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1 Technologies for the Future  David C. Carroll President and CEO NARUC Winter Committee Meetings February 16, 2015

2 22 Our Mission: Natural Gas, An Energy Mix Essential Reducing environmental impact and promoting sustainable economic growth Supply END USE DELIVERY SUPPLY Promoting the efficient use of energy resources Expanding the supply of affordable energy Ensuring a safe and reliable energy delivery infrastructure

3 33 Hydraulic Fracturing Test Site >All fracture stages might contribute to total production, however in many cases the majority of production in a horizontal well comes from a few fracture stages >Public concerns about environmental safety of hydraulic fracturing are widespread >Clearer understanding of the fracturing dynamics are key to controlling fracture dimensions and vital to the productivity of fracture networks created in long horizontal wells Source of graphic: Ciezobka, Jordan. Marcellus Gas Shale Project. RPSEA Project Gas Technology Institute. August 25, 2011.

4 44 LocusView Solutions >Commercial implementation of advanced geospatial technologies  Mapping with tracking and traceability for pipes, fittings, and fusions  Survey and inspection tracking and reporting

5 55 Heavy-Duty NGV Hybrid Vehicles >US Hybrid Corp: Plug-in CNG Hybrid Truck  CWI 8.9 ISLG, 320kW motor drive coupled with 100kW Li-ion battery pack  Partners include US Hybrid, Freightliner, UC Riverside, Calko Transport, SoCalGas  Funded by CEC, UTD and SoCal Gas >BAE Systems: Battery Electric CNG Range Extender  Two 200kW systems and two AC traction motors  Partners: BAE, Kenworth, World CNG, Calstart, Total Transportation Solutions, Inc.  Funded by DOE, SCAQMD and others

6 6 Home Refueling: Free-Piston Linear Motor Compressor  Eliminates all but one moving part to improve durability and compressor system efficiency, reduce system cost, installation, and maintenance for natural gas home refueling  ARPA-E project partners:  GTI: Compressor and heat management designs  UT-CEM: Linear motor design  Argonne National Lab: Surface treatment and sealing technology

7 OTD & GTI CONFIDENTIAL 77  Unwavering commitment to safety, reliability and environmental stewardship  Natural gas--a foundation fuel for direct use, power generation and industrial manufacturing  Research ideas and adequate funding needed to drive innovations into the marketplace GTI and the Natural Gas Industry – Progress through Technology Thank you for your support!

8 8 IGU Presidency >The International Gas Union (IGU) was founded in It is a worldwide non-profit organization registered in Vevey, Switzerland with the Secretariat currently located in Oslo, Norway. >The mission of IGU is to advocate gas as an integral part of a sustainable global energy system, and to promote the political, technical and economic progress of the gas industry. David Carroll President, IGU President & CEO, GTI Dave McCurdy Chairman, WGC 2018 NOC President & CEO, AGA Mel Ydreos Chairman, IGU Coordination Committee Executive Director, EnergyVantage

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