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Conferences

17th Annual Gas Storage Outlook Conference

Date
January 10-11, 2019
City
Houston, Texas, US
Venue
Royal Sonesta Houston

Stay on top of the changing dynamics of the gas storage industry

  • Stay on top of the changing dynamics of the gas storage industry by attending the S&P Global Platts Gas Storage Outlook Conference, now in its 17th year.

    We’ll examine the full range of market, regulatory, and strategic issues surrounding the use, operation, and development of natural gas storage assets in today’s evolving energy infrastructure environment.

  • Hear from these gas storage industry experts:

    • James Bowe, Jr., Partner, King & Spalding LLP
    • Paul Bieniawski, CEO, ENSTOR, Inc.
    • John Hopper, Managing Director, EnerGnostics, LLC
    • Scott Smith, President and CEO, Midstream Energy Holdings, LLC
    • David Madero, Ph.D., Director General, CENAGAS
    • Len Hoskins, Project Director, Escondido Gas Storage
    • Andrew P. Franks, President, AFEnergy, LLC
    • Anders Johnson, Vice President, Storage, Kinder Morgan
    • Kevin Holder, Executive Vice President, Natural Gas Midstream, Magnum Energy
    • Evan Schwartz, Principal, ArcLight
    • Mike Geiselhart, Senior Vice President, Strategy, Spire
    • John Stavrakas, Vice President, Gas Asset Management, National Grid
    • Rodger R. Schwecke, Senior Vice President, Gas Transmission, Storage, and Engineering, Southern California Gas Company
    • Justin Shiver, Research Analyst, East Daley Capital Advisors
    • Kent Berthoud, Energy Analyst, S&P Global Platts
    • Mel Christopher, Vice President, Transmission and Distribution Operations, PG&E
    • Juancho Eekhout, Chief Development Officer, IEnova
    • John Wickens, Chief Engineer, Underground Storage, Lonquist Field Service LLC
    • Hugh Babowal, Managing Director, Head of Energy and Power M&A, Wells Fargo Securities LLC
    • Michelle Brocklesby, Sales Executive, Latitude Technologies, an ESG Company
  • Topics included in the 17th annual conference:

    • Natural gas outlook and implications for future gas price volatility: Identifying drifting trends, South Central volatility
    • Spotlight on Mexico’s gas storage outlook: What remedies are available inside Mexico to balance park and loan issues on a day to day basis?
    • Updates on opportunities and headwinds for NGL storage infrastructure and future development throughout the U.S.
    • FERC/PHMSA rulemakings and California underground storage regulations: Overview of CA requirements, status of PHMSA Underground Gas Storage rulemaking
    • Status of Western US/California capacity and deliverability: Outlook for future restoration of Aliso Canyon performance, potential for new Western development to replace Aliso Canyon
    • Purchase of and sale of gas storage assets: ENSTOR assets sale to ArcLight, Ryckman Creek and Clear Creek Gas Storage sales to Spire
  • Who Attends

    • — Gas storage operators and developers
    • — Pipeline operators and developers
    • — LDCs
    • — Traders
    • — Financiers and investors
  • Who you’ll meet—Past attending companies include:

