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  Webinar: Fugitive Methane Emissions Along the Natural Gas Supply Chain: The Problem and How to Control!
Please join Dr. Barry Stevens, President, TBD America on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 12:30 PM EDT, for his live webinar "Fugitive Methane Emissions Along the Natural Gas Supply Chain: The Problem and How to Control.” The webinar will uncover the magnitude and impact of methane fugitive emissions - current and future, discuss technologies and methodologies for reliably detecting and measuring natural gas emissions, the economic value of capturing emissions, and the government's role in controlling methane and other GHG emission factors associated with fossil fuel production, distribution and transportation, and end-use. To learn more, please go to Event Information »»
  Webinar: Produced and Flowback Water in Shale Gas and Oil Production - To Reuse or Not to Reuse!
Please join Dr. Barry Stevens, President, TBD America on Thursday, August 27, 2015 at 1:00 PM EDT, for his live webinar "Flowback and Produced Water from Unconventional Shale Gas and Oil Wells; To Reuse or Not to Reuse,  That is the Question!” The webinar will discuss the challenges, risks and rewards of reusing wastewater from shale gas wells. To learn more, please go to Event Information »»
  Webinar: Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Natural Gas: The EPA and the Forgotten Source – The Oil and Gas Industry!
Please join Dr. Barry Stevens, President, TBD America on Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 1:00 EDT, for his live webinar “Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Natural Gas: The EPA and the Forgotten Source – The Oil and Gas Industry!” The webinar will look at reducing methane emissions – fugitive, venting and flaring – from the natural gas system not only to be good environmental stewards but also to reap substantial profits. To learn more, please go to Event Information »»
  Webinar: Balancing Shale Gas Risks and Opportunities through Regulations
Please join Dr. Barry Stevens, President, TBD America on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 12:00 pm ET, for his live webinar ”Balancing Shale Gas Risks and Opportunities through Regulations.” The webinar discusses how regulations can balance the opportunities and risks in shale gas production. To learn more, please go to Event Information »» 
  Webinar: Fracing What Makes it Tick
Dr. Barry Stevens' third business training webinar for Audio Solutionz: September 23, 2014 - “Fracking What Makes it Tick: Demystifying the Why's, Technology and Science behind Unconventional Oil and Shale Gas Extraction"
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  Webinar: Unconventional Oil & Gas Regulations and Policies
Dr. Barry Stevens' second business training webinar for Audio Solutionz:
July 10, 2014 -
“Unconventional Oil & Gas Regulations and Policy Relating to Local Environmental Impacts and Climate Change”
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  Broadcast: Breathing Better in the Big Apple
Euronews a Pan-European television broadcaster based in France, requested an expert video interview for their program on New York City's big switch from dirty fuel oils to natural gas and other clean alternatives. June 23, 2014
»» Video report: “Breathing Better in the Big Apple
»» Full written transcript of the interview: “
Is the golden age of natural gas upon us?
  Webinar: Hydrofracturing Wastewater
Dr. Barry Stevens' first business training webinars for Audio Solutionz:
June 3, 2014 – “Hydrofracturing Wastewater: How We Produce It, How We May Abuse It and How We Can Use It”
How to Seize the Initiative and Bring New Products to Market
Dr. Barry Stevens discusses at Louisiana Tech University on February 27, 2014 what sparks innovation, what makes an entrepreneur, how to build a strong team, and how to take a new product concept through ideation, development and commercialization.
Video: Presentation File and Notes
Thank You Letter »»
  Hydrofracturing Wastewater: We Produce It, We May Abuse It, How Can We Use It
Dr. Barry Stevens discusses at the 19th Annual Summit on Environmental Law and Policy, Tulane University Law School on February 21, 2014 the challenges, risks and rewards of reusing flowback and produced water from shale gas exploration and production.
Summit Agenda »»
Thank You Letter »» 
  3rd Tunisia Oil & Gas Summit 2013
Hammamet, Tunisia; September 19- 21, 2013

An Unconventional Bonanza – Tight Oil and Shale Gas Engineering
The impact of U.S. tight oil and shale gas and Canadian oil sands is setting off a chain reaction in the market from top to bottom. Investments, refining, storage, trade....

Unconventional Oil and Gas Regulations and Policy Relating to Local Environmental Impacts and Climate Change

This discussion reviews the responsibilities of regulatory agencies, which extend to enhanced oil and gas projects that can have a substantial impact on water resources.

