NYSEARCH manages one of the premier natural gas research, development and demonstration (RD & D) programs in the United States.

NYSEARCH brings together a consortium of natural gas Local Distribution Companies (LDCs) who have a common interest and need for research and technology development and demonstration. As part of the Northeast Gas Association, NYSEARCH manages multiple projects in various stages of development for LDCs, federal agencies and their manufacturing and commercial partners.

NYSEARCH's members and associate members are based all around North America. Its current portfolio is addressing such topics as leak detection, pipe location, improved installation, maintenance and repairs, and real-time sensing for distribution. NYSEARCH is also conducting an evaluation and test program for methane emissions technology, and evaluating residential methane detector technology.

For more information on NYSEARCH, visit www.nysearch.org.