1. As announced in the Notice of Conference issued September 23, 2003, and clarified in the Supplemental Notice issued October 3, 2003, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) will convene a public conference on October 14, 2003 at 9:00 a.m. in the Commission Meeting Room.
2. The purpose of this conference is to discuss the findings and recommendations contained in the National Petroleum Council's (NPC) report, Balancing Natural Gas Policy—Fueling the Demands of a Growing Economy, and to explore any other issues the Commission should consider in shaping its future regulatory policies concerning the natural gas industry. Issues contained in contested cases pending before the Commission will not be discussed. Attached is the Agenda for the conference.
3. All interested persons are invited to attend. No registration is required for attendance. All visitors must check-in at the 888 First Street NE., entrance and have picture identification readily available to ensure quick admittance to the building.Start Signature
Magalie R. Salas,
Attachment: The Agenda
Opening Remarks—9-9:10 a.m.
Pat Wood, III, Chairman, FERC
Introduction of NPC Report—9:10-9:30 a.m.
Richard D. Kinder, Vice Chair, Start Printed Page 64894Midstream, NPC
Jerry Langdon, Chair, Coordinating Subcommittee, NPC
Panel 1—Outlook for Gas Supply—9:30-11 a.m.
Mark A. Sikkel, Chair, Supply Task Group, NPC
William N. Strawbridge, Assistant to Supply Chair
Gerry A. Worthington, Leader, Resource Subgroup
John Hritcko, Jr. Leader, LNG Subgroup
Panel 2—Outlook for Gas Demand—11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
David J. Manning, Chair, Demand Task Group, NPC
Harlan Chappelle, Assistant to Demand Chair
Keith Barnett, Leader, Power Generation Subgroup
Dena E. Wiggins, Leader, Industrial Utilization Subgroup
Discussion of NPC Presentations—12:30-1 p.m.
Panel 3—Outlook for Infrastructure 1:45-3:15 p.m.
Scott E. Parker, Chair, Transmission & Distribution Task Group, NPC
Ronald L. Brown, Assistant to T & D Chair
Mark T. Maassel, Leader, Distribution Subgroup
Richard C. Daniel, Storage Subgroup
Patrick A. Johnson, Leader, Transmission Subgroup
Discussion of NPC Presentation—3:15-3:45 p.m.
Open Forum on Non-NPC Issues—4 p.m.-EndEnd Preamble
1. The NPC Report's summary of findings and recommendations was released by the NPC on September 25, 2003, and is available on the NPC Web site at http://www.npc.org. The entire integrated report is scheduled to be released by the NPC on or about the day of the conference on its web site. Printed copies of the integrated report will not be distributed at the conference.Back to Citation
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