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8:00 AM
Networking Breakfast
8:30 AM
Welcome to America's Natural Gas Conference 2022
U.S. wildcatters’ proficiency in unlocking tight gas the past two decades has resulted in the lowest U.S. GHG emissions since the 20th century. Their and exporters’ work has given allies a friendly option for Btu, playing a critical role in global energy security. Here’s the American gas portfolio, growth projections and work underway towards producing more gas to getting more of it to demand centers, domestically and abroad.
Moderator(s):
Jordan Soto, Executive Producer - On Air Talent, Hart Energy
8:35 AM
Resource-Full: U.S. Gas Supply
The growth potential is exponential from the Marcellus and Haynesville, coupled with associated gas, untapped U.S. “deep gas” and the Gulf of Mexico plus the gassy fairways of the southern Permian, southern Eagle Ford, Midcontinent and D-J Basin.
Moderator(s):
Jay Young, President & CEO, King Operating Corporation
Speaker(s):
Zack Van Everen, Senior Capital Markets Analyst, East Daley Analytics
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9:00 AM
Weather & Whether Russia: Demand Scenarios
Here’s a focus on the range of possible prices expected from a variety of demand scenarios—primarily weather-driven—in the U.S. and Europe and how Russia has shifted the results.
Moderator(s):
John Harpole, Founder & President, Mercator Energy
Speaker(s):
Dr. Robert E. Brooks, Founder & CEO, RBAC Inc.
9:30 AM
Power Demand & Displacement by AltEnergy
What’s the projected natgas draw for powergen and what’s the potential for some displacement via alternative energy, including any advancement in non-blue hydrogen?
Moderator(s):
Robert Mills, Director, Pickering Energy Partners
Speaker(s):
Bernadette Johnson, General Manager & Head of Power & Renewables, Enverus
9:50 AM
The Geopolitical Landscape & U.S. Energy
Now the world’s largest natgas exporter, the U.S. has been a key provider of energy security globally. Here’s the overview of current dynamics and the outlook from the deep perspective of a leader in energy investing and geopolitics.
Moderator(s):
Nissa Darbonne, Executive Editor-at-Large, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Ken Hersh, President & CEO, George W. Bush Presidential Center and Co-Founder of NGP
10:10 AM
Networking Break
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10:40 AM
The Haynesville: Aethon Energy
Aethon Energy has amassed hundreds of thousands of core Haynesville acres that are making more than 2 Bcf/d with direct routes to demand centers, including Gulf Coast LNG. Here’s its portfolio, work in ESG and outlook.
Moderator(s):
Jennifer Pallanich, Senior Editor, Technology, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Gordon Huddleston, Co-President & Partner, Aethon Energy
11:00 AM
The Haynesville: TG Natural Resources
Co-owned by Tokyo Gas Co. Ltd. and Castleton Commodities International LLC, TG Natural Resources LLC holds more than 300,000 net acres of Haynesville gas resource with premier proximity to Gulf Coast export plants. Learn of its success in surfacing its rich resource.
Moderator(s):
Joe Markman, Senior Editor, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Craig Jarchow, President & CEO, TG Natural Resources LLC
11:20 AM
Marcellus & Haynesville: Chesapeake Energy
One of the largest U.S. gas producers, Chesapeake was a leader in the original shale-gas plays. Here’s a look at the its work toward greater production as well as greater monetization opportunities.
Moderator(s):
Jennifer Pallanich, Senior Editor, Technology, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Dan Lopata, Vice President, Marcellus, Chesapeake Energy Corp.
11:40 AM
Haynesville & Hawkville: bpx energy
bpx energy’s acquisition from BHP Billiton came with a coveted Haynesville bolt-on and Eagle Ford expansions in addition to a core Delaware Basin position. Here are its plans for the plays and its net-zero goals.
Moderator(s):
Deon Daugherty, Editor-in-Chief, Oil and Gas Investor, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Kyle Koontz, Chief Operating Officer, bpx energy
Noon
Networking Lunch
1:00 PM
Gulf Coast & Pacific LNG: Sempra Infrastructure
The wave of recent contracting announcements has kicked off the next cycle of building multibillion-dollar U.S. liquefied natural gas export facilities. Hear insights on Sempra Infrastructure’s Port Arthur LNG terminal project in Texas, and expansion of Cameron LNG in Louisiana, and how the company is developing the infrastructure to leverage North America’s abundance of natural gas through LNG exports.    
