8th Annual LNG Summit USA

Fuelling the industry

Powering the Future: Advancing Alternative Fuels & Clean Energy Beyond LNG

10- 11 April 2024

Houston, Texas

LNG Series Sponsors and Partners

Silver Sponsor

2024 Confirmed Speakers

Join visionary speakers from leading organisations for crucial insights and expert opinions.

Capt. Nitin Nayyar

VP- Energy Business Unit- LNG/FSRU/NH3, Gas Ops, New Business Ventures (Decarbonization)
Varo EnergyMOL (Americas) LLC

Gabor Kis

Strategic Expert
MOL Plc

Dan Byers

Vice President, Climate and Technology
Global Energy Institute U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Yeimy Báez

VP, Low-Emissions Solutions Ecopetrol

Ricardo Schiappacasse

Director, Forest Products and Specialty Cargoes
Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT)

Vince Morrissette

Senior Vice President Commercial
Alder Midstream, LLC

Anas Pradipta

Division Head LNG Supply
Pertamina

Camilio Morales

Secretary General
Naturgas

Derrick Adam

CEO
Scopes USA

Adi Aggarwal

Principal ASConsulting LLC

Paul Varello

Chairman
Commonwealth LNG

Peter Keller

Chairman
Sea -LNG

Antonio Nicotra

COO
Olbia LNG Terminal Srl

Djamel Amri

Senior Manager in Information Technology
Sonatrach

Kunal Karkera

Technical Manager
K Line LNG Europe

Eser Özdil

Founder & Managing Director
Glocal Group Consulting

Charles McConnell

Executive Director, Carbon Management and Energy Sustainability Sonatrach University of Houston

Roberto Ruiperez Vara, Pe

Director – LNG Technology, Operations and ProjectsFreeport LNG

Amanda Duhon

Director North & Central America, EIC (Energy Industries Council)

Dallas Smith

Vice President of LNG & Offshore | General Manager of LISCR HoustonLiberian Registry

David Baumgartner

Managing Director Kerogen Ventures LLC

Langtry Meyer

Founder & Chief Operating OfficerTexas LNG

Yong J. An

LNG Legal Counsel

Caio Zapata

Chief Executive OfficerENESTAS SA de CV

Robert Nussmeier

Vice-President of Strategic Clients Baker Concrete Construction

Jim Linn

Chief Information Officer American Gas Association

Chikako Ishuguru

Senior AnalystOsaka Gas

Keith Meyer

Chief Executive OfficerLNG Central

Paul de moudt

General Manager North America Shell LNG Trading

Vivek Chandra

Chief Executive OfficerTEXAS LNG

Ron Brogdon

Oil and Gas Team Leader MDxBlocks

Dain Detillier

General Manager LNG FacilityHarvey Gulf International Marine

Krishna Bayanna

CEO/CTO MDxBlocks

Vince Morisette

Commercial DirectorAlder Midstream

Roberto Ruiperez Vara, Pe

Director – LNG Technology, Operations and ProjectsFreeport LNG

Amanda Duhon

Director North & Central America, EIC (Energy Industries Council)

Dallas Smith

Vice President of LNG & Offshore | General Manager of LISCR HoustonLiberian Registry

David Baumgartner

Managing Director Kerogen Ventures LLC

Langtry Meyer

Founder & Chief Operating OfficerTexas LNG

Yong J. An

LNG Legal Counsel

Caio Zapata

Chief Executive OfficerENESTAS SA de CV

Robert Nussmeier

Vice-President of Strategic Clients Baker Concrete Construction

Jim Linn

Chief Information Officer American Gas Association

Chikako Ishuguru

Senior AnalystOsaka Gas

Keith Meyer

Chief Executive OfficerLNG Central

Paul de moudt

General Manager North America Shell LNG Trading

Vivek Chandra

Chief Executive OfficerTEXAS LNG

Ron Brogdon

Oil and Gas Team Leader MDxBlocks

Dain Detillier

General Manager LNG FacilityHarvey Gulf International Marine

Krishna Bayanna

CEO/CTO MDxBlocks

Vince Morisette

Commercial DirectorAlder Midstream

LNG Series Speakers

Alain Giacosa

Technology LNG Manager
Total Energies

James Watson

Secretary General Eurogas

Jose María Gomez Fuster

CEO
Port Authority of Cartagen

Juan Ignacio Buenestado Grande

Distributed generation and self consumption
Excelerate Energy

Gregoire Hartig

Marine LNG Sales and Business Development
Gasum

Marcel Tijhuis

Senior Business Developer
Gasunie

Vittorio Avogadro di Collobiano

Strategy Development Director
ENI next

Charles Ruehl

Chief Operating Officer
Excelerate Energy

Milorad Doljanin

Senior Manager Sales & Business Development
Avenir LNG

Bharadwaj Kummamuru

Executive Director
World Bioenergy Association

Keith Meyer

President & CEO
LNG Central

Roberto Ruiperez Vara, Pe

Director – LNG Technology, Operations and ProjectsFreeport LNG

Amanda Duhon

Director North & Central America, EIC (Energy Industries Council)

Dallas Smith

Vice President of LNG & Offshore | General Manager of LISCR HoustonLiberian Registry

