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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Opening Reception
Get a jump start on your DUG Haynesville 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 PM - 11:30 PM
Official DUG Haynesville Mixer
Join us for the official DUG Haynesville after party at Eldorado Casino and Resort following the Opening Reception. Come network with fellow attendees and enjoy complimentary drinks. Must bring attendee badge for entry.  
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7:30 AM
Registration, Breakfast, & Networking
8:30 AM
Welcome & Opening Remarks
Moderator(s):
Leslie Haines, Executive Editor-at-Large, Hart Energy
8:35 AM
Opening Keynote: Mega-Bcf Wells in the Haynesville
The earliest to have success in the Haynesville play, Chesapeake Energy Corp. has zeroed in on a core portion of the areal extent of the resource and has been testing 5,000 pounds of proppant per lateral foot. The recipe has made for huge wells. Learn of its results, plans and outlook for this tight-gas rock.
Moderator(s):
Leslie Haines, Executive Editor-at-Large, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Tim Beard, Vice President, Haynesville & Rockies, Chesapeake Energy Corp.
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9:00 AM
Macro Spotlight: North American Natural Gas Supply/Demand
As petchem, power gen and other demand such as LNG exports competes for gas, what is the picture for continental supply and demand? What impact will associated gas from such basins as the Permian have on the dry gas regions? How is North America impacting the global scene?
Moderator(s):
Brian Walzel , Associate Production Editor , E&P
Speaker(s):
David Braziel , Managing Director, Financial and Fundamental Analysis , RBN Energy
9:20 AM
Panel: Economics, Breakevens & What Capital Markets Will Finance
The Haynesville was once condemned as an impossibly high-cost play. That judgment has been dramatically reversed. Today's Haynesville wells are among the best in the nation for returns. Learn more about this remarkable turnaround, why the money is flowing in these acres, and where the Haynesville ranks today among onshore resource plays. 
Moderator(s):
Nissa Darbonne, Editor-at-Large, Oil and Gas Investor
Speaker(s):
Haynesville Breakevens & Economics
Robert Clarke, Research Director - Lower 48 Upstream, Wood Mackenzie
What Capital Markets Will Finance
David Deckelbaum , Director, Oil & Gas Equity Research, KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc.
10:00 AM
Networking Break
10:40 AM
Operator Spotlight: The New Haynesville Metrics
Rigged up and reporting stellar new-well results, Goodrich Petroleum has been testing increased completion intensity in extra-long laterals. Hear its results to date and its plans going forward.
Moderator(s):
Peggy Williams, Vice President, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Rob Turnham, President & Chief Operating Officer, Goodrich Petroleum Corp.
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11:00 AM
Midstream Roundtable: Connecting To The Market
Transportation costs and options are crucial to making the Haynesville region work at the current natural gas strip. This panel examines strategies for maximizing netbacks, new projects that will increase access to markets, and the role the Haynesville, Bossier and Cotton Valley can play in growing LNG exports.  
Moderator(s):
Paul Hart, Midstream Editor-at-Large, Oil and Gas Investor
Speaker(s):
Todd Nelson, Director, Marketing & Business Development, Enable Midstream Partners LP
Travis Boeker , Executive Vice President, Commercial and Business Development, Black Bear Midstream LLC
Stephen Beck, Senior Director, Upstream, Stratas Advisors
11:40 AM
Operator Spotlight: Adding The Bcfe
Comstock Resources added 292 Bcfe in new reserves from drilling in 2017 that included 22 new horizontals in the Haynesville and seven in the Bossier. It has an inventory of DUCs to further grow its Bcf/d. Here are its plans.
Moderator(s):
Emily Patsy, Associate Editor, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Jay Allison, Chairman & CEO, Comstock Resources Inc.
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Noon
Networking Luncheon
1:15 PM
Afternoon Keynote: BP Lower 48's Haynesville-Bossier
BP Plc’s Lower 48 onshore business unit is one of the U.S.’ largest gas producers and, during the past two years, it’s grown its major presence in the Haynesville and Bossier, among America’s deepest gas fairways. Hear of its portfolio and plans for this gas-rich rock.
Moderator(s):
Richard Mason, Chief Technical Director, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Doug Johnson, Senior Vice president, L48, East, and Midcontinent (West) Development , BP
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1:35 PM
Tight-Sand Spotlight: Cotton Valley Cash Flow
Buying Anadarko’s East Texas portfolio for more than $1 billion in late 2016, this operator is using cash flow from best practices in the Cotton Valley to fund new exploration of the Haynesville potential in its leasehold.
Moderator(s):
Leslie Haines, Executive Editor-at-Large, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Craig Jarchow, President & CEO, Castleton Resources, LLC
2:00 PM
Spotlight: Operator, Buyer, Shipper
The Gulf Coast LNG-export developer is enhancing its integrated business model with gas-resource ownership, picking up 9,200 net Haynesville and Bossier acres in northwestern Louisiana. Here are its plans for this asset as well as its overall natgas plans and view of the marketplace. 
Moderator(s):
Paul Hart, Midstream Editor-at-Large, Oil and Gas Investor
Speaker(s):
John Howie, Senior Vice President, Upstream, Tellurian Inc.
2:20 PM
Roundtable: A&D in East Texas/North Louisiana
Lots of properties have been changing hands in this region; these experts talk about the deals done to date, the values buyers and sellers are placing on Haynesville, Bossier and Cotton Valley acreage, and the potential for more action in months to come.
Moderator(s):
Nissa Darbonne, Editor-at-Large, Oil and Gas Investor
Speaker(s):
Alan Smith , President & CEO, Rockcliff Energy, LLC
John Howie, Senior Vice President, Upstream, Tellurian Inc.
Carla Tharp , PE, Director, Energy A&D Investment Banking , Citigroup
3:00 PM
Networking Break
3:30 PM
Spotlight: Cotton Valley & Louisiana Chalk
A longtime operator in East Texas, PetroQuest Energy has recently added Central Louisiana leasehold prospective for oily Austin Chalk pay. Here are its plans for its portfolio.
Moderator(s):
Emily Patsy, Associate Editor, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Charles Goodson, President & CEO, PetroQuest Energy Inc.
3:50 PM
Technical Roundtable: Extending Laterals, Increasing Proppant & Increasing Stages
Haynesville operators have applied the one-two punch of longer laterals and high-intensity completions to boost EURs. Cotton Valley and Bossier operators are grappling with accessing thick sections of tight sands. This panel of experts dissects the particulars of what works today and how designs are evolving, including current thinking on stacked and staggered laterals and massive proppant loadings.
Moderator(s):
Richard Mason, Chief Technical Director, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Dick Stoneburner, Managing Director and Retired President, North America Shale Production Division, BHP Billiton Petroleum Ltd., Pine Brook Partners LP
Charles Goodson, President & CEO, PetroQuest Energy Inc.
Jason Simmons , Advanced Technologies Lead, Baker Hughes, a GE Company
Neil Modeland , Business Technology Manager, Halliburton Co.
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4:30 PM
Conference Adjourns