Apex Companies Sponsors the Energy Interdependence in the Western Hemisphere Conference

Presenting an Energy Transportation Session and Moderating a Public Policy Session

Rockville, MD, October 15, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Apex Companies, LLC – a leading energy, water resources and environmental consulting and engineering firm will be sponsoring, presenting, and moderating the Energy Interdependence in the Western Hemisphere conference hosted by the Global Interdependence Center. This full-day event, which takes place on Thursday, November 5, 2015 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, will explore topics such as energy infrastructure; today’s national and regional energy stage; financial impacts of new energy pricing and trade patterns; and the opportunities, uses, and risks posed by new energy.

This prestigious event features speakers from the United States, Mexico, and Canada including representatives from Exelon, PECO, Sunoco Logistics, Philadelphia Energy Solutions, the Consul of Mexico, the Canadian Maritimes Energy Association, AIG, Drexel University, and the Wharton School. Apex’s Vice President Jay Borkland will present Opportunities at the Corner of Environment and Infrastructure within the conference’s Energy Transportation (Pipe, Rail, Truck, Ship, Fuels session. His presentation will highlight the strategic role ports play in the global energy marketplace with emphasis on how environment-leveraged development relates to the overall energy industry infrastructure.

Apex’s Oil and Gas Program Manager Cristina Jorge Schwarz, PG, will be moderating the Impact of Public Policy and the Regulatory Environment session. This conference track will address how policy issues are affecting energy trade and expansion and compliance requirements – especially for the midstream oil and gas sector – as well as how the future of new energy will affect job creation and career development.

About Apex Companies, LLC

Founded in 1988, Apex Companies, LLC is an award-winning water resources and environmental consulting and engineering firm dedicated to providing private and public sector clients with full-service, single-source solutions. Recognized as a Top 100 Environmental Firm and a Top 500 Design Firm by ENR magazine, and rated among the top 20 Zweig Group 2015 Hot Firms, Apex is known for its technical expertise, quick response time, professional performance, high-quality results, and cost efficiency. Apex now employs more than 675 professionals including geologists, hydrogeologists, engineers, air quality experts, environmental scientists, industrial hygienists, safety specialists and field technicians, across more than 55 offices throughout the United States. For more information, please visit www.apexcos.com.

About the Global Interdependence Center

The Global Interdependence Center is a Philadelphia-based nonprofit organization that seeks to stimulate thoughtful, global dialogue on a wide range of issues that affect the international community, including economics, health care and government. GIC convenes conferences and roundtable discussions, both domestically and internationally, to identify and address emerging global issues. For more information, visit GIC’s website at www.interdependence.org. To register for the Energy Interdependence in the Western Hemisphere Conference, please visit http://bit.ly/phl115.
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Karen Whitney