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7:30 AM
Registration, Breakfast & Networking
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8:30 AM
Welcome & Opening Remarks
Moderator(s):
Steve Toon, Editor-in-Chief, Oil and Gas Investor
8:35 AM
Opening Keynote: Oil Economics: The Essence Of Price
Where will the rise of U.S. unconventional producers and the current era of low prices lead as the American oil and gas story continues to impress? What is OPEC’s relevance in today’s oil markets? Dig deep into fundamentals and the role of technology in opening even more source-rock reservoirs to exploitation.
Moderator(s):
Joe Norris, Executive Vice President , Quorum Software
Speaker(s):
Maynard Holt, CEO, Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co.
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9:00 AM
WTI Panel: Chasing Crude
Operators active in the Permian, Bakken and Midcontinent are maximizing IPs and EURs for their bucks. These operators talk about new subsurface technologies that are giving them an edge.
Moderator(s):
Leslie Haines, Executive Editor-at-Large, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Randy Foutch, Founder, Chairman & CEO, Laredo Petroleum Inc.
Blu Hulsey, Senior Vice President - Government & Regulatory Affairs, Continental Resources Inc.
Rich Downey, Vice President, Drilling & Completion, WPX Energy Inc.
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10:00 AM
Networking Break
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10:30 AM
Round-Table: Shale-Field AI 
As resource plays lead to manufacturing techniques in development, artificial intelligence is increasingly helping in landing wells and completing them. Experts in the field discuss tools and results in deploying machine learning.
Moderator(s):
Nissa Darbonne, Editor-at-Large, Oil and Gas Investor
Coleman Rowland, Partner, Deloitte
Speaker(s):
Garrett Jackson, Vice President, Drilling, Devon Energy Corp.
James Courtier , Vice President, Exploration & Geosciences Technology, Laredo Petroleum Inc.
Dave Pursell, Managing Director, Investment Banking, Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co.
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11:15 AM
Resource-Development Capex: A Play-By-Play 
Developers of each of these plays discuss how they’re driving down costs and driving up returns—from the Rockies to Appalachia and from South Texas and West Texas to the Midcontinent.
Moderator(s):
Michael Hart, Executive Vice President , Quorum Software
Speaker(s):
Tony Sanchez III, CEO, Sanchez Energy Corp.
Taylor Reid, President and Chief Operating Officer, Oasis Petroleum Inc.
Hal Chappelle, President & CEO, Alta Mesa Holdings, LP
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12:15 PM
Networking Luncheon
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1:20 PM
Afternoon Keynote: Permian Power
With more than 3 million gross acres throughout the Permian Basin, Apache Corp. is zeroing in on a long-overlooked, deep play, Alpine High, in the southern Delaware Basin. Here are its results and plans for this enormous, stacked stretch of rich rock.
Moderator(s):
Steve Toon, Editor-in-Chief, Oil and Gas Investor
Speaker(s):
John Christmann, CEO & President, Apache Corp.
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1:45 PM
Private Operators: Surfacing The Lower 48
With private-equity dollars, these operators are at work in basins across the U.S. from the Rockies to Appalachia in the midst of heated competition for land. This is how they’re turning bucks into barrels and Bcfs.
Moderator(s):
Nissa Darbonne, Editor-at-Large, Oil and Gas Investor
Speaker(s):
Jacob Shumway, Vice President, Engineering, FourPoint Energy LLC
Jay Smith, Chief Operating Officer, Great Western Oil & Gas Co.
Chad Perkins, Senior Vice President-Operations, Greylock Energy
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2:45 PM
Networking Break
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3:15 PM
Midstream Round-Table: The Build-Out
Ongoing growth in oil, gas and NGL production across the U.S. continues to drive massive market-access build-out, indicating a certainty of new supply. These experts discuss what future connections remain in greatest demand by producers and how these projects will change markets.
Moderator(s):
Chris Sheehan, CFA, Senior Financial Analyst, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Chris Tennant, Senior Vice President, Commercial , EnLink Midstream Partners LP
Chris Akers , President and Chief Operating Officer, Eureka Midstream LLC
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3:45 PM
Strategic Basins: Driving Economics
These producers have each zeroed in on basins strategic to their portfolios, driving efficiencies and scale, from the oily Permian, Eagle Ford and Stack to dry-gas Northwest Louisiana. Here’s how they are achieving best-in-class returns within their focus areas.
Moderator(s):
Andy Roehr, Managing Director of Technology, WG Consulting
Speaker(s):
Rob Turnham, President & Chief Operating Officer, Goodrich Petroleum Corp.
Robert Anderson , Executive Vice President, Corporate Development & Engineering, Earthstone Energy Inc.
Stephen Roberts, Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Gastar Exploration Inc.
4:45 PM
Conference Adjourns
4:45 PM - 6:30 PM
Closing Reception
Don't miss your last chance to mingle with fellow attendees and speakers. Join us in the foyer of the hotel to enjoy drinks and light refreshments.
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