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WORLD LNG FUELS 2012 CONFERENCE

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DATE:
JANUARY 25-26, 2012

WHERE: HOUSTON, TX

VENUE: MINUTE MAID PARK
501 Crawford Street
Houston, TX 77002



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Introduction

Greater than ever before, LNG has the opportunity to win heavy-duty transportation markets as fleets of ships, locomotives, trucks and buses search for low-cost, clean, abundant fuel. LNG promises to follow the path diesel followed 120 years ago as it over took steam as the prime mover, capturing the highest end marine fuel-consumption markets first, then cascading into rail, off-road and over the road markets. Assisting with rapid adoption is LNG expansion into drilling rigs, remote power generation, heating, and municipal supply.

Barriers to entry are falling one after another as innovations in engine technologies, infrastructure and commitments by Fortune 500 companies are made. Policymakers in the United States and China view LNG as an expedient solution for trade imbalances, jobs, pollution, and greenhouse gas emissions.

Meanwhile, a growing network of merchant plants as well as baseload import terminals and peakshavers are readying their facilities to distribute by the trailer load. Increasingly, multinational corporations involved in world LNG trade are recognizing and investing in downstream LNG-fuel markets. Latest entrants include Shell, GDF Suez, ENAP, CNOOC, and El Paso. Added to this are major shale gas producers, including Chesapeake Energy and Encana. The industry is on the verge of ballooning into thousands of organizations offering fuel, equipment, and services.

This conference and exhibition will bring together industry authorities to discuss unfolding market opportunities and challenges.

Conference Objectives:
  1. Identify, meet and learn from the current contenders in LNG fuels and downstream distribution
  2. Review grassroots development efforts to establish over-the-road, rail and marine LNG fuel demand around the world
  3. Define LNG fuel opportunities and discuss key issues
  4. Identify, define and compare sources of LNG supply, including new merchant plants, NRUs, peakshavers and receiving terminals
  5. Learn of market drivers for LNG-fueled marine transportation, including new emission control areas (ECAs) within exclusive economic zones
  6. Learn of the latest advancements in technology for LNG-fueled engines, including new non-throttled digital valve technologies for spark ignition
  7. Discuss prospects and review regulations impacting demand for LNG-fueled railroads
  8. Learn of the latest advancements in China, Spain, Norway, Chile, Vietnam, and Australia



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Program Outline - Day 1

Thursday, January 26, 2012


Summary: Day 1 of the conference will take place in the Champions Pavilion, which can be accessed through the Right Field Gate of Minute Maid Par, located at Hamilton Street and Preston Avenue in Downtown Houston (view map).   Check-in will begin at 7:30AM along with a continental breakfast.  The meeting will commence at 8:30AM and close at 5:30PM with a reception in the Park’s FiveSeven Grille.


7:30 AM
Registration & Continental Breakfast  
 
8:30 AM
Welcome, Introduction, Agenda  


Bob Nimocks, president, Zeus Development Corporation  


Natural gas sold on the Henry Hub is now trading at a 90% discount to diesel fuel. This opens remarkable opportunities for those developers who intend to liquefy natural gas for fuel markets. Nimocks will review the objectives of the conference and agenda.



 
   
 
 
8:50 AM
Keynote: Clean Energy’s Vision for NG Fuel Expansion  


Andrew J. Littlefair, president and CEO, Clean Energy Fuels  


Chief Executive of the leading provider of natural gas fuel for transportation in North America, Mr. Littlefair has been asked to share his vision of how the market for natural gas-fueled transportation will unfold. Clean Energy (Nasdaq: CLNE), the largest provider of natural gas fuel for transportation in North America, is expanding internationally. It fuels more than 25,200 vehicles at 257 locations across the United States and Canada, many of which offer LNG.




 
   
 
 
9:30 AM
Natural Gas to Oil Price Forecasts
 


Art Gelber, president, Gelber & Associates        


The single greatest incentive for LNG-fueled transportation in North America is the price discount natural gas offers relative to oil. Gas currently trades at approximately one-sixth the price West Texas Intermediate and one-seventh the price of Brent. How might this price relationship behave in the future? Mr. Gelber has been asked to address this question.  
   
 
 
10:00 AM
The Growing Importance of LNG Fuel in Europe  


Andy Alderson, managing director, Hart, Fenton & Company    
 
Heading one of Europe’s leading naval architecture firms, Mr. Alderson has detailed understanding of Europe’s push to use LNG to fuel its short-sea fleet. The transportation industry in Europe is facing tougher emission control standards that are driving greater demand for natural gas. Alderson will review these trends and markets.  






10:30 AM
Break  
 
11:00 AM
EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP PANEL: Opportunities/Challenges for Expanding LNG Fuel Demand    


Shane Guidry, chairman and CEO, Harvey Gulf International Marine LLC
Sam Thomas, CEO, Chart Industries
Ron Bertasi, CEO, Prometheus Energy
Michael Gallagher, Ph.D., senior adviser and former president, Westport Innovations
Rich Kolodziej, president, NGVAmerica
 
 
 
LNG is poised for rapid demand growth across several transportation markets, from heavy-duty on-highway corridors, to mining, to rail, to marine. These panelists represent some of the largest customers and suppliers participating in LNG fuels industry. They have been asked to discuss their views on investment, where technological advancements could radically improve demand, how greater sales volumes are affecting scale efficiencies and fleet economics.






12:30 PM
Lunch  
 
2:00 PM
Game Changer: 

Advanced Engine Technologies for Achieving High Efficiency Natural Gas Engine Performance

 


Miguel Raimao, business development, Sturman Industries  
 
Sturman Industries has recently completed tests of its digital valve technology that reduces throttling losses, greatly improving spark-ignition natural gas engine efficiency. Miguel Raimao has been asked to describe this technology and discuss commercialization timing, steps and investment requirements.  
   
 
 
2:30 PM
Redefining North American Gas Marketing    


Dean Purcelli, strategic marketing advisor, Encana Corporation  


Encana, one of North America’s leading shale gas producers, is at the forefront of pioneering new markets, for gasifying its drilling rigs and oilfield service trucks to establishing LNG fueling corridors to serve highway trucks. Mr. Purcelli has been asked to describe how North American shale gas producers view LNG fuel.  






3:00 PM
Break  
 
3:30 - 4:45 PM
ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS    
   
Concurrent Roundtable Discussion Topics
Note: Participants will be asked to sign up for one roundtable upon arrival.  Roundtables are intended to encourage audience discussion on the topic of their choice. Sample discussion points are outlined below. At the conclusion, the table moderators will present key takeaways from their roundtable discussions to the entire conference.
Topic Table Moderator  Sample Discussion Points  
Merchant Plant Development Opportunities and Challenges Ray Latchem, President, Spectrum Energy Services Siting? Financing? Process selection? Brownfield v. Greenfield? Sizing issues? How can speed to market be improved? Storage options (e.g., optimum number of days production, ASME v. field-erected single containment, full containment, etc.? Distribution options (e.g., transport trailer, rail, shuttle tanker, intermodal)?
LNG Fuel-Supply: The Producers Perspective Dean Purcelli, Strategic, Marketing Advisor, Encana What do shale gas producers need from LNG industry (e.g., mobile fueling, more supply plants, mobile storage tanks, different regulations, etc.)?  How might the downstream LNG distribution market develop (e.g., which regions, markets, modes of transport)? 
Tapping Non-LNG Infrastructure for LNG Supply Jeff Beale, President, CH-IV International What non-LNG infrastructure might be modified to supply sidestreams of LNG for fuel use (e.g., cryogenic gas plants, NRUs, ethylene plants, etc.)? What are typical tasks and costs involved to add refrigeration, storage and loadout? Limiting constraints (e.g., inbound pipeline capacity)? Key parameters to consider when evaluating such facilities?
LNG-fueled Ship Design and Tank Placement Andy Alderson, Deputy Managing Director, Hart, Fenton & Company How are newly built LNG-fueled ships taking advantage of LNG's unique characteristics?  Where and how is the LNG tank being constructed?  What are the approaches to retrofits?  Who are the controlling regulatory and standards agencies?
Maximizing flow from existing LNG supply chains Sean Hardy, Sales Manager, North America, Cryostar What areas should plant owners, transporters, fuel station operators consider first as they try to squeeze greater performance from their systems and reduce methane boiloff (slippage)?
Approvals Required for LNG-Fueled Marine Vessels William Lind, Director of Technology & Business Development, American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) For marine fleets considering LNG-fueled vessels, what are the certification steps toward designing, building, launching and commissioning units?
LNG Fuel for Rail Transportation Paul Blomerus, Senior Director, High Horsepower, Westport Innovations Inc. What are the barriers to LNG as a fuel for rail transportation?  What should be the first applications?  Switchers, mainline freight, passenger? What solutions should we consider for refueling?  What are the synergies between marine, on-ooad and off-road uses of LNG? What technology needs remain?  What regulatory bodies need to be involved?  
The Role of LNG in the NGV Industry’s Market Strategy Richard Kolodziej, President, Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition What strategies are the NGV industry pursuing to grow the market? How do LNG priorities differ from CNG?  What market issues must be addressed at the industry instead of company level?  How might government assist LNG in neutral budget environment?
Intermodal Containers for Marine & Vehicle LNG Fuel Applications Jay Gottlieb, President, Argent Marine How might intermodal containers be used to augment LNG distribution?  How does boiloff management and venting affect their application? What are the advantages of drag and drop operations relative to permanent tank structures with fuel delivery, which is used by conventional fuel industries? 
LNG-fueled Distributed Power, Thermal Industrial Markets John Romain, Independent Consultant What industrial markets currently use LNG (e.g., distributed power generation, thermal heating/cooling, industrial gases, emergency standby)?  What are the main drivers for choosing LNG relative to other fuels? Where and how large are these markets?  How exactly can LNG provide energy to various industrial users? 
 
