• 02 November 2022 Technical Conference Day One
  • 03 November 2022 Technical Conference Day Two

09:30 AM 11:00 AM

Session 1: Decarbonization & GHG Emissions Reductions

Decoding Well-To-Tank Emissions In Achieving Carbon-Neutral LNG
Vasant Saith, Vice President, LNG Asset Solutions, Worley

Decarbonization – Mechanical And Electrical Considerations Of Electric Motor Drivers For Large Centrifugal Compressors In LNG Applications 
Navid Binesh, Account Manager, ABB and Kalyan Malnedi, Senior Application Engineer, Elliott Group
Co-authors:
Axel Rauber, Product Manager, ABB
Shane Harvey, Application Engineering Manager, Elliott Group

Electric Motors Enable Lower Carbon LNG Production
Justin Ellrich, Principal Process Engineer – LNG Systems Leader, Black & Veatch

Moderator:
Dr Srinivasan Ambatipati, Department Head of Engineering & Computer Science, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, McNeese State University

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Wednesday 02 November 2022

09:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Session 1: Decarbonization & GHG Emissions Reductions

Decoding Well-To-Tank Emissions In Achieving Carbon-Neutral LNG
Vasant Saith, Vice President, LNG Asset Solutions, Worley

Decarbonization – Mechanical And Electrical Considerations Of Electric Motor Drivers For Large Centrifugal Compressors In LNG Applications 
Navid Binesh, Account Manager, ABB and Kalyan Malnedi, Senior Application Engineer, Elliott Group
Co-authors:
Axel Rauber, Product Manager, ABB
Shane Harvey, Application Engineering Manager, Elliott Group

Electric Motors Enable Lower Carbon LNG Production
Justin Ellrich, Principal Process Engineer – LNG Systems Leader, Black & Veatch

Moderator:
Dr Srinivasan Ambatipati, Department Head of Engineering & Computer Science, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, McNeese State University

Questions & Answers

11:30 AM 12:30 PM

SESSION 2: Health, Safety, Security & Environment

Making The Case For LNG Exports To The Local Community During The Development And Permitting Process
John Davies, CEO & Chairman, Davies Public Affairs

Modernizing Fit For Purpose Passive Fire Protection Solutions For PSM 
Doug Sinitiere, Global Market Manager - Oil, Gas & Energy, Carboline
Co-author:
Cabot Wilkinson, Business Development Manager – Hydrocarbon PFP, Carboline

Innovative Training With Technology
Jerry Pierrottie, Director of Operations, Safety Council of Southwest Louisiana

Moderator:
Paul Sullivan, SVPO Global LNG & FLNG, Worley

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Wednesday 02 November 2022

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

SESSION 2: Health, Safety, Security & Environment

Making The Case For LNG Exports To The Local Community During The Development And Permitting Process
John Davies, CEO & Chairman, Davies Public Affairs

Modernizing Fit For Purpose Passive Fire Protection Solutions For PSM 
Doug Sinitiere, Global Market Manager - Oil, Gas & Energy, Carboline
Co-author:
Cabot Wilkinson, Business Development Manager – Hydrocarbon PFP, Carboline

Innovative Training With Technology
Jerry Pierrottie, Director of Operations, Safety Council of Southwest Louisiana

Moderator:
Paul Sullivan, SVPO Global LNG & FLNG, Worley

Questions & Answers

12:30 PM 01:00 PM

SESSION 3: Digitalization, Automation & AI

Applying Machine Learning And Digital Twins To Reduce Emissions And Optimize Maintenance
Ramakrishna Godavarthi, Sr. Engineering Manager - Digital & Managed Services Americas, Baker Hughes
Co-authors:
Antonio Graziano, Principal Engineer, Baker Hughes
Liliana Argüello, Lead Data Scientist, Baker Hughes

Moderator:
Paul Sullivan, SVP Global LNG & FLNG, Worley

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Wednesday 02 November 2022

12:30 PM - 01:00 PM

SESSION 3: Digitalization, Automation & AI

Applying Machine Learning And Digital Twins To Reduce Emissions And Optimize Maintenance
Ramakrishna Godavarthi, Sr. Engineering Manager - Digital & Managed Services Americas, Baker Hughes
Co-authors:
Antonio Graziano, Principal Engineer, Baker Hughes
Liliana Argüello, Lead Data Scientist, Baker Hughes

