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The following are testimonials from Attendees, Sponsors, Gas Buyers, and Press Members.
“Even virtually, the 2020 November Forum provided a wealth of timely information and worthwhile panels of industry leaders.” Donnie Sharp, Senior Natural Gas Supply Coordinator, Huntsville Utilities
“The forum provided valuable information on the natural gas industry and I cannot give enough kudos to Christy and her team. To pull off a combination virtual and on-site conference without any material hiccups (that I know of), is amazing!” Eric Schiffer, Senior Gas Supply & Planning Analyst, DTE Gas
“I know you were complemented many times for the success of last week’s Forum in San Antonio. I am so glad I came – it reminded me how valuable this information is for gas buyers, and I’m assuming for others as well.” Karen Campbell, Ahlstrom-Munksjo
“The sharing of information at the Forum is very valuable and greatly appreciated. Much needed resource for the Gas Industry!” Sam Thigpen, CEO, Thigpen Solutions
“Sequent Energy Management has a longstanding and valuable relationship with the LDC Gas Forums. We continue to support the Forums because of the quality programs, the networking opportunities with the industry’s best leaders and the incredible effort put into keeping the program topics contemporary and relevant. This newly announced US-Mexico Gas Forum is another example of an event that is timely and meaningful to our industry. Sequent Energy Management is taking a leading role to serve the growing natural gas needs of neighboring Mexico, as demonstrated in our support of this new Forum and the markets it represents. Just like we have for over 15 years, Sequent Energy Management is pleased to again sponsor all the LDC Gas Forums in 2017, including our lead role for this new program in San Antonio.” Marshall Lang, President, Sequent Energy Management
“With the Gulf region becoming the epicenter for demand growth in North America, LDC Forum’s Global outreach with the upcoming LNG networking event in 2019 (the “Gulf Coast Energy Forum”) is incredibly well timed. Next year, the lion-share of the U.S. LNG first wave facilities will be online and the country will be officially open for export business. In order to better understand how the domestic natural gas industry will evolve over the next decade, it is critical for the marketplace to engage in a meaningful dialogue on trade.” Teri Viswanath, S&P Global Platts
“There are so many conferences to consider to attend and participate in discussing Mexico but the US-Mexico Forum is one of the best places to learn and share information with the industry.” Ruben Pedro Rodriguez, Director General for Economic Analysis in Gas Unit, Energy Regulatory Commission
“Thanks so much for all your hard work putting on the US-Mexico Forum. The contacts alone made it worth attending but the program was also excellent.” Tom Haywood, Senior Markets Reporter, Energy Intelligence
“I really enjoyed the Forum! Exceeded my expectations!” Eyas Abdeen, Operation & Portfolio Analyst, Natural Gas Services, Department of General Services
“I look forward already to the next conference. It was a great experience and a wonderful networking opportunity.” Dominique Franck, Sales Manager, S&P Global Platts
“I was very impressed with my first experience at the Southeast LDC Forum! Hats off to the team for a great meeting!” Rich Wilburn, Sr. Originator – Fuels and Systems Optimization, Duke Energy Corp“Well organized group of events. Always beneficial and entertaining, and we look forward to supporting in 2019.” Zachary Shaaban, CenterPoint Energy “I find the LDC Forum to be beneficial in so many ways. I enjoy all the presenters and the wealth of information they share, the networking opportunities before and after the daily events, and have found the Monday afternoon activities to be very educational. The topics and speakers were enlightening and all the logistics went smoothly. Thank you so much for all the hard work that you and your team put into this event!” Jeff May, Central Hudson Gas & Electric “The Forum brings us all together at one time! It is a great opportunity to connect with our counterparties!” Buck Guinn, CPS Energy “It was my first LDC Forum and I thought it was fabulous! Thank you and I hope I have another opportunity to attend next year!” Janet A. Prag, National Grid “Best bang for the buck…and I mean every word…Biggest fan” Roseanne Bartimo, Natural Gas Intelligence “Sponsoring the LDC Gas Forum is simply, smart money! We look forward to participating in future Forums!” “LDC Gas Forums are the industry event to meet with everyone doing business with Natural Gas. Attending these events is a high priority for our company. The Natural Gas Industry Event. The Place to meet everyone in the business” Ken Yagelski, Southern Company “Top tier industry event for natural gas! Informative, well attended and FUN!” Paul Rossi, DLA Energy “LDC Gas Forum continues to be a great place to network with industry peers and hear various perspectives on industry issues” Tim Sherwood, Vice President, Gas Supply, Southern Company Gas
