Stuart Ferguson

Asset Infrastructure Manager

Discovery Natural Resources

As Asset Infrastructure Manager for Discovery Natural Resources, Stuart is responsible for the oversight and coordination of facility, midstream and electrical distribution system design, construction & support. He came to Discovery from Chesapeake Energy where he held a variety of engineering & operational roles of increasing responsibility.  He possesses a strong background in operations management, strategic project development, pipeline engineering & drilling.  Prior to joining Chesapeake, Stuart spent 10 years as an Officer in the US Navy.  During his career, he held leadership positions in operations, engineering & public affairs.  He was honorably discharged from the Navy in 2013 after attainting the rank of Lieutenant.  Stuart was born and raised in Pittsburgh and received his BS in Marine Engineering from Maine Maritime Academy.

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Agenda At A Glance

Solution Oriented Focus Areas For 2020

HIGHLIGHTS OF DAY 1: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29, 2020

> BEST PRACTICES TO REMAIN COMPLIANT- REGULATORY PANEL: Understand The Timeline, Impact And Scope Of Phase 1 & 2 Methane Emissions Reduction Regulations

> MAINTAINING PROFITABILITY - OPERATOR-LED PANEL: Strategies On Reducing Emission Levels & Maintaining Profitability Including Retrofitting Facilities With New Technology

> ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS DESIGN TO REPLACE FUEL GAS: New Approaches To Electrical Design To Replace FuelGas Instrumentation

> CASE STUDY SWITCHING TO ELECTRIC PNEUMATICS: Moving Away From Instrument Gas To Electrification And Use Of Compressed Gas To Run Pneumatics - Power Generation Off Grid

> SWITCHING COST - OPERATOR CASE STUDY: Examine Cost Implications To Consider When Retrofitting Facilities With New Age Electric Pneumatics To Limit Fugitive Emissions

> BLENDING OUT EMISSIONS: Using Hydrocarbon Blending Technology To Mix Methane Emissions Off Well Sites

> RETROFITTING FLARE STACKS: Refitting Flare Stacks And Combustors To Mitigate Emissions

> MEETING ON SITE POWER DEMANDS: How Operators Are Meeting On Site Power Demands Using Fuel Cells In Remote Off Grid Remote Locations

> POWERING REMOTE WELL SITES: Powering Electric Pneumatics On Remote Well Sites Using Produced Gas Heat From Sterling Engines

HIGHLIGHTS OF DAY 2: THURSDAY, APRIL 30, 2020

> TIER REGULATION & CARBON OFFSET CREDITS: Gain Clarity On The Government's Brand New TIER Program And Carbon Offset Credit Initiative To Balance Out The Cost Of Retrofitting

 > EMISSIONS DATA REPORTING: Gain Clarity On The AERs New 'One Stop' Platform - Developed Specifically For Operators And Their Emission & Leak Survey Reporting

> NEW TECHNOLOGIES FOR FIGURATIVE EMISSION CONTROL: Leak Detection Technologies Panel Session 

> EMISSION TRACKING: Assess How The Latest Methane Tracking Tools From The International Energy Agency Can Help Operators Monitor Their Emissions

> VAPOR RECOVERY UNITS: Learn About New Developments In VRU, VRT & VCU Technology To Achieve Almost Zero Emission While Minimizing Environmental Liabilities

> THREE PHASE METERING RISK ANALYSIS: Evaluate The Need For Multi-Phase Metering And The Risks, Costs Associated With It

> METERING ALLOCATION: Learn About The Need For Metering To Measure Emissions And The Benefits Of Allocation

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