Invited Contributions

International

  • M.R. Johnson (2017) “Measuring Black Carbon Emissions from Flares – Climate Impacts and Opportunities for Mitigation”, Invited presentation to World Bank Global Gas Flaring Reduction (GGFR) Technical Steering Committee Meeting, Paris, France, May 10-11.
  • M.R. Johnson and D.R. Tyner (2017) “Chasing Methane in the Alberta Upstream Oil & Gas Industry”, Invited presentation to Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), Boston, MA, January 24.
  • M.R. Johnson (2015) “Global Gas Flaring and Climate Change”, Invited presentation to World Bank Global Gas Flaring Reduction (GGFR) Partnership Global Forum: Gas Flaring Reduction Solutions, Khanty-Mansyisk, Russian Federation, September 9-10.
  • C.A. Brereton and M.R. Johnson (2014) “Progress Toward the Potential for Continuous Leak Detection and Quantification”, Invited presentation to Natural Gas STAR Annual Implementation Workshop organized by United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA), San Antonio, Texas, May 12-14, 2014.
  • M.R. Johnson (2013) “Flare Generated Black Carbon: Quantifying Emissions & Reduction Potential using Sky-LOSA”, Invited presentation at IPIECA Short-lived Climate Forcers Workshop, Rome, Italy, October 6-7, 2013.
  • M.R. Johnson (2012) “Black Carbon (PM) Emissions from Flares: Uncertainty Reduction using Gen-2 Sky-LOSA Technology”, Invited presentation at Pemex / World Bank Global Gas Flaring Reduction Partnership (GGFR) Workshop: Technical Options for Associated Gas Utilization and Flaring Reduction, Veracruz, Mexico, December 10-11, 2012.
  • M.R. Johnson (2012) “Flaring and Black Carbon: A first view from the ground using novel sky-LOSA technology”, Invited presentation to World Bank Global Gas Flaring Reduction (GGFR) Forum, London, UK, October 24-25, 2012.
  • M.R. Johnson (2011) “New Approaches to Detecting and Quantifying Sources of Fugitive Emissions within Industrial Facilities”, Invited presentation to Shanghai Academy of Environmental Sciences, Shanghai, China, October 27, 2011.
  • M.R. Johnson (2011) “The Challenge of Quantifying Flare Emissions Under Field Conditions”, Invited presentation at Pemex / World Bank Global Gas Flaring Reduction (GGFR) workshop, Villahermosa, Mexico, May 12 – 13, 2011.
  • M.R. Johnson (2010) “PM Emissions from Flares: Chasms among current emission factors, fundamental studies and field observations”, Invited lecture at International Flame Research Foundation (IFRF) Topic Oriented Technical Meeting, Maui, USA, September 30 – October 1, 2010.
  • M.R. Johnson (2009) “Quantification and Management of GHG and pollutant Emissions in the Upstream Oil & Gas Industry”, Invited presentation to Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC) 2009 Annual Meeting, Biloxi, MS, Oct. 4-6, 2009.
  • M.R. Johnson (2008) “Flare Efficiency & Emissions:Past & current research”, Invited presentation and panel discussion at World Bank / USEPA Global Gas Flaring Reduction Forum, Amsterdam, Netherlands, December 2-5, 2008.
  • M.R. Johnson (2007) “Determining GHG Emissions from Flaring”, Invited Lecture at the Fifth International Forum on Russia’s Fuel & Energy Resources: Associated Gas Utilization in Russia organized by the Russian Ministry of Industry and Energy, The Global Gas Flaring Reduction Public-Private Partnership, The World Bank, and Union of Oil and Gas Producers of Russia, Moscow, Russia, October 9-10, 2007.
  • M.R. Johnson (2006) “Application of Engineering Research to the Management and Mitigation of Flaring Emissions in Canada”, Invited Lecture at the World Bank Global Flaring Reduction Forum, Paris, France, Dec. 12-15, 2006.

National

  • M.R. Johnson (2017) “Estimating fugitive methane emissions from oil sands mining using extractive core samples”, Oil Sands Innovation Summit, Calgary, AB, March 21-22.