   
 
 
4:45 - 5:30 PM
CONCLUSIONS FROM ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS    






5:30 PM
Reception  




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Robert M. Nimocks, President

In 1991, Nimocks founded Zeus Development Corporation to provide information and analysis to clients competing in world gas trade and development. Since the founding, the company has expanded its areas of expertise to include the monetization of other hydrocarbons, such as coal, tar sands and biomass and the commercialization of new technologies to upgrade undervalued hydrocarbons into premium fuels and products. The firm serves some 2,000 customers and clients, including major energy companies, governments, oilfield services firms, etc.  Zeus' extended enterprise includes about 35 staff, executive consultants and independent researchers. Nimocks assists clients in four broad areas:
  1. Natural gas supply: For three large gas-import markets, Chile, Israel, and Italy, Nimocks has assisted utilities and governments identify, assess and negotiate gas supply as well as the construction of infrastructure necessary to import volumes of gas up to 5 billion cubic meters per year (500 million cubic feet per day). 
  2. Feasibility: Nimocks specializes in assisting developers maximize returns on prospective capital projects while preparing feasibility documents that accurately communicate the investment opportunity to banks and third-party investors.
  3. Business expansion: Nimocks has assisted more than 20 manufacturers, process licensors, EPC firms, and investors evaluate and set strategies for growth in the gas-monetization industry.
  4. Investment assessment: Nimocks has assisted numerous institutional investors evaluate equity investment and trading strategies concerning publicly traded competitors in the LNG, gas conversion and E&P industries. He also has assisted banks conduct due-diligence investigations of borrower capital projects, including bond investments.
A former consultant with Accenture, Nimocks earned bachelors degrees in science and business administration from Mississippi State University in 1981 and an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1987.

 

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Andrew J. Littlefair, co-founder, president & CEO, Clean Energy Fuels

Andrew J. Littlefair is Co-Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Clean Energy, and serves on the Board of Directors of the Company.

Mr. Littlefair for eight years served as Chairman of NGVAmerica, based in Washington DC, a national organization dedicated to the development of a growing, sustainable and profitable market for vehicles powered by natural gas. In 2004, Mr. Littlefair was named an NGV Champion by the International Association of Natural Gas Vehicles (IANGV), reflecting his contributions to the growing industry.

Previously, Mr. Littlefair served as President of Pickens Fuel Corp (PFC), predecessor company of Clean Energy, which he co-founded in 1997 with Boone Pickens. Mr. Littlefair served as Vice President of Public Affairs at MESA Inc., one of America’s largest independent producers of natural gas. His responsibilities included federal and state government affairs (Texas, Kansas, New Mexico, Louisiana), as well as serving as Director of Mesa Environmental. In addition, Mr. Littlefair served as Mr. Pickens’ assistant for 10 years, coordinating special projects as well as being responsible for the company’s natural gas vehicle activities. Before joining MESA in 1987, Mr. Littlefair was Staff Assistant to the President in the Office of Presidential Advance. He traveled on behalf of President Reagan to 60 cities and seven foreign countries. Mr. Littlefair graduated from the University of Southern California with a B.A. in Political Science. He was President of the Student Senate in 1981-82.

He is a member of the Board of Directors, Plains Capital Bank, Dallas TX; member of the Board of Directors, Reagan Library Foundation; member of the Board of Councilors, School of Letters, Arts and Sciences, University of Southern California (USC); member of the Board of Advisors, Wrigley Environmental Sciences, USC.


 

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Shane Guidry, chairman & CEO, Harvey Gulf

Mr. Guidry was appointed Vice President of Harvey Gulf’s sales and marketing division in 1992.  Mr. Guidry quickly directed and managed an aggressive sale force.  In 1997, he was then promoted to CEO of Harvey Gulf by its Board of Directors, and he still holds that position today.  During his 11 years leading Harvey Gulf and its affiliates, he lead the new organization into the deep water markets where larger marine assets would be needed.  His primary strategy has been to increase revenue and provide corporate growth through fleet enhancement and focus on what he believed was, and still believes is, the future for the marine industry in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, North Sea, Brazil, West Africa, South East Asia and Mexico – deep water exploration and development.  Mr. Guidry’s current vision and direction is to market, and create alliances based upon, Harvey Gulf’s exclusive ability to provide support for both drilling rig towing and offshore supply vessel support for customers and to design and develop additional vessels to meet its customers developing requirements and thereby maintain and enhance its competitive advantage.

 


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Andy Alderson, managing director, Hart, Fenton & Company

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Nick Rea, LNG business manager, Kleenheat Gas

Nick has managed the EVOL LNG business since October 2010 and has responsibility for increasing the adoption of LNG as a fuel for heavy duty vehicles, mine vehicles and for power generation throughout Australia. A significant development has been the introduction of the American Power Group dual fuel system to the Australian market in late 2011. Nick came into this challenging role after two years with Wesfarmers Energy, leading the business development team. Prior to joining Wesfarmers, he worked extensively in the industrial gases industry in operations management and business development. Nick has a Mechanical Engineering honours degree from the University of Sydney and a Diploma of Applied Finance.

 

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Sam Thomas, CEO, Chart Industries

Samuel F. Thomas has served as Chairman of our Board of Directors since March 2007 and has served as our Chief Executive Officer and President and as a member of our Board of Directors since October 2003. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Thomas was Executive Vice President of Global Consumables at ESAB Holdings Ltd., a provider of welding consumables and equipment. In addition to his most recent position at ESAB, Mr. Thomas was responsible for ESAB N. America during his employment at ESAB Holdings Ltd. Prior to joining ESAB in February 1999, Mr. Thomas was Vice President of Friction Products for Federal Mogul, Inc. Prior to its acquisition by Federal Mogul in 1998, Mr. Thomas was employed by T&N plc from 1976 to 1998, where he served from 1991 as chief executive of several global operating divisions, including industrial sealing, camshafts and friction products.

 

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Rich Kolodziej, president, NGVAmerica

Mr. Kolodziej is president of the NGVAmerica (formerly the Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition) -- a national organization dedicated to the development of a growing, sustainable and profitable market for vehicles powered by natural gas and biomethane. NGVAmerica represents more than 130 engine, vehicle and equipment manufacturers; fleet operators and service providers, natural gas companies, and environmental groups and government organizations interested in the promotion and use of natural gas and biomethane as transportation fuels.

Prior to joining the NGVAmerica in 1996, Mr. Kolodziej was group vice president of the American Gas Association where he held a number of senior positions including vice president of planning, vice president of communications, and senior vice president of marketing and communications.

Mr. Kolodziej serves on committees of a number of energy and alternative fuel vehicle organizations. He is the Immediate Past Chairman of the International Association of Natural Gas Vehicles, president of the American Biogas Alliance and a member of the Alternative Fuels Committee of the Transportation Research Board. He also serves on the Board of Governors of the National Energy Foundation, and is Vice-chair of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

Kolodziej holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Rutgers University and a master's degree in urban and regional planning from the University of California at Los Angeles.

 


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Michael Gallagher, Ph.D., senior adviser, former president and chief operating officer

Dr. J. Michael Gallagher is Senior Adviser, and Former President and Chief Operating Officer of Westport Innovations, where he is working to encourage the global adoption of natural gas in transportation systems. He also serves as Chairman of the Board of Cummins Westport (CWI), and Agility Fuel Systems. Prior to joining Westport, Dr. Gallagher served as a Senior Vice-President for Fluor Corp., an international engineering and project management company headquartered in California. He also held senior executive positions with both the Londonbased multinational engineering firm Kvaerner Group and the Bechtel Group in San Francisco. Dr. Gallagher is also on the board of several non-profit Alternate Fuel organizations including NGV Global, the US Natural Gas Vehicle Association (NGVA), Montreux Energy, the California Natural Gas Vehicle Partnership, CALSTART, and the Canadian Centre for Policy Ingenuity/Climate Change. In addition, Dr. Gallagher is also Chair of the Natural Gas Group for a major new US national energy study, the DOE NPC Study of Future Transportation Fuels.

He obtained his Ph.D. in Mechanical/Nuclear Engineering from Stanford University and M.S. degrees in both Engineering Economic Systems and Mechanical Engineering from Stanford. He holds a Bachelor’s degree (A.B.) in Physics and Mathematics from Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Indiana.

