LNG to be Focus of Houston Conference

Tuesday, December 09, 2003
With the future of the natural gas domestic supply in the North America at stake, a vital part of the solution revolves around the continued growth, production, and shipping of LNG-liquified natural gas. But as LNG evolves into a global commodity, what will it take for the U.S. to get its fair share of LNG while competing with developing nations in an international market demand for natural gas? These questions and more will be answered at the leading LNG forum in the U.S., the 4th Annual LNG: Economics & Technology, to be held in Houston, TX on January 26-27, 2004 (www.srinstitute.com/LNG). The event will be chaired by Sara Banaskak, Director of the Gas & Power Group for PFC Energy, and will cover a broad range of topics, encompassing the economics and technology of LNG, including private equity financing alternatives, drilling and deliverability advances, and more. Hear about the latest market developments and strategies from top industry experts such as El Paso, PFC Energy, Cheniere LNG, Marathon International, and Conversion Gas Imports, financing opportunities and hurdles from the likes of Standard & Poors, and global security from General Richard W. Wilmot. Other presenting companies will offering an unmatched blend of finance, technology, and business development in proactive discussions of topics including: -- LNG Development in a post-9/11 world -- LNG to North America's Gulf Coast -- The development of the LNG spot market -- Financing hurdles when raising project finance debt for LNG projects -- The view from Washington and the formation of the ILNGA -- Prices, LNG, and the North American market -- Receiving terminals and siting proposals

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