Speakers

  • Neal Dingmann

    Neal Dingmann

    SunTrust Robinson Humphrey
    Managing Director, Energy Research

    Neal Dingmann has over 12 years of equity research experience. At SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, he covers companies in the E&P and oilfield services sectors. He held similar positions at Wunderlich Securities, Dahlman Rose, RBC Capital and Bank of America Securities. Dingmann was recognized last year by the Wall Street Journal as "Best on the Street" and has been recognized as a "Home Run Hitter" by Institutional Investor magazine. He received his Masters of Business Administration from the University of Minnesota and his Bachelor of Arts degree in business from the University of Arkansas.

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    Brad Nelson

    Stephens Inc.
    Managing Director

    Mr. Nelson joined Stephens in May 2009 as a Managing Director. Mr. Nelson most recently served as a Managing Director at Energy Capital Solutions where he was a founder and employed for the last seven years. Prior to joining ECS in 2001, Mr. Nelson was an Associate in Bear Stearns’ Energy Group, focusing primarily on E&P and oilfield services transactions. Prior to joining Bear Stearns, Mr. Nelson was an Associate with Koch Ventures, the private equity arm of Koch Industries. While at Koch, he focused on providing private capital to energy and technology-related companies. Mr. Nelson received his BS from Oklahoma State University and his MBA from the University of Oklahoma.

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    Scott Parkison

    Admiral Permian Resources LLC
    Chief Commercial Officer

    Bio coming soon...

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    Vignesh Proddaturi

    Glendale Energy Capital LLC
    Managing Partner

    Bio coming soon...

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    Jack Reilly

    EnCap Investments LP
    Director

    Bio coming soon...

  • J.D. Smith - EnCore Permian

    J.D. Smith

    EnCore Permian
    CEO

    EnCore Permian cofounder J.D. Smith began his career in 2000 working in drilling and offshore completions. In 2007 he transitioned to leasing in the Permian Basin. In 2009 Mr. Smith was the exclusive landman for a $3 million, 42,000+ acre prospect. Petrohawk later purchased this asset for $42 million, a 5% overriding royalty interest and carried working interest considerations.

    In this same capacity, Mr. Smith transacted and acquired over 150,000 acres of Permian leasehold between 2009 and 2012, generating a net profit of over $100 million.

    Mr. Smith also founded a non-profit clean water initiative – the John 4:14 Foundation – which has completed over 250 clean water projects (www.j414.org), serving over 1 million people in Uganda. Mr. Smith lives in Big Spring, Texas with his wife and 3 children.