Dr. Gallagher was also a Visiting Professor (on loan from Bechtel Group) at the MIT School of Engineering where he directed the technical work on a 16-nation global assessment of oil, energy and coal and published two books on the resulting conclusions.

 


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Ron Bertasi, CEO, Prometheus Energy

Mr. Bertasi joined Prometheus Energy in 2010 as CEO and a board member. Mr. Bertasi brings more than 20 years of energy industry experience to the Company. Prior to joining Prometheus Energy, Mr. Bertasi was the founder and CEO of Mack Creek Energy, a developer of renewable power projects, and also served as an operating partner with Element Partners, a cleantech private equity firm. Mr. Bertasi previously spent seven years as a senior executive at Southern Company where he served as president & CEO of Southern Company Energy Solutions, a full service provider of turnkey design/build energy projects, and as president & CEO of Southern Company Gas, a natural gas retailer in Georgia’s deregulated market. Prior to Southern, Mr. Bertasi spent four years with Enron Energy Services, and worked as a management consultant in the energy group at Booz Allen Hamilton (since renamed Booz & Company). He has lived and worked across North America and Europe. Mr. Bertasi holds an MBA from Dartmouth's Tuck School, an MS from UCLA, and a BA from Colgate University. He was also a summer student research fellow at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.


 

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Bruce Hughes, president, Southeast LNG

Bruce Hughes brings more than 30 years of experience in the natural gas pipeline industry to Southeast LNG. As president, Mr. Hughes provides executive leadership for strategy, planning and supply. Prior to this role, Mr. Hughes developed natural gas supply and pipeline expansion projects across the southeastern U.S. as director of business development with Southern Natural Gas Company, a subsidiary of El Paso Corporation. In his tenure with Southern Natural Gas Company, Mr. Hughes has held a number of management positions with financial, regulatory and gas supply responsibilities. Mr. Hughes received a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of Alabama.

   

 

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Miguel Raimao, business development, Sturman Industries

Miguel Bio .

 

 

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Art Gelber, president, Gelber & Associates

Arthur W. Gelber is President of Gelber & Associates, headquartered in Houston, Texas. This nationally-recognized energy consulting and advisory firm supports its clients’ energy procurement and market strategies and the impact of commercial, regulatory and policy activities upon them. Gelber’s industry leadership has been recognized in many global media outlets including CNN and CNBC as well as in print publications such as Forbes Magazine, The Economist Magazine, Business Week, New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and others. Gelber’s clients include several of North America’s largest regulated utilities and regulating State PUCs, Fortune 500 and mid-cap industrial companies, natural gas producers and energy service companies. Gelber & Associates is immersed in various aspects of the energy markets including supply and demand analysis, exploration and alternatives, regulatory matters, pricing, transactions and litigation support. Mr. Gelber plays an active role in clients’ evaluation of fuel supply, power sales strategies and alternatives.

Prior to Gelber & Associates, Arthur was employed at Conoco Inc. as a staff geologist and geophysicist working in geologic evaluations in Texas. Before Conoco, Gelber engaged in geologic evaluations in Idaho working for Mitchell Energy Company (now Devon). Arthur received his Bachelor of Science degree in geology from Colorado College in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and his Master’s degree in geology and geophysics from Rice University in Houston. Arthur has been an active participant in the domestic and global natural gas, oil and LNG markets since 1980.


 

Program Outline - Day 2

Thursday, January 26, 2012


Summary: Day 2 of the conference will take place in the Minute Maid Park’s conference center, which can be accessed through the Union Station Lobby entrance, located at 501 Crawford Street in Downtown Houston (view map).  A continental breakfast will again be served at 7:30AM.  At 8:30AM, delegates will choose one of two tracks: On-Land or Marine, and the conference will wrap at 4:00PM.

TRACK I: ON-LAND LNG FUEL APPLICATIONS & MARKETS

7:30 AM
Registration & Continental Breakfast  
 
8:30 AM
SESSION I: FLEET PERSPECTIVES    
 
    Evaluating LNG: How a National Fleet Intends to Test Operations    
Val T. Noel, executive vice president-field operations, Pacer International, Inc. and President, Pacer Cartage, Inc.     
In October 2011, Dublin, Ohio-based Pacer International was slated to take delivery of its first four of 40 LNG-fueled Kenworth T440 trucks for operation in Los Angeles. If the trial succeeds, the fleet may expand to Chicago. Mr. Noel has been asked to discuss what influenced their decision for LNG and the benefits they anticipate.    
 
    Ryder's Perspective on LNG as a Heavy-Duty Trucking Fuel    
Scott Perry, vice president, supply management, fleet management solutions, Ryder Systems, Inc.      
Perry will discuss Ryder’s perspective on LNG as a heavy-duty trucking fuel as well as their new “flex-to-green” program. Flex to green allows fleet clients to lease Ryder vehicles with the option of using or converting to LNG and CNG-fueled vehicles to help jump-start their usage of alternative fuels.    
 
    An LNG Transporters Perspective on LNG-Fueled Tractors  
Mark Davis, president, Jack B. Kelley, Inc.   
  Jack B. Kelley has been active in LNG transport for decades. The company is pilot testing LNG-fueled tractors around the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles. In August, JBK was acquired by Kenan Advantage Group, North America's largest tank truck transporter and logistics provider. Davis has the benefit of both LNG transport and heavy-duty on-highway fleet experience.  
10:00 AM
Break  
 
10:30 AM
SESSION II: RAIL & OFF-ROAD    
 
Natural Gas Locomotives and Engine Technology
 
Leslie Olson, consultant, Energy Conversions Inc.  

Energy Conversions Inc. is working with a number of offroad markets including railroads, drilling companies, power producers, mines and industrial consumers to retrofit engine systems to natural gas, dual fuel or bifuel systems.  Olson will describe how many of these markets are increasingly using LNG.  
 
    LNG’s Potential for Rail  
Tom Drube, director of engineering, Chart D&S Division, Chart Industries, Inc.  
As major users of costly diesel fuel, railroads have long been seen as a potential market for LNG-fuel. However, despite some limited testing over the years, LNG has traditionally failed to make major inroads into the industry, even though designs exist for LNG rail cars from companies like Chart. With the return of high diesel prices, LNG-fuel for railroads may be making a comeback. Mr. Drube has been asked to discuss any updates from his company, and his insights on the potential for the market.             
 
LNG's Application for Vertical and Horizontal Drilling  
Lyle Jensen, president and CEO, GreenMan Technologies, Inc.  
American Power Group’s dual fuel technology has gained traction with users of primary and backup diesel-power generation and vehicular applications, including short-haul trains among other modes of transport. Over 1,000 APG systems are in operation in North and South America, Africa, India, Egypt and Pakistan. Lyle has been asked to explain the technology and discuss its applications and benefits.  
 
12:00 PM
Lunch  
 
1:30 PM
SESSION III: FUEL SUPPLY    
 
    Perspectives on LNG as a Transport Fuel  
David Schultz, senior officer, Pivotal LNG; vice president asset development, AGL Resources    
AGL Resources is one of the leading pioneers of downstream LNG fuel markets, acquiring a network of liquefaction plants, the most recent being Trussville Utilities District Peakshaver. Mr. Schultz has been asked to describe his company’s plans for establishing LNG fuel markets.    
    LNG Fuel Supply and Infrastructure  
Bruce Hughes, president, Southeast LNG  
Southeast LNG was formed in 2010 as a joint venture between major market players AGL Resources and El Paso Corp. With a focus on providing LNG to the downstream transportation market in the Southeastern U.S. market, Southeast LNG has worked to provide fueling for the heavy-duty truck industry. As president, Mr. Hughes has been asked to discuss his company’s progress in becoming a major LNG-fuel provider and give an update on Southeast’s future efforts.    
 
    Readying an Existing Plant for LNG Fuel Sales  
Jeffrey P. Beale, president, CH-IV International       
CH-IV has a lengthy history of consulting on issues related to LNG infrastructure. In addition to providing engineering and design services on all levels of LNG infrastructure, CH IV has also provided operations and regulatory support for its customers.  Mr. Beale’s presentation will focus on preparing existing facilities such as peakshavers and import terminals for providing LNG-fuel provisioning to customers. Included in his presentation, Mr. Beale will review key points for plant owners to consider.           
 
    Transporting LNG  
Darlene Batts, vice president, Transgas Inc.        
Transgas is one of the nation’s most experienced LNG transporters, having delivered over 375,000 loads of LNG, primarily from the Distrigas terminal in Everett, Massachusetts during nearly the last  four decades. Ms. Batts has been asked to discuss the opportunities and operational challenges that Transgas faces as a transporter when contemplating serving downstream LNG markets.        
 
