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 2017 Gas/Electric Partnership Conference
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Opportunities in Gas Infrastructure

List of Sessions

Macroeconomic Drivers of Change
Pipeline Systems Outlook
Political & Environmental Drivers

Methane Mitigation
Compressors & Drives

New Opportunities
                                       Technology Updates                                          


MAN Diesel & Turbo North America Inc..
American Electric Power
Gas Compression Magazine
CenterPoint Energy
ACI Services, Inc.
Neuman & Esser USA

GE Oil & Gas
GE's Waukesha Gas Engines
ABB, Inc.
Voith Turbo
Toshiba International Corporation
Southwest Research Institute®
Ormat Technologies, Inc.

Nidec Industrial Solutions
Ariel Corp


Boardwalk Pipeline, Energy Transfer, Kinder Morgan, Spectra Energy, TransCanada, & Williams

Produced by Gas/Electric Ventures

    Macroeconomic Drivers of Change
Moderated by Donald R. Knop

    ●  North American Oil and Gas Trends
Edward Kelly, IHS/Markit            

  ●  Power Generation Supply and Demand Trends and Coal Retirements
              Matt Usher, AEP Generation

 ●  Threats and Opportunities for Natural Gas in the Power Sector - Roundtable
              Gurcan Gulen,
University of Texas Center for Energy Economics, moderator

Panel – Daniel Crotzer, Fractal Business Analytics; Dan Gabaldon, Enovation Partners; Matt Usher, AEP Generation  

    Global LNG Market Developments and Impact on US Exports     
Thomas Shattuck, Deloitte Services LP

    Oil/Gas Price Futures and Impacts - Roundtable
             Donald Knop, moderator

           Panel – Edward Kelly, IHS/Markit; Colin Rice, Wood Mackenzie; Andrew Slaughter, Deloitte Services LP; Michael Juden, McKinsey & Co

    Pipeline Systems Outlook
    Moderated by Michael Juden, McKinsey & Co.      

  Gas/Crude Imbalances, LNG Exports, and Pipeline Consequences
            Michael Juden, McKinsey & Co.

      Gas Storage - Roundtable
           Anders Johnson, Kinder Morgan, moderator

           Panel -- Garrett Word, TransCanada; Daniel Noack, PAA Natural Gas Storage; Michael Juden, McKinsey & Co.                    

      Gas Pipelines. Roundtable
          Michael Juden, McKinsey & Co, moderator

            Panel – Wes Sutherland, Williams; Hubert Eldridge, Kinder Morgan; Kenneth Skweres, Spectra Energy                       

    Political & Environmental Drivers
           Moderated by Norm Shade, ACI Services, Inc

      Dealing with Political Challenges to Project Development 
            William E. (Bill) Wolf, Kinder Morgan

      Selective Catalytic Reduction Gaining Traction in Pipelines               

            Political and Engineering, Ronald Miller, Basic Systems Inc.

           Technology Advances, David Zenthoefer, Miratech Corporation             

     Air Emissions Regulations and Impact on Compressor and Drive Selection
            Robert H. Van Borssum, Spectra Energy

    Pipeline Methane Mitigation
Moderated by Norm Shade, ACI Services, Inc    

      Reducing Methane Emissions
           Thomas D. Hutchins, Kinder Morgan

      Methane Mitigation Technology Updates                  

           Methane Emissions Site Assessments, Sarah Simons, Southwest Research Institute

               Pipeline Evacuation Service, James Meredith, Reserve Equipment

              Vent Gas Combustion Equipment, Sean MacLeod, Zeeco Energy Services

              Vent Gas Recovery, Veronica Nasser, T.F. Hudgins

    Compressors & Drives
Moderated by Christean Kapp, Dr Rotating

    Compressor and Driver Selection Strategies
            Christean Kapp, Dr Rotating

   Compressor/Driver Selection Strategy -- Roundtable

            Panel --  Gus Posada, Boardwalk Pipeline; GeJuan K. Cole, Williams; Mitchell Mauch, Kinder Morgan; Arnold Eisenstein, Universal Pegasu

  New Opportunities

   Gas Pipeline Activity into Mexico
Edward Kelly, IHS/Markit

  Digital Industrial Solutions using Big Data
        Surya Guduru, GE Oil & Gas

 Technology Updates   (for Methane Mitigation Tech Updates, see Methane Mitigation session above)
 Moderated by W. Norm Shade, ACI Services, Inc.

    Electric Motor Drives

    Standard Motor Design for Centrifugals
Andrea Lewis, Nidec Industrial Solutions             

    Next Generation Medium Voltage Drives
Mitch Clark, Toshiba International Corp.

    Arc Flash Detection and Mitigation
           Tanner Knecht & Thomas Schmidtchen, ABB

  Increasing Compressor Station Efficiency

     Alfa Laval ACE Vspeed
            Blake Minton, Alfa Laval (ACE)

    L ACI-Carbon Footprint .pdf
Chad Brahler, ACI Services Inc.

  ●  Waste Heat Recovery
           Colin Duncan, Ormat Technologies, Inc.

 ● New VoreconNX Drive
          David Pell, Voith Turbo, Inc.

 Compressors & Drives   

Standard Centrifugal Compressor Packages
         Shaun Shaikh, Siemens/Dresser-Rand

Waukesha Gas Engine Update
Tony Mente, GE Power

New Torsional Damper
        Randy Bissey, Ariel Corporation