Natural gas utilization conference to be held in State College

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- The Penn State Marcellus Center for Outreach and Research (MCOR) and the Ben Franklin Shale Gas Innovation and Commercialization Center (SGICC) are co-sponsoring the Natural Gas Utilization Conference, set for Sept. 6-7 at the Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel on Penn State's University Park campus. The conference will address critical efforts under way to increase the utilization of natural gas and natural gas liquids.

The first day of the conference will focus on transportation. Sessions will address original equipment manufacturers offering natural-gas-powered vehicles, and several sessions discussing both fueling station and vehicle/engine conversion options. The day will end with a reception where several natural-gas-powered vehicles will be displayed, with the providers discussing the features and benefits of each vehicle.

The second day will focus on uses for the natural gas liquids and associated conversion technologies. Speakers will cover current projects under way to convert and utilize natural gas liquids. They also will review technologies, both currently available and under development, designed to convert natural gas to liquid transportation fuels and chemicals.

To review the detailed agenda including the list of more than 30 speakers, and to register for the event, click here.

Last Updated August 20, 2012