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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Opening Reception
Get a jump start on your DUG East experience! Pick your badge up early to avoid the lines. Then join us at the Opening Reception for networking and passed hor d'oeuvres with drinks on the exhibit hall floor.
7:30 AM
Registration, Breakfast & Networking
Breakfast’s on us before our informative presentations begin. Grab this opportunity to meet new contacts and greet old friends, including exhibitors, speakers and fellow attendees.
8:30 AM
Welcome To DUG East & Northeast Scorecard
Let’s start with a bird’s-eye view of where the Marcellus and Utica stand vs. other shale plays: well counts, forcasted pace of production growth, rig counts and more.
Steve Toon, Editor-in-Chief, Oil and Gas Investor
8:45 AM
Opening Keynote
One of the largest producers in the Marcellus analyzes where we are and where we’re going in 2018. How much will local gas supply grow now that midstream bottlenecks are being solved? What can Appalachian producers and investors expect from demand this year?
9:10 AM
Economics 101
This panel of experts lays it out for you: What if gas prices really stay below $3 forever? What are the pros and cons of increased drilling, and what challenges face companies in a high-demand, low-price world?
10:10 AM
Deep Dry Utica
Learn how this operator is making headway with monster dry-gas Utica wells in Pennsylvania.
Speaker TBA, CNX Resources Corp.
10:30 AM
Networking Break
Word of mouth – many people believe this is the most credible form of advertising! Take time to mingle with our outstanding exhibitors and fellow attendees.
11:10 AM
Dialogue & Debate: Methane Emissions and Water
How can operators, academics and regulators meet in the middle to cooperate, learn and protect the environment while the industry advances?
Operator Spotlight: The Riches of Southwest PA
One of the top operators in the region shares why the Marcellus isn’t nearly tapped out yet. The long-time E&P holds thousands of acres in the region, and has more than 30,000 identified locations.
12:20 PM
Networking Luncheon
1:45 PM
Operator Spotlight: West Virginia Highlights
This operator continues to delineate and deliver gas from West Virginia. This overview looks closer at results and plans for future development and exploration.
2:05 PM
Private Operator Panel: Pursuing The Best
These companies work quietly but effectively in the prolific resource plays of Appalachia.
3:00 PM
Networking Break
The more visible you are, the more successful you can be! Stretch your legs and visit the exhibit hall for a chance to visit with other delegates.
3:30 PM
Demand Roundtable: Getting Gas to Market
The next wave of demand and midstream infrastructure comes on line this year and next. What will this mean for gas prices and your bottom line? Will takeaway capacity outpace production growth or not?
4:15 PM
CEO Forum: A Fireside Chat with Leaders
What are the spending trends, is the core drilled out, what keeps CEOs up at night, how will they deliver growth and returns to demanding investors?
5:00 PM
Networking Reception
Relax on the exhibit floor, assess the day and visit with the key people you came to meet at DUG East.                                             Be Sure To Stick Around! We’re not done yet! Join us tomorrow, June 21, for a full day of technical presentations and roundtables at DUG Techchnology at DUG East.