4:00 PM
Conference Closes  



TRACK II: MARINE LNG FUEL APPLICATIONS & MARKETS

7:30 AM
Registration & Continental Breakfast  
 
8:30 AM
SESSION I: FLEET PERSPECTIVES    
 
    Marine Fuel Alternatives: Where LNG Stands  
Sean Caughlan, marine engineer, The Glosten Associates   
Washington State Ferries commissioned Seattle naval architecture and engineering firm The Glosten Associates earlier this year to conduct a study on the possibilities of converting their Puget Sound ferries to operate on LNG. As leader of this study, Mr Caughlan has been asked to use his experience and insights to compare and contrast LNG and conventional-fuel operations. Mr. Caughlan will focus specifically the differences in these operations in the tighter regulatory environment of a passenger-ferry setting.  
    Staten Island Ferry's LNG Plans, Perspectives    
Captain James DeSimone, chief operations officer, Staten Island Ferry    
  On Aug. 12, Staten Island Ferry announced a pilot program to convert one of the Staten Island ferries to run on LNG.  The Staten Island Ferries transport 21 million passengers annually, making 110 trips daily.  Captain DeSimone has been asked to describe the thought process that led to Staten Island Ferry’s LNG decision and their perspectives on expanding LNG fuel usage.  


         
    Offshore Service Vessel Operator’s Perspective on LNG  
Shane Guidry, chairman & CEO, Harvey Gulf International Marine LLC  
  Harvey Gulf International, which operates a fleet of 16 vessels, has just signed an order for its third LNG-fueled offshore service vessel (OSV).  A capital investment of US$100 million for the construction of the first two dual-fueled OSVs was signed by the company’s board last summer. Guidry has been asked to describe his plans and vision for LNG fuel demand from Gulf marine fleets.  
10:00 AM
Break  
 
10:30 AM
SESSION II: REGULATORY    
 
    Regulatory Perspectives for LNG-Fueled Marine Fleets  
Mario Cordero, commissioner, Federal Maritime Commission  
The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) is an independent regulatory agency responsible for the regulation of ocean-borne transportation in the foreign commerce of the U.S. Mr. Cordero has been asked how he foresees the maritime industry complying with new Emission Control Areas (ECA) and the implications of LNG for the commission.    
 
    LNG Fuel Uptake in North America; Classification Society Perspectives    
Yoshi Ozaki, director of environmental technology, ABS Corporate Technology  
ABS is classing Harvey Gulf's LNG Fueled vessels and are involved with both the Staten Island Ferries and BC Ferries regarding LNG engine placement projects. Mr. Ozaki has been asked to discuss the classification society's outlook on LNG fuel for marine use through their current projects.  
 
    USCG Perspectives On Natural Gas Fueled Ship Designs.  
CDR Randal Ogrydziak, United States Coast Guard  
The United States Coast Guard ensures the safety of marine operations at LNG terminals and of LNG ships in U.S. coastal waters by enforcing LNG ship design, construction, and operation regulations.  CDR Ogrydziak has been asked to discuss the US Coast Guard’s perspectives on LNG-fueled ship designs.  
 
12:00 PM
Lunch  
 
1:30 PM
SESSION III: New Concepts    
 
    LNG-Fueled Ocean Transport Alternatives  
Tony Teo, business development director, DNV North America Maritime  
    DNV and Oshima Shipbuilding partnered to develop a series of “ECO-ship” bulk carriers for delivery beyond 2020. Besides LNG propulsion a range of existing and emerging technologies are designed to give 50% more efficiency. Mr. Teo has been asked to describe these.  
 
    LNG Fuel Engines for Marine Vessels  
Paul Blomerus, senior director, high horsepower, Westport Innovations  
Westport is a global leader in natural gas engines. Dr. Blomerus has been asked to discuss Westport’s latest advances and developments in natural gas powered engines for marine vessels.  
 
    Marine Propulsion  
Odd Magne Horgen, sales director, Rolls-Royce Marine  
Rolls Royce has introduced a new LNG-fueled ship design it calls its “Environship concept.” In October, Stavanger-based shipper Nor Lines AS placed an order for two 112m, 5,000 dwt cargo ships based on the design. The ships will be constructed by Tsuji Heavy Industries at their Jiangsu, China shipyards for delivery in October 2013. Mr. Horgen has been asked to discuss Rolls Royce design.  
 
    Small Scale LNG Distribution via Articulated Tug/Barge LNGC  
Jay Gottlieb, president, Argent Marine  
Argent Marine has completed two innovative designs to distribute LNG downstream to fuel markets. One is a container ship designed to transport small volumes of LNG in intermodal containers for distribution to marine and onshore consumers. The second is an articulated barge concept intended to deliver LNG to shoreline bunkering facilities and micro receiving terminals. Gottlieb has been asked to describe these.  
 
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Val T. Noel, president, Pacer Cartage

Val has been with Pacer since 2004.  He is currently President of Pacer Cartage, an intermodal trucking company which operates in 30 markets across the country with a fleet of 1,050 power units.  In addition Val is EVP Intermodal Operations for Pacer International; he is responsible for all intermodal operations. Prior to joining Pacer, Val spent 21 years with CMX Trucking and CSX Intermodal in various roles, to include dispatch, equipment, terminal operations and as president of the intermodal division of CSX. Val is on the IANA Board of Directors and ATA Intermodal Board of Directors.   Val was born and raised in Philadelphia, attended LaSalle University and currently resides in Jacksonville Florida.  In addition Val is the assistant coach of the boy’s varsity soccer team at Bartram Trail High School. 
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  Mark Davis, president, Jack B. Kelley Inc

Mr. Davis joined Jack B Kelley, Inc (JBK), a highway subsidiary of Kenan Advantage Group, in 1988 and has served as the Company’s president since 1997.  Mr. Davis has over 36 years experience in the transportation industry and is responsible for overseeing JBK’s operations throughout North America. Prior to joining JBK, Mr. Davis worked for IBP, Inc. (Tyson Foods) in various transportation positions that included truck and railroad operations and rate and regulatory affairs. Mr. Davis earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Arkansas and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of New Mexico.   

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  Darlene Batts, vice president, Transgas

Mrs. Batts is Vice President of Transgas Inc., a subsidiary of National Grid and the largest over-the-road transporter of LNG in the Northeast.  Her leadership responsibilities include sales, marketing, new business development, corporate strategy and finance.  Mrs. Batts has been employed by Transgas for 12 years and has been Vice President for the past 7 years.  She came to Transgas from Eastern Enterprises, the parent company of Boston Gas Company, which at the time was the largest natural gas distribution company in New England.  Mrs. Batts holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a focus in Accounting from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, MA and has membership affiliations with The Guild of Gas Managers, The National Accounting and Finance Council of the American Trucking Association, and the Hazardous Materials Field Emergency Response Team of Transgas Inc.
 
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  Nick Rea, LNG business manager, Kleenheat Gas

Nick has managed the EVOL LNG business since October 2010 and has responsibility for increasing the adoption of LNG as a fuel for heavy duty vehicles, mine vehicles and for power generation throughout Australia. A significant development has been the introduction of the American Power Group dual fuel system to the Australian market in late 2011. Nick came into this challenging role after two years with Wesfarmers Energy, leading the business development team. Prior to joining Wesfarmers, he worked extensively in the industrial gases industry in operations management and business development. Nick has a Mechanical Engineering honours degree from the University of Sydney and a Diploma of Applied Finance.
 
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Lyle Jensen, president and CEO, GreenMan Technologies, Inc.

Lyle Jensen is the President & CEO of GreenMan Technologies, Inc. and its wholly-owned subsidiary, American Power Group Inc.    Mr. Jensen’s business career spans over thirty years of profit and loss responsibility which has included operational turnarounds, entrepreneurial start-ups and M&A activities all driven towards creating shareholder value in both public and private company settings.    He joined GreenMan as the turnaround CEO in 2006 and has led the successful transition of the company by divesting its prior non-scalable tire recycling business and acquiring American Power Group in late-2009 to enter the high-growth market of clean-tech alternative fuel technologies. Under Mr. Jensen’s vision,  GreenMan took APG’s  patented dual fuel  diesel technology to Detroit and worked the past two years with some of the best powertrain and emissions engineers in the industry to develop a robust third-generation digitally mapped turbocharged natural gas system.   

 
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  Tom Drube, director of engineering, Chart D&S Division

Tom Drube is the Director of Engineering for the Distribution and Storage group of Chart Industries, a leading manufacturer of vacuum insulated equipment for cryogenic applications.  He has over twenty years of cryogenic design experience, most of this time has been dedicated to the advancement of LNG applications.  He has been involved in LNG transportation development since the early 1990’s.  
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  David Schultz, senior officer, Pivotal LNG; vice president asset development, AGL Resources

Dave Schultz joined AGL Resources in 2005, during his time at AGL he lead an effort to site an east coast LNG import terminal, and successfully brought into commercial operations AGL Resources’ Golden Triangle Storage project.  Currently, as vice president, Asset Management, he is responsible for leading Pivotal LNG, overseeing and developing AGL Resources’ existing liquefied natural gas merchant production.  Most recently, Pivotal LNG announced the signing of an agreement for the purchase of a municipally owned LNG liquefier and the sale of up to 100,000 gallons per day of LNG.  He also is active in AGL Resources’ “green initiative” to promote natural gas as an environmentally responsible fuel.
 