“The Forum is not only a great place to network with current customers and colleagues, but also provides a unique opportunity to develop new relationships within the industry. I’ve met so many people at the Forum over the past several years I’ve attended and it’s been a great experience!” Jesse Blair, CenterPoint Energy
“This is the first of the LDC Forum events I’ve attended in a number of years, and it was excellent, from the selection of the hotel, to the excellence of the speaker roster, to basic amenities such as audio-visual and refreshments, to the breadth and quality of the population of attendees. I highly recommend this series as a great way to know what’s going on in the gas industry.” Rick Smead, RBN Energy LLC
“The LDC Gas Forum provides participants with an unparalleled platform from which to network with industry leaders from across the continent while keeping abreast of the latest developments and intelligence impacting our industry, and all in real time. It’s as essential as it is invaluable.” Charles Bird, Earnscliffe Strategy Group
“I frequently attend the LDC Gas Forums in Chicago, Boston and Toronto. I leave each Forum with new knowledge gained, with fresh ideas that allow me to execute my business in a more effective way.” “LDC is a cadillac event for getting insight on the markets and information on the Natural Gas Industry.”“The information I received was top notch and it was good to catch up with acquaintances and friends that I have developed over the years because of the Forum.””The value of the Forums is the information I get. There is something new I always learn.” Nick Petruzzella, Six Nations Gas
“Once again, the LDC Forum delivered one of the most well rounded conferences in the business on natural gas markets and trends in the West. We were proud to be a sponsor and appreciated the interaction with the many delegates who attended.” Greg Hopper
“The LDC forums are always well organized with timely and informative industry topics. The Forum staff definitely makes it a priority to promote networking, with a goal of improving business interactions for attendees throughout the event. The staff works very hard to make sure everyone has a productive and enjoyable time during the Forums.” Harry Ono, Black Hills Corporation
“The #1 place in the Natural Gas World to network, meet your friends and do business!I have to say that with all of the choices out there for industry conferences, the newest and best gathering place has to be San Antonio for the US/Mexico Gas Forum. The Forums always do such a great job organizing and managing their events, and they always seem to bring in the participants that matter. It was a great relief to see attendees from both sides of the border, as well as most all the significant contributors to the market. We’ve definitely added this to our annual calendar. The Forums have such a rich history of developing insightful and informative conferences, so I have no doubt that the new Gulf Coast Energy Forum in New Orleans, October 2019, should be yet another have-to place to belong if you’re trying to keep up with all of the rapidly changing energy landscape. I’m sure I’ll be there.“ Dr. Jim Duncan, The International Research Institute for Climate and Society, Earth Institute, Columbia University, and Co-founder Latigo Energy Group
“An excellent opportunity to talk about the hot issues of the day.” Nick Schultz, CAPP
“The Forums have served well as a place to strengthen old relationships and begin & build new ones. With many of our vendors attending, it has been a great place to cover alot of ground with many people at one place & time.” Steve Henderson, Patriots Energy Group
“We love the Gas Forums – best events of the year!” Jeff Tounge, Newline Energy
“Some of the biggest gas producers, marketers and midstream attended” Adela Guillaumin, Commercial Analyst, Techgen
“This was by far the most relevant and informative forum I’ve been to in a long time, if not ever” Aaron Goetze, Manager, Natural Gas, ICE
“Great variety of speakers covered economic and regulatory outlook as well as emerging opportunities without being repetitive” Travis Willoughby, Business Development, Allegro
“Best natural gas conference related to US-Mexico developments” Tom Bankert, President, TB Consulting
“All around fantastic conference. The speakers and their subject matters were outstanding.The Gas Suppliers panel was the best I have experienced (which is all of them including some I sat on). Looking forward to next year.” Tom Roth, Roth Energy Company
“I always look forward to the forum…it’s a great opportunity to gain new market knowledge and reconnect with business associates I haven’t seen in a while.” Barney Darr, Newfield Exploration
“The LDC Forum has always been one of the better venues for gas industry folks to get together, hear about the latest changes in the industry, hear from the end user community and provide an opportunity/forum to network. This year has been especially beneficial as the gas industry is seeing some of its most significant changes in years.” Rhonda Pantoja, Sequent Energy
“The LDC Gas Forum is the best event in the country!” Vadim Vronksy, VTradeCapital GP, U.S.A.
