Chicago Event Will ‘Showcase the Important Progress and
Continued Momentum Across the Range of HHP Segments’
Organizers of next month’s 2016 High Horsepower Summit have released the full speaker roster for the event taking place October 11-13 at McCormick Place in Chicago.
The item was initially posted on September 9.
Among the industry leaders making presentations is Carnival Corp strategic sourcing VP Eric Evans – his company has just announced orders for three more liquefied natural gas-fueled cruise ships, including the first-ever for the U.S., for a corporate total of seven.
The HHP Summit series is organized by HHP Insight publisher Gladstein, Neandross & Associates.
‘Strong Continued Forward Momentum’
“While activity in the last year has been challenged by low oil prices, we are seeing strong continued forward momentum in several natural gas powered HHP segments,” says GNA CEO Erik Neandross.
“This week’s announcement by Carnival certainly confirms the strong long-term value proposition offered by natural gas,” he told HHP Insight.
“We are really looking forward to having Carnival’s VP of strategic sourcing as one of our featured speakers at this year’s event, together with a number of other leaders from both the industry and end-user communities,” he said.
Executives from the marine, rail, mining, and utility sectors will provide insight on demonstration project plans and results at the Chicago gala. Among the issues of common issues to all are the value of fuel price stability, predictability, and risk mitigation as oil prices creep back up – as well as the continued focus on environmental drivers – standards and regulations, and sustainability.
In addition to Carnival, Summit attendees will gain insight directly from executives from Crowley Maritime, BNSF, Western Copper & Gold, Tote Maritime, Harvey Gulf International Marine, Longview Power, PG&E/Pacific Gas & Electric, FortisBC, and Fairbanks Natural Gas – all are investing in natural gas as a long-term fueling solution.
“The 2016 HHP Summit promises to showcase the important progress and continued momentum across the range of HHP segments, including commercial marine, freight rail, virtual pipelines and a variety of remote gas applications, mining, and oil and gas exploration and production,” Neandross said.
Keynote speakers include
- GE Oil & Gas North America president and CEO Brian Cothran and
- AGL Resources (Pivotal LNG) chairman, president and CEO Andrew Evans.
Also on the HHP Summit 2016 speaker roster are
- Chart Industries board chairman and CEO Sam Thomas,
- Caterpillar gas and medium speed engines GM Joel Feucht, and
- Shell Americas LNG business development team leader John Grubic.
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Source: GNA/Gladstein, Neandross & Associates with HHPi follow-up