Tuesday, December 3, 2019

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Opening Reception

Jump start your conference experience! Pick up your badge early and avoid the lines, then join us at the opening reception for networking, food and drinks on the exhibit hall floor.

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

7:30 AM

Registration, Breakfast & Networking

8:30 AM

Welcome & Opening Remarks

SPEAKER(S):

Paul Hart, Midstream Editor-at-Large, Oil and Gas Investor

8:35 AM

Opening Keynote: The Future Of The Appalachian Plays

What does the future hold for Appalachian natural gas? The region has emerged as one of the world’s top gas-producing provinces, yet challenges loom to the full economic development of the Marcellus and Utica.

SPEAKER(S):

Ryan Savage, Vice President & General Manager, Pennsylvania & New York, The Williams Companies Inc.

SPONSORED BY:

Mistras

9:00 AM

Finance Panel: Private Equity To The Rescue

Wall Street may ignore the sector, so where will necessary capital come from? Private equity providers have a growing role in financing the buildout.

SPEAKER(S):

Mike MayonPartnerEnergy Spectrum Capital
Jimmy ValleePartner, M&A and Energy PracticeWinston & Strawn LLP
Josh ShermanPartnerOpportune LLP
Sunil SibalManager Director, Energy Infrastructure/MLPsSeaport Global Securities LLC

10:00 AM

Networking Break

10:40 AM

Spotlight: Another Winter Begins, Is The Gas Market Ready?

The nation’s working gas in storage numbers have been all over the place in the past year, from a new five-year low last winter to the high side of average this summer. What are the gas market’s prospects as a new heating season begins, and what does that mean for the Appalachian plays?

SPEAKER(S):

Greg HaasDirector, Integrated Oil & GasStratas Advisors

11:05 AM

Producer Roundtable: What We Need From The Midstream

Three Appalachian E&P firms talk about what their needs to fully develop the Marcellus and Utica.

SPEAKER(S):

M. Chris DoylePresident & CEOOlympus Energy
Matt RuckerExecutive Vice President, Resource Planning & DevelopmentMontage Resources

SPONSORED BY:

Eagle Pipe LLC

11:45 AM

Spotlight: Shell’s Vote of Confidence

One of the biggest bets on the future of Appalachian energy comes with Shell’s multi-billion dollar Pennsylvania Petrochemicals Complex, going up now in Beaver County, Pa., along the Ohio River. What will be the impact on the upstream and midstream when the plant goes online, producing 1.6 million tonnes per year of polyethylene?  Here’s a look ahead.

SPEAKER(S):

Michael MarrBusiness Integration LeadShell Chemical Appalachia

12:15 PM

Networking Lunch

1:30 PM

Afternoon Keynote: Midstream’s Changing Face

This senior midstream executive outlines where his firm has been—and where it’s going—in the Marcellus and Utica.

SPEAKER(S):

Patrice Laporte, Vice President Oil and Gas North America Sales, Siemens

2:00 PM

Operator Panel: Growing With Appalachia

What does the future hold? These midstream executives share their visions for Appalachia’s future.

SPEAKER(S):

Patrick RedalenPresidentStonehenge Energy Resources II, L.P.
Chris Tennant Senior Vice President, Commercial EnLink Midstream Partners LP

2:45 PM

Networking Break

3:15 PM

Financial Spotlight: Will The IPO Market Reopen For Midstream?

The midstream faces crosscurrents as it pursues capital for the needed buildout to serve producers. This market observer shares what he sees for the sector.

SPEAKER(S):

Frank Murphy, Co-Head of Energy Group, RW Baird & Co. Inc.

4:00 PM

Roundtable: Breaking Through The Regulatory Wall

Untapped gas markets in New York and New England loom just out of reach, thanks to state regulators. What can the industry do to work with a doubtful public and break the impasse?

SPEAKER(S):

Steven C. Russo, Shareholder and Chair of Environmental Practice, Greenberg Traurig LLP

Mark Mathis, President, Clear Energy Alliance

4:45 PM

Networking Reception

Thursday, December 5, 2019

7:30 AM

Registration, Breakfast & Networking

9:00 AM

Welcome & Opening Remarks

SPEAKER(S):

Paul Hart, Midstream Editor-at-Large, Oil and Gas Investor

9:05 AM

Opening Keynote: The Pipeline Picture

Building on its sizeable midstream operations in other basins, Crestwood has established a West Virginia gathering and processing system with a capacity of 875 million cubic feet per day, serving Marcellus producers. It moves residue to gas to three major gas transmission systems.

SPEAKER(S):

John PowellSenior Vice President Marketing, Supply & LogisticsCrestwood Equity Partners LP

9:30 AM

Spotlight: Congress, The EPA & More

There have been major regulatory changes impacting the midstream. This trade association’s Washington representative provides an update on what has happened—and what may occur going into an election year.

SPEAKER(S):

Matthew Hite, Vice President - Government Affairs, GPA Midstream Association

9:50 AM

Spotlight: Optimizing MUM

A major gas transmission provider has major plans for moving Appalachian gas to market.

SPEAKER(S):

Eddie Willets, CEO, Willets Midstream

10:20 AM

Panel: New Ideas, New Markets

The markets for Appalachian gas are always someplace else. There are growing opportunities to use the abundant resource close to home—stimulating economic growth and creating jobs.

SPEAKER(S):

Jeff Pinter, Executive Vice President, NGL Liquids

Wally Kandel, Senior Vice President, Solvay Specialty Polymers USA

11:05 AM

Closing Keynote: Broadening The Midstream’s Appeal

Is the sector taken for granted? Maybe, and if so, there are steps to be taken help the broad energy industry, investors and the public see the vital role the midstream plays.

SPEAKER(S):

Justin Carlson, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, East Daley Capital Advisors, Inc.

11:30 AM

Conference Adjourns

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