Moderator:
Paul Sullivan, SVP Global LNG & FLNG, Worley

Questions & Answers

02:15 PM 03:00 PM

SESSION 4: New Innovations In Hydrogen & Ammonia Development

Certified Gas GHG Impact For Hydrogen Production
Joshua Romo, LCA Analyst, MIQ

New Innovations in Liquid and Gaseous Hydrogen Storage Solutions
Jeff Tounge, Development Lead, Cashman Preload Cryogenics

The New Hydrogen Economy - Challenges & Potential
Dr. Mark E. Zappi, Executive Director, Energy Institute of Louisiana, University of Louisiana
Co-authors:
Dr. Terrence Chambers, Director of the Energy Efficiency & Sustainable Energy (EESE) Center, Energy Institute of Louisiana, University of Louisiana
Dr. Rafael Hernandez, Professor and Department Head, Chemical Engineering, Energy Institute of Louisiana, University of Louisiana

Moderator:
Dr Srinivasan Ambatipati, Department Head of Engineering & Computer Science, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, McNeese State University

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Wednesday 02 November 2022

02:15 PM - 03:00 PM

SESSION 4: New Innovations In Hydrogen & Ammonia Development

Certified Gas GHG Impact For Hydrogen Production
Joshua Romo, LCA Analyst, MIQ

New Innovations in Liquid and Gaseous Hydrogen Storage Solutions
Jeff Tounge, Development Lead, Cashman Preload Cryogenics

The New Hydrogen Economy - Challenges & Potential
Dr. Mark E. Zappi, Executive Director, Energy Institute of Louisiana, University of Louisiana
Co-authors:
Dr. Terrence Chambers, Director of the Energy Efficiency & Sustainable Energy (EESE) Center, Energy Institute of Louisiana, University of Louisiana
Dr. Rafael Hernandez, Professor and Department Head, Chemical Engineering, Energy Institute of Louisiana, University of Louisiana

Moderator:
Dr Srinivasan Ambatipati, Department Head of Engineering & Computer Science, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, McNeese State University

Questions & Answers

03:45 PM 04:30 PM

SESSION 5: Gas & LNG Shipping, Storage & Terminals

Commonwealth LNG’s Innovative Modular Tanks
Jonathan Allcock,
Senior LNG Project Engineer, Commonwealth LNG

Piloting LNG Carriers In US Regulated Waterway
Capt. Brett Palmer,
President, Lake Charles Pilots

Maintaining Navigation In Energy Channels
Channing Hayden,
Director of Navigation, Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District

Moderator
Dr. Mark E. Zappi,
Executive Director, Energy Institute of Louisiana, University of Louisiana

Questions & Answers

 

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5:30pm -7:30pm Americas LNG & Gas Awards Evening 
Venue: Chart House, Golden Nugget Hotel

 

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Wednesday 02 November 2022

03:45 PM - 04:30 PM

SESSION 5: Gas & LNG Shipping, Storage & Terminals

Commonwealth LNG’s Innovative Modular Tanks
Jonathan Allcock,
Senior LNG Project Engineer, Commonwealth LNG

Piloting LNG Carriers In US Regulated Waterway
Capt. Brett Palmer,
President, Lake Charles Pilots

Maintaining Navigation In Energy Channels
Channing Hayden,
Director of Navigation, Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District

Moderator
Dr. Mark E. Zappi,
Executive Director, Energy Institute of Louisiana, University of Louisiana

Questions & Answers

 

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5:30pm -7:30pm Americas LNG & Gas Awards Evening 
Venue: Chart House, Golden Nugget Hotel

 

09:30 AM 10:00 AM

SESSION 6: Innovation In the Natural Gas & LNG Value Chain To Improve Productivity & Efficiencies

Protect Your Investment using Sustainable Anti-Corrosion Treatment
Debra Hall, President, Elementale Enterprises Inc, Rami Tidhar, Director of Business Development, MAXON Technologies and Stephen Winn, Director of Business Development, MozaicID

Moderator:
Paul Sullivan,
SVP Global LNG & FLNG, Worley

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Thursday 03 November 2022

09:30 AM - 10:00 AM

SESSION 6: Innovation In the Natural Gas & LNG Value Chain To Improve Productivity & Efficiencies

Protect Your Investment using Sustainable Anti-Corrosion Treatment
Debra Hall, President, Elementale Enterprises Inc, Rami Tidhar, Director of Business Development, MAXON Technologies and Stephen Winn, Director of Business Development, MozaicID

