[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 100 (Tuesday, May 25, 2010)]
[Page 29338]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-12499]



Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. AD09-11-000]

Energy Efficiency of Natural Gas Infrastructure and Operations 
Conference; Final Notice of Public Conference

May 18, 2010.
    As announced in the ``Notice of Public Conference'' issued on March 
31, 2010, a public conference will be held on May 25, 2010, from 9 a.m. 
to 3 p.m. (EST) in the Commission Meeting Room at the Federal Energy 
Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. The 
conference will be open for the public to attend and advance 
registration is not required. Members of the Commission are expected to 
attend and participate in the conference.
    The purpose of this conference is to explore issues related to 
efficiency measures on the interstate natural gas grid as well as waste 
heat recovery opportunities. This conference will also provide an 
opportunity for interested parties to express their views and 
suggestions regarding ongoing efforts at the Commission to promote 
efficiency measures. Attached to this notice is the agenda of 
    A free Webcast of this event is available through http://www.ferc.gov. Anyone with Internet access who desires to listen to this 
event can do so by navigating to the Calendar of Events at http://www.ferc.gov and locating this event in the Calendar. The event will 
contain a link to its Webcast. The Capitol Connection provides 
technical support for webcasts and offers the option of listening to 
the conference via phone-bridge for a fee. If you have any questions, 
visit http://www.CapitolConnection.org or call (703) 993-3100.
    FERC conferences are accessible under section 508 of the 
Rehabilitation Act of 1973. For accessibility accommodations please 
send an e-mail to [email protected] or call toll free 866-208-3372 
(voice) or (202)-208-1659 (TTY), or send a FAX to (202) 208-2106 with 
the required accom modations.
    For information about the conference, please contact Pamela Romano 
at (202) 502-6854 or [email protected].

Kimberly D. Bose,

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Energy Efficiency of Natural Gas Infrastructure and Operations 

Public Conference; May 25, 2010
9 a.m.--Opening Remarks and Introductions
9:10 a.m.--Agenda Overview
    Pamela Romano, Facilitator, Office of Energy Projects
9:15 a.m.--Panel 1: Industry Trade Groups

    Topics include efficiency measures across the national pipeline 
     Richard D. Murphy, S.V.P. Energy Solutions Services, 
National Grid, on behalf of the American Gas Association (AGA).
     Bryan Neskora, Tennessee Gas Pipeline, on behalf of The 
Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA).

9:45 a.m.--Panel 2: Interstate Natural Gas Pipeline Companies

    Topics include efficiency measures as well as opportunities for 
waste heat recovery projects and issues associated with fugitive 
     Bruce Hedman, ICF International, on behalf of INGAA.
     Scott Messersmith, Questar Pipeline Co.
     Murray Birch, Alliance Pipeline Inc.
     Robert S. Checketts, MidAmerican Energy Pipeline Group.
     Al Behrens, Northern Border Pipeline.
10:45 a.m.--Panel 3: Waste Heat Recovery Facilities Installation

    Topics include issues and solutions for installing waste heat 
recovery facilities on natural gas pipelines from the facility 
manufacturers' standpoint.
     Paul Thomsen, Ormat Technologies.
     Jeremy Barnes, GE Oil & Gas.

11:45 a.m.--Break for Lunch
12:45 p.m.--Panel 4: Cost Allocation and Revenue Crediting for 
Efficiency Measures

    Topics to include rate impacts, tariff concerns and revenue 
allocations for efficiency measures, waste heat recovery facilities and 
issues associated with fugitive methane.
     Richard D. Murphy, S.V.P. Energy Solutions Services, 
National Grid, on behalf of AGA.
     Richard Notte, on behalf of Process Gas Consumers Group.
     Michael McMahon, Boardwalk Pipeline Partners.
     Tony Straquadine, Alliance Pipeline Inc.
1:45 p.m.--Open Forum
2:45 p.m.--Closing Remarks
3 p.m.--Adjourn
[FR Doc. 2010-12499 Filed 5-24-10; 8:45 am]