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1:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Pre-Conference Midstream Technical Forum
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Opening Reception on the Exhibit Floor
Get a jump start on your DUG Midcontinent experience! Pick your badge up early to avoid the lines. Then join us at the Opening Reception for networking and passed hors d'oeuvres with drinks on the exhibit hall floor.
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7:30 AM
Registration & Networking Breakfast on the Exhibit Floor
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8:30 AM
Welcome & Opening Remarks
Moderator(s):
Chris Sheehan, CFA, Senior Financial Analyst, Hart Energy
8:35 AM
Opening Keynote: Anadarko STACK
This pure-play STACK operator has grown production in the original Anadarko Basin play to more than 13,000 boe/d from wells in the Meramec and Osage. IRRs are ranging from 55% to 100%. Here’s how it’s growing.
Moderator(s):
Chris Sheehan, CFA, Senior Financial Analyst, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Earl Reynolds, CEO, Chaparral Energy, Inc.
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9:00 AM
Operator Spotlight: The SCOOP Woodford, Springer & More
This longtime Oklahoma-based operator has added new Midcontinent roots with an entry into the SCOOP play, surfacing pay in Woodford and Springer. And it’s testing laterals in the Sycamore. Here are its latest results and outlook for the potential of these layers of oil-saturated rock.
Moderator(s):
Leslie Haines, Executive Editor-at-Large, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Joshua Lawson, Vice President of Operations, Midcontinent, Gulfport Energy Corp.
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9:20 AM
The Money, Money, Money: A Weigh-In
Get it to Cushing inexpensively? Check. Produce mostly oil? Check. Availability of oilfield services? Check. How are Oklahoma’s latest wells’ returns measuring up against those of other Lower 48 plays? And how do wells compare in-basin?
Moderator(s):
Nissa Darbonne, Editor-at-Large, Oil and Gas Investor
Speaker(s):
How The SCOOP & STACK Are Measuring Up: A 2018 Update
Jeff Sieler, Managing Director, Global Energy Group, Citigroup
The Midcontinent’s Role In The U.S. Energy Portfolio
Tom Petrie, Founder, Petrie Partners
10:00 AM
Networking Break
10:40 AM
Spotlight: The Western Anadarko
With the Granite Wash offering benches from A-Z, operators have been producing profits and further improving margins from the western Anadarko’s myriad formations. Here’s an update on further advancements in recovery.
Moderator(s):
Peggy Williams, Vice President, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Brendan Curran, Vice President, Geology, FourPoint Energy LLC
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11:00 AM
Minerals Roundtable: Anticipating Drilling
These minerals buyers develop intense internal modeling of where producers will seek to land laterals next. Here are their insights on what’s hot, what’s cold and what’s warming up.
Moderator(s):
Leslie Haines, Executive Editor-at-Large, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Will Cullen, Vice President, Business Development, LongPoint Minerals LLC
Blake Harris, Chief Operating Officer, Case Energy Partners LLC/CEP Minerals LLC
11:40 AM
Operator Spotlight: Arkoma STACK Update
Rapid growth in activity for an oil play in this basin that was first tapped with laterals for tight gas continues to capture attention. Hear the latest on the play’s sweet spots, challenges and delineation.
Moderator(s):
Brian Walzel , Associate Production Editor , E&P
Speaker(s):
Nathaniel Harding, Founder & President, Antioch Energy LLC
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Noon
Networking Luncheon
1:15 PM
Afternoon Keynote: Learning From Experience
With a development strategy to optimize infill spacing, this leading and longtime Midcontinent operator is targeting multiple intervals per unit as it accelerates activity. Hear the latest on its findings and results.
Moderator(s):
Chris Sheehan, CFA, Senior Financial Analyst, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Wade Hutchings, Senior Vice President - E&P, Devon Energy Corp.
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1:40 PM
Operator Spotlight: Woodford & Sycamore SCOOP
With 62,000 acres in the SCOOP, this privately held operator has insight into the horizontal Woodford and Sycamore, landing 35 wells in the formations, combined, to date, producing more than 18,000 boe/d.
Moderator(s):
Nissa Darbonne, Editor-at-Large, Oil and Gas Investor
Speaker(s):
Greg Casillas, President & CEO, Casillas Petroleum Corp.
