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Eric Kovich to Moderate a Panel at the Pipeline Safety, Operations and Maintenance Seminar

Eric Kovich, P.E. will moderate a panel "Pipeline Construction, Integrity and Operations Management" at the Marcellus Shale Coalition's Pipeline Safety, Operations and Maintenance Seminar at the Blair County Convention Center in Altoona, Pennsylvania from 12:45 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. on September 12, 2019.

Eric is a Senior Principal Engineer with more than 20 years of professional experience focused on Health, Safety, Security, and Environment (HSSE) regulatory compliance, environmental planning and permitting, mergers and acquisitions, and contaminated site assessment and remediation.

This seminar will include an update on recent federal pipeline safety developments as well as a panel discussion with operating company representatives focused on pipeline construction, operations, and integrity management. Representatives from the U.S. Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration will discuss the new Class I Gathering Line Regulations. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and industry experts will provide an update on the Horizontal Directional Drilling Workgroup commissioned earlier this year that was tasked with developing a guidance document.

The Marcellus Shale Coalition works with exploration and production, midstream, and supply chain partners in the Appalachian Basin and across the country to address issues regarding the production of clean, job-creating, American natural gas from the Marcellus and Utica Shale plays.


Title: Pipeline Construction, Integrity and Operation Management
Moderator: Eric Kovich, Geosyntec Consultants
Speakers: Jonathan Bell, Williams; Mark D. Kerns, Equitrans Midstream; John Popovich, CNX Midstream Partners LP
Time: September 12, 2019 at 12:45-1:15 p.m.

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