agenda

conference agenda*

Thirty-six hours after the close of the polls in the November election, the Marcellus Utica Houston conference will discuss what the impacts will be for the energy industry throughout the Marcellus and Utica basins. Along with policy updates will come panels on midstream operations, power plants and the burgeoning petrochemical industry of the region.

Wednesday, November 7th

4:00pm – 8:00pm Exhibit Setup
3:00pm – 6:00pm Registration
6:00pm – 8:00pm Networking Reception

Thursday, November 8th

7:30am Registration and Networking
8:30am Welcome
One Region, Two Basins, Three States
Regional Overview and Expertise
9:00am 36 Hours After the Polls Close
Election Updates and Legislative/Regulatory Look-Ahead
• Pennsylvania: Brittany Ramos – Orion Strategies
• Ohio: Ken Collins – Orion Strategies
• West Virginia: Tom O’Neill – Orion Strategies
10:30am Networking Break
10:45am Turning Molecules into Electrons
Power Generation – PJM and the Basin
• Raj Suri – EmberClear
• Curtis Wilkerson – Orion Strategies
12:00pm Networking Lunch
1:00pm Ethane – Cracking, Storing, Shipping
Petrochemicals and Plastics in the Basin
• Steve Hedrick – Appalachian Development Group
• Jerry James – Shale Crescent U.S.A.
2:00pm State-by-State Comparisons
Taxation, Incentives and Workforce
• Bryce Custer – NAI Ohio River Corridor
• Sean Murphy – Advisian
2:45pm Networking Break
3:00pm “Appa-latcha” and “Appuh-lay-shuh”
Local Business Development and Community Relations
• George Stark – Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation
• Joshua Jefferson – Regional Economic Development Partnership
3:30pm Closing Remarks
4:00pm Adjourn

*Subject to change