Hydrogen-For-Fuel Design Conference
Millerton, OK;  April 8, 2013
Demonstration of Hydrogen Production Using Scrap Materials
The world’s first 30 gallon-per-minute process using catalysts for producing hydrogen-for-fuel was recently demonstrated by Phillips Company. This demonstrated breakthrough in hydrogen production is the basis for the first Hydrogen Design Conference to focus on Hydrogen-for-fuel CC-HOD equipment design

Western Energy Leadership Summit
Keystone, Colorado; May 19- 21, 2013
Presentation (deferred): “A Comparative Analysis of the Different Electricity Generation Technologies”
This discussion compares a broad spectrum of electricity generation technologies including fossil, nuclear, hydro and renewable sources of energy in terms of the economics of their Levelized costs.
3rd UGAS the Unconventional Gas Asia Summit 2012
Beijing, China; November 6 - 7, 2012
Chairman: Hydraulic Fracturing Workshop
Workshop focused on new developments in hydraulic fracturing with an emphasis on the importance of understanding the geology, rock properties, geomechanics, geochemistry, reservoir fluids, natural fracture systems and the nature of the reservoir itself.
Beyond Coal, Oil and Renewable Energy: Natural Gas the Logical Alternative!
Technical presentation addressed fracturing processes and methods to consider for placement of fractures. Differences that exist in the areas of fluid flow, rock mechanics, perforation strategy and operational procedure affect a lot the optimization process for successful placement of treatments and optimum asset performance
Cogeneration Summit Shale Gas South Africa
Cape Town, South Africa; October 22 - 24, 2012

Establishing a Platform for Skills Acquisition and Technology Transfer

Presentation focuses on technology transfer and training activities for advanced hydraulic fracturing techniques and the skills required to best develop shale gas reserves while ensuring reasonable and uniform limitations, safeguards, and regulations for present and future operations on private and public property.

Compressed Natural Gas as a Transportation Fuel!

Natural gas both in the compressed or liquefied state can provide a lower cost and cleaner alternative, improve air quality and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, while satisfying mandates for energy security through energy diversification, energy independence through reduced import of foreign oil and economic growth through domestic job development and investment opportunities.
Tunisia 2nd Oil & Gas Summit
Hammamet, Tunisia; September 21- 23, 2012
Beyond Fossil Fuels: Renewable Energy
Like it or not, renewable energy has a long way to go to make an impact on any one country’s energy inventory. Under a scenario, that envisions a worldwide momentum towards stick policies aimed at cutting greenhouse gas emissions; electric utilities and other sectors of the economy will have no other choice but to adopt natural gas  as logical alternatives.

Economics and Benefits of Unconventional Shale Gas Resources

The Economic Impact of Unconventional Shale Gas Development” provides a model examining the direct, indirect and induced economic impact of gas drilling and extraction in shale formations.
Methane Gas Exploitation in Coal Mining South Africa Methane Gas Exploitation in Coal Mining South Africa
Johannesburg, South Africa June 19 - 20, 2012
Natural Gas Storage Strategies
When you take a look at the natural gas industry, you find an invisible link that keeps it running efficiently. This connection lies buried in sites, for every country, that relies on natural gas as a source of energy. This unseen link is natural gas storage. Storage underpins the gas industry from production to pipelines to consumers.
Stim & EOR Technologies, LLC Stim & EOR Technologies, LLC
Austin Texas, May 4 2012
Training Coordinator: Tight Oil and Gas Extraction Training Program China National Offshore Oil Corporation, CNOOC Group

An in depth seminar given to a major international Oil & Gas exploration and production company covering site preparation to plugging and abandonment with an emphasis on horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing. Presentation covered the technology transfer process for tight oil and gas extraction. 
Shale Gas Southern Africa Shale Gas Southern Africa
Capetown, South Africa, March 26, 2012
What Does Shale Gas Mean to Southern Africa? 
Presented the technical, economic, environmental and social aspects of shale gas development. Showed how the shale gas industry creates jobs, economic value, and government revenues while protecting the community and the environment. Demystified issues raised by industry critics and concerned citizens.
 Focus Green IT Roundtable Focus Green IT Roundtable
Teleconference, February 15th, 2011
Moderator: Energy Conservation Practices of Data Centers and Energy Cost Saving of Intelligent Power Managements Systems
Teleconference with Barry Stevens, Brian Richard, Matthew Koerner, Rob Morris and Terry Roberts where we will discuss energy conservation practices of data centers and energy cost saving of intelligent power managements systems. Topics included: Green Infrastructure in Data Centers; Design of Green Data Centers; Construction of Green Data Centers; and Applications and Design of Intelligent Power Management Systems.
 The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture
Dallas, Texas April 22, 2011

Panelist: Business and Sustainability

Can business - led by "captains of industry" and pressured by its stakeholders - truly care for things of the earth? EarthPeople President Anna Clark and other Dallas leaders in business and the environmental movement will explore this important question."
National Hydrogen Association, 8th Annual Conference National Hydrogen Association, 8th Annual Conference
Arlington, Virginia, March 11 - 13 1997
Panelist - A Venture Capital Fund for The Commercialization of Hydrogen Technologies
As countries and economies begin to take the first steps to commercialize hydrogen technologies, are financial partners needed to advance the transition to hydrogen economy?
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)
Boston, Massachusetts, April 7, 1991
Product Launch: “A New Soft Acrylic Foldable Soft IOL Designed for Phaco Incision”

AcrySof® lens is a foldable, single-piece lense that an eye surgeon implants during cataract surgery to replace the clouded lense. AcrySof® Toric lens is made of the same biocompatable lens material already successfully implanted in more than 25 million eyes since 1991.