The most prominent global gas, LNG and energy conference and
exhibition brings together 35,000 upstream, midstream and downstream
Event returns to Houston after 19 years, featuring presentations by
400 global industry leaders
HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Gastech, the leading global conference and exhibition of the
international gas, LNG and energy industries, today announced its
preliminary program for the 2019 conference taking place at NRG Center
in Houston September 17-19. Gastech 2019 includes three days of panel
discussions and presentations from the industry’s key global leaders,
addressing current gas and LNG issues while also looking to 2020 and
“For the first time in nearly two decades, Gastech is returning to
Houston, the epicenter of the global energy industry and at a time when
the U.S. is cementing its position as a global leader in the export of
natural gas,” said Director of the Gastech Governing Body Gavin
Sutcliffe. “Gastech has been held around the globe for over 45 years and
remains one of the strongest and most informative programs to date.”
Some of the industry’s leading influencers and CEOs speaking at the
conference include: Ryan Lance, Chairman & CEO, ConocoPhillips; Saad
Sherida al-Kaabi, CEO, Qatar Petroleum; Meg Gentle, CEO, Tellurian; Neil
Chatterjee, Chairman, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; the
Honorable Sylvester Turner, Mayor of Houston; David Dickson, President &
CEO, McDermott; Olivier Mussat, Chief Investment Officer, International
Finance Corporation; Philippe Sauquet, President, Gas, Renewables &
Power and EVP, Strategy & Innovation, Total; BC Tripathi, Chairman and
Managing Director, GAIL India; and Mike Sabel, Co-Chairman, Co-CEO &
Founder, Venture Global LNG.
“The program will provide insights from government officials and
industry bodies and delve into the emerging challenges and opportunities
in the current gas and LNG markets. It will also look to answer key
questions around topics such as a new wave of financial investments
driving market buoyancy, increased demand and growing the
commoditization of natural gas,” said Sutcliffe.
Gastech features a multi-streamed conference with over 180 presentations
and panels with 400 speakers, a Plenary Conference, Strategic and
Technical Conferences, a VIP Global Leaders’ Summit and four Spotlight
Programs: Asia LNG Market Development Forum, Gas for Transportation
Forum, Power & Energy, Diversity & Inclusion in Energy and Young Gastech.
The Plenary conference features 16 ministerial and global business
dialogue sessions, and the Strategic conference features 48
presentations. Notable strategic panel sessions include:
CEO Panel: New Strategies for Securing Growth, Embracing a Combined
Portfolio of Hydrocarbons and Renewables and Securing Position in the
Low Carbon Future
Global Leaders’ Panel: How Can Buyers and Sellers Find a Balance to
Cooperate and Develop Strategies for Long Term Market Growth?
EPC CEO Panel: How Can New Collaboration Models Support Greater
Agility and Lower Costs Across the Industry?
This year’s technical conference, which includes 90 presentations,
features expanded content on shale resource development; renewable
gases; a greater focus on emissions management and power generation; and
automation, digitalization and cybersecurity, in addition to Gastech’s
more traditional coverage of gas processing and operations.
Gastech 2019 continues the program’s track record as the most
comprehensive global gas and LNG event, bringing together upstream,
midstream and downstream professionals to convene and conduct business.
The event spans nearly 590,000 square feet of exhibition space,
showcasing over 700 international, regional and local exhibitors while
gathering over 35,000 international professionals from across the global
gas, LNG and energy industries. More than 3,500 delegates and 1,200
ministers, government officials, presidents, managing directors, CEOs
and chairmen will hear from 400 senior speakers from across all industry
sectors. Gastech’s website is www.gastechevent.com.
Gastech is a flagship event among dmg events’ 80 event portfolio. dmg
events is an international exhibitions and publishing company serving
professional communities in diverse industries including construction,
energy, coatings, transport, hospitality and design.