Before joining AGL Resources, Mr. Schultz was a principal in the energy firm, Energy Transfer Technologies. Mr. Schultz has more than 25 years of experience in the energy industry including senior positions in the power generation and natural gas pipeline industry. In power generation, he has held lead positions in the development of gas turbine power generation projects totaling more than $5 billion. In the natural gas industry, he has played a key role in the development, permitting and construction of $2 billion worth of pipeline expansion projects. Mr. Schultz holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from San Diego State University.  He serves on the board of directors of the Texas Energy Museum in Beaumont, Texas. 
 

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  Bruce Hughes, president, Southeast LNG

Bruce Hughes brings more than 30 years of experience in the natural gas pipeline industry to Southeast LNG. As president, Mr. Hughes provides executive leadership for strategy, planning and supply. Prior to this role, Mr. Hughes developed natural gas supply and pipeline expansion projects across the southeastern U.S. as director of business development with Southern Natural Gas Company, a subsidiary of El Paso Corporation. In his tenure with Southern Natural Gas Company, Mr. Hughes has held a number of management positions with financial, regulatory and gas supply responsibilities. Mr. Hughes received a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of Alabama.


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  Jeffrey P. Beale, president, CH-IV International

Mr. Beale is the President of CH·IV International of Hanover, MD.  Jeff is an internationally known expert on liquefied natural gas (LNG) system safety, design and operations with over thirty-seven years of diversified LNG experience.  In his role as President, he has been actively involved with new and existing LNG facilities worldwide including a number of U.S. LNG peakshavers and almost all of the operating LNG import terminals in the U.S.

He is a member of the NFPA Technical Committee on Liquefied Natural Gas (NFPA 59A).  Jeff has presented and/or authored over 60 papers and articles on LNG.  Jeff holds U.S. Patents 5,549,142 and 5,582,218, both entitled “Dispensing System for Refueling Transport Containers with Cryogenic Liquid.”

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  Hebeler Corporation, Speaker TBA

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Shane Guidry, chairman & CEO, Harvey Gulf

Mr. Guidry was appointed Vice President of Harvey Gulf’s sales and marketing division in 1992.  Mr. Guidry quickly directed and managed an aggressive sale force.  In 1997, he was then promoted to CEO of Harvey Gulf by its Board of Directors, and he still holds that position today.  During his 11 years leading Harvey Gulf and its affiliates, he lead the new organization into the deep water markets where larger marine assets would be needed.  His primary strategy has been to increase revenue and provide corporate growth through fleet enhancement and focus on what he believed was, and still believes is, the future for the marine industry in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, North Sea, Brazil, West Africa, South East Asia and Mexico – deep water exploration and development.  Mr. Guidry’s current vision and direction is to market, and create alliances based upon, Harvey Gulf’s exclusive ability to provide support for both drilling rig towing and offshore supply vessel support for customers and to design and develop additional vessels to meet its customers developing requirements and thereby maintain and enhance its competitive advantage.    
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  Captain James DeSimone, chief operations officer, Staten Island Ferry

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Mario Cordero, commissioner, Federal Maritime Commission

Commissioner Mario Cordero of Long Beach, CA, was sworn in on June 3, 2011, as a Commissioner for a term to expire on June 30, 2014. Commissioner Cordero was nominated by President Barack Obama on September 17, 2010, and confirmed by the Senate on April 14, 2011.

Prior to his appointment to the FMC, Commissioner Cordero was an attorney in private practice and served eight years on the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners where he spearheaded the Port’s pioneering Green Port Policy. He served one term as Board President and two terms as Vice-President. Mr. Cordero also served as a professor of Political Science at Long Beach City College.

Mr. Cordero received his BS in Political Science from California State University, Long Beach, and his JD from the Santa Clara University School of Law.  

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  Sean Caughlan, marine engineer, The Glosten Associates

Sean Caughlan has over a decade of marine industry experience in ship design, construction, and project management. Sean is a licensed Professional Engineer in Mechanical Engineering and has bachelor’s degrees in Energy Systems from Evergreen State College and Mechanical Engineering from the University of Washington. Since joining the Glosten Associates in 2003 he has taken a major interest in the greening of the marine industry and worked on numerous environmentally friendly vessel design projects. Sean has been involved in LNG fuelled vessel designs since 2006 with projects as diverse as tugs, ferries, and RO/RO cargo vessels. He has been speaking on LNG vessel design issues domestically and internationally since 2008.

 
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  CDR Randal Ogrydziak, United States Coast Guard

CDR Ogrydziak has a BS degree from Wayland Baptist University in Environmental Protection.  He also has a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Hawaii, School of Public Health, specializing in Occupational and Environmental Health.  He is a Coast Guard Industrial Hygienist and served as CGD14’s Safety and Environmental Health Officer.  From June 2003 to August 2009, CDR Ogrydziak worked with Federal, State, and local government agencies overseeing the building and operational start-up of four LNG facilities: Sempra LNG in Lake Charles, LA; Cheniere LNG in Cameron, LA; Golden Pass LNG in Sabine, TX; and Freeport LNG in Freeport, TX. CDR Ogrydziak reported as the Detached Chief to stand-up the Liquefied Gas Carrier National Center of Expertise (LGCNCOE) at Port Arthur, Texas in August 2009.  The LGCNCOE is co-located with MSU Port Arthur.  CDR Ogrydziak has over 30 years of experience in the Marine Safety Field.  
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  Paul Blomerus, senior director, high horsepower, Westport Innovations

Paul Blomerus is Senior Director, High Horsepower for Westport and oversees the market development and new product development programs in the rail, marine and mining sectors. Dr. Blomerus joined Westport from Rolls-Royce Aerospace in the UK where he fulfilled a variety of roles including technology licensing, airline customer relationship management and supplier partnership development for new civil aero engine programs. Prior to Westport, Dr. Blomerus was a consultant for McKinsey and Co. serving primarily industrial and technology clients out of the firm’s Chicago office. Dr. Blomerus holds a Ph.D. in Engineering Science from the University of Oxford and a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Cape Town.
 
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  Tony Teo, business development director, DNV North America Maritime

Tony is DNV's North America's, Business Development Director. A senior principal surveyor with 27 years in DNV he has worked in Singapore, Qatar and now Houston with experience from  Marine Warranty, Ship Classification, Management, Business development, LNG and CNG technologies. Tony graduated with 1st class honors in Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering from Glasgow University and has been trained in Executive Business Program at International Management Development (IMD), Switzerland and Relationship Based Selling at Cap Gemini, France. He has delivered over 60 presentations on a wide range of LNG and other maritime subjects at major conferences.  
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  Odd Magne Horgen, sales director, Rolls-Royce Marine

Odd Magne Horgen is educated Marine Engineer , has  forty years commercial and management experiences with Bergen Diesel-Ulstein-Vickers from 1999 Rolls-Royce.

Joined Bergen Diesel (BMV-Bergen Mecanical Yards) in 1972 and started in the Marketing and Sales Department in 1978 , became responsible for the Far East market - was appointed General Manager in 1984 for the Oslo office.

Was in 1987 appointed General Sales Manager for both the Energy , Marine-Offshore section and the Licencee department

Became GeneraI Sales Manager for the Marine & Offshore section in 1993 .

Was appointed Key Account manager for the marine sector in 1997 and in 2000 he was appointed to General Sales Manager for the Marine and Offshore section.   

Has been GSM for engines to the Merchant/Naval market since 2003 and now especially focusing on the future fuel Natural Gas (LNG) for ships.  

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  Jay Gottlieb, president, Argent Marine

Jay Gottlieb has been with Argent Marine since 1995 and is currently Vice Chairman of Argent Marine Companies, and President of Argent Marine Operations, Inc., the company’s US flag, Jones Act operating subsidiary. 

Since 1989, Argent Marine has owned, operated and chartered ocean going and other marine tonnage and has provided engineering and technical services to the international maritime sector.  During that time, Argent Marine has specialized in providing customized LNG transport services to the petroleum and other industries (having owned two LNG carriers which were sold in 2001 to subsidiaries of Royal Dutch Shell).  Since 2001, Argent Marine has concentrated on developing marine based transportation systems for small scale distribution of LNG, in particular to the vehicle and vessel fuel market segments. 

In 2008, Argent Marine entered into a joint venture with Maersk Line, Limited, the US flag affiliate of AP Moller Maersk and a leading global operator of tankers and container vessels.  The joint venture was established to advance the development and commercialization of specialized small scale LNG distribution technology and systems.  Jay leads that effort for both companies.

Prior to Argent Marine, Jay was President and CEO of USCapital Corporation, a private equity firm in Chicago and he was EVP and COO with United States Can Company, a diversified packaging/distribution company.  Jay has an economics degree from Boston College and an MBA from University of Connecticut.  

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Speakers

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Andrew J. Littlefair, co-founder, president & CEO, Clean Energy Fuels

Andrew J. Littlefair is Co-Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Clean Energy, and serves on the Board of Directors of the Company.

