HOUSTON, Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GDF SUEZ Energy Resources NA, one of the country's largest competitive retail electricity providers to commercial, industrial and institutional customers, will host a national webinar titled What to Expect Next in the Electricity and Natural Gas Markets on Capitol Hill. The complimentary, online event will be held on March 7 from 11 a.m. to Noon CST and will feature Andrew Weissman, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of Energy Business Watch.
The program will provide an overview of industry performance this past winter and an electricity and natural gas summer price forecast. Weissman will also discuss the re-emergence of climate change as an important national issue as well as recent and potential federal actions related to Clean Air Act restrictions, hydraulic fracturing and LNG exports.
David Coffman, Vice President of Marketing for GDF SUEZ Energy Resources, said there are a number of emerging national, industry-specific issues of which businesses should be aware."Andy is well-versed on how the changes taking place in the market today will affect commercial consumers," explained Coffman. "His insights are sure to bring participants a better understanding of the energy markets at all levels and provide business and industrial electricity users with the knowledge they need to make decisions regarding costs and consumption." Weissman, whose career in energy spans more than 30 years, is experienced in spotting major trends in natural gas, oil, electricity, and coal markets. He has delivered strategic advice and counseling to more than 50 independent oil and natural gas producers, power producers, major electric and gas utilities, hedge funds, energy traders, retail and wholesale energy marketers, equipment vendors and large energy users. Weissman has also played a key role in developing innovative business structures for major energy transactions and helping to transform energy and environmental policy at the state and federal level.