Join us for the global welcome and official opening of the biggest ever LNG conference and the largest global gas event in 2013! A fresh new format will showcase enlightening testimonials of LNG use around the world. This ceremony will reflect the rich history and exciting future of the LNG industry, through media and live speeches from the U.S. Department of Energy, the Australian government, the Japan Institute of Energy Economics and Shell; principal sponsor of LNG 17.
Tuesday 16 April 09:00 – 11:00
Hall B3, Level 3 – George R. Brown Convention Center
Southern hospitality with a cosmopolitan twist! This unique Welcome Reception will allow you to explore the Houston Astros ballpark at your leisure, mingle and meet friends old and new over some delicious Southern fare, and enjoy the rich and varied music of the South: blues, jazz, honky tonk and the enormously popular duelling pianos!
Tuesday 16 April 19:00 – 22:00
Minute Maid Park Baseball Stadium
The LNG 17 conference will draw to a close with a very special final session. The U.S. will officially hand over the baton to the Australian hosts of LNG18, who will leave us with a glimpse and a taste of the rich culture and experience we can expect at LNG18 in Perth.
Friday 19 April 17:30 – 18:30
General Assembly, Level 3 – George R. Brown Convention Center
Brace yourselves for all the fun of a rodeo! Live cattle, bulls and horses and daring riders will entertain us with an unforgettable and authentic show. The rodeo events will have you on the edge of your seat!
Pull on your jeans, grab a drink and let’s bid a final farewell to LNG 17 in true Western style! Participate yourself or encourage those taking part in the fun; live armadillo racing, gunslinging, horse-shoe pitching, moseyin’ and much more!
Friday 19 April 19:30 – 21:30