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David L. Lawrence Convention Center 1000 Ft. Duquesne Blvd Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania 15222
Tel: (412) 565-6000
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Marcellus-Utica Midstream Conference & Exhibition

1,000 51 $


Event Overview:

With more than 1,500 attendees and almost 200 exhibitors and sponsors, the Marcellus-Utica Midstream conference is Appalachia's premier midstream event. Each year key decision makers and stakeholders from the financial community, producers, pipeline operators, contractors, and service providers gather to review metrics and options at the Marcellus-Utica Midstream conference. With all the current activity and the future planned activity, the event promises to be one of the best business investments you can make.

Attendee Information:

Now more than ever, you need to stay connected to the latest intelligence coming from the field. Register for the Marcellus-Utica Midstream conference and exhibition and you will:

  • Get the latest production forecasts from the region's top E&Ps
  • Learn about current and planned projects to expand regional takeaway capacity from leading midstream operators
  • Hear about emerging markets that could change the game for Appalachia's bounty of natural gas

Exhibitor Information:

Marcellus-Utica Midstream is Hart Energy's premier conference and exhibition focused on midstream oil and gas activities throughout the Appalachian basin. Conference sessions provide attendees with exclusive access to presentations from 30+ top midstream industry leaders and the exhibition hall showcases the latest products, services and technologies. Each year, the event unites nearly 200 exhibitors with more than 1,500 industry professionals – including the financial community, producers, pipeline operators, contractors and service providers. 

Why Exhibit?

Companies that exhibit at Marcellus-Utica Midstream will get:

  • Unique access to a select group of industry executives
  • New sales leads and the chance to solidify customer relationships
  • The ability to showcase new products/services to a targeted audience

About Hart Energy:

Hart Energy provides specialized data/information products and member-only services to targeted audiences worldwide and ranks among the leading providers of news, data and analysis for the global energy industry. Hart Energy clients derive from the energy industry, the financial and investment community, engineering and automotive industries, utilities, leading NGOs and the world's major governments.


Jan 30   
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Opening Reception

Get a jump start on your conference experience! Pick your badge up early to avoid the lines. Then join us at the Opening Reception for networking and passed hor d'oeuvres with drinks on the exhibit hall floor.

Jan 31   
7:30 AM

Registration, Breakfast & Networking


Welcome & Opening Remarks

  • Chris Sheehan, CFA, Senior Financial Analyst, Hart Energy
8:35 AM

Opening Keynote: Appalachia’s Continuing Growth 

The senior executive of one of the region's major players provides an overview of its two prolific, world-class natural gas plays—comparing and contrasting supply dynamics and focusing on midstream infrastructure development and opportunities within the region.

Moderator: Chris Sheehan, CFA, Senior Financial Analyst, Hart Energy

  • Robert G. (Bob) Phillips, Chairman, President & CEO, Crestwood Equity Partners LP
9:00 AM

Finance Panel: Is Wall Street Returning To The Energy Sector?

The energy sector has been out of favor with many investors since the commodity price collapse—but that is thankfully changing. How will that impact the midstream?

Moderator: Leslie Haines, Executive Editor-at-Large, Hart Energy

  • Kristina Kazarian, Managing Director of Equity Research for the U.S. Midstream, Credit Suisse 
  • Tara Dziedzic, Senior Director, Capital Markets & Head of Business Development, New York Stock Exchange
  • Welles Fitzpatrick, Managing Director, E&P Research, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey
10:00 AM

Networking Break

Take time to mingle with our outstanding exhibitors and fellow attendees. You never know what sort of opportunities or business intel will spring up!

10:40 AM

Mid-Morning Keynote: Bridging Growth & Success

EQT has strategically developed its pipeline business over the past decade to position itself as a premier midstream provider in the region. Join us to learn more about the past, present, and future of EQT’s midstream assets in the Appalachian Basin.

Sponsored by:

PLH Group

Moderator: Joe Markman, Senior Editor, Hart Energy

  • Jerry Ashcroft, Senior Vice President, EQT Corporation & President, Midstream; Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, EQT Midstream Partners LP




11:00 AM

Producer Roundtable: What We Need From The Midstream

Executives with Appalachian E&P firms talk about what they need from the midstream to fully develop their promising Marcellus and Utica acreage. 

Sponsored by:


Moderator: Peggy Williams, Editorial Director, Hart Energy

  • Steven M. Woodward, Senior Vice President - Business Development, Antero Resources Corp./Antero Midstream Partners LP
  • Chris Akers, President & Chief Operating Officer, Eureka Midstream
  • Dana Bryant, Senior Vice President, Midstream & Marketing, Eclipse Resources
11:40 AM

Prices, Projects & Progress Towards The Appalachian Energy Hub

This industry expert will discuss key projects advancing the establishment of a world-class energy hub in the Appalachian area, and how to better monetize the energy resources of the region.

Moderator: Emily Patsy, Associate Managing Editor, Hart Energy

  • Greg Haas, Director of Integrated Energy, Stratas Advisors 
12:00 PM

Networking Lunch

1:30 PM

Special Address: FERC Plays Catch-Up

Six months without a quorum left the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s docket filled with unfinished business. Is it catching up, and how?

