Key Speakers Announced
for 2018 Include:

  • Vasu Pinapati
    Vasu Pinapati VP Engineering
  • Raj Suri
    Raj Suri CEO
  • John Sekker
    John Sekker CEO
    American Power Ventures

  • Dan Fahrer
    DTE Energy
    Dan Fahrer Director of Major Enterprise
    DTE Energy
  • Hilary Mercer
    Hilary Mercer Vice President Pennsylvania Chemicals
  • William Siderewicz
    Clean Energy Future
    William Siderewicz Owner
    Clean Energy Future
  • Jason Crum
    Jason Crum Senior Director of Turbines and Generation
  • Kevin Reimer
    Kevin Reimer Director of Construction Projects
  • Rubén Soroeta
    Rubén SoroetaDirector of Engineering
  • Secretary H. Wood Thrasher
    West Virginia Department of Commerce
    Secretary H. Wood ThrasherCabinet Secretary
    West Virginia Department of Commerce
  • Jeffrey Peet
    Duke Energy
    Jeffrey Peet Lead Project Engineer - Citrus County Combined Cycle Plant
    Duke Energy
  • Morgan O’Brien
    Peoples Natural Gas
    Morgan O’Brien CEO and President
    Peoples Natural Gas
  • Senator Camera Bartolotta
    Pennsylvania Senate
    Senator Camera Bartolotta State Senator
    Pennsylvania Senate
Limited Places Available - Register Now!

3 reasons why you can’t afford to miss GPEC18:


    You’ll meet all of the industry’s key influencers and decision makers in one place, such as Duke Energy, DTE Energy, Dominion Energy, Invenergy, Emberclear, Tenaska, Southern Power, PSEG and many more!


    This 600-person event will host high-level presentations and panel discussions, representing major developers, IPPs, utilities and EPCs, providing you with NEW industry insights that will help you position your company and project best to succeed.


    GPEC18 attracts the biggest players from the US’s Gas Power Plant Construction Industry; Power Generation Giants, EPCs, and specialist services… Making this the central HUB for upcoming projects in the US.

Co-Located with the US Northeast Petrochemical Construction - More info Here

Key Themes at the Gas Power Plant Engineering and Construction Conference:

  • Best in Class Project Execution- Proven strategies to deliver your project on time and in budget.
  • Owner/Contractor Alignment- Learn about contract optimization through better alignment in scope, management and schedule.
  • Workforce Development- Don't let labor shortages drive your project over budget and learn about how you could be part of the solution. 
  • Construction Innovation Trends- Discover new construction technologies and trends that are reshaping onsite productivity and could help keep your project stay on target.
  • Where Next for Demand- Be ahead of the curve, learn where the next wave of demand will come from and why.
Co-Located with the North East Petrochemical Construction Conference & Expo - More info Here

2018 Session:

Forging the Future with Energy -
Boosting Economic Development Opportunities in the Tri-State Region
  • Evaluate the prospects to enhance the regions opportunities in petrochemical & plastics manufacturing
  • Understand how focussing on increases in gas fired power and heating and key gas pipeline projects can significantly boost economic growth
  • Hear how success will require coordinated across the region including leaders in business, government, economic development, academic & non-profit communities

Stone Pier Capital Advisors Chair: Charles A. Schliebs Managing Director Stone Pier Capital Advisors

West Virginia Department of Commerce Secretary H. Wood Thrasher Cabinet Secretary West Virginia Department of Commerce

Pennsylvania State Senator Camera Bartolotta State Senator Pennsylvania Senate

Chevron Stacey Olson President - Appalachia Chevron

Peoples Natural Gas Morgan O’Brien President & CEO Peoples Natural Gas

View full agenda

Join 500+ Stakeholders at the Premier Industry Event for Gas Power Plant Projects in North America

Limited Places Available - Register Now!

What Our Delegates Say About Our Events:

  • “This year's conference was very informative and outstanding. The content provided and the networking opportunities were very relevant to my practice and we have already started making follow up meetings with several attendees.h”

    - Reed Smith
  • “The event was an unbelievable experience for networking.”

    - Stevens Engineers & Constructors
  • “It gives one the opportunity to network and make face to face contact with individuals that otherwise may not respond to email request.”

    - Keystone Community Education Council
  • “The Northeast Petrochemicals Conference provided an excellent snapshot of the region and opportunities. Good balance between opportunity and challenges (eg site selection). I plan to attend next year.”

    - Sargent Electric Company
  • “Very Informative sessions and terrific networking opportunity”

    - Fox Rothschild, LLP
  • “I learned more in three days than I ever would have hoped.”

    - Southwestern PA Commission
  • “The event was very helpful in understanding the big picture of the petrochemical opportunities that will be in front of the region. Those opportunities include not only jobs and economic development, but new scenarios for innovation and collaboration in small business, education, k-12 outreach, and community.”

    - WVU Foundation
  • “The entire event was very well done. I would come back next year”

    - Deep Well Services
  • “Best collection of speakers and topics on the growth of the Petrochemical industry in Appalachia”

    - AECOM

Got a question? Get in touch below!

Bridget Robinson

Bridget Robinson

Global Project Manager
Petrochemical Update
(US) +1800 814 3459 x7556
(Global) +44 (0) 207 375 7556

Joshua Bull

Joshua Bull

Founder & Head of Sector
Petrochemical Update
(US) +1800 814 3459 x7196
(Global) +44 (0) 207 375 7196

Andre Elkana

Andre Elkana

Business Development
Power Generation
Petrochemical Update
(US) +1 800 814 3459 - Ext. 7231
(Global) +44 (0) 207 375 7231

2018 Sponsors & Exhibitors

Gold Sponsors

  • Industrial-Info
  • impact
  • Langan

Silver Sponsors

  • Advisian
  • CEC

Bronze Sponsor

  • stone and webster

Coffee Break Sponsors

  • pj-dick-trumbull
  • SargentElectric


  • Babst-Calland
  • BenedumFoundation
  • Eaton
  • Orion


  • BOSS
  • Brock
  • Canal-barge
  • champion
  • Curtiss-Wright, EST Group
  • DeZurik
  • Dixon
  • Elliott
  • Extrel
  • Flexitallic
  • Hexagon
  • Hilti
  • InfoSight
  • Integrity
  • Kelley
  • Mammoet
  • Mustang Sampling
  • OnGuard
  • Orion
  • praxair
  • psb
  • SargentElectric
  • Satellite
  • Simtronics
  • stone and webster
  • Superheat
  • TorcSill
  • TTG
  • united resources
  • Valtronics
  • WSoule

Industry Partnerships

  • apeg
  • Northeast PA Oil and Gas Hub

Media and Community Partners

  • EBR
  • energycentral
  • Inspectioneering
  • natgasintel
  • power
  • utility deck
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