Moderator(s):
Emily Easley, CEO, NOVUS Energy Advisors
Speaker(s):
Jim Diemer, Director, Commercial & Strategic Analytics, Sempra Infrastructure LLC
1:20 PM
East Coast LNG: Berkshire Hathaway
Operating the Cove Point, Md., LNG export facility, some 5,500 miles of pipe and more than 750 Bcf of gas storage, Berkshire Hathaway Energy’s BHE GT&S continues to grow its portfolio. Learn of its operations, plans and outlook.
Moderator(s):
Emily Patsy, Senior Managing Editor, Digital Media, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Deborah Gholson, Gas Development Service Advisor, Berkshire Hathaway Energy GT&S
1:40 PM
Greenfield Marcellus LNG: Penn America Energy
Developing a newbuild LNG export plant in southeastern Pennsylvania, Penn America Energy expects first loading of 1 Bcf/d in 2027. Hear of work to date on FID and on ESG as well as of European demand.
Moderator(s):
Nissa Darbonne, Executive Editor-at-Large, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Franc James, Founder, Chairman & CEO, Penn LNG
2:00 PM
Kinder Morgan & RNG
Kinder Morgan is gaining market share in Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) through their recent acquisition of Gas CanAm and North American Natural Resources, Inc. (NANR), further advancing themselves as a leader in RNG development and turnkey RNG solutions. The panel will discuss RNG basics, a macro view on growing market demand, and headwinds and tailwinds seen from the powerhouse pipeline major’s Energy Transition Ventures team.
Moderator(s):
Emily Easley, CEO, NOVUS Energy Advisors
Speaker(s):
Thomas Holcombe, Director of Business Development, Kinder Morgan Inc.
2:20 PM
Meeting the Call: Infrastructure
There’s plenty of demand for U.S. natural gas. The question: Can U.S. gas infrastructure meet that demand?
Moderator(s):
Hill Vaden, Executive Director, Product & Operations, Global Energy to Finance, S&P Global
Speaker(s):
Kevin Little, Senior Vice President, Natural Gas Fundamentals, Macquarie Energy, Macquarie Group
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2:40 PM
Wellhead to LNG: Producers & Export Deals
What are the opportunities for producers to capture LNG pricing to get upside on realizations?
Moderator(s):
Pietro Pitts, Senior Energy Reporter, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Kristy Kramer, Vice President, Head of Gas & LNG Markets, Research, Wood Mackenzie
3:00 PM
Gas Capital
Are capital providers beginning to differentiate between oil and gas now in terms of carbon? When will oil and gas decouple?
Moderator(s):
Darren Barbee, Senior Editor, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Reed Olmstead, Executive Director, North American Upstream Research, S&P Global Commodity Insights
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3:20 PM
Networking Break
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3:50 PM
NatGas, Europe, Russia & Fertilizer: The Coming World Food Crisis
EU renewable mandates and reliance on Russian natural gas has resulted in the closure of 70% of European fertilizer plants.
Moderator(s):
Joe Markman, Senior Editor, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
John Harpole, Founder & President, Mercator Energy
4:10 PM
Gas Storage
Gas traders are saying the U.S. doesn’t have enough storage to reliably support daily, year-round exports of 20 Bcf/d. That’s 13 Bcf/d abroad as LNG and 7 Bcf/d via pipe to Mexico. They're calling for more reserve facilities. What’s underway and what supply growth is needed to fill these up?
Moderator(s):
Deon Daugherty, Editor-in-Chief, Oil and Gas Investor, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Amol Wayangankar, Founding Principal, Enkon Energy Advisors
4:30 PM
Blue Hydrogen
Gas demand for blue hydrogen. Where does hydrogen work best currently? What's underway?
Moderator(s):
Robert Birdsey, Managing Director, GreenFront Energy Partners
Speaker(s):
Dr. Minh K. Le, Senior Research Analyst/Head of Hydrogen, Rystad Energy
4:50 PM
RNG: Growth & Investment
Renewable natural gas is booming, with billions of dollars of investments announced in recent months. As demand increases for this low-carbon fuel, so do opportunities. Learn of a landfill-gas portfolio that's in the making.
Moderator(s):
Robert Birdsey, Managing Director, GreenFront Energy Partners
Speaker(s):
Tim Oudman, Vice President, Business Development, Republic Services
5:30 PM
Conference Adjourns and Closing Reception
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