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2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Registration Opens
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Official Kick-Off Party
Join us for the official kick-off party at Fassler Hall! Bowling lanes at Dust Bowl Lanes will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. To secure a lane, check-in with a Hart Energy team member when you arrive at the venue. Location: 421 NW 10th St., Oklahoma City, OK 73103
7:30 AM
Registration Opens & Forum Networking Breakfast
8:30 AM - Noon
Full-Field Development Forum
Gain insight into the challenges the industry faces with the evolution to harvest mode in unconventional shale plays. Full-field development promises cash flow generating hydrocarbon recovery through economies of scale. As always, with each new iteration, unforeseen challenges arise. Hear first-hand how the industry is addressing challenges during the Full-Field Development Forum in conjunction with Hart Energy’s DUG Midcontinent Conference & Exhibition in Oklahoma City November 19-21. Speakers will address the business implications of full-field development as well as present itemization of challenges associated with massive simultaneous development projects. Presentations will address logistics including the availability of proppant, water and the use of big data analytics, while a large independent on the forefront of full-field development provides a case study of one of the Midcontinent’s largest full-field development programs. Click here to view the agenda. Click here to view sponsorship opportunities.
11:00 AM
Exhibit Hall Opens & Networking Lunch on the Exhibit Floor
1:00 PM
Welcome & Opening Remarks
Speaker(s):
Nissa Darbonne, Editor-at-Large, Oil and Gas Investor
1:05 PM
Opening Keynote: What the Rock Wants
Having proven completion recipes for each of the rocks it has stacked in its leasehold, hear how this leading Midcontinent producer is capturing more and more resource in place.
Moderator(s):
Nissa Darbonne, Editor-at-Large, Oil and Gas Investor
Speaker(s):
Harold Hamm, Founder, Chairman & CEO, Continental Resources Inc.
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1:30 PM
Markets: Well Interference from a Wall Street Perspective
Critical mistakes were made by investors and industry in the evaluation of parent/child issues, beginning in 2017. Here is what Wall Street understands now.
Moderator(s):
Leslie Haines, Executive Editor-at-Large, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Mike Kelly, Managing Director & Senior Analyst, Seaport Global Securities LLC
1:50 PM
Operator Spotlight: Adding Mississippian Lime
Merging with Midstates Petroleum this year, Amplify Energy has gained prolific Mississippian Lime leasehold in its portfolio. Hear about its plans for the Midcontinent and its overall new capital structure, which includes quarterly returns.
Moderator(s):
Paul Hart, Midstream