Join Carolina energy executives and officials on a two-day Houston Energy Excursion and learn about a revolutionary natural gas-fired power technology which emits no pollutants, CO2 pipelines, enhanced oil recovery and the natural gas upstream and midstream infrastructure serving the Carolinas,r

The Houston Energy Excursion includes:

  • Visits to various Houston energy venues and meetings with Houston energy executives;
  • March 7th single occupancy accommodation at the Hilton Houston Post Oak by the Galleria;
  • Luxury motor coach transport from IAH at approximately 10:15 am on March 7th to first site visit;
  • Two lunches, one dinner reception and one breakfast;
  • Luxury transportation to and from each Houston Visit itinerary location;
  • Airport transfer to IAH at approximately 3:45 p.m. on March 8th.

REGISTER NOW by downloading and completing this Registration Form.

Attendees must secure and pay for the own air transportation recognizing that:

  • Attendees must arrive at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) in time to board the motor coach and depart at 10:15 am on Wednesday, March 7th (otherwise attendees may arrange their own transportation to the first or other site visit);
  • Attendees will return to IAH via motor coach at 3:45 pm on Thursday, March 8 (otherwise attendees may arrange their own transportation from a morning venue to IAH);
  • Airport motor coach transportation corresponds with the following flights:
    • Departing CLT – American Airlines Flight 1978: CLT to IAH 7:40 a.m. – 9:28 am (Non-stop)
    • Departing IAH – American Airlines Flight 278: IAH to CLT 5:35 p.m. – 9:03 pm (Non-stop)
    • NOTE – only 6 round trip seats were available on 2/20/18 at a cost of about $500.
    • NOTE: Flights from both Raleigh, NC and Columbia, SC connect in Charlotte with the above flights.

The Houston Energy Excursion Registration Fee Schedule

  • All fees must be paid in advance and are inclusive of all amenities and site visits described
  • Employees of E4 Carolinas Members – $715 per person
  • Employees of non-E4 Carolinas Members – $750 per person

REGISTER NOW by downloading and completing this Registration Form.

Charlotte Destination Group Logistics and Event Management provided by the Charlotte Destination Group

Houston Energy Excursion Itinerary (Subject to Change).

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Depart IAH @ 10:15 am (travel time = 45 min.) to NRG Energy, 1201 Fannin, Houston, TX 77002

Breakfast sandwiches and beverages served en route

Kinder Morgan Kinder Morgan CO2 Pipeline 11:15 am – 12:15 pm Kinder Morgan CO2 Pipeline:  an overview of the Kinder Morgan CO2 pipeline and its operation
NRG Petra Nove 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm NRG Petra Nova Carbon Capture: an overview of the NRG Petra Nova carbon capture project and its operation to serve enhanced oil recovery

Depart @ 1:15 pm (travel time = 30 min.) to NET Power, 11426 W. Fairmont Parkway, La Porte, TX

net-power Brisket House 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm Lunch sponsored by NET Power and catered by The Brisket House
net-power net-power-construction 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm NET Power:  an overview of natural gas fueled, carbon-capture power production via the Allam Cycle
net-power Net Power Done 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Plant Tour
Dominion Energy natural gas pipeline 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm Dominion Energy: an overview of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline project

Depart @ 5:00 pm (Travel time = 45 min.) to Hilton Post Oak Hotel

hilton hilton-hotel 5:45 pm Hilton Post Oak Hotel (2001 Post Oak Blvd, Houston, TX 77056) Check-in
Depart @ 6:30 pm (Travel time = 15 min.)
americas-logo 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Dinner Reception at Americas Post Oak (2040 West Gray, Houston, TX 77019)
Depart @ 9:00 pm (Travel time = 15 min.)
hilton hilton-hotel 9:15 pm arrival at Hilton Post Oak. Day 1 concludes.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Depart @ 7:30 am (Travel time = 75 min.)
hilcorp hilcorp-old-ocean 9:00 am – 11:00 am Hilcorp Old Ocean Natural Gas Processing Plan (10201 County Road 359, Sweeny, TX) Topics include natural gas production, gathering, processing and delivery to a pipeline
Depart @ 11:00 am (Travel time = 75 min.)
duke-piedmont-logos Pappasitos 12:30 pm Lunch at the offices of Transcontinental Pipe Line Company sponsored by Piedmont Natural Gas. An overview of the Piedmont and Transco relationship.
williams transmission-compression 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company (2800 Post Oak Boulevard, Houston, Texas). Topics include scheduling, control, safety, methane reduction initiatives and service to the Carolinas
Depart @ 3:00 pm (Travel time = 30 min.)
3:45 pm arrival @ IAH. Day 2 concludes.

REGISTER NOW by downloading and completing this Registration Form.