“I thought the quality and quantity of information presented was excellent. You did a fantastic job coordinating the event. I look forward to attending the LDC Gas Forum in the future.” Eric Cucksee, Mohawk Industries
“The LDC Gas Forum is the BEST CONFERENCE of the year ~ bringing together the major players in the Gas Industry.” Rosalie Roth, Southern California Edison
“Over the years I have found the LDC Forums to be an excellent venue for meeting with regions gas LDC and pipeline representatives, as well as suppliers and otherstakeholders in an informatl setting where we can freely exchange ideas. In my experience, the presenters always provide up-to date insight on the latest news and events that affect the industry now and help attendees better understand where the industry is heading.“ Andreas D. Thanos, MA D.P.U.
“The LDC Gas Forums continue to be a fantastic value for us.Rarely do we have the opportunity to have so many of our clients and potential clients in one venue.” Mike Prokop
“We love sponsoring the Forums! Very organized, great content, and all the key players are there” Shawn Sparks, Fidessa
“Insight and experience, brought together for the benefit of us all” Himonshu Pandey, Burbank Water and Power
“The LDC Forums are the best venue for networking in the industry. All your counter parties at one conference” Rob Lindroos, Manager, Marketing, Seneca Resources
“A nice, broad prospective about the state of Natural Gas and the opportunities ahead” Don Garland, DLA Energy
“I came away with a much stronger understanding of the completions of the Nat Gas market in the Midwest and appreciate all of the speakers. Lucid assesssments of the market fundamentals” Kyle Ray, Analyst, Asphalt Materials Inc
“Outstanding venue for networking with representation across the spectrum of interests from up, mid, and downstream interests, in addition to service industries. Definitely a must-attend event.” Jeff Welch
“Comprehensive array of expertise in this industry. Good speakers kept audience captured” Ron Mills, Product Manager, Latitude Technologies Inc.
“The Forums really are valuable to a buyer like me…I have been in energy for about 34 years and I always recommend the Forums to others!!” Jim McDonald, Dart
“I greatly enjoyed the NE LDC Forum, it was my first time attending and it was a great networking event and very educational” Walt McCarter, Summit Utilities, Inc
“This year’s Southeast LDC Forum is another success. It reminds me how special the LDC Forum meetings are. They are such a convenient place to connect with old friends and develop new relationships. They are so effective that we often take these conferences for granted. We should not forget how much we can leverage our time and company budgets at these events” Michael Holt, NG Advantage
“As a first time Forum attendee, I really enjoyed the experience and networking” Jim Devine, REV LNG LLC
“I wanted to email you personally and let you know that I found the event very valuable. More importantly, I thank you and your team for everything. You were all very polite and helpful.” David Ocanas, Grupo Dragon
“This was a tremendous opportunity to understand the future of natural gas, the challenges that are ahead of us, and to network with others within the industry.” Jake Ewing, Sales Manager, Broadwind Heavy Fabrications
“The Natural Gas Forum provided insight and information about how the industry is being impacted and responding to unprecedented challenges. The speakers were well informed and the topics of discussion were all interesting.” Dawn Golden SVP Business Development Morningstar Commodity Data, Inc.