Media Advisory: Carnegie Mellon's Kelvin Gregory To Moderate Panel
About Technical and Regulatory Challenges of Marcellus Shale Layer
Event: Carnegie Mellon University's Kelvin Gregory will moderate an expert panel sponsored by the Engineers' Society of Western Pennsylvania about the technical and regulatory challenges related to the development of the Marcellus Shale layer.
Gregory, an assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at Carnegie Mellon, is leading a research team developing a new treatment for cleaning water used in shale-gas production. He will moderate a discussion of the challenges posed by the development of the Marcellus Shale layer, a supply of natural gas that runs beneath northern Pennsylvania.
Panelists include State Senator Jay Costa (D-43rd District); Rich Fitzgerald, president of Allegheny County Council and owner of Aquanef Engineering; Kathryn Klaber, executive director of the Marcellus Shale Coalition; Ron Obee, manager of engineering and construction at Williams Midstream; and Ray Walker, vice president of the Marcellus Shale Division at Range Resources.
When: 8:30 - 11 a.m., Wednesday, May 19.
Where: The Engineers' Society of Western Pennsylvania, 337 Fourth Ave., Pittsburgh, Pa. 15222.