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North American Coalbed Methane Forum
Timeline Photos LAST CALL EARLY BIRD RATES END APRIL 5th! Don't forget to register for the North American Coalbed Methane Forum's 57th Session on April 11th & 12th at the Hilton Garden Inn Southpointe, PA. Register at ***6 Learning Credits Available***
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Hydraulic Fracturing for Oil and Gas: Impacts from the Hydraulic Fracturing Water Cycle on Drinking... EPA’s final report on HF and potential impacts on drinking water resources. EPA will be hosting two public webinars on Wednesday, December 14 at 10am EST and 2pm EST to provide a brief overview of the final assessment. To participate ...

Coal Bed Methane: From Prospect to pipeline

Authored by well-recognized members of the gas and coal industry, universities, government and edited by the board members of North American Coalbed Methane Forum, this book captures the full life cycle of CBM projects from exploration to gas processing, for commercial utilization.

Published by Elsevier Science and Technology, this book offers petroleum geologists and engineers a single source for a broad range of coal bed methane applications. The topics covered include the origin of gas in coal; reservoir engineering; coal seam degasification and methane control in coal mines; hydraulic fracturing; production and water management techniques; gas processing, legal and permitting issues; and economic analysis of CBM projects.

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Kashy Aminian - NACBM Forum

Board member Spotlight

Kashy Aminian
NACBMF Coordinator and Treasurer,
West Virginia University

Professor of Petroleum & Natural Gas Engineering, has 28 years of distinguished service in both industry and academia. Dr. Aminian has extensive experience in reservoir engineering and natural gas engineering. He holds MS and PhD degrees both from University of Michigan. His research activities and interest include unconventional natural gas resource development, reservoir characterization, and coalbed methane. He has published over 100 technical articles. He was the recipient of the “SPE Eastern Region Service Award” in 1999 and “WVU Foundation Award of Outstanding Teaching” in 2000.

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Bi-Annual Conferences

Spring 2017 Session

We are delighted to invite you to join us for the North American Coalbed Methane Forum Spring 2017 Session, which will be held on April 11th and 12th at the Hilton Garden Inn-Southpointe in Canonsburg, PA.


This year we are once again offering online registration and payment through EventBrite. The early bird registration deadline is April 5, 2017.