Hearings and Business Meetings

SH-216 Senate Hart Building 09:55 AM

The 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 committee's website, and an archived video will be available shortly after the forum is complete.

A list of witnesses is below:

  • Federal Energy Regulatory Commission – Jeff Wright, Director, Office of Energy Projects
  • 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

Additional witnesses may be added.