2022 APGA Gas Supply Conference: May 10-11

Thank you for attending the 2021 Gas Supply Conference! Please make plans to join us for the 2022 event May 10-11 in New Orleans!

2021 APGA Gas Supply Conference featured topics such as:
    • Gas Supply Overview
    • Hedging After Uri
    • Evolving Energy Policy Under the Biden Administration
    • The State of Natural Gas Prepays
    • Natural Gas Pricing Indices
    • RNG and H2 Impacts on Gas Supply 

    The Gas Supply Conference will inform attendees about natural gas supply while addressing current market changes and challenges. The 2020 event attracted over 150 industry professionals to participate in 2 full days of presentations.

    This conference will run concurrently with the Marketing & Policy Conference which will focus on how to communicate the benefits of natural gas to customers and policymakers alike.

    Registration & Pricing

    Registration for the 2022 APGA Gas Supply Conference will open in early 2022.

    Who Should Attend

    Natural gas utility professionals who need to keep-up-to date on natural gas supply issues and its current market changes and challenges.

    2021 Agenda

    This event featured speakers and panels of experts on natural gas production. 

    Wednesday, April 28

    2:00pm – Welcome & Opening Remarks

    2:15pm – Gas Supply Overview

    BP’s Josh McCall will kick off the conference with a recap of what we’ve recently seen in the gas supply world and how we can anticipate it to impact the year ahead. With a change in administration and the impact’s of February’s price spikes still being felt, this session will set the stage for this year’s GSC. Presented by Josh McCall of BP Energy.

    3:00pm – Hedging After Uri

    Together, Donnie Sharp of Huntsville Utilities and Jack Weixel of IHS Markits will take a closer look at the historic natural gas prices experienced by many in the central U.S. as a result of severe winter weather that swept through the region in February, including how it may impact public gas utilities’ future hedging strategies. Presented by Jack Weixel of IHS Markit and Donnie Sharp of Huntsville Utilities.

    4:00pm – Conclude

    Thursday, April 29

    2:00pm – Evolving Energy Policy Under the Biden Administration

    During this session, Lisa Jacobson will offer perspectives on the impacts of the new Administration and 117th Congress on the U.S. energy policy landscape. The presentation will include how recent Executive Orders, the Paris Agreement, and potential climate legislation, among other things, are anticipated to impact the energy world. This discussion will provide helpful context as attendees think more broadly about natural gas supply and markets. Presented by Lisa Jacobson of BCSE.

    3:00pm – Production & Infrastructure Roundtable

    Leadership from the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA) and the American Petroleum Institute (API) will provide their perspectives on the future of natural gas production and infrastructure. This moderated roundtable will explore how the current political landscape is impacting natural gas supply issues, from permitting and certificates to methane emissions management. Presented by Robin Rorick of API.

    4:00pm – Conclude

    Wednesday, May 5

    2:00pm – The State of Natural Gas Prepays

    In this session, presenters will provide an overview of the history of prepay issuances and factors affecting savings, as well provide an overview of market conditions over the last year. Volume profile savings considerations, in addition to recent and future prepay activity will also be covered. Presented by Tyler Noble of Municipal Capital Markets Group, Inc., John Noman of Municipal Capital Markets Group, Inc., and Jim Choukas-Bradley of McCarter & English.

    3:00pm – Natural Gas Pricing Indices

    APGA’s General Counsel, John Gregg, will kick off this session by providing an update on the proposed changes to FERC’s pricing indices policies. Then, Mark Callahan from S&P Global Platts will discuss updates to their methodology, the liquidity of their indices, and their new approach to low methane gas. Presented by John Gregg of McCarter & English and Mark Callahan of S&P Global Platts.

    4:00pm – Conclude

    Thursday, May 6

    2:00pm – RNG and H2 Impacts on Gas Supply

    During this session, presenters will explore two alternative fuels that are anticipated to see higher distribution volumes via the traditional natural gas pipeline system in the near future: renewable natural gas (RNG) and hydrogen (H2). The presentation will include an overview of these gases, in addition to covering topics ranging from the possible cost impacts on municipal utilities to how these gases may affect pipeline integrity. Presented by Zac Littrell of Symmetry Energy, Jude Mariea of Symmetry Energy, and Kristine Wiley of GTI.

    3:00pm – Managing Evolving Threats: Government and Industry Collaboration on Physical and Cyber Security Challenges

    DAS Kate Marks from DOE’s CESER wraps up the conference with a look at how public-private partnerships are being leveraged to manage security challenges facing the natural gas supply chain. With security being top of mind for many, this session will be a great way to close out this year’s GSC. Presented by Deputy Assistant Secretary Kate Marks (DOE-CESER).

    4:00pm – Closing Remarks & Adjournment

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    Conference Location

    The 2022 APGA Gas Supply Conference take place at Omni Royal Orleans Hotel New Orleans, Louisiana

    Location & Hotel

    Omni Royal Orleans Hotel
    621 St Louis St, New Orleans, LA 70130

    Phone: (504) 529-5333

    Group rate information will be available in early 2022.

    If you have questions, please contact APGA's Sheila Deringis at sderingis@apga.org.

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