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Ray S. Thompson, CFP®, CIMA®, CRPC
Senior Vice President and Wealth Managedment Advisor
of Merrill Lynch


The Fundamentals for Higher Natural Gas Prices

11:30 AM Wednesday, December 13, 2017
at the Cascades
4511 Briarwood Road
Tyler, TX 75709

Cost: $20


Ray heads up a six person team at the Tyler office of Merrill Lynch.

Their practice focuses on financial planning and using proprietary investment models to grow wealth, generate income and keep risk levels in check.

Prior to joining Merrill Lynch, he was in charge of marketing natural gas production for Phillips Petroleum and Burlington Resources.  That production covered the San Juan Basin, Permian Basin, Gulf Coast and North Louisiana.

His interest in LNG started in the summer of 1979 when he worked as a summer intern at Phillips Petroleum’s Kenai, Alaska LNG plant.

Ray has a B.S. in Geology from the University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from Southern Methodist University.  During his middle school and high school years, he grew up in Stavanger, Norway and London, England.


The Fundamentals for Higher Natural Gas Prices

1)   It’s all about the weather

2)   Where we stand on LNG

3)   Pipeline Expansions and pipeline fill

4)   Increasing demand from the residential, commercial and industrial sectors

5)   What to expect from storage

6)   The supply response

a.   Marginal breakeven prices by basin