Chief Executive of Energy-Rich State to Speak September 17
Organizers of HHP Summit 2013 have confirmed Wyoming Governor Matt Mead as the luncheon keynote speaker on Tuesday, September 17. HHP Summit 2013 takes place September 17-19 at the McCormick Lakeside Center in Chicago.
Wyoming is the nation’s third leading producer of natural gas, with 2.143 trillion cubic feet produced in 2011 – and more than 35 trillion cubic feet of natural gas in reserves, which is 12% of the U.S. total
Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead
Wyoming supplies natural gas to homes and businesses in 34 states.
Discounted Registrations Remain Available
The state is the eighth largest oil producer in the U.S. There as elsewhere, states the Governor’s office, hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling are significantly changing oil and gas production. Both drilling and hydraulic fracturing operators are turning to natural gas to power their high horsepower operations.
Wyoming is also the scene of trials of natural gas-powered Caterpillar mine haul trucks, converted to LNG-diesel duel fuel operation by HHP Summit exhibitor GFS Corp.
Caterpillar VP Billy Ainsworth, president and CEO of the company’s Progress Rail Services and subsidiaries including Electro-Motive Diesel, will open the HHP Summit with the Tuesday morning keynote address.
HHP Summit registration is discounted through September 12.
GNA, Tony Quist, 310-573-8564 or toll-free 800-993-0302; mobile 310-756-9173;[email protected]
GNA, Sarah Gallagher, 310-573-8561; [email protected]; www.hhpsummit.com
Source: GNA – Gladstein, Neandross & Associates