Keynote Speakers from
for 2018 Included:

  • 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
  • Amit Nadkarni
    Amit Nadkarni Senior Project Manager
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Key Themes for Successful Project Execution to be Discussed at GPEC18:

  • STARTING EARLY- As projects become bigger and more complex, discover and overcome the biggest challenges to project success before they happen.  
  • DEVELOPMENT 101- Hear from the biggest names in project development on how they best execute world-class construction projects. 
  • OWNER/CONTRACTOR ALIGNMENT-  Create your own check-list for success. Avert the most common pitfalls surround scope to ensure smooth project execution and avoid time traps. 
  • BEYOND PRODUCTIVITY- Discover new construction technologies and trends that are reshaping onsite productivity and could help keep your project stay on target.
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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.

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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

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

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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
(Global) +44 (0) 207 375 7556

Joshua Bull

Joshua Bull

Founder & Head of Sector
Petrochemical Update
(Global) +44 (0) 207 375 7196

Andre Elkana

Andre Elkana

Business Development
Power Generation
Petrochemical Update
(Global) +44 (0) 207 375 7231

2019 Sponsors & Exhibitors

Coffee Break Sponsors

  • SargentElectric


  • Brock
  • Industrial-Info
  • Satellite
  • Simtronics
  • SunnySideSupply
  • Superheat

Media and Community Partners

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