ASCE International Conference in Pittsburgh July 15-18 Emerging Technologies: Impacts on Transportation & Development Intrigued by the transformational impact of technology on transportation and development? Join your peers and other experts from around the world as we get together in beautiful downtown Pittsburgh to share ideas and advance the knowledge on the impact of technologies on transportation and development.
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Virtually every major Appalachian producer is increasing natural gas production as the full potential of the “Beast in the East” is unleashed. Pipelines underway for years are being commissioned at a regular clip, the Cove Point LNG export terminal is shipping, and Shell’s long-touted ethane cracker is under construction. This June, find out how upstream producers and midstream operators in North America’s top natural gas-producing region are gassing up for growth in 2018 and beyond.
A report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) says the financial struggles of U.S. nuclear power plants continue to increase, and it is likely more plants will be faced with early retirement. It’s another acknowledgement of the tough operating environment for nuclear facilities as gas-fired and renewable energy sources continue to grab more power generation market share in an era of lower electricity costs and slowing demand for electricity. Read the Power Magazine Article.