PDF) (19 pp, 499K)
3:50 pm - 4:05 pm Questions and Answers
4:05 pm - 4:20 pm Coffee Break
Panel 3 Measurement and Strategies for Systematic Emission Monitoring
Moderator: Inna Gritsevich, WWF Russia
4:20 pm - 4:40 pm Russian Company Experience in GHG Accounting and Reporting
Ludmila Ametistova, Dmitry Kalinin, TNK-BP
4:40 pm - 5:05 pm Directed Inspection and Maintenance Program (Including Corporate Monitoring)
Dave Picard, Clearstone Engineering (PDF) (20 pp, 870K)
5:05 pm - 5:35 pm Measurement Technologies Demonstration
Dave Picard, Clearstone Engineering (PDF) (21 pp, 871K)
5:35 pm - 6:00 pm Final Discussion and Conclusions
6:00 pm Reception (and Further Demonstration of Technologies for Those Interested)

 


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