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2:00 PM
M&A Roundtable: STACK, SCOOP, Wedge, Merge, Score
After billions of dollars of transaction activity into 2017, deal-making in the Anadarko Basin has settled as buyers focus on their expanded portfolios and investors seek improved recoveries. Where does the basin fit today among targets for a new round of M&A?
Moderator(s):
Richard Mason, Chief Technical Director, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Nick Woodruff, Managing Director, RBC Richardson Barr
Stephen Beck, Senior Director, Upstream, Stratas Advisors
2:40 PM
Networking Break
3:10 PM
Operator Spotlight: North To South; Central To West
With some 1,000 wells across approximately 400,000 net Anadarko Basin acres in Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas, this operator sees a multitude of formations. Here’s how it’s driving the type curve higher with strategic lateral placements and highly crafted completions.
Moderator(s):
Leslie Haines, Executive Editor-at-Large, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Charles Duginski, Chief Operating Officer, Tapstone Energy LLC
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3:30 PM
Panel: Private Operators
From the western Anadarko to the Arkoma Basin, these E&Ps are drilling and delineating. Hear their results and plans.
Moderator(s):
Chris Sheehan, CFA, Senior Financial Analyst, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
POWER Play: The Panhandle Oil Window Extended-Lateral Resource
Maurice Storm, President & CEO, Tecolote Energy LLC
The Arkoma Basin Revival: STACKed
Luke Essman, President & CEO, Canyon Creek Energy - Arkoma LLC
Building On A Western Anadarko Entry
Will Ulrich, Co-CEO, Presidio Petroleum LLC
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4:30 PM
Networking Reception
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On The Cusp: The Midcon Marshals Resources For Full-Field Development
The Midcontinent is the last major tight-formation basin to embark on full-field development. Delineation efforts in the STACK and SCOOP are maturing and operators are turning attention to the issues of well spacing, well interference, and optimum hydrocarbon harvest to capture economic and performance efficiencies.
7:30 AM
Registration & Networking Breakfast on the Exhibit Floor
8:30 AM
Welcome & Opening Remarks
Moderator(s):
Richard Mason, Chief Technical Director, Hart Energy
8:35 AM
Opening Keynote: Field Development-- The Last Full Measure
A large public independent discusses the logistical rationale behind full-field development, including underlying economics, efficiency gains and impacts on well interference.
Moderator(s):
Richard Mason, Chief Technical Director, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Tony Barrett, Vice President, Exploration, Continental Resources Inc.
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9:05 AM
Completion Roundtable: Pump Up The Jams
Panelists from service companies and E&P operations teams address rumors of a slowdown in pressure pumping and whether the real story involves improvements in completion effectiveness, normalization in completion practices, and solving the downhole engineering puzzle.
Moderator(s):
Richard Mason, Chief Technical Director, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Stephen Ingram, Vice President - Technology Solutions & Innovation, Halliburton Co.
James F. Newman, Senior Vice President of Region Operations, Basic Energy Services Inc.
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10:00 AM
Proppant Panel: Like Sand Through The Hourglass Of Time
Two proppant providers provide an overview of the proppant market, including advances in last-mile delivery, the growing trend of sourcing in-basin sand, and trends in proppant volume and proppant size
Moderator(s):
Brian Walzel , Associate Production Editor , E&P
Speaker(s):
Kristin Smith, Chief Financial Officer, Vista Proppants and Logistics Inc.
Erik Nystrom, Vice President, Strategic Marketing, Covia Corporation
10:40 AM
Optimization Roundtable: Subterranean Musings
Leading service company technical staff and E&P engineers discuss trends in completion optimization in the Midcontinent. Where are we currently as an industry? Where can we go?
Moderator(s):
Richard Mason, Chief Technical Director, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Josh Walker, Vice President of Completions & Operations, Chaparral Energy, Inc.
Chris Johnson, Product Line Director, Unconventional Completion Technologies, Baker Hughes, a GE Company
11:25 AM
Logistics Panel: Water & Pipe
Hear the latest trends in water handling practices from a respected industry consultant and capture insight into an innovative midstream buildout in the STACK in this panel addressing infrastructure innovation in the Midcontinent.
Moderator(s):
Brian Walzel , Associate Production Editor , E&P
Speaker(s):
Craig Collins, Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Kingfisher Midstream LLC
Michael Dunkel, Vice President, Water, Jacobs
12:10 PM
Conference Adjourns