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14-16 October 2024
Hilton London Tower BridgeIn person & on-demand

Charlie Riedl
Executive Director - Center for LNG(CLNG) at Vice President - Natural Gas Supply Association (NGSA)


Charlie Riedl is the Executive Director for the Center for LNG(CLNG) and Vice President of the Natural Gas SupplyAssociation (NGSA). CLNG is the top U.S. LNG tradeassociation.Charlie manages the operations of CLNG and is responsiblefor member relations, media engagement, advocacy andgovernment affairs activities. He leads efforts to advance theU.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry’s economic andenvironmental agenda with CLNG member companies,regulators, legislators and other key stakeholders.He has testified in both chambers of the U.S. Congress, andfrequently speaks with key Hill and White House staff, FERCand other policymakers, on the importance and benefits ofLNG exports and regulatory certainty. He has led hundreds ofdiscussions on CLNG priority issues at conferences, hasappeared on leading television news programs like CNBC’sSquawk Box and is regularly quoted as an industry expert inthe media, including The New York Times, The HoustonChronicle, Bloomberg News, Politico and The Hill.Charlie has been instrumental in leading the CLNG team to its recent successes, including securingmodernized risk-based LNG safety regulation in PHMSA reauthorization legislation passed by Congress;long-term extension of non-FTA export authorizations through 2050. He is a fierce advocate forpipeline and infrastructure permitting improvements.He is also a key part of the team developing NGSA’s annual Winter Outlook forecast on natural gassupply and customer demand, adding context to how LNG exports impact price pressure.Prior to joining CLNG, Charlie worked at America’s Natural Gas Alliance and at a major exploration andproduction company in various roles focused on natural gas market development and governmentrelations. He graduated from The Ohio State University with a bachelor’s degree in Communications.

Agenda Sessions

  • Panel: Biden’s US LNG pause: Will a short-term resolution have a long-term impact?