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Monday, April 24 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Technologies & Markets Deep-Dive | Evolution of U.S. Gas Markets & Pricing
North American natural gas markets have gone through an almost unimaginable shift in the past 10 years. The onset of the shale revolution has dropped production costs and re-plumbed the entire pipeline network to transform the U.S. into a net exporter of natural gas. To put into perspective, over the past 10 years as production has increased by over 20 Bcfd to 72 Bcfd, the U.S. natural gas trade balance has gone from importing 12 Bcfd to becoming a net exporter on select days this past winter. The question we aim to answer is whether North American natural gas is cost-effective to become an integral component of global gas trade.

Moderators
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Het Shah

Head of Natural Gas Research, Bloomberg New Energy Finance
Het Shah leads Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s natural gas market research. He has recently joined to help clients navigate both the short-term and long-term market direction. His team gets extensively involved in utilizing the market data to provide fundamental analysis and market views. The teams’ analysis is widely read by trading and strategy professionals and has become a central piece of information used by the industry. Prior... Read More →

Speakers
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Samantha Dart

Head of Global Gas & Power Research, Noble Group
Sam Dart joined Noble Group in 2014 as head of the Global Gas & Power research team, providing the trading desks with near-term market analysis as well as long term views. Prior to joining Noble, Sam was head of Global Gas Research at Goldman Sachs for several years, based out of New York and, later, London. Sam is originally from Brazil, but moved to the United States in 2001, where she obtained a PhD in Economics from The University of... Read More →
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Kathleen Eisbrenner

Chairman & CEO, NextDecade, LLC
Ms. Kathleen Eisbrenner is Chairman & CEO of NextDecade, LLC, a company positioned to create innovative opportunities in the global integrated natural gas industry. NextDecade brings together a team of industry-leading partners to develop land-based and floating LNG projects around the world. | | Ms. Eisbrenner was previously EVP at Royal Dutch Shell, for Shell's Global LNG strategy and was the CEO & Founder of Excelerate Energy. She is a... Read More →
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Tom Ward

CEO, Mach Resources
Tom L. Ward has spent his career finding and producing oil and gas, launching new companies and bringing relief to the marginalized. Ward is currently Chief Executive Officer of Mach Resources LLC, an Oklahoma City based oil and gas company that launched in January 2017. In September 2013, he founded and served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Tapstone Energy. Prior to that Ward served in the same role at SandRidge Energy, Inc. from... Read More →


Monday April 24, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Breakout Room 1