Pipeline seminar offered Tuesday at Camp Pioneer

A seminar on natural gas pipeline drilling will be offered Tuesday at Camp Pioneer by the West Virginia University Extension Service’s Agriculture & Natural Resources Extension.

The seminar, “Drilling Natural Gas Pipelines: Logistics, Negotiating, and Regulation,” will be presented at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Camp Pioneer, Randolph County’s 4-H camp.

The agenda features a presentation at 6 p.m. called “Pipeline Rights of Way: Negotiations for Landowners,” by Craig R. Sweger, director of the University of Pittsburgh’s Agricultural Entrepreneurship Program and a Pennsylvania farmer.

At 7 p.m., a presentation called “Environmental Permit Considerations and Requirements for Natural Gas Pipeline Installation” will be given by John Keeling, vice president, MSES Consultants Inc.

The above speakers will answer audience questions for 15 minutes following each presentation and another 15 minutes at the end of the program.

All presentations and more information are available at the WVU Extension Service’s Oil and Natural Gas website found at anr.ext.wvu.edu/oil-gas.

For more information about the programs, contact Georgette Plaugher at 304-329-1391. For questions regarding the location, please contact Randolph County WVU Extension Agent Ronnie Helmondollar at 304-636-2455.

This program is for educational purposes only. No part of this presentation is to be considered legal advice. Please consult with your attorney before signing any legal document. Where trade and/or company names appear, no discrimination is intended, and no endorsement by WVU Extension is implied.