Mr. Littlefair for eight years served as Chairman of NGVAmerica, based in Washington DC, a national organization dedicated to the development of a growing, sustainable and profitable market for vehicles powered by natural gas. In 2004, Mr. Littlefair was named an NGV Champion by the International Association of Natural Gas Vehicles (IANGV), reflecting his contributions to the growing industry.

Previously, Mr. Littlefair served as President of Pickens Fuel Corp (PFC), predecessor company of Clean Energy, which he co-founded in 1997 with Boone Pickens. Mr. Littlefair served as Vice President of Public Affairs at MESA Inc., one of America’s largest independent producers of natural gas. His responsibilities included federal and state government affairs (Texas, Kansas, New Mexico, Louisiana), as well as serving as Director of Mesa Environmental. In addition, Mr. Littlefair served as Mr. Pickens’ assistant for 10 years, coordinating special projects as well as being responsible for the company’s natural gas vehicle activities. Before joining MESA in 1987, Mr. Littlefair was Staff Assistant to the President in the Office of Presidential Advance. He traveled on behalf of President Reagan to 60 cities and seven foreign countries. Mr. Littlefair graduated from the University of Southern California with a B.A. in Political Science. He was President of the Student Senate in 1981-82.

He is a member of the Board of Directors, Plains Capital Bank, Dallas TX; member of the Board of Directors, Reagan Library Foundation; member of the Board of Councilors, School of Letters, Arts and Sciences, University of Southern California (USC); member of the Board of Advisors, Wrigley Environmental Sciences, USC.

Andy Alderson, managing director, Hart, Fenton & Company

Darlene Batts, vice president, Transgas

Mrs. Batts is Vice President of Transgas Inc., a subsidiary of National Grid and the largest over-the-road transporter of LNG in the Northeast.  Her leadership responsibilities include sales, marketing, new business development, corporate strategy and finance.  Mrs. Batts has been employed by Transgas for 12 years and has been Vice President for the past 7 years.  She came to Transgas from Eastern Enterprises, the parent company of Boston Gas Company, which at the time was the largest natural gas distribution company in New England.  Mrs. Batts holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a focus in Accounting from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, MA and has membership affiliations with The Guild of Gas Managers, The National Accounting and Finance Council of the American Trucking Association, and the Hazardous Materials Field Emergency Response Team of Transgas Inc.

Jeffrey P. Beale, president, CH-IV International

Mr. Beale is the President of CH·IV International of Hanover, MD.  Jeff is an internationally known expert on liquefied natural gas (LNG) system safety, design and operations with over thirty-seven years of diversified LNG experience.  In his role as President, he has been actively involved with new and existing LNG facilities worldwide including a number of U.S. LNG peakshavers and almost all of the operating LNG import terminals in the U.S.

He is a member of the NFPA Technical Committee on Liquefied Natural Gas (NFPA 59A).  Jeff has presented and/or authored over 60 papers and articles on LNG.  Jeff holds U.S. Patents 5,549,142 and 5,582,218, both entitled “Dispensing System for Refueling Transport Containers with Cryogenic Liquid.”
 
Ron Bertasi, CEO, Prometheus Energy

Mr. Bertasi joined Prometheus Energy in 2010 as CEO and a board member. Mr. Bertasi brings more than 20 years of energy industry experience to the Company. Prior to joining Prometheus Energy, Mr. Bertasi was the founder and CEO of Mack Creek Energy, a developer of renewable power projects, and also served as an operating partner with Element Partners, a cleantech private equity firm. Mr. Bertasi previously spent seven years as a senior executive at Southern Company where he served as president & CEO of Southern Company Energy Solutions, a full service provider of turnkey design/build energy projects, and as president & CEO of Southern Company Gas, a natural gas retailer in Georgia’s deregulated market.

Prior to Southern, Mr. Bertasi spent four years with Enron Energy Services, and worked as a management consultant in the energy group at Booz Allen Hamilton (since renamed Booz & Company). He has lived and worked across North America and Europe. Mr. Bertasi holds an MBA from Dartmouth's Tuck School, an MS from UCLA, and a BA from Colgate University. He was also a summer student research fellow at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

Paul Blomerus, senior director, high horsepower, Westport Innovations

Paul Blomerus is Senior Director, High Horsepower for Westport and oversees the market development and new product development programs in the rail, marine and mining sectors. Dr. Blomerus joined Westport from Rolls-Royce Aerospace in the UK where he fulfilled a variety of roles including technology licensing, airline customer relationship management and supplier partnership development for new civil aero engine programs.

Prior to Westport, Dr. Blomerus was a consultant for McKinsey and Co. serving primarily industrial and technology clients out of the firm’s Chicago office. Dr. Blomerus holds a Ph.D. in Engineering Science from the University of Oxford and a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Cape Town.

Sean Caughlan, marine engineer, The Glosten Associates

Sean Caughlan has over a decade of marine industry experience in ship design, construction, and project management. Sean is a licensed Professional Engineer in Mechanical Engineering and has bachelor’s degrees in Energy Systems from Evergreen State College and Mechanical Engineering from the University of Washington. Since joining the Glosten Associates in 2003 he has taken a major interest in the greening of the marine industry and worked on numerous environmentally friendly vessel design projects. Sean has been involved in LNG fuelled vessel designs since 2006 with projects as diverse as tugs, ferries, and RO/RO cargo vessels. He has been speaking on LNG vessel design issues domestically and internationally since 2008.

Mario Cordero, commissioner, Federal Maritime Commission

Commissioner Mario Cordero of Long Beach, CA, was sworn in on June 3, 2011, as a Commissioner for a term to expire on June 30, 2014. Commissioner Cordero was nominated by President Barack Obama on September 17, 2010, and confirmed by the Senate on April 14, 2011.

Prior to his appointment to the FMC, Commissioner Cordero was an attorney in private practice and served eight years on the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners where he spearheaded the Port’s pioneering Green Port Policy. He served one term as Board President and two terms as Vice-President. Mr. Cordero also served as a professor of Political Science at Long Beach City College.
Mr. Cordero received his BS in Political Science from California State University, Long Beach, and his JD from the Santa Clara University School of Law.  

Mark Davis, president, Jack B. Kelley Inc

Mr. Davis joined Jack B Kelley, Inc (JBK), a highway subsidiary of Kenan Advantage Group, in 1988 and has served as the Company’s president since 1997.  Mr. Davis has over 36 years experience in the transportation industry and is responsible for overseeing JBK’s operations throughout North America.

Prior to joining JBK, Mr. Davis worked for IBP, Inc. (Tyson Foods) in various transportation positions that included truck and railroad operations and rate and regulatory affairs. Mr. Davis earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Arkansas and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of New Mexico.   

Captain James DeSimone, chief operations officer, Staten Island Ferry

Tom Drube, director of engineering, Chart D&S Division

Tom Drube is the Director of Engineering for the Distribution and Storage group of Chart Industries, a leading manufacturer of vacuum insulated equipment for cryogenic applications.  He has over twenty years of cryogenic design experience, most of this time has been dedicated to the advancement of LNG applications.  He has been involved in LNG transportation development since the early 1990’s.  

Michael Gallagher, Ph.D., senior adviser, former president and chief operating officer, Westport Innovations Inc.

Dr. J. Michael Gallagher is Senior Adviser, and Former President and Chief Operating Officer of Westport Innovations, where he is working to encourage the global adoption of natural gas in transportation systems. He also serves as Chairman of the Board of Cummins Westport (CWI), and Agility Fuel Systems. Prior to joining Westport, Dr. Gallagher served as a Senior Vice-President for Fluor Corp., an international engineering and project management company headquartered in California. He also held senior executive positions with both the Londonbased multinational engineering firm Kvaerner Group and the Bechtel Group in San Francisco. Dr. Gallagher is also on the board of several non-profit Alternate Fuel organizations including NGV Global, the US Natural Gas Vehicle Association (NGVA), Montreux Energy, the California Natural Gas Vehicle Partnership, CALSTART, and the Canadian Centre for Policy Ingenuity/Climate Change. In addition, Dr. Gallagher is also Chair of the Natural Gas Group for a major new US national energy study, the DOE NPC Study of Future Transportation Fuels.

He obtained his Ph.D. in Mechanical/Nuclear Engineering from Stanford University and M.S. degrees in both Engineering Economic Systems and Mechanical Engineering from Stanford. He holds a Bachelor’s degree (A.B.) in Physics and Mathematics from Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Indiana.

Dr. Gallagher was also a Visiting Professor (on loan from Bechtel Group) at the MIT School of Engineering where he directed the technical work on a 16-nation global assessment of oil, energy and coal and published two books on the resulting conclusions.


