The 2019 North American Gas Forum was a great success and we look forward to welcoming you to this year’s NAGF on October 20-22, 2020.

In the meantime, below you will find some valuable background, photos, testimonials, and articles to give you insight into why participants of the 2019 NAGF found such great value in their involvement, gained unparalleled industry insights and commercial opportunity, and come back year after year. Please take a few minutes to see what you can expect from participating in the North American Gas Forum:

 

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2019 Press Coverage

  • US LNG producers try to manage in ‘tough’ market

    LNG Limited, Cheniere, and other companies seeking to build a second wave of US LNG export facilities are exploring new ways to finance their projects amid trade headwinds and permitting hurdles.

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  • Permian Is Missing $2B Opportunity With Flaring, Tellurian Says

    About $500 million of Permian natural gas is just going “up in the air” from flaring but turning that to more valuable LNG for exports would be worth about $2 billion, says Octavio Simoes, senior adviser to Tellurian’s CEO.

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    U.S. Should Boost Domestic Ethane Demand, DOE’s Winberg Says

    U.S. has “a choice” between shipping Appalachian ethane to China and importing the resulting products, or building manufacturing capabilities in the shale basin, says Steven Winberg, DOE’s assistant secretary for fossil energy.

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    U.S. LNG Developers to Join Commerce Secretary Ross on Asia Trip

    Cheniere Energy and Liquefied Natural Gas Ltd. are among LNG export project developers that will join a delegation led by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to Southeast Asia in the first week of November, executives from the companies said at Energy Dialogues’ North American Gas Forum in Washington.

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  • Magnolia LNG CEO Laments Trade War's Impact

    The USChina trade war is making life difficult for the management of LNG Ltd., who are already navigating a host of market challenges in hopes of building their Magnolia LNG project on the US Gulf Coast.

    “The market is still very tough; we’ve had to struggle to get through,” said Greg Vesey, the firm’s managing director and CEO, at last week’s North American Gas Forum in Washington, DC, organized by Energy Dialogues.

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    Image, Infrastructure Woes Continue Vexing Gas Industry

    What keeps the North American gas industry up at night? Speakers at last week’s North American Gas Forum said plenty of sleep is lost over the struggle to build new pipelines and the inability to bolster its image to the general public.

    Several speakers at the Washington, DC, conference organized by Energy Dialogues noted that it does no good for the industry to “talk to ourselves” at gatherings.

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  • Gas Industry Addressing Flaring/Climate Concerns of Consumers, NAGF Speakers Say

    The U.S. natural gas industry is facing increased pressure from consumers about the environmental profile of the resource, and companies need to pay more attention to consumers than some of the policy proposals coming out of Washington, an LNG company official said October 22 at the North American Gas Forum.

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  • Despite Short-Term Obstacles, Long-Term Fundamentals Said Strong for U.S. LNG

    Faced with political headwinds and an increasingly competitive global market, U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) developers remain undeterred as they look to opportunities on the horizon with the world sailing into a lower-carbon future.

    That’s the outlook shared by U.S. LNG executives during a panel at last week’s North American Gas Forum.

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    ‘We Might Think These Were the Good Times’ as Political Fortunes Dip for Fossil Fuel Projects

    Building natural gas infrastructure has become increasingly challenging in recent years, forcing developers to adapt, but the already fraught political and regulatory environment in the United States could become even more inhospitable for fossil fuel projects moving forward.

    That’s according to ClearView Energy Partners LLC’s Kevin Book, managing director, who spoke during a panel Tuesday at the 2019 North American Gas Forum in Washington, DC. Book didn’t shy away from outlining some of the potential policy shifts on the horizon given climate change risks and public sentiment that appears to have turned against fossil fuels.

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    Constraining Natural Gas in Developing Nations Said to Raise Ethical Questions

    Climate change is driving debate in developed countries over the role of natural gas and other fossil fuels in the future energy mix, but in the context of global energy access, a strictly anti-hydrocarbon policy might be not only impractical but unethical.

    That’s according to Energy For Growth Hub Executive Director Todd Moss, who spoke about the challenges to reducing energy poverty around the world during a panel at last week’s North American Gas Forum in Washington, DC.

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  • Polarization at FERC, carbon taxes biggest risks to US gas development: attorney

    The greatest upcoming risk to energy infrastructure in the US is likely to be increased polarization at the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Chip Moldenhauer, CEO of Law IQ, said Tuesday.

    Speaking at the North American Gas Forum in Washington, organized by Energy Dialogues, Moldenhauer suggested there could be challenges to midstream natural gas development if a Democrat is elected US president in 2020 and has three “anti-fossil fuel” commissioners on the five-member panel.

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    Curbing emissions, joining coalitions seen as key to gas sector’s seat at low carbon table

    The natural gas industry will need to solve its venting and flaring problems if it wants be part of conversations about how the world moves toward a lower carbon energy system, an adviser to a US LNG developer said Wednesday.

    The comments came as the 2019 North American Gas Forum in Washington, organized by Energy Dialogues, turned more of its focus on the implications for gas markets of the growing national and global debate about carbon regulation.

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