  • M.R. Johnson (2016) “Estimating fugitive methane emissions from oil sands mining using extractive core samples”, Invited presentation to Petroleum Technology Alliance of Canada (PTAC) Air Issues Forum, Calgary, AB, Oct. 5.
  • M.R. Johnson (2015) “United Nation’s Climate & Clean Air Coalition – Accelerating Methane & Black Carbon Reductions from Oil and Natural Gas Operations Project Update”, Invited presentation to Petroleum Technology Alliance of Canada (PTAC) Air Issues Forum, Calgary, AB, Oct. 15, 2015.
  • M.R. Johnson (2015) “Proposal for an National Strategic Network for Cleaner Fossil Fuels – A Joint NSERC, University, and Industry Collaboration”, Invited presentation to Petroleum Technology Alliance of Canada (PTAC) Air Issues Forum, Calgary, AB, Oct. 15, 2015.
  • M.R. Johnson (2015) “Flaring in the Energy Industry: The Canonical Combustion Problem with Critical Global Implications”, Invited Plenary Lecture, Combustion Institute Canadian Section, 2015 Spring Technical Meeting, Saskatoon, SK, May 11-14.
  • M.R. Johnson (2014) “Flaring & Venting Trends in Alberta & Saskatchewan: Potential Opportunities for Mitigation”, Invited presentation to Air & Waste Management Association – Canadian Prairie & Northern Section (CPANS) Technical Luncheon, Calgary, AB, Oct. 30, 2014.
  • M.R. Johnson (2014) “The Global Gas Flaring Reduction Partnership (GGFR) and Quantitative Field Measurements of Flare Generated BC Emission Rates in Ecuador”, Invited presentation to Petroleum Technology Alliance of Canada (PTAC) Air Issues Forum: Recapturing Momentum on Flaring and Venting Reductions, Calgary, AB, Sept. 25, 2014.
  • M.R. Johnson (2014) “Opportunities for Flaring and Venting Reductions in Hydraulic Fracturing”, Invited presentation to Petroleum Technology Alliance of Canada (PTAC) Air Issues Forum: Recapturing Momentum on Flaring and Venting Reductions, Calgary, AB, Sept. 25, 2014.
  • M.R. Johnson (2014) “GHG & Black Carbon Emission Challenges in the Energy Industry: Progress through Collaboration”, Invited presentation by Natural Resources Canada as part of Mexico Oil & Gas Regulators Study Tour, Edmonton, AB, Sept. 5, 2014.
  • M.R. Johnson (2014) “Emissions from Drilling, Completions and Servicing of Unconventional Gas Wells in Alberta”, Invited presentation to Canadian Flaring & Venting Regulators Forum (CFVRF), Devon, AB, June 12 & 13, 2014.
  • M.R. Johnson (2014) “Analysis of Emissions from Drilling, Completions and Servicing of Unconventional Gas Wells in Alberta”, Invited presentation to Hydraulic Fracturing – An Environmental Perspective forum organized by Petroleum Technology Alliance of Canada (PTAC), Calgary, AB, May 29, 2014.
  • M.R. Johnson, Ben VanAdrichem, David Tyner (2013) “Greenhouse Gas Reductions via Flaring & Venting Mitigation in Western Canada”, Invited presentation to Global Methane Initiative (GMI) Expo, Vancouver, B.C., March 12-15, 2013.
  • M.R. Johnson, Carol Brereton, Ian Joynes, Stephen Schoonbaert, David Tyner (2013) “Progress Toward a New Approach for Detecting and Quantifying Sources of Fugitive Emissions in Industrial Facilities”, Invited presentation to Global Methane Initiative (GMI) Expo, Vancouver, B.C., March 12-15, 2013.
  • M.R. Johnson, Robin Devillers, Kevin Thomson (2013) “Introducing Sky-LOSA: New Technology to Enable Quantified Reductions in Black Carbon (PM) Emissions from Flares”, Invited presentation to Global Methane Initiative (GMI) Expo, Vancouver, B.C., March 12-15, 2013.
  • David Tyner, M.R. Johnson, David Picard, Yori Jamin (2013) “A Fractured Landscape: Air Emissions for Hydraulically Fractured Gas Wells, Putting the Pieces Together”, Invited presentation to Global Methane Initiative (GMI) Expo, Vancouver, B.C., March 12-15, 2013.