Moderator:
Paul Sullivan,
SVP Global LNG & FLNG, Worley

Questions & Answers

10:00 AM 11:15 AM

SESSION 7: LNG Facilities Routine Maintenance & Turn-Arounds

How To Debottleneck LNG & Gas Facilities – Managing Piping Vibration And Fatigue Failure Risk
Paul Crowther, Service Line Manager, Wood Plc
Co-author:
Chris Ayeni, Lead Mechanical Engineer, Cheniere Energy Inc

Technology Deployment: Simplified Anti-Surge Valves In LNG & Gas Value Chain Compression Application
Rakhi Oli, Global Strategy Leader-LNG & Gas, Flowserve Corporation
Jeff Parish, Control Valves Specialist -Applications & Strategy, Flowserve Corporation
Abhilash Nair, Director-Applications & Strategy, Flowserve Corporation

Single Solution Service Provider For Post Construction/Start-up Operations With On-going Routine And Turnaround Services
Gregory P Thibodeaux, Business Manager, Turner Industries

Shutdown Avoided By Successfully Deploying A Disruptive, Yet Field Proven Isolation Technology In The LNG Environment – Case Study 
Isabell Dobler Kruger, Senior Project Manager, IK Group

Moderator:
Paul Sullivan, SVP Global LNG & FLNG, Worley

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Thursday 03 November 2022

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

SESSION 7: LNG Facilities Routine Maintenance & Turn-Arounds

How To Debottleneck LNG & Gas Facilities – Managing Piping Vibration And Fatigue Failure Risk
Paul Crowther, Service Line Manager, Wood Plc
Co-author:
Chris Ayeni, Lead Mechanical Engineer, Cheniere Energy Inc

Technology Deployment: Simplified Anti-Surge Valves In LNG & Gas Value Chain Compression Application
Rakhi Oli, Global Strategy Leader-LNG & Gas, Flowserve Corporation
Jeff Parish, Control Valves Specialist -Applications & Strategy, Flowserve Corporation
Abhilash Nair, Director-Applications & Strategy, Flowserve Corporation

Single Solution Service Provider For Post Construction/Start-up Operations With On-going Routine And Turnaround Services
Gregory P Thibodeaux, Business Manager, Turner Industries

Shutdown Avoided By Successfully Deploying A Disruptive, Yet Field Proven Isolation Technology In The LNG Environment – Case Study 
Isabell Dobler Kruger, Senior Project Manager, IK Group

Moderator:
Paul Sullivan, SVP Global LNG & FLNG, Worley

Questions & Answers

11:45 AM 12:30 PM

SESSION 8: New Technology For The Energy Transition

Satellite-Based Facility Monitoring For Emissions, Leaks And Physical Threats Using Cost-Effective Hyperspectral Analytics
R. Peter Weaver, Vice President, Business Development, Orbital Sidekick, Inc.

Utilization Of Developing Solar Energy Technology Within Industrial Settings
Dr. Terrence Chambers,
Director of the Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Energy (EESE) Center, Energy Institute of Louisiana, University of Louisiana
Co-authors:
Dr. Kary Ritter,
Director, Cleco Alternative Energy Center, Energy Institute of Louisiana, University of Louisiana

Moderator:
Paul Sullivan, SVP Global LNG & FLNG, Worley

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Thursday 03 November 2022

11:45 AM - 12:30 PM

SESSION 8: New Technology For The Energy Transition

Satellite-Based Facility Monitoring For Emissions, Leaks And Physical Threats Using Cost-Effective Hyperspectral Analytics
R. Peter Weaver, Vice President, Business Development, Orbital Sidekick, Inc.

Utilization Of Developing Solar Energy Technology Within Industrial Settings
Dr. Terrence Chambers,
Director of the Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Energy (EESE) Center, Energy Institute of Louisiana, University of Louisiana
Co-authors:
Dr. Kary Ritter,
Director, Cleco Alternative Energy Center, Energy Institute of Louisiana, University of Louisiana

Moderator:
Paul Sullivan, SVP Global LNG & FLNG, Worley

Questions & Answers

12:30 PM 12:50 PM

SESSION 9: Gas Transmission, Pipelines & Distribution

Sampling And Analysis Of Composition For Safety, Compliance And Custody Transfer
Kenneth Thompson, CEO and President, Mustang Sampling LLC

