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 Energy Market Regulation Conference 



Omni Fort Worth Hotel, Fort Worth, TX


AGA will present the 2011 Energy Market Regulation Conference on Thursday, September 22, 2011, at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel in Fort Worth, Texas.  This conference keeps members and industry professionals up-to-date on the activities of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission as they affect physical and financial natural gas markets.

Plan to come a day early for a tour of Barnett shale production and a gas utility control center.

The tour will begin at 1:00 pm from the Omni Fort Worth Hotel.

Keynote Speaker:  Former FERC Chairman Patrick H. Wood III

Presentation Topics:
Commodity Market Regulation
Compliance and Training
FERC Regulation of Pipeline Services
Natural Gas Market Development
Pipeline Safety Cost Recovery
Preparing for a FERC Audit
Rate Implications of a Changing Gas Supply Picture
Regulatory Limits on Shale Development
Utility Hedging Strategies

Other Confirmed Speakers Include:
Larry Acker/Dewey & LeBoeuf
Christopher Barr/Post & Schell
Jim Curry/Van Ness Feldman
Lisa Epifan/Van Ness Feldman
Howard Friedman/Deloitte & Touche
Bruce Henning/ICF International
Alison Lurton/Covington & Burling
Nils Nichols/FERC Office of Energy Market Regulation
Debra Ann Palmer/Schiff Hardin
Bridget Shahan/Shahan, LLC
Gordon Pickering/Navigant Consulting
Dena Wiggins/Ballard Spahr
Gerald Williams/FERC Office of Enforcement

Location:  The AGA 2011  Energy Market Regulation Conference is being held at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel,  1300 Houston Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76012.

Participation:  The AGA Energy Market Regulation Conference is open to all AGA member company employees.  Non-AGA members who are active natural gas market participants are also encouraged to attend.  The conference commences with registration  and breakfast at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 22, and will conclude by 5:30 p.m.  The registration fee for attending the AGA Energy Market Regulation Conference is $315 for AGA members and $630 for non-AGA members.   State and federal government employees may register for $165.

Please use the "links" in the left column of this page to take advantage of our Online Registration and to access other conference-related information.  If you have any problems registering for the AGA 2011 Energy Market Regulation Conference or using the AGA website, please contact Vickie Conant,, (202) 824-7233.

For additional information, please contact Andrew Soto ( at 202-824-7215 or Vickie Conant ( at 202-824-7233.


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