Chris is a distinguished journalist and author, well-known for his perceptive business and energy reporting and commentary in the Houston Chronicle. He has had a number of journalistic roles in Texas, with the Associated Press and the Texas Observer. Earlier in his career, he spent several years as correspondent and bureau chief for the Associated Press in East Africa. Chris is also an author of several books, most recently, "Forget the Alamo". published earlier this year.
Jamie is currently Engagement Manager at McKinsey and Co., engaged in strategic consulting to the North American Natural Gas sector. Previously, Jamie was a Principal Analyst for Wood Mackenzie, specializing in North American and Latin American natural gas markets. Jamie is a frequent speaker, combining a broad view of macro market trends with insightful analysis of implications for company strategy in the natural gas value chain.
Vice President Americas Gas and LNG Consulting at Wood Mackenzie. Eric has been a leader in natural gas and electric power analysis throughout his 15 year career. He began with Calpine Energy Services, then transitioned into consulting with McKinsey and Co., before joining Wood Mackenzie where he has developed into leadership roles in the firm's analytics and consulting business.
Currently Vice President Americas Gas and Power Consulting for IHSMarkit, Ed has had a distinguished career in natural gas and power market analytics and strategic counseling. He established his reputation in the industry in critical roles with Tenneco Gas Pipeline and Spectra Energy, before moving into the consulting and advisory space with leading firms such as CERA, Wood Mackenzie, and IHSMarkit. Ed is a highly respected speaker and thinker on natural gas and power markets.
Director, Marketing and Business Development for Siemens Energy. Roshan manages Siemen's Energy's products and services portfolio serving the US natural gas pipeline and storage sector. He has previously held senior roles in R&D and technology innovation for Siemens. Prior to joining Siemens, Roshan was a Principal Engineer for Rolls Royce Energy Systems. He is a mechanical engineer, and brings a deep knowledge of technology development and application.
Welcome and Introduction
Panel discussion: "Outlooks, opportunities, and risks for natural gas in the changing energy mix" - leading independent experts will discuss developments in natural gas supply, infrastructure, markets, and technologies in the context of the emerging energy transition Confirmed Speakers: Ed Kelly, IHS/Markit; Jamie Brick, McKinsey; Eric Eyberg, Wood Mackenzie
OEM/Supplier Roundtable: "Optimisation of existing equipment and technology" - leading equipment and service suppliers to the natural gas business will discuss how they are adapting products and services to changing customer requirements
Keynote address: Chris Tomlinson, distinguished business and energy writer for the Houston Chronicle will share his insights into the performance and reputation of the natural gas industry from the perspective of his reporting experience.
Panel discussion - "Priorities, pathways, and technologies for operators and suppliers" - leading natural gas pipeline operators and suppliers will discuss their strategic choices, priorities, and technology options in the context of the emerging energy transition
Confirmed Speakers: Roshan Joseph, Siemens Energy; Randy Hayes, Energy Transfer
OEM/Supplier Roundtable: "New and emerging technologies and solution" - leading equipment and service suppliers to the natural gas business will discuss new technologies and solutions they are developing to capture opportunities in the energy transition
CenterPoint Tower policy regarding COVID - ALL VISITORS should wear a mask at all times when they are within six feet of another person.
DUE TO THE FOURTH COVID WAVE OUR VENUE HOST HAS CANCELLED THE SPECIAL SYMPOSIUM
After our February 2020 two-day conference in Houston, we are happy to restart the in-person conference with a half-day day update as to what is happening in the Energy business.
A lot is going on.
A New Administration that is more environmentally focused and is no longer supportive of approving every pipeline project.
Everybody is talking about Blue, Green, Grey Hydrogen, Ammonia, and Carbon Capture
An Oil & Gas sector that is struggling to earn money.
Investors are reluctant to put their money into Oil & Gas and require detailed ESG commitments
Activists are taking positions on the boards of Major Oil & Gas companies.
Courts in Europe ruling that Energy companies such as Shell and Total need to pick up pace dramatically reducing their carbon footprint.
Yet China is building one coal-fired power plant after the other.
IF YOU WANT TO NAVIGATE THESE AND OTHER ISSUES, Join us on September 8, 2021, to find out what is real and what you can do about it.
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