November 6-9, 2017
Jacksonville, Florida

The 2017 HHP Summit, held in Jacksonville, Florida, in partnership with the JAX Chamber, brought together nearly 900 natural gas and high horsepower stakeholders from across the globe for a week of cutting-edge programming, peer-to-peer learning, a large and dynamic expo hall floor, off-site tours, innovative workshops, and numerous project and product debuts and announcements (highlighted in the Event Summary).

The enthusiasm, commitment, and optimism for the development of the natural gas market was clear. Driven by pioneering fleet operators and infrastructure developers like our 2017 tour hosts—TOTE, JAX LNG, Crowley Maritime, Eagle LNG, and Florida East Coast Rail— incredible innovation and growth continues across all corners of North America. This exciting progress is made possible due to the leadership and fortitude from the fuel, equipment, and engine suppliers making significant investments to build the market.

Attendees learned about the transformative growth that has swept the market, and gained firsthand insight into the most innovative natural gas marine, rail, mining, and power gen projects in North America and beyond. Speakers included:

  • Pete Tumminello, Group President of Commercial Businesses, Southern Company Gas
  • Peter Keller, Executive Vice President, TOTE Maritime
  • Marcel LaRoche, Director LNG Engineering, BC Ferries
  • Tom Strang, Senior Vice President, Maritime Affairs, Carnival Corporation
  • Thomas Crowley, CEO & Chairman, Crowley Marine
  • Jim Hertwig, CEO, Florida East Coast Rail
  • Chad Verret, Executive Vice President, Harvey Gulf International Marine
  • Lauran Wetemans, General Manager Downstream LNG, Shell LNG
  • John Nadeau, Assistant Commandant for Capability, United States Coast Guard
  • Momoyo Yuki, Senior Manager, Business Development, JAPEX
  • Guillaume Brossard, Director LNG Market Development, Gaz Métro
  • David Kailbourne, Chief Executive Officer, REV LNG
  • Paul Evans, Executive Vice President, Ferus Natural Gas Fuels
  • Glenn Edvardsen, CEO, United European Car Carriers
  • Tim Hermann, President, Pivotal LNG
  • Andrew Moriarty, President, Energy & Chemicals Group, Chart
  • Michael Nicoletti, Owner, JRA Consulting
  • Frank Starke, Global Product Manager, Medium Speed Engines, Caterpillar
  • Sarah Smith, Vice President Development & External Relations, JAXPORT
  • Martin Tallet, President, Ensys Energy

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