Art Gelber, president, Gelber & Associates

Arthur W. Gelber is President of Gelber & Associates, headquartered in Houston, Texas. This nationally-recognized energy consulting and advisory firm supports its clients’ energy procurement and market strategies and the impact of commercial, regulatory and policy activities upon them. Gelber’s industry leadership has been recognized in many global media outlets including CNN and CNBC as well as in print publications such as Forbes Magazine, The Economist Magazine, Business Week, New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and others. Gelber’s clients include several of North America’s largest regulated utilities and regulating State PUCs, Fortune 500 and mid-cap industrial companies, natural gas producers and energy service companies. Gelber & Associates is immersed in various aspects of the energy markets including supply and demand analysis, exploration and alternatives, regulatory matters, pricing, transactions and litigation support. Mr. Gelber plays an active role in clients’ evaluation of fuel supply, power sales strategies and alternatives.

Prior to Gelber & Associates, Arthur was employed at Conoco Inc. as a staff geologist and geophysicist working in geologic evaluations in Texas. Before Conoco, Gelber engaged in geologic evaluations in Idaho working for Mitchell Energy Company (now Devon). Arthur received his Bachelor of Science degree in geology from Colorado College in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and his Master’s degree in geology and geophysics from Rice University in Houston. Arthur has been an active participant in the domestic and global natural gas, oil and LNG markets since 1980.

Jay Gottlieb, president, Argent Marine

Jay Gottlieb has been with Argent Marine since 1995 and is currently Vice Chairman of Argent Marine Companies, and President of Argent Marine Operations, Inc., the company’s US flag, Jones Act operating subsidiary. 

Since 1989, Argent Marine has owned, operated and chartered ocean going and other marine tonnage and has provided engineering and technical services to the international maritime sector.  During that time, Argent Marine has specialized in providing customized LNG transport services to the petroleum and other industries (having owned two LNG carriers which were sold in 2001 to subsidiaries of Royal Dutch Shell).  Since 2001, Argent Marine has concentrated on developing marine based transportation systems for small scale distribution of LNG, in particular to the vehicle and vessel fuel market segments. 

In 2008, Argent Marine entered into a joint venture with Maersk Line, Limited, the US flag affiliate of AP Moller Maersk and a leading global operator of tankers and container vessels.  The joint venture was established to advance the development and commercialization of specialized small scale LNG distribution technology and systems.  Jay leads that effort for both companies.

Prior to Argent Marine, Jay was President and CEO of USCapital Corporation, a private equity firm in Chicago and he was EVP and COO with United States Can Company, a diversified packaging/distribution company.  Jay has an economics degree from Boston College and an MBA from University of Connecticut.


Shane Guidry, chairman & CEO, Harvey Gulf International Marine LLC

Mr. Guidry was appointed Vice President of Harvey Gulf’s sales and marketing division in 1992.  Mr. Guidry quickly directed and managed an aggressive sale force.  In 1997, he was then promoted to CEO of Harvey Gulf by its Board of Directors, and he still holds that position today.  During his 11 years leading Harvey Gulf and its affiliates, he lead the new organization into the deep water markets where larger marine assets would be needed.  His primary strategy has been to increase revenue and provide corporate growth through fleet enhancement and focus on what he believed was, and still believes is, the future for the marine industry in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, North Sea, Brazil, West Africa, South East Asia and Mexico – deep water exploration and development.  Mr. Guidry’s current vision and direction is to market, and create alliances based upon, Harvey Gulf’s exclusive ability to provide support for both drilling rig towing and offshore supply vessel support for customers and to design and develop additional vessels to meet its customers developing requirements and thereby maintain and enhance its competitive advantage.

Odd Magne Horgen, sales director, Rolls-Royce Marine

Odd Magne Horgen is educated Marine Engineer , has  forty years commercial and management experiences with Bergen Diesel-Ulstein-Vickers from 1999 Rolls-Royce. Joined Bergen Diesel (BMV-Bergen Mecanical Yards) in 1972 and started in the Marketing and Sales Department in 1978 , became responsible for the Far East market - was appointed General Manager in 1984 for the Oslo office.

        • Was in 1987 appointed General Sales Manager for both the Energy , Marine-Offshore section and the Licencee department
        • Became GeneraI Sales Manager for the Marine & Offshore section in 1993 .
        • Was appointed Key Account manager for the marine sector in 1997 and in 2000 he was appointed to General Sales Manager for the Marine and Offshore section.   
        • Has been GSM for engines to the Merchant/Naval market since 2003 and now especially focusing on the future fuel Natural Gas (LNG) for ships.

           

Bruce Hughes, president, Southeast LNG

Bruce Hughes brings more than 30 years of experience in the natural gas pipeline industry to Southeast LNG. As president, Mr. Hughes provides executive leadership for strategy, planning and supply. Prior to this role, Mr. Hughes developed natural gas supply and pipeline expansion projects across the southeastern U.S. as director of business development with Southern Natural Gas Company, a subsidiary of El Paso Corporation. In his tenure with Southern Natural Gas Company, Mr. Hughes has held a number of management positions with financial, regulatory and gas supply responsibilities. Mr. Hughes received a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of Alabama.  

Lyle Jensen, president and CEO, GreenMan Technologies, Inc.

Lyle Jensen is the President & CEO of GreenMan Technologies, Inc. and its wholly-owned subsidiary, American Power Group Inc.    Mr. Jensen’s business career spans over thirty years of profit and loss responsibility which has included operational turnarounds, entrepreneurial start-ups and M&A activities all driven towards creating shareholder value in both public and private company settings.

He joined GreenMan as the turnaround CEO in 2006 and has led the successful transition of the company by divesting its prior non-scalable tire recycling business and acquiring American Power Group in late-2009 to enter the high-growth market of clean-tech alternative fuel technologies.

Under Mr. Jensen’s vision,  GreenMan took APG’s  patented dual fuel  diesel technology to Detroit and worked the past two years with some of the best powertrain and emissions engineers in the industry to develop a robust third-generation digitally mapped turbocharged natural gas system.   

Rich Kolodziej, president, NGVAmerica

Mr. Kolodziej is president of the NGVAmerica (formerly the Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition) -- a national organization dedicated to the development of a growing, sustainable and profitable market for vehicles powered by natural gas and biomethane. NGVAmerica represents more than 130 engine, vehicle and equipment manufacturers; fleet operators and service providers, natural gas companies, and environmental groups and government organizations interested in the promotion and use of natural gas and biomethane as transportation fuels.

Prior to joining the NGVAmerica in 1996, Mr. Kolodziej was group vice president of the American Gas Association where he held a number of senior positions including vice president of planning, vice president of communications, and senior vice president of marketing and communications.

Mr. Kolodziej serves on committees of a number of energy and alternative fuel vehicle organizations. He is the Immediate Past Chairman of the International Association of Natural Gas Vehicles, president of the American Biogas Alliance and a member of the Alternative Fuels Committee of the Transportation Research Board. He also serves on the Board of Governors of the National Energy Foundation, and is Vice-chair of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

Kolodziej holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Rutgers University and a master's degree in urban and regional planning from the University of California at Los Angeles.

Robert M. Nimocks, president, Zeus Development Corp

In 1991, Nimocks founded Zeus Development Corporation to provide information and analysis to clients competing in world gas trade and development. Since the founding, the company has expanded its areas of expertise to include the monetization of other hydrocarbons, such as coal, tar sands and biomass and the commercialization of new technologies to upgrade undervalued hydrocarbons into premium fuels and products. The firm serves some 2,000 customers and clients, including major energy companies, governments, oilfield services firms, etc.  Zeus' extended enterprise includes about 35 staff, executive consultants and independent researchers. Nimocks assists clients in four broad areas:
  1. Natural gas supply: For three large gas-import markets, Chile, Israel, and Italy, Nimocks has assisted utilities and governments identify, assess and negotiate gas supply as well as the construction of infrastructure necessary to import volumes of gas up to 5 billion cubic meters per year (500 million cubic feet per day). 
  2. Feasibility: Nimocks specializes in assisting developers maximize returns on prospective capital projects while preparing feasibility documents that accurately communicate the investment opportunity to banks and third-party investors.
  3. Business expansion: Nimocks has assisted more than 20 manufacturers, process licensors, EPC firms, and investors evaluate and set strategies for growth in the gas-monetization industry.
  4. Investment assessment: Nimocks has assisted numerous institutional investors evaluate equity investment and trading strategies concerning publicly traded competitors in the LNG, gas conversion and E&P industries. He also has assisted banks conduct due-diligence investigations of borrower capital projects, including bond investments.
A former consultant with Accenture, Nimocks earned bachelors degrees in science and business administration from Mississippi State University in 1981 and an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1987.
 

Val T. Noel, president, Pacer Cartage

Val has been with Pacer since 2004.  He is currently President of Pacer Cartage, an intermodal trucking company which operates in 30 markets across the country with a fleet of 1,050 power units.  In addition Val is EVP Intermodal Operations for Pacer International; he is responsible for all intermodal operations. Prior to joining Pacer, Val spent 21 years with CMX Trucking and CSX Intermodal in various roles, to include dispatch, equipment, terminal operations and as president of the intermodal division of CSX. Val is on the IANA Board of Directors and ATA Intermodal Board of Directors.

