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Natural Gas Plant Development, Commissioning & Construction

Expanding Upon the Development, Supply, Construction and Labor Challenges Connected to an Increased Use of Gas Fired Generation Plants in Order to Maximize Resource Availability and Ensure Optimal Production Capacity

4-5 May 2016
The Rittenhouse Hotel- Philadelphia, PA, United States of America

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Natural Gas Plant Development, Commissioning & Construction

Receive insights and strategies for the planning, commissioning, and construction of natural gas fired plants.  Collaborate with top Utility, Power Generating, and EPC firms that oversee the fuel management, production, and operations of the building and conversion of existing coal plants to natural gas fired plants.

This conference will identify challenges and discover strategies when working with Federal, State and local restrictions, while utilizing advanced technology. Case studies and panel discussions with experienced peers will share lessons learned in the development of natural gas plants. The delegation will return home with better understanding on recent court rulings and how to plan for the future.


Key Topics

  • Identify siting techniques and overcome NIMBY challenges with tools to optimize a natural gas plant’s location
  • Design construction plans prior to building to engineer well designed facilities and units
  • Highlight construction goals and budget concerns to deliver projects on time and within budget
  • Address permitting concerns to overcome commission failures and prevent costly delays
  • Assess the current state of play of recently commissioned plants ISO requirements and resource availability to ensure future growth
  • Previous Attendees Include

    Calpine, Consumers Energy, Alliant Energy, Sempra Generation, Alabama Power, TVA, Constellation Energy, Duke Energy, Puget Sound Energy, PPL Corporation, OG&E, PNM Resources, Dynergy, AEP, First Energy, Southern Company, Xcel Energy, Salt River Project, Entergy, Georgia Power, DTE Energy, Ameren UE, Dominion Resources, and NV Energy

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    Practical Insights From

    William Nordlund
    Panda Power Funds

    Andrew Valencia
    Vice President Generation Reliability
    Lower Colorado River Authority

    J. Brent Gifford
    Manager- Major Projects and New Generation
    Arizona Public Service Company

    Curtis Warner
    Director Compliance and Support Department
    Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation

    Michael Hale
    Principal Engineer
    Southern Company

    Arthur Butcher
    Manager Supply Side Analytics
    CPS Energy

    Will Stark
    Lead Estimator/ Business Development
    Fagen, Inc.

    Vineet Mohan
    Vice President, Project s & Commercial Operation
    AES Corporation

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    Voice of Our Customers
    • "Very informative and well organized event that allowed for excellent networking opportunity and provided actionable information." - Midland Cogeneration
    • "Great insight on how other companies prepare for outages. I look forward to the next one." - Gainesville Regional Utilities
    • "Very good networking conference." -Exelon Corporation
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    For all enquiries regarding speaking, sponsoring and attending this conference contact:

    Rachel Strug

    The NBC Tower, 9th Floor
    455 N Cityfront Plaza Drive
    Chicago, IL 60611

    Fax: 1-312-894-6304