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Conferences

18th Annual Gas Storage Outlook Conference

Date
January 7-8, 2020
City
Houston, Texas, USA
Venue
Royal Sonesta Houston

Gas storage in today’s evolving environment

  • A robust community of gas storage experts has been gathering at the S&P Global Platts Gas Storage Outlook Conference for more than 17 years.

    Come engage with industry leaders and participants while examining the full range of complex issues surrounding the use, operation, and development of gas storage in today’s evolving environment.

  • Two gas storage case studies featured:

    Building Out the Bakken’s Gas Storage Needs

    John Harju,
    VP, Strategic Partnerships,
    Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC)

    Mexico’s Gas Storage Landscape: Mirage Energy’s Brasil Gas Storage Project

    Michael Ward,
    CEO,
    Mirage Energy Corporation

  • More 2020 program highlights:

    • — Updated changes in supply and demand fundamentals, and the impact on storage utilization
    • — How has LNG changed gas storage in the East? What does the future of storage along the US Gulf Coast look like?
    • — What do power generators want from a gas storage contract? How do they see the future role of gas storage in their portfolio? What about LNG exporters?
    • — How is rising baseload demand for gas reshaping seasonal storage I/W patterns?
    • — What do you need to know as PHMSA rulemaking and regulation efforts end?
    • — A&D: The challenges of integrating storage assets into an existing portfolio
    • — Where are the opportunities and what are the headwinds for NGL storage development throughout the US?
  • Hear from these companies:

    • — AFEnergy, LLC
    • — Caliche Development Partners
    • — Credit Suisse
    • — Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC)
    • — ENSTOR, Inc.
    • — Enterprise Products Operating LLC
    • — Haddington Ventures LLC
    • — Kinder Morgan
    • — King & Spalding LLP
    • — Mirage Energy Corp.
    • — PG&E
    • — Plains All American Gas Storage
    • — S&P Global Platts
    • — Sidley Austin LLP
    • — Southern Company Gas
    • — Spire Energy
    • — Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp.
    • — The Williams Companies

    Speakers and presenters come from wide range of senior-level industry-participants. They'll shed light and provide insight on market dynamics, regulatory policies and impacts, strategic risks and opportunities, and much more. View the full speaker list ›

  • A great networking opportunity

    You'll meet with storage developers, pipeline operators, LDCs, traders, financiers, and other customers/investors of natural gas storage assets.

    Plus, we'll give you a free event app that lets you see exactly who's attending, exchange contact information, and set up meetings before you even arrive. See who attended last year ›

  • 2019 attendee breakdown:

    Job Function

    S&P Global Platts Gas Storage Outlook Conference 2019 - Attendee Job Functions

    Management Level

    S&P Global Platts Gas Storage Outlook Conference 2019 - Attendee Management Level

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Agenda

Speakers

James Bowe, Jr., Partner, King & Spalding LLP

Drew Daniel, Commercial VP, Eastern Interstates, The Williams Companies

Sam Pyne, Director, Haddington Ventures LLC

Russell Murrell, Director, Marketing and Business Development, Plains All American Gas Storage

Paul Bieniawski, CEO, ENSTOR, Inc.

Todd Cash, Director, Compliance, ENSTOR, Inc.

Mel Christopher, VP, Transmission & Distribution Operations, PG&E

Andrew P. Franks, President, AFEnergy, LLC

Tim Hermann, President, Storage and Fuels, Southern Company Gas

Michael Ward, CEO, Mirage Energy Corp.

Scott Smith, President, Midstream Assets, Spire Energy

John Harju, VP, Strategic Partnerships, Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC)

Zach Strait, VP, Unregulated NGLs, Enterprise Products Operating LLC

Dave Marchese, CEO, Caliche Development Partners

Anders Johnson, VP, Storage, Kinder Morgan

Scott Marzullo, Executive Director, Energy Group, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp.

Jason Satsky, Managing Director, Credit Suisse

Kent Berthoud, Energy Analyst, North American Modeling, S&P Global Platts

Pricing Details

The S&P Global Platts 18th Annual Gas Storage Outlook Conference will be held on January 7-8, 2020 at the Royal Sonesta Houston, Houston, Texas.

    • Registration Fee
    • Team Discount
    • Early Bird Rate
      Register by December 6, Save $300
    • Conference
    • $1,695 / delegate
    • $1,271.25 / delegate
    • $1,395 / delegate
    • LDC/Government Conference Discount Rate
    • $995 / delegate
    • $995 / delegate
    • $995 / delegate

Please refer to the Discounts section below for details and restrictions. Some discounts not available online.

The conference registration fee includes breakfasts, luncheon(s), reception(s), and refreshments as noted in the conference agenda, as well as post-conference documentation. Payment in full is required for attendance. If payment or proof of payment is not received before the start of the event, our staff will require a credit card guarantee to allow entry. We do not accept cash payments. All onsite registrations will be charged an additional $100. All prices are stated in USD.

Discounts

Discounts or promotional offers cannot be combined and must be applied at the time of original registration (cannot be applied retroactively).

Early Bird Discount:

Register by Friday, December 6, 2019 to $300 off the Standard Commercial registration rate. This discount is applied automatically, regardless of registration method.

Team Discount (Best Value):

Your organization may send 1 executive free for every 3 delegates registered at the Standard Commercial Rate. All registrations must be made at the same time to qualify. Please call 800-752-8878 (toll-free) or +1 212-904-3070 (outside the US and Canada), or email registration@platts.com to receive this discount. This discount rate is not available online.

LDC/Government Discount:

Verification may be required. Please call 800-752-8878 (toll-free) or +1 212-904-3070 (outside the US and Canada), or email registration@platts.com to receive this discount. This discount rate is not available online.