    • — Anadarko Energy Services Company
    • — Atmos Energy Holdings
    • — Bank of America Merrill Lynch
    • — Bear Head LNG
    • — Big Energy Merchants, LLC
    • — Blaze Energy
    • — BNP Paribas
    • — Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP
    • — Brookfield Asset Management
    • — Caliche Development Partners, LLC
    • — Cardinal Gas Storage
    • — Cargill
    • — Castleton Commodities International
    • — Cheniere Energy Partners LP
    • — Citadel
    • — Columbia Pipeline Group
    • — Connecticut Natural Gas & Southern
    • — Consolidated Edison Company of NY
    • — Crestwood Midstream Partners
    • — Cypress Energy Capital
    • — Deutsche Bank
    • — Direct Energy
    • — D’Lo Gas Storage, LLC
    • — DTE Gas Storage & Pipelines
    • — EDF Trading
    • — Emera Energy
    • — Enbridge Marketing
    • — Energy Capital Partners
    • — EnLink Midstream
    • — Enstor Gas Storage
    • — Entergy Services Inc.
    • — EQT Gathering LLC
    • — Floridian Natural Gas Storage
    • — Gas South LLC
    • — GDF Suez
    • — Golden Pass LNG Terminal LLC
    • — Haddington Ventures LLC
    • — Husky Energy
    • — Iberdrola
    • — Kiewit Midstream
    • — Kinder Morgan Inc.
    • — Koch Energy Services
    • — Leaf River Energy Center
    • — LS Power Development
    • — Magnum NGLs, LLC
    • — Millennium Pipeline Company
    • — Mountaineer NGL Storage, LLC
    • — National Bank of Canada
    • — National Grid
    • — Nielson Capital Partners
    • — NiSource Gas Transmission & Storage
    • — NorTex Midstream Partners LLC
    • — NY Natural Gas Storage
    • — O’Brien Energy Company
    • — Osaka Gas Trading & Export
    • — PAA Natural Gas Storage
    • — Peregrine Midstream Partners
    • — PERENCO OIL & GAS
    • — Pivotal LNG
    • — Prudential Capital Group
    • — Questar Pipeline
    • — Repsol Energy North America
    • — Ryckman Creek Resources LLC
    • — Sandton Capital Partners, LP
    • — Sempra LNG
    • — Southwest Gas Corporation
    • — Spectra Energy
    • — Storengy
    • — Tenaska
    • — Trafigura
    • — TransCanada
    • — Williams
    • — Zechstein Energy Storage
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Past Attendees Say It Best

“S&P Global Platts continues to offer the best opportunity available in the gas storage sector to meet, compare notes, and learn about trends.” – 2017 Attendee
“I found a number of the discussions and presentations very informative, as they provided valuable background information related to some projects I am currently working on … The conference also allowed me to expand my storage industry network.” – 2017 Attendee

Agenda

Speakers

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

Paul Bieniawski, CEO, ENSTOR, Inc.

John Hopper, Managing Director, EnerGnostics, LLC

Scott Smith, President and CEO, Midstream Energy Holdings, LLC

David Madero, Ph.D., Director General, CENAGAS

Len Hoskins, Project Director, Escondido Gas Storage

Andrew P. Franks, President, AFEnergy, LLC

Anders Johnson, Vice President, Storage, Kinder Morgan

Kevin Holder, Executive Vice President, Natural Gas Midstream, Magnum Energy

Evan Schwartz, Principal, ArcLight

Mike Geiselhart, Senior Vice President, Strategy, Spire

John Stavrakas, Vice President, Gas Asset Management, National Grid

Rodger R. Schwecke, Senior Vice President, Gas Transmission, Storage, and Engineering, Southern California Gas Company

Justin Shiver, Research Analyst, East Daley Capital Advisors

Kent Berthoud, Energy Analyst, S&P Global Platts

Mel Christopher, Vice President, Transmission and Distribution Operations, PG&E

Juancho Eekhout, Chief Development Officer, IEnova

John Wickens, Chief Engineer, Underground Storage, Lonquist Field Service LLC

Hugh Babowal, Managing Director, Head of Energy and Power M&A, Wells Fargo Securities LLC

Michelle Brocklesby, Sales Executive, Latitude Technologies, an ESG Company

Pricing Details

The S&P Global Platts 17th Annual Gas Storage Outlook Conference will be held on January 10-11, 2019 at the Royal Sonesta Houston, Houston, Texas.

    • Registration Fee
    • Team Discount
    • Conference
    • $1,595 / delegate
    • $1,196.25 / delegate
    • LDC/Government Discount Rate
    • $995 / delegate
    • ----- / 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. 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, November 30, 2018 to save $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. LDC/Government 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 Thursday, January 3, 2019 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 17th Annual Gas Storage Outlook Conference will be held on January 10-11, 2019 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 Tuesday, January 9 through Thursday, January 10, 2019 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 Thursday, December 20, 2018 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 — $149.00 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 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 16 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 market.

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
Senior 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

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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