Ray Ritcey, Maritimes Energy Association

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Q: Please tell me something interesting about yourself?
I enjoy watching the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Toronto Blue Jays.  I caught a World Series baseball in the 1992 game between the Jays and the Braves.

Q: Why is natural gas important to our energy mix?
It has become the fuel of choice in North America and around the world.  It has been the main reason why emission levels have been decreasing as the decline of coal use is replaced with natural gas.

Q: If there was one thing you’d want people to understand about your work, what would it be?
We provide energy information daily, and we deliver networking opportunities and advocate for energy related jobs and economic activity for our members.

Q: What will be the most important take away from your presentation?
Maritimes based LNG facilities is a real opportunity for significant energy related jobs and economic activity.

Q: What will be the most surprising aspect of your presentation?
The close physical distance to multiple markets for LNG.

Q: Why should someone attend your presentation?
To have an update in a very low natural gas price market.