Keynote: Ch-ch-changes: The US Energy Landscape
US LNG export capacity is about to quadruple, while domestic natural gas production is booming. Despite low storage levels, natural gas prices remain in check - but for how long? With natural gas rising in the generation mix and industrial demand climbing, there is plenty to consider as the US shifts to being the largest player in the global natural gas market. As the US energy landscape changes - and swiftly - this presentation will assess the key factors impacting energy markets - both now and into the future.
Keynote Speaker: Matt Smith, Director of Commodity Research, ClipperData
Smith specializes in extracting key themes from technical and fundamental analysis of the global energy market, and communicating these through daily and weekly deliverables. He also provides oil and natural gas analysis and commentary to national and international media outlets that include CNBC, Fox Business, Russia 24, the Wall Street Journal, MarketWatch, AFP, Bloomberg, Reuters and the Oil Daily.
Prior to joining ClipperData, Smith worked for eight years at Schneider Electric / Summit Energy as a Global Commodity Analyst, where he also founded and authored the blog, EnergyBurrito. He started his career at the Royal Bank of Canada in the UK, spending eight years with the bank. During that time, he managed $55 million in assets as a portfolio manager and financial analyst.