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Pre-Conference Workshop - US Crude Oil & Condensate Export Infrastructure:

When: Wednesday, September 28 | Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Fee: $295

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Wednesday, September 28
Pre-Conference Workshop: US Crude and Condensate Export Infrastructure– Will infrastructure capacity meet export demand?

*An additional fee of $295 applies
12:30 - 13:00  Registration
13:00 - 14:00 Filling in Pipeline Infrastructure and Rail Transportation Gaps:

  • What pipelines are currently available to move crude and condensate to the US gulf or east coast (condensate from Marcellus)?
  • What infrastructure is still needed and what new projects are coming online?
  • How can we resolve the current constraint on inland transportation? Is moving condensate by rail a viable solution?

Brian Melton,
Vice President, Pipeline Marketing, & Business Development, Blueknight Energy Partners, LP
Joseph Leto,
President, EAI
Mark Babineck,
Editor, Argus Petroleum Transportation North America, Argus

Moderator: Mark Babineck,
Editor, Argus Petroleum Transportation North America, Argus

14:00 - 15:00 How are Ports Adapting to Higher Shipping Traffic and Resolving Bottlenecks?

  • How are the Ports of Corpus Christi and Houston managing export cargos? 
  • What is the current and future terminal and dock capacity at the various ports? 
  • How do the different ports vary in vessel size restrictions?

Sean Strawbridge,
COO, Port of Corpus Christi
Bruce Man,
Director of Freight Mobility, Port of Houston

Moderator: Mark Babineck,
Editor, Argus Petroleum Transportation North America, Argus

15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break 
15:30 - 17:00 Who is Investing in Export Facilities and How Much Export Capacity is Currently Available?

  • What capacity does the US currently have to export crude and condensate? 
  • What new terminals and expansions are coming online? Will midstream organizations be able to raise the capital and build new infrastructure fast enough to meet export demand?
  • What are the fees associated with the various export facilities? What are the various insurance requirements and draft restrictions? 
  • What is the quality of crude and condensate available at the various terminals?

Don Johnson,
Vice President, Crude and Refined Products, Enterprise Products
Tom Ramsey,
Chief Executive Officer, Centurion Midstream Group

Moderator: Mark Babineck, Editor, Argus Petroleum Transportation North America, Argus

17:00 - 19:00

Opening Night Reception

*Open to all registered conference delegates 

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Casino Night Reception
September 29th, 4:00-6:00 pm

Casino Party
Network with conference participants while trying your luck at blackjack, roulette, craps and poker! Don't miss this fun-filled reception.