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November 20-21, 2014

Speakers

Jon B. Wellinghoff

Jon B. Wellinghoff
Stoel Rives
Partner

The immediate past chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Jon Wellinghoff is an internationally recognized energy expert. A “new breed” of chairman according to the Washington Post, he represents a monumental shift in energy policy. The longest serving chair ... Full Bio

H. Javier Estrada Estrada

H. Javier Estrada Estrada
Analitica Energetica SC
Director

From 1982 to 1995, Humberto Javier Estrada Estrada held management positions at the Research Institute Fridtjof Nansen and the Bedriftsøkonomisk Institutt in Oslo, Norway. He also served as country manager at Saga Petroleum in the U.S., where he oversaw the ... Full Bio

Audie Setters

Audie Setters
Alaska Department of Natural Resources (DNR)
Executive LNG Supply Manager

Audie P. Setters took early retirement from Chevron in July of this year after 34 years with Chevron and Texaco. Prior to leaving Chevron, Audie was vice president and general manager of Business Development for Chevron Asia Pacific Exploration and ... Full Bio

J. Corey Grindal

J. Corey Grindal
Cheniere Energy
Vice President of Supply

J. Corey Grindal is vice president of supply at Cheniere Energy. Grindal joined Cheniere in 2013 and is responsible for the gas and power supply at the Cheniere facilities. This includes acquiring and managing transportation capacity, enabling and managing the ... Full Bio

Michael D. Frederick

Michael D. Frederick
Dominion Resources
Senior Vice President of LNG Operations

Michael D. Frederick is vice president -- LNG Operations. He is responsible for operations at the Cove Point LNG facility in Maryland. Frederick joined the company in 1982 and has held various positions in engineering and operations in Gas Transmission. ... Full Bio

Glenn Carlson

Glenn Carlson
Port Freeport
Executive Director/CEO

Glenn A. Carlson began his career with Port Freeport in 2012 as the Executive Port Director and Chief Executive Officer. Glenn is responsible for the overall management of the Port and maintains a close working relationship with the Port Commission. ... Full Bio

David Haug

David Haug
Arctas Capital Group, LP
Co-Founder

Mr. Haug, Co-founded Arctas in December 2002. Mr. Haug has extensive experience in the development, structuring, financing and management of complex energy infrastructure businesses. In addition, he has substantial M&A, venture capital and bankruptcy/restructuring experience. Before joining Arctas, Mr. Haug ... Full Bio

Vivek Chandra

Vivek Chandra
Texas LNG
CEO

Vivek Chandra is the CEO of Texas LNG, a 2 MTA US LNG export project in South Texas, USA.  Mr. Chandra’s extensive 24+ years international gas experience includes roles as senior commercial executive with an Australian energy company, development of ... Full Bio

Heinz Kotzot

Heinz Kotzot
KBR
Technology Manager

Heinz Kotzot is Technology Manager for Gas Monetization at KBR in Houston, with over 35 years of experience in hydrocarbon engineering. More than one third of his professional life was exclusively dedicated to LNG, engaged also as Process Manager and ... Full Bio

John Harpole

John Harpole
Mercator Energy
President

John Harpole is founder and president of Mercator Energy LLC, a natural gas services, brokerage and research company. Mercator assists both producers and end users in 12 Western and Midwestern states in selling and sourcing natural gas supplies and also conducts specific ... Full Bio

David Wochner

David Wochner
K&L Gates
Partner

David Wochner is part of the Energy, Infrastructure and Resources Group at K&L Gates, which focuses on regulatory, policy and transactional issues related to a broad range of energy and environmental matters, including natural gas, LNG and oil. Clients include ... Full Bio

Jay Norcross

Jay Norcross
Kiewit
Senior Vice President - LNG Technology

Jay Norcross is senior vice president, LNG Technology of Kiewit Energy Group, part of Kiewit Corporation. As senior vice president, LNG Technology, Jay is responsible for LNG project support, LNG technology support, and business development support within Kiewit’s LNG and ... Full Bio

Dr. Gowri Krishnamurthy

Dr. Gowri Krishnamurthy
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
Senior Principal Research Engineer

Dr. Krishnamurthy is a Research Engineer in  the LNG Process Technology group at Air Products.  She has participated in the development of liquefaction process cycles and heat exchanger designs for several LNG projects including both land based and Floating LNG.  ... Full Bio

Peter Thompson

Peter Thompson
Gas Strategies
Manager

Peter Thompson is Manager at Gas Strategies, in particular focusing on global LNG. He has lead numerous consultancy assignments for companies seeking to develop their LNG businesses – from upstream monetisation; liquefaction project development; project financing support; marketing and contracting; ... Full Bio

Brian Forbes

Brian Forbes
A.T. Kearney
Partner

Brian Forbes is a Partner with A.T. Kearney in the Energy and Chemicals Practice in the Americas. Brian has over fifteen years of industry and consulting experience. His consulting work encompasses business strategy, merger integration and divestitures, operations & manufacturing, ... Full Bio

Tom Campbell

Tom Campbell
Stratas Advisors
Director, LNG and Gasification

Tom Campbell is Director of LNG and Gas Conversion at Stratas Advisors, an integrated energy consulting firm. In his current role he is responsible for the development and oversight of Stratas' numerous products and services in LNG, natural gas as ... Full Bio

George Popps

George Popps
Stratas Advisors
Analyst

George Popps is an analyst for Stratas Advisors and one of the main proponents of the group's new Global LNG Service. He also contributes world-scale and fuel-scale knowledge to the firm's bespoke consulting offerings for LNG customers. Prior to joining ... Full Bio

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