Substitutions & Cancellations

Your registration may be transferred to a member of your organization up to 24 hours in advance of the conference. Cancellation requests must be received in writing via email to registration@platts.com on or before Sunday, December 8, 2019 (30 calendar days from the event start date) in order to be refunded, less a $195 administrative charge. No refunds will be made after this date. In the event of non-attendance, the full invoice fee will be payable. In case of conference cancellation, S&P Global Platts liability is limited to refund of the conference registration fee only. S&P Global Platts reserves the right to alter this program without prior notice.

Payment

S&P Global Platts accepts payment by credit card, wire transfer, check, and purchase order for this conference.

To pay by credit card You may register using any of the available registration methods (website, phone, and email).

If registering on the website:

Select your payment method during the Payment/Verification step.

If registering by phone or email:

The customer service representative assisting with your registration will provide payment instructions for all methods of payment.

To pay by wire transfer, check, or purchase order You may register by phone and email for all conferences. Registration on the website using these payment methods is available for select conferences only.

If registering on the website (where available):

Select your payment method during the Payment/Verification step. To pay by wire transfer or check, choose “Please invoice me”. Instructions on where and how to send payment will be included on the invoice.

If registering by phone or email:

The customer service representative assisting with your registration will provide payment instructions for all methods of payment. Instructions on where and how to send payment will also be included on the invoice.

Please note that full payment must be received before the registrant may enter the conference. Wire transfer payments require at least 5 business days to post to an order. Check payments require at least 10 business days to post to an order.

Venue and Accommodation Information

The S&P Global Platts 18th Annual Gas Storage Outlook Conference will be held on January 7-8, 2020 at the Royal Sonesta Houston, Houston, Texas.

Venue

  • Royal Sonesta Houston

    2222 West Loop South

    Houston, TX 77027

    Main Hotel Phone: +1 713-627-7600

    Visit the hotel website

Accommodation

Discounted Accommodation **
Your conference registration does not include accommodation. A limited number of rooms have been reserved for conference attendees at the Royal Sonesta Houston at a discounted group rate. Please note that these rates apply for the nights of Monday, January 6 through Tuesday, January 7, 2020 with the option to lengthen your stay up to 3 days prior and 3 days after the event dates (subject to hotel availability). The discounted room rate will be available until Monday, December 16, 2019 – or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. All accommodation rates are stated in USD.

Room Rate
Standard Room, Single or Double Occupancy — $149 per night + tax

Reservations
Reservations may be made by calling the hotel directly at +1 713-627-7600 or toll-free at 855-463-3091. Be sure to use the group code 0106PLATTS and mention you are attending the S&P Global Platts Gas Storage Outlook Conference in order to receive the discounted rate. Alternatively, you may book your room online by clicking this link.

** Please note: S&P Global Platts is not associated with any third-party reservation agents. Making any reservations through a third party may put your credit at risk of a compromise. To make your reservation, please use the hotel link or hotel phone number provided above.

Partnership through sponsorship

Are you a market leader or looking to become one?

For the past 17 years, the S&P Global Platts Gas Storage Outlook Conference has connected senior-level experts, decision-makers, and solution providers from across the Americas natural gas sectors.

Our attendees and speakers gather to learn, make valuable contacts, and seek solutions to their pressing problems. With this goal in mind, our agenda is well-planned with multiple networking opportunities. Sponsorship offers you proven opportunities to:

— Leverage the S&P Global Platts energy and commodities information reputation
— Boost and reinforce your corporate image and brand recognition within the market
— Plan your onsite networking effectively with advance access to the attendee list
— Demonstrate your organization’s strengths and capabilities to executives empowered to make decisions
— Build and maintain lasting business relationships with key industry players
— Maximize your investment by focusing your efforts at a single location, face-to-face with an engaged audience

For more information on the full range of opportunities available and what S&P Global Platts can do for your business, please contact:

Lorne Grout
Business Development Manager
Tel. +1 857-383-5702
lorne.grout@spglobal.com

Platts offers a variety of standard and tailor-made sponsorship opportunities to fit your marketing and business-to-business needs, and your budget. Examples include:

  • Executive Sponsor

    As a leading sponsor, in addition to significant branding opportunities, your company may also recommend content and speakers, and enjoy the right of first refusal for an appropriate speaking opportunity within the agenda S&P Global Platts has researched and set forth.

  • Luncheon Host

    Marking the middle of each day, a great lunch provides the perfect setting for inspiring conversation and networking. As the exclusive Luncheon Host, your company will enjoy branding at the event along with the opportunity to engage existing and prospective clients in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.

  • Cocktail Reception Host

    Closing the day, a networking reception for all participants provides a wonderful opportunity to discuss the day’s presentations and network prior to the evening’s plans. As the exclusive Cocktail Reception sponsor, your company will provide the audience with an enhanced networking experience while positioning itself as an industry leader in engaging existing and prospective clients.

    Our attendees and speakers gather to learn, make valuable contacts, and seek solutions to their pressing problems. With this goal in mind, our agenda is well-planned with multiple networking opportunities. Sponsorship offers you proven opportunities to:

  • Exhibitor

    Showcasing your products and services to a targeted group of senior executives reinforces market leadership and can help grow your business. Your exhibit will be located in the main breakout area where attendees go to network and get refreshments, which provides a focal point to engage your audience directly.

  • Additional sponsorship opportunities include:

    — Strategic Partner
    — Refreshment Break Host
    — Breakfast Sponsor
    — Lanyards and Name Badges

  • Looking to make an impression beyond event sponsorship?

    The Energy and Commodities industry relies on our trusted content. Click here to find out how advertising in our market reports can help you reach these decision makers.

FAQs and Facts

Please read below for answers to frequently-asked questions, and how to contact us for more information or assistance.

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