Val was born and raised in Philadelphia, attended LaSalle University and currently resides in Jacksonville Florida.  In addition Val is the assistant coach of the boy’s varsity soccer team at Bartram Trail High School. 

CDR Randal Ogrydziak, United States Coast Guard

CDR Ogrydziak has a BS degree from Wayland Baptist University in Environmental Protection.  He also has a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Hawaii, School of Public Health, specializing in Occupational and Environmental Health.  He is a Coast Guard Industrial Hygienist and served as CGD14’s Safety and Environmental Health Officer.  From June 2003 to August 2009, CDR Ogrydziak worked with Federal, State, and local government agencies overseeing the building and operational start-up of four LNG facilities: Sempra LNG in Lake Charles, LA; Cheniere LNG in Cameron, LA; Golden Pass LNG in Sabine, TX; and Freeport LNG in Freeport, TX.

CDR Ogrydziak reported as the Detached Chief to stand-up the Liquefied Gas Carrier National Center of Expertise (LGCNCOE) at Port Arthur, Texas in August 2009.  The LGCNCOE is co-located with MSU Port Arthur.  CDR Ogrydziak has over 30 years of experience in the Marine Safety Field.

Leslie Olson, consultant, Energy Conversions Inc.

Mr Leslie Olson is a graduate of the University of Nebraska, College of Engineering, Industrial Engineering Department. He is a past member of the Institute of Industrial Engineers, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and the Association of Energy Engineers.

Mr Leslie Olson is retired from the Texas Transportation Institute (TTI) at the Texas A&M University System in College Station, Texas. He has widely varied experience in his 35 years in the transportation industry. He spent several years in the electric and gas utility industry and then joined Northern Natural Gas Company, a major natural gas pipeline where he sold Burlington Northern Railroad the idea of using natural gas as a primary fuel for locomotives. He eventually joined Burlington Northern Railroad to manage and direct the development and testing of high horsepower natural gas fueled locomotives. Mr Olson started his own international energy and strategic services consulting company after leaving the newly merged Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad in 1996. He was recruited to TTI in 1997 to assist with the fledgling Rail Research Center and develop new ideas for railroad research at the Institute. He retired in 2011 and continues to provide consulting to TTI in railroad and pipeline research. He also consults and provides support to Energy Conversions, Incorporated (ECI) of Tacoma, Washington.

Yoshi Ozaki, director of environmental technology, ABS

Scott Perry, vice president, supply management, fleet management solutions, Ryder

Dean Purcelli, Strategic Marketing Advisor, Encana

Miguel Raimao, Project Leader, Sturman Industries

Miguel Raimao is responsible for New Business Development at Sturman Industries. An engineering graduate of the New Jersey Institute of Technology, he has over 14 years of experience in designing advanced internal combustion engine technologies. He started his career with Cummins Fuel Systems where he was responsible for design of injection control valves and actuators. His last 12 years at Sturman have been dedicated to developing Digital Hydraulic systems including ultra-high pressures fuel injection and Sturman's camless Hydraulic Valve Actuation systems. Miguel's work has been focused on reducing emissions, increasing fuel efficiency, and promoting alternative low carbon fuels. Miguel is a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International.

  David Schultz, senior officer, Pivotal LNG; vice president asset development, AGL Resources

Dave Schultz joined AGL Resources in 2005, during his time at AGL he lead an effort to site an east coast LNG import terminal, and successfully brought into commercial operations AGL Resources’ Golden Triangle Storage project.  Currently, as vice president, Asset Management, he is responsible for leading Pivotal LNG, overseeing and developing AGL Resources’ existing liquefied natural gas merchant production.  Most recently, Pivotal LNG announced the signing of an agreement for the purchase of a municipally owned LNG liquefier and the sale of up to 100,000 gallons per day of LNG.  He also is active in AGL Resources’ “green initiative” to promote natural gas as an environmentally responsible fuel.
 
Before joining AGL Resources, Mr. Schultz was a principal in the energy firm, Energy Transfer Technologies. Mr. Schultz has more than 25 years of experience in the energy industry including senior positions in the power generation and natural gas pipeline industry. In power generation, he has held lead positions in the development of gas turbine power generation projects totaling more than $5 billion. In the natural gas industry, he has played a key role in the development, permitting and construction of $2 billion worth of pipeline expansion projects. Mr. Schultz holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from San Diego State University.  He serves on the board of directors of the Texas Energy Museum in Beaumont, Texas. 
 

  Tony Teo, business development director, DNV North America Maritime

Tony is DNV's North America's, Business Development Director. A senior principal surveyor with 27 years in DNV he has worked in Singapore, Qatar and now Houston with experience from  Marine Warranty, Ship Classification, Management, Business development, LNG and CNG technologies. Tony graduated with 1st class honors in Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering from Glasgow University and has been trained in Executive Business Program at International Management Development (IMD), Switzerland and Relationship Based Selling at Cap Gemini, France. He has delivered over 60 presentations on a wide range of LNG and other maritime subjects at major conferences.  

Sam Thomas, CEO, Chart Industries

Samuel F. Thomas has served as Chairman of our Board of Directors since March 2007 and has served as our Chief Executive Officer and President and as a member of our Board of Directors since October 2003. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Thomas was Executive Vice President of Global Consumables at ESAB Holdings Ltd., a provider of welding consumables and equipment. In addition to his most recent position at ESAB, Mr. Thomas was responsible for ESAB N. America during his employment at ESAB Holdings Ltd. Prior to joining ESAB in February 1999, Mr. Thomas was Vice President of Friction Products for Federal Mogul, Inc. Prior to its acquisition by Federal Mogul in 1998, Mr. Thomas was employed by T&N plc from 1976 to 1998, where he served from 1991 as chief executive of several global operating divisions, including industrial sealing, camshafts and friction products.





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Venue

Due to higher than expected interest in this conference, it will now be held at Minute Maid Park, home of the Houston Astros MLB team. 

Minute Maid Park
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Houston, TX 77002
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Parking
Free parking is available in the Astros Diamond Lot, and Lot A (view map).

Schedule

Day 1 (Wednesday, January 25) of the conference will take place in the Champions Pavilion, which can be accessed through the Right Field Gate located at Hamilton Street and Preston Avenue (view map).   Check-in will begin at 7:30AM along with a continental breakfast.  The meeting will commence at 8:30AM and close at 5:00PM with a reception in the Park’s FiveSeven Grille.

Day 2 (Thursday, January 26) of the conference will take place in the Park’s conference center, which can be accessed through the Union Station Lobby entrance, located at 501 Crawford Street (view map).  A continental breakfast will again be served at 7:30AM.  At 8:30AM, delegates will choose one of two tracks: On-Land or Marine, and the conference will wrap at 4:00PM.





Accommodation

Rooms are available Inn at the Ballpark, directly across the street from Minute Maid Park, for $139.00/night. Book online using this link or call the hotel directly at 713.228.1520 or 866.406.1520 and ask for the Zeus Development rate.

Delegates registering prior to January 10 will be emailed information about booking/switching accommodation to the Inn at the Ballpark no later than January 11. Please call us at (713)952 -9500 for immediate assistance. Transportation to the Ballpark will be provided for attendees electing to stay at the Magnolia Hotel.

Inn at the Ballpark is a AAA Four Diamond hotel, and was recently named by Conde Nast as one of the top 200 hotels in the United States. Guests will enjoy the following:

  • Complimentary high-speed internet access throughout the hotel
  • Complimentary transportation within the downtown area
  • The Ballpark Café and the Ballpark Lobby Bar
  • 24 hour room service provided by the Ballpark Café, or by Vic & Anthony’s during their operating hours
  • Complimentary 24 hour fitness center
  • Aveda bath amenities and plush robes in every room

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Complimentary Download: LNG-Fueled Vessels Inventory

Zeus Development Corporation tracks some 50 LNG-fueled non-carrier vessels currently. The number is growing monthly. The vessels represent all ship classes other than LNG carriers, more than 300 of which also use LNG for power and are tracked by Zeus.

Considering that the first LNG-fueled noncarrier was converted only in 2000, the LNG-fueled fleet is growing remarkably. Most are newbuilds due to unique advantages of LNG. Moreover, the use of the fuel has begun to make its way beyond Northern Europe into global markets. Vessels are planned for Asia, North America and South America and are under construction at yards in countries like China and the U.S. Meanwhile, other markets are evaluating projects. Currently, a growing number of designs are being engineered for large ocean-going vessels, including container and bulk cargo ships.

Fleets also are using LNG-fueled vessels for a greater variety of applications. Ferries and offshore service vessels were the initial thrust, but patrol vessels, tankers, tugs and barges will soon be added to the LNG-fueled fleet.

We believe the last decade will be remembered as the period for demonstrations, while this decade will be a period of fleet implementations. The number of vessels in each order is climbing fron one to several units. With strengthening emissions regulations and rising oil prices, we believe the trend will continue as more of the marine industry’s 90,000 vessels are converted to LNG.

Click the "Learn More" button below and fill out the form on the resulting page to access a complimentary download of Zeus' LNG-fueled non-carrier vessels inventory.



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