Two-Day Conference: Fundamentals of the U.S. Natural Gas Industry Today – Houston, USA – September 20-21, 2022 –

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fundamentals of Today’s US Natural Gas Industry training has been added to from offer.

This comprehensive and clearly explained program is aimed at professionals who seek to understand today’s North American natural gas industry and who want to be ready to make intelligent and prudent trading and buying decisions.

Find out how the production/transportation/delivery infrastructure works and how transactions are concluded. Know who the natural gas market players are and how business transactions take place along each segment of the value chain. Understand and apply your knowledge of how the wholesale natural gas and transportation markets work and the new opportunities in today’s dynamic natural gas market.

You’ll be more confident and benefit from knowing the full basics of understanding purchasing strategies that will manage risk and avoid costly mistakes.

What you will learn

  • A detailed understanding of all parts of the natural gas value chain, infrastructure components and operation of the natural gas industry across the entire value chain.

  • What is natural gas, how it is created, different “types” of natural gas based on various factors and sources, terminology, measurements and conversions.

  • The essentials for understanding how gas is used, by whom and what are the drivers of demand and related issues.

  • The basics of natural gas production, drilling techniques, and economic and market issues around production operations in different types of production basins that impact supply availability.

  • What the unprecedented growth in unconventional gas supplies means for the future of natural gas production and how it is changing infrastructure, pipeline flows and delivery options.

  • The issues and dilemmas facing the industry in sourcing from new production technologies and understanding what “reserves” are and the various definitions and estimation methods.

  • The basics of gas gathering, operations, markets and regulatory issues.

  • What is gas processing, how it works, natural gas liquids extraction streams and related economic issues in today’s market.

  • The importance of gas quality issues and the economic, operational and regulatory concerns regarding gas quality and the various concerns along the value chain regarding gas quality and interchangeability.

  • The key elements of natural gas pipelines, how pipelines work, who the pipeline companies are, and the important issues facing pipelines in a changing market.

  • The importance of storage, the different types, operations and storage development issues.

  • How LNG terminals operate and how developments in North American supply impact evolving global LNG markets.

  • Significant operations related to LDC’s physical facilities, how they operate, LDC’s economic and pricing concerns, and regulatory trends in today’s market.

  • Who Regulates What, Where, How and Why and How FERC and State Utilities Commission policy, major ordinances and regulations have evolved into today’s “open access” environment.

  • How the delivery and storage of natural gas is regulated throughout the value chain and how it continues to evolve in today’s environment.

  • Significant FERC initiatives, policies and regulatory orders that have transformed the industry and, currently, policy and regulatory issues that impact how the industry operates and the information it collects and disseminates.

  • The evolution of state regulatory concerns and issues and the changing role of state regulators.

  • Overview of regulated rate components and rate design and new rates and policies on the horizon.

  • The fundamentals of tariff procedures and how to understand capacity issues and pipeline tariffs, transportation services, agreements and tariffs.

Who should attend:

Professionals from natural gas and electric utilities, energy producers, pipelines, municipalities, energy distributors, banks, government regulators and industrial companies; energy and power executives; new employees; Lawyers; government regulators; merchants and business support staff; marketing, sales, purchasing and risk management personnel; accountants and auditors; plant operators, engineers, business planners, and anyone who needs a solid foundation in the natural gas industry in the United States and Canada.

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