Securing Louisiana's Economic Growth in a Volatile Energy Environment
Presented by: Center for Energy Studies and Gordon and Mary Cain Department of Chemical Engineering
LSU Tower
Energy Summit 2004

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Thursday afternoon, October 21 2004
Registration                                                                                                                                                                 12:00 pm

12:30           Conference Welcome and Introduction
Allan Pulsipher, Executive Director, Center for Energy Studies

1:00 North American Gas Dynamics
Paul Ziff, CEO, Ziff Energy Group

1:45 LNG: Too Much or Too Little
Keith Meyer, President, Cheniere LNG, Inc. (invited)

Afternoon Break                                                                                                                                                            2:30 pm

2:45 Energy Commodity Prices and Their Impact on the Gulf Coast Energy Economies
Bill Gilmer, Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

3:30 Domestic Refined Products Markets
John Felmy, API

4:15 Do We Need New Refining Capacity in the U.S.?
H. Gil Nebeker, Senior Vice President, Purvin & Gertz, Inc

Reception and Networking Opportunities                                                                                                                  5:30 pm

Friday morning, October 22 2004
Continental Breakfast                                                                                                                                                   7:30 am

8:00 Refinery Roundtable: Local Perspective on Refined Product Markets, Trends and Impacts on Local Facilities
Carl Knopf, Moderator, LSU Dept of Chemical Engineering

9:00 E&P Issues: Gulf of Mexico
Greg Guidry, Gulf of Mexico Exploration Manager - Nearfield, Shell Exploration and Production Company

Morning Break                                                                                                                                                              9:45 am

10:00 Future Opportunities for Coal Power
Randy Eminger, Vice President, South Region, Center for Energy and Economic Development

10:45 The Outlook for Nuclear Power
Adrian Heymer, Nuclear Energy Institute

11:30 Hydrogen Economy
Andrew Thomas, Case Western Reserve University

Golf Tournament (The Bluffs)                                                                                                                                       1:45 pm

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