Moderator:
Paul Sullivan, SVP Global LNG & FLNG, Worley

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Thursday 03 November 2022

12:30 PM - 12:50 PM

SESSION 9: Gas Transmission, Pipelines & Distribution

Sampling And Analysis Of Composition For Safety, Compliance And Custody Transfer
Kenneth Thompson, CEO and President, Mustang Sampling LLC

Moderator:
Paul Sullivan, SVP Global LNG & FLNG, Worley

Questions & Answers

12:50 PM 01:10 PM

SESSION 10: Breakout Session: Harnessing Technical Skills In Southwest Louisiana

The LNG Centre Of Excellence – What It Means For The Epicenter Of Americas LNG
Jason French, Executive Director, LNG Center of Excellence at McNeese State University

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Thursday 03 November 2022

12:50 PM - 01:10 PM

SESSION 10: Breakout Session: Harnessing Technical Skills In Southwest Louisiana

The LNG Centre Of Excellence – What It Means For The Epicenter Of Americas LNG
Jason French, Executive Director, LNG Center of Excellence at McNeese State University

Questions and Answers

02:10 PM 03:10 PM

SESSION 11: Innovations In Equipment And Manufactured Products

The Impact Of Vapor Pressure Analysis In Gas Fractionation Plants
Corentin Thierry, Sales Manager, BARTEC
Co-author:
Josef Kraus, Trace Moisture & HCDT Measurement Product Line Manager, BARTEC

Reducing Methane Fugitive Emissions Through Innovative Valve Configurations And Digitalization 
Rakhi Oli, Global Strategy Leader – LNG & Gas, Flowserve Corporation
Co-authors:
Jeff Parish, Control Valves Specialist – Applications & Strategy, Flowserve Corporation
Abhilash Nair, Director – Application & Strategy, Flowserve Corporation

Innovative Micro GC Provides Ultrafast Measurements For Gases And Liquids Up To C41
James Tomlinson, Product Manager, Elementale Enterprises and Eric Colinet, CTO, APIX Analytics

Moderator
Dr. Mark E. Zappi,
Executive Director, Energy Institute of Louisiana, University of Louisiana

Questions & Answers

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Thursday 03 November 2022

02:10 PM - 03:10 PM

SESSION 11: Innovations In Equipment And Manufactured Products

The Impact Of Vapor Pressure Analysis In Gas Fractionation Plants
Corentin Thierry, Sales Manager, BARTEC
Co-author:
Josef Kraus, Trace Moisture & HCDT Measurement Product Line Manager, BARTEC

Reducing Methane Fugitive Emissions Through Innovative Valve Configurations And Digitalization 
Rakhi Oli, Global Strategy Leader – LNG & Gas, Flowserve Corporation
Co-authors:
Jeff Parish, Control Valves Specialist – Applications & Strategy, Flowserve Corporation
Abhilash Nair, Director – Application & Strategy, Flowserve Corporation

Innovative Micro GC Provides Ultrafast Measurements For Gases And Liquids Up To C41
James Tomlinson, Product Manager, Elementale Enterprises and Eric Colinet, CTO, APIX Analytics

Moderator
Dr. Mark E. Zappi,
Executive Director, Energy Institute of Louisiana, University of Louisiana

Questions & Answers

03:10 PM 04:00 PM

SESSION 12: Small Scale Gas & LNG Infrastructure

Technological Overview Of Small-Scale LNG For New Investment Opportunities In A Changing Market
Simbarashe Mambiri, Process Engineer, Polaris EPC

Opportunities and Challenges in ssLNG Development – an EPC perspective
Jeff Tounge, Development Lead, Cashman Preload Cryogenics

Moderator:
Dr Srinivasan Ambatipati,
Department Head of Engineering & Computer Science, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, McNeese State University

Questions & Answers

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Thursday 03 November 2022

03:10 PM - 04:00 PM

SESSION 12: Small Scale Gas & LNG Infrastructure

Technological Overview Of Small-Scale LNG For New Investment Opportunities In A Changing Market
Simbarashe Mambiri, Process Engineer, Polaris EPC

Opportunities and Challenges in ssLNG Development – an EPC perspective
Jeff Tounge, Development Lead, Cashman Preload Cryogenics

Moderator:
Dr Srinivasan Ambatipati,
Department Head of Engineering & Computer Science, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, McNeese State University

Questions & Answers

  • 02 November 2022 Technical Conference Day One
  • 03 November 2022 Technical Conference Day Two