The authors would like to thank the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation or providing unding or this report. We wouldalso like to thank the ollowing individuals or their valuable contributions and peer review: Amy Mall, senior policy analyst, NRDC; George Peridas, scientist, NRDC Climate Center; Mark Fesmire, Alaska Region director, Bureau o Saety and Environmental Enorcement, U.S. Department o the Interior; Geir Vollsaeter, director, Green World Advisors; and Erik Schlenker-Goodrich, director o the Southwest Oce o Climate and Energy Program, Western Environmental Law Center.This report relies heavily on the excellent work o the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Natural Gas STAR Program,and the innovative engineering excellence o many oil and gas companies that have developed, tested, and implementednew greenhouse gas emission control strategies. Harvey Consulting, LLC. (HCLLC) acknowledges the time, dedication,and commitment o the EPA sta to develop and maintain the Natural Gas STAR Program, and the corporations that havevoluntarily committed to programs to reduce methane emissions.
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Susan Harvey has 25 years o experience as a Petroleum and Environmental Engineer, working on oil and gas explorationand development projects. Ms. Harvey is the owner o Harvey Consulting, LLC, a consulting rm providing oil and gas,environmental, regulatory compliance advice and training to clients. Ms. Harvey held engineering and management positionsat both Arco and BP. Ms. Harvey has planned, engineered, executed and managed both onshore and oshore exploration andproduction operations, and has been involved in the drilling, completion, stimulation, testing and oversight o hundreds o wellsin her career. Ms. Harvey’s experience also includes air and water pollution abatement design and execution, best managementpractices, environmental assessment o oil and gas project impacts, and oil spill prevention and response planning. Ms. Harvey taught air pollution control engineering courses at the University o Alaska in the Graduate Engineering Program.NRDC Director o Communications: Phil GutisNRDC Deputy Director o Communications: Lisa GorediNRDC Publications Director: Alex KennaughNRDC Editor: Jennier FreemanDesign and Production: Tanja Bos
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