Moderator: Len Vermillion, Group Managing Editor, Hart Energy

  • Robert F. Powelson, Commissioner, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
1:50 PM

Operator Spotlight: Growing With The Marcellus & Utica

Greylock Energy, supported by $400 million of equity from ArcLight Capital, will focus on its 2,600 miles of gas gathering assets, over 4,400 operated wells, and 713,000 net acres in West Virginia and Pennsylvania.

Moderator: Leslie Haines, Executive Editor-at-Large, Hart Energy

  • Kyle Mork, CEO, Greylock Energy
2:10 PM

Operator Spotlight: New York & More

This operator has established a significant position as a major transmission system, moving natural gas out of the Marcellus and Utica plays to multiple markets. But it’s not resting on its laurels.

Moderator: Joe Markman, Senior Editor, Hart Energy

  • Speaker TBA, The Williams Companies Inc.
2:30 PM

Special Presentation: America’s New Energy Abundance

Unconventional plays like the Marcellus and Utica have fundamentally changed the worldwide energy industry. A noted energy researcher and author shares insights on how the "shale gale" has changed Appalachia, the U. S., and the world.

Moderator: Peggy Williams, Editorial Director, Hart Energy

  • Meghan L. O'Sullivan, Former Deputy Energy Advisor under President Bush 43, Jeane Kirkpatrick Professor of the Practice of International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, Author
2:50 PM

Networking Break

The more visible you are, the more successful you can be! Stretch your leg, visit the exhibit hall and mingle with fellow delegates.

3:20 PM

Mid-Afternoon Keynote: Rover's Running

New pipeline capacity out of the Marcellus and Utica producing regions is helping to restore the balance of supply and demand and give operators better gas prices.

Moderator: Len Vermillion, Group Managing Editor, Hart Energy

  • Beth A. Hickey, Senior Vice President, Interstate Pipes, Energy Transfer Partners LP
3:45 PM

Operations Spotlight: Whether The Weather?

The weather has an immense impact on natural gas demand and the chain of producers, gatherers, processors, and pipelines that supply customers. An industry-focused meteorologist advises what the energy industry should watch for in daily and long-range forecasts.

Moderator: Emily Patsy, Associate Managing Editor, Hart Energy

  • Bob Smerbeck, Senior Meteorologist, AccuWeather 
4:10 PM

Spotlight: Reaching The Northeast

How—and when—will Appalachian producers finally tap the nearby but unreached markets of New York and New England? Or will they?

Moderator: Leslie Haines, Executive Editor-at-Large, Hart Energy

  • Erin Petkovich, Director, Northeast Business Development, Enbridge
4:30 PM

Closing Keynote: Marathon In Appalachia

Marathon operates more than 6,000 miles of underground pipeline in 14 states. These pipelines transport crude oil, petroleum products and natural gas to and from terminals, refineries and other pipelines across the nation. This executive will provide an update on its infrastructure assets, and the next step in its Appalachian pipeline projects.

Moderator: Chris Sheehan, CFA, Senior Financial Analyst, Hart Energy

  • Tim Aydt, President, Marathon Pipe Line
5:00 PM

Networking Reception

Feb 1   
7:30 AM

Networking Breakfast

9:00 AM

Welcome & Opening Remarks

  • Chris Sheehan, CFA, Senior Financial Analyst, Hart Energy

9:05 AM

Opening Keynote: LNG & Appalachian Gas

The nation’s second, large-scale LNG export facility is scheduled to go on-stream as 2018 begins, creating a big, new—and very different—demand for Appalachian natural gas. 

Moderator: Chris Sheehan, CFA, Senior Financial Analyst, Hart Energy

  • Donald R. Raikes, Senior Vice President–Midstream Operations Gas Infrastructure Group, Dominion Energy
9:30 AM

Regulatory Spotlight: Now What's Happening In Washington?

The Trump administration has created a whirlwind of regulatory change in the nation’s capital. Here’s a first-person review of what has occurred—and what may transpire in the new year.

Moderator: Len Vermillion, Group Managing Editor, Hart Energy

  • Matthew Hite, Vice President of Government Affairs, GPA Midstream Association 
9:50 AM

Financial Spotlight: Midstream Investing In A Changing Energy World

The midstream developed as a separate energy sector thanks in large part to the emergence of the master limited partnership structure. Will partnerships continue to draw return-hungry investors?

Moderator: Leslie Haines, Executive Editor-at-Large, Hart Energy

  • Maria Halmo, Director of Research, Alerian


10:10 AM

Panel: What About The Liquids?

The industry’s focus on the Marcellus and Utica reservoirs has mainly been about natural gas, but what about the abundant gas liquids flowing from many of the region’s wells? The natural gas liquids market is changing—for the better.

Moderator: Joe Markman, Senior Editor, Hart Energy

  • Macgill James, Vice President - Supply Strategy, UGI Corporation
  • Amol Wayangankar, Founding Principal, Enkon Energy Advisors LLC
10:50 AM

Spotlight: New Markets, New Destinations            

The U.S. and now Appalachia are using and exporting more natural gas, crude, and NGLs than ever before, and supply volumes are expected to grow significantly in the future.  Where are the new export markets? How much production should we expect and what role will Appalachia play? Where is domestic demand growing (including petrochemical demand)? What does all this mean for midstream opportunities going forward?

 Moderator: Peggy Williams, Editorial Director, Hart Energy

  • Bernadette Johnson, Vice President, Market Intelligence, DrillingInfo Inc.
11:15 AM

Conference Adjourns



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