David Baumgartner

Managing Director Kerogen Ventures LLC

Langtry Meyer

Founder & Chief Operating OfficerTexas LNG

Yong J. An

LNG Legal Counsel

Caio Zapata

Chief Executive OfficerENESTAS SA de CV

Robert Nussmeier

Vice-President of Strategic Clients Baker Concrete Construction

Jim Linn

Chief Information Officer American Gas Association

Chikako Ishuguru

Senior AnalystOsaka Gas

Keith Meyer

Chief Executive OfficerLNG Central

Paul de moudt

General Manager North America Shell LNG Trading

Vivek Chandra

Chief Executive OfficerTEXAS LNG

Ron Brogdon

Oil and Gas Team Leader MDxBlocks

Dain Detillier

General Manager LNG FacilityHarvey Gulf International Marine

Krishna Bayanna

CEO/CTO MDxBlocks

Vince Morisette

Commercial DirectorAlder Midstream

Roberto Ruiperez Vara, Pe

Director – LNG Technology, Operations and ProjectsFreeport LNG

Amanda Duhon

Director North & Central America, EIC (Energy Industries Council)

Dallas Smith

Vice President of LNG & Offshore | General Manager of LISCR HoustonLiberian Registry

David Baumgartner

Managing Director Kerogen Ventures LLC

Langtry Meyer

Founder & Chief Operating OfficerTexas LNG

Yong J. An

LNG Legal Counsel

Caio Zapata

Chief Executive OfficerENESTAS SA de CV

Robert Nussmeier

Vice-President of Strategic Clients Baker Concrete Construction

Jim Linn

Chief Information Officer American Gas Association

Chikako Ishuguru

Senior AnalystOsaka Gas

Keith Meyer

Chief Executive OfficerLNG Central

Paul de moudt

General Manager North America Shell LNG Trading

Vivek Chandra

Chief Executive OfficerTEXAS LNG

Ron Brogdon

Oil and Gas Team Leader MDxBlocks

Dain Detillier

General Manager LNG FacilityHarvey Gulf International Marine

Krishna Bayanna

CEO/CTO MDxBlocks

Vince Morisette

Commercial DirectorAlder Midstream

About this event

The 8th Annual LNG Summit is a pioneer in the industry in its own right. It has been seen to bring together leaders in this sector, who in turn bring solutions to glaring industry challenges. The event is necessary for several reasons, addressing key challenges and opportunities within the LNG industry and the broader energy landscape. As the world shifts towards cleaner energy sources to combat climate change, it's crucial to discuss how LNG, as a relatively cleaner fossil fuel, fits into this transition. The conference will provide insights into alternative energy options that could potentially replace or complement LNG.

With increasing pressure to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the event will explore the feasibility and benefits of transitioning from LNG to alternative fuels like hydrogen and ammonia, which have gained attention as potential zero-emission energy carriers. The maritime industry is continuously evolving, and adopting the latest technology for LNG ships is crucial for efficiency, safety, and emissions reduction. This conference will showcase innovations in ship design, propulsion systems, and fueling infrastructure, contributing to the industry's advancement.

Methane emissions from LNG operations contribute to global warming. Discussing strategies and initiatives to reduce these emissions aligns with environmental targets and regulatory requirements.Understanding global LNG market trends, pricing mechanisms, and supply-demand dynamics is vital for industry stakeholders to make informed decisions and develop effective business strategies. By exploring the future of LNG through research and development, the event will foster collaboration and innovation.Attendees will gain insights into emerging technologies and potential breakthroughs that could shape the industry. In its 8th year running this event promises to shift the narrative where all aspects of LNG are concerned.

Agenda

8:30    WELCOME MESSAGE

9:00    OPENING REMARKS BY CHAIRPERSON

9:15    KEYNOTE ADDRESS - LNG AND THE PATHWAY TO DECARBONIZATION
              
Peter Keller, Chairman, SEA -LNG

9:45    PANEL DISCUSSION            

Evaluating LNG as a Core Component in the New Green Energy Mix
Join our Expert panel discussion debating on LNG as a core component in:

  • Renewable Energy: helping countries shift from coal and oil to  cleaner sources of energy,by providing a low-carbon alternative in the  interim
  • Reduced Emissions in short and long term
  • Energy Security: enhancing energy security by diversifying energy  sources and providing flexibility in supply, enabling stable and resilient  energy system in the transition to green energy

Panelist: Camilio Morales, Secretary General, NATURGAS

LNG Technological Innovation of the Year

LNG Supplier of the Year

EPC Contractor of the Year

The Most Efficient LNG Service Provider of the Year

The Most Exceptional Contribution to LNG Value Chain

Outstanding Contribution in Energy Transition Award

Best Practices In Cyber Security Award

Green Technology Award

Digital Transformation Award

The LNG Carrier of the Year Award

Words from our clients that fuel our zeal to serve better.

Great opportunity as service providers to meet with the owners of EPC contractors and industry companies. Good setting to come and meet with other partners. Great opportunity to reconnect with people one works with

Adi Aggarwal

PE, PMP, Program Manager, Global Gas Solutions  of ABS

I think, it’s good whether you’re new to the industry and trying to learn the basics of LNG, it’s a good opportunity to get out and hear what’s happening and general trends in the industry, but also for seasoned professionals to hear about new technologies that can help drive their projects forward and reduce cost

Andrew W. Palmatter

Program Director of U.S Energy Association

Great opportunity as service providers to meet with the owners of EPC contractors and industry companies. Good setting to come and meet with other partners. Great opportunity to reconnect with people one works with

JD Bhusri

Director Global Sourcing / Supply chain of Baker Hughes

I think the event is very well organized. I am quite actually impressed with the diversity of the participants

Vivek Chandra

CEO of Texas LNG

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