  • M.R. Johnson (2012) “Current Challenges for Flares: Black Carbon, NOx, and the Hidden Implications of Hydrofracturing”, Invited Presentation to Canadian Flaring & Venting Regulators Forum (CFVRF), Winnipeg, MB, June 14, 2012.
  • M.R. Johnson (2012) “Research Progress on Quantifying Unmonitored Emissions in the Upstream Oil & Gas Industry”, Invited presentation to CanmetEnergy, Natural Resources Canada, Devon, AB, April 4, 2012.
  • M.R. Johnson, R.W. Devillers (2012) “Flare Stack Soot: Measuring for Change”, Invited Presentation to EnerCan West 2012 Conference, Regina, SK, February 13, 2012.
  • M.R. Johnson (2011) “Development of Simplified Factors for Estimating Emissions from Oil Sands Mining and Handling Activities”, Invited presentation to Alberta Environment, Edmonton, AB, April 14, 2011.
  • M.R. Johnson (2011) “Controlling Emissions Associated with Upstream Energy Production in the Petroleum Industry: Detection, Quantification, and Mitigation Potential”, Invited presentation to CanmetEnergy, Natural Resources Canada, Devon, AB, April 7, 2011.
  • M.R. Johnson (2011) “Sky-LOSA: A New Technique for Quantitative Field Measurement of Soot Emission from Plumes and Flares”, Invited presentation to CPANS 2011 Annual Conference, Edmonton, AB, April 5, 2011.
  • M.R. Johnson (2010) “An Analysis of Flare and Vent Mitigation Opportunities in Alberta”, Invited presentation to Petroleum Technology Alliance of Canada (PTAC) Air Issues Forum, Calgary, AB, Sept 27, 2010.
  • M.R. Johnson (2010) “Measuring PM Emissions in the Upstream Oil & Gas Industry”, Invited presentation to Petroleum Technology Alliance of Canada (PTAC) Air Issues Forum, Calgary, AB, Sept 27, 2010.
  • M.R. Johnson (2009) “Quantifying Emissions in the Upstream Oil & Gas Industry: PM, GHGs, & Fugitives”, Invited presentation to Petroleum Technology Alliance of Canada Air Issues Forum, Calgary, AB, Sept 30, 2009
  • M.R. Johnson (2009) “Continuous monitoring of fugitive emissions: Is there another approach?”, Invited Presentation to International Methane to Markets Technology Transfer Workshop, Lake Louise, Alberta, Sept. 15, 2009
  • M.R. Johnson (2009) “Quantifying Emissions in the Upstream Oil & Gas Industry: Challenges for Regulation”, Invited presentation to Canadian Flaring & Venting Regulators Forum, Yellowknife, NT, June 19, 2009
  • M.R. Johnson (2009) “Upstream Oil and Gas Emissions: Flaring, Venting, Fugitives”, Invited presentation and day-long workshop to Alberta Clean Air Strategic Alliance (CASA) Flaring and Venting Team (Body responsible for developing consensus based regulation for Alberta), Calgary, Alberta, April 7.
  • M.R. Johnson (2009) “Upstream Oil & Gas Air Emissions: Research for Alberta”, Invited presentation to the Board of the Alberta Energy Resource Conservation Board, Calgary, Alberta, April 6.
  • M.R. Johnson (2007) “Quantifying PM and GHG Emissions & Reductions from Solution Gas Flaring”, Invited lecture at the 2007 Petroleum Technology Alliance of Canada Air Issues Forum, Calgary, Alberta, September 25, 2007
  • M.R. Johnson (2005) “Quantification of Soot Emissions from Flares”, Invited lecture at the 2005 Petroleum Technology Alliance of Canada Air Issues Forum, Calgary, Alberta, September 28, 2006.
  • M.R. Johnson (2005) “Predicting Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Solution Gas Flares”, Invited lecture at the 2005 Petroleum Technology Alliance of Canada Air Issues Forum, Calgary, Alberta, September 28, 2005.
  • M.R. Johnson (2002) “Solution Gas Flaring: Efficiency and Emissions”, Invited Lecture to the CASA (Clean Air Strategic Alliance) Science Symposium: Air Quality and Health, Red Deer, Alberta, June 3-4, 2002.