Senate forum on natural gas includes transportation sector discussion

The Senate Energy Committee is holding three forums on natural gas. The first is Tuesday, May 14, at 10 am, on Infrastructure, Transportation, Research and Innovation.

Tuesday’s forum will explore what the next applications are for natural gas and how this new demand will be met. Pipeline infrastructure and increased use of natural gas in the transportation sector will be specific points of interest.

The forum will be webcast live on the Energy Committee’s website, and an archived video will be available shortly after the forum is complete.

Witnesses include:
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission – representative to be announced
CenterPoint Energy – Scott Prochazka, Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer
Cummins Westport Inc. – Jim Arthurs, President
Drive Natural Gas Initiative – Dr. Kathryn Clay, Executive Director
Freightliner Trucks – Robert Carrick, Sales Manager for Natural Gas
Gas Processors Association – Richard Cargile, President of Midstream Energy Transfer Partners/Vice President of GPA
General Electric Company – Steve Bolze, President/CEO, GE Power & Water
ISO New England – Gordon van Welie, President/CEO
Interstate Natural Gas Association of America – Donald Santa, Jr., President
National Association of Convenience Stores – John Eichberger, Vice President of Government Relations
Northwest Natural – Gregg Kantor, President/CEO
Pacific Gas & Electric Company – Jesus Soto, Jr., Senior Vice President of Gas Transmission Operations
UPS – Jim Bruce, Vice President of Corporate Public Affairs

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