SAN ANTONIO – Chesapeake Energy Corporation’s Norman Herrera, director of market development, will deliver a 45-minute presentation on how natural gas can benefit the economy and the environment at the 2012 Automotive Fleet & Leasing Association (AFLA) Conference in San Antonio next month. Chesapeake Energy Corporation is the nation’s second-largest producer of natural gas.

The session, “Natural Gas Vehicles: An American Energy, Economic, and Environmental Answer,” will run from 10-10:45 a.m. on Sept. 12. The AFLA Conference is set for Sept. 10-12 at the Hyatt Regency Hill Country.

Herrera has been with Chesapeake Energy since 2008 and serves as director for market development at the company’s Oklahoma City Corporate Office. His primary role is to manage and advocate on behalf Chesapeake’s natural gas vehicle initiatives in all operating areas, including local governments, commercial retailers, and producer industry collaboratives and trade associations.

The AFLA conference offers attendees the opportunity to meet with top strategic leaders from the highest levels of the corporate fleet industry. AFLA’s membership is comprised of tenured fleet professionals, industry manufacturers, leading fleet management companies, top-ranked fleet dealers and remarketers, as well as allied service providers. The format of the AFLA conference this year will enable attendees to meet with other industry professionals in an intimate, casual setting. This offers a unique forum to receive information at a high level that can make a significant impact on the future of fleet innovation. Features of this year’s event are a significant reason that keeps fleet trendsetters coming back.

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