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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Opening Reception on the Exhibit Floor
Get a jump start on your DUG Haynesville experience! Pick your badge up early to avoid the lines. Then join us at our opening reception for networking.
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7:30 PM
Sierra Frac After-Party @ the Eldorado Casino
All DUG Haynesville attendees are invited to an after-party hosted by Sierra Frac Sand at the Eldorado Casino. Listen to Live 5 Band and enjoy an open bar, finger foods and great networking!
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7:30 AM
Networking Breakfast
8:00 AM
Welcome & Opening Remarks: Geaux, Haynesville
Moderator(s):
Len Vermillion, Editorial Director, Hart Energy
8:05 AM
Opening Keynote: Doubling Down
With pay from the Haynesville and Mid-Bossier, Vine Energy has some 125,000 net surface acres, more than 90% HBP, the majority of which is prospective for dual-zone development. Learn more here.
Moderator(s):
Len Vermillion, Editorial Director, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Eric Marsh, President & CEO, Vine Energy Inc.
David Elkin, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Vine Energy Inc.
8:30 AM
Louisiana NatGas Abroad: The LNG Market
Oh, the places Louisiana’s natural gas goes. This winter, demand in Asia was so much that JKM approached $20 MMBtu. Here’s a look at current markets and the outlook for demand.
Moderator(s):
Len Vermillion, Editorial Director, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
David Braziel, President, RBN Energy LLC
8:55 AM
NatGas in the Energy Transition: All Fired Up
Using electricity to fire steel furnaces? Using electricity to extract hydrogen to power hydrogen-fuel-cell vehicles? These and most other reduced-carbon, energy-transition tacks use natural gas to generate the electricity. Here’s the outlook for demand from the Haynesville.
Moderator(s):
Len Vermillion, Editorial Director, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Emily McClain, Senior Analyst, Rystad Energy
9:20 AM
Unboxing the Black Box: New Techniques for Understanding Drivers of Haynesville Performance
These analysts discuss their findings in how a range of variables--including well design, completion recipe and location--have affected the performance of individual operators and subregions of the Haynesville shale.
Moderator(s):
Len Vermillion, Editorial Director, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Reed Olmstead, Director, North American Onshore Research & Business Development, IHS Markit
9:45 AM
Networking Break
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10:30 AM
The Frac: Executive Q&A
Listen in on “what’s next” in a candid conversation with this 1990s co-founder of the East Texas Cotton Valley water frac that led to unlocking the Barnett’s economics and, with horizontals, its and all subsequent shale plays’ potential.  
Moderator(s):
Nissa Darbonne, Editor-at-Large, Oil and Gas Investor
Speaker(s):
Chris Wright, CEO, Liberty Oilfield Services
10:55 AM
Operator Spotlight: Here to Grow, Not Exit
This operator aims to hold its reserves and keep growing its production, finding the Haynesville a long-term gas strategy. Learn more here.
Moderator(s):
Nissa Darbonne, Editor-at-Large, Oil and Gas Investor
Speaker(s):
Rob Turnham, President, Goodrich Petroleum Corp.
11:20 AM
Operator Spotlight: Haynesville-East Texas
It’s depth and thickness change, but the Haynesville is equally bountiful in East Texas. This operator describes its results.
Moderator(s):
Nissa Darbonne, Editor-at-Large, Oil and Gas Investor
Speaker(s):
Chris Simon, Vice President, Business Development, Rockcliff Energy LLC
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11:45 AM
Networking Lunch
1:00 PM
Afternoon Keynote: The Haynesville Mega-Pad
This operator is boosting MMcfs from multi-well, dual-formation pads. Here are its results.
Moderator(s):
Steve Toon, Editor-in-Chief, Oil and Gas Investor
Speaker(s):
Paul Sander, Chief Operating Officer, Aethon Energy
1:25 PM
Operator Spotlight: All the NatGas
Consolidating the Haynesville section by section and also taking in Terryville Field, this E&P has built an enviable gas footprint that has direct access to major markets. Here are its latest results and plans.
Moderator(s):
Steve Toon, Editor-in-Chief, Oil and Gas Investor
Speaker(s):
Craig Jarchow, President & CEO, TG Natural Resources LLC
1:50 PM
Operator Spotlight: Booking It
In the play since its beginning, here’s this producers’ playbook for developing its more than 175,000 net East Texas leasehold.
Moderator(s):
Steve Toon, Editor-in-Chief, Oil and Gas Investor
Speaker(s):
Doug Krenek, President & CEO, Sabine Oil & Gas Corp.
2:15 PM
Networking Break
3:00 PM
Spotlight: The Money & M&A
This expert describes what investors are putting their money in today, how Haynesville natgas competes and the price that property is getting in this and other Lower 48 plays.
Moderator(s):
Nissa Darbonne, Editor-at-Large, Oil and Gas Investor
Speaker(s):
Rusty Shepherd, Managing Director, RBC Richardson Barr
3:25 PM
Spotlight: Wet Sand
Now an operator can pull sand from the wet pile from any regional mining source, lowering operator costs and improving the ESG footprint by eliminating silica dust exposure and reducing both carbon emissions and water needs.
Moderator(s):
Brian Walzel, Senior Editor, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Matt Oehler, Business Development Manager, PropX Inc.
3:45 PM
First, You Make a Roux: The Frac Roundtable
The Haynesville keeps giving up more and more gas per well. These experts describe what’s happening downhole that’s making the difference, sharing their latest recipes. There aren’t any tomatoes.
Moderator(s):
Brian Walzel, Senior Editor, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Matt Oehler, Business Development Manager, PropX Inc.
Zac Crouch, Vice President, Pressure Pumping, Baker Hughes Co.
4:15 PM
Federal & State Policy: How’s NatGas Looking?
This expert discusses policy changes that affect future supply and demand of natgas. For starters, the future is very bright as federal policy is expecting natgas to be the bridge fuel.
Moderator(s):
Len Vermillion, Editorial Director, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Jerry Simmons, President & CEO, Domestic Energy Producers Alliance
4:35 PM
Conference Adjourns