Keynote speakers

The 2nd Annual LNG USA Summit features expert speakers across many fields of LNG infrastructure development. Some of the industry’s foremost thinkers and leading experts will share their knowledge, pivotal business decisions regarding alternative fuels, specifically LNG, and how technology is changing the way the gas industry operates. Move your business forward by listening to knowledgeable speakers and adding your insights to discussions about the future of LNG.

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Shaun Davison

Senior Vice President – Development & Regulatory Affairs


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Javid H. Talib

Vice President | Director, Floating Technology Applications

Black & Veatch

Day 2, Panel 4

FSRU&FLNG: Cost-effective Solutions

Kory Cureton

LNG Marketing Manager

LNG Limited

Eric Smith

Executive Director of Business Development

Monkey Island LNG

DAY 2, Panel 6

Mid & Large-Scale LNG Developments


Chairman, President and CEO


DAY 2, Panel 6

Mid & Large-Scale LNG Developments

Loyd Guillot

Director of Commercial Operations


Steven M. Woodward

Senior Vice President – Business Development

Antero Resources Corporation

Matthew Jackson

Vice President LNG


Martin Hruska

Solutions Director – Floating LNG

Wison Offshore & Marine

Lance Medlin

Vice President, Engineering and Projects


Paul Sullivan

Project Advisor to the CEO

Steelhead LNG

DAY 2, 14:50



JD Bhusri

Director Global Sourcing / Supply Chain

Baker Hughes, a GE Company

Mariana Ortiz Laborde

Portfolio Director Global Gas

Gas Natural Fenosa

Duane Bertrand

Vice President – Business Development – Americas

Wison Offshore & Marine

William Geis

Vice President, Marketing

Tenaska Marketing Ventures


Cécile Gregoire-David

Business Development and External Relations Director

Dunkerque LNG

Day 1, 13:00

A new terminal in Europe, what for?

Vivek Chandra


Texas LNG

DAY 1, 09:20

PANEL 1: Global LNG Market Trends


Barry Worthington

Executive Director

U.S. Energy Association

Andrew W. Palmateer

Program Director

U.S. Energy Association

Florian Willershausen

Director Business Development, Marketing and Communications

Creon Capital

Ramón Massieu

Chief of Staff

Energy Regulatory Commission

Hiromichi Kato

Deputy General Manager, LNG Group

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (“K” Line)

DAY 2, Panel 4

FSRU & FLNG: Cost-effective Solutions

Chris Magruder

Global Product Support Specialist

Olympus Corporation of the Americas

Bryan Hodges

National Sales Manager

FCX Performance

Ed Carr

Senior Vice President – LNG and Offshore – North & South America

Mitsui O.S.K. Bulk Shipping (USA)

Speaker of 2017

April Richardson

Director Alternative Fuels Safety, Oversight and Safety Division

Railroad Commission of Texas

Herkko Plit

President and CEO

Baltic Connector

DAY 1, 11:00


Stefaan Adriaens

Commercial Manager

Gate Terminal


Day 2, Panel 6

Mid & Large-Scale LNG Developments

Pablo Avogadri

LNG New Units Platform Leader

Baker Hughes, a GE company

Kasciandro Senem

Gas & Power Manager

Petrobras America

DAY 1, 12:40



Massimo Di-Odoardo

VP, Global Gas and LNG Research

Wood Mackenzie

Peter Keller

Executive Vice President


Jason Feer

Head of Business Intelligence

Poten & Partners

DAY 1, 14:20


Mike Lang

Fluor Fellow / Global Director of Welding & NDE Services


Yong J. An

Managing Attorney (former legal counsel to KORAS, KOGAS, Samsung, SK, LG, Hyundai, Hanwha, and Daesung)

DAY 1, 15:30

Opportunities, Business, and Demands of KOGAS

Alexander Panagopulos

Founder & CEO/Chairman

Arista Shipping/Forward Ships

DAY 1, Panel 2

LNG as Fuel for Transport

Philip Adkins


Red Box Energy

Dallas Smith

Detachment Chief

USCG Liquefied Gas Carrier National Center of Expertise

Charlie Riedl

Executive Director

Center for LNG

Clay Jones

Global Managing Consultant


Thorsten Schaper

Sales and Product Manager, Tank Equipment


Adi Aggarwal

Manager, Global Gas Solutions



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