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North American Coalbed Methane Forum:: Board Members

Board members consist of individuals involved with Energy Industries, Government and Academia. They are elected annually to serve on the Board for a term of one year. The Board members oversee the Forum ...
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Timeline Photos #TBT It only seems like yesterday! But, this shot was taken a almost 2 years ago at our 2015 Annual Spring Forum. Joann Reilly and Beth De Maagd still look young!
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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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Felicia Ruiz - NACBM Forum

Board member Spotlight

Felicia A. Ruiz
Director, Coalbed Methane Outreach Program
U.S. EPA Climate Change Division

Felicia Ruiz has more than twenty years of experience managing global clean energy technology and technical assistance programs, particularly in Asia and Latin America.

At the EPA, Ms. Ruiz is the Director of the Coalbed Methane Outreach Program (CMOP), where she works with the coal mining industry in the U.S. and internationally with the goal of reducing methane emissions from coal mining activities.  She also has extensive experience working with industry on domestic and international combined heat and power (CHP) and distributed generation projects at the EPA. Ms. Ruiz is the Co-Chair of the Global Methane Initiative's (GMI) Coal Subcommittee and serves as the Vice Chair of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Group of Experts on Coal Mine Methane.

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Bi-Annual Conferences

Spring 2016 Session

We are delighted to invite you to join us for the North American Coalbed Methane Forum Spring 2016 Session, which will be held on May 17th at the Hilton Garden Inn-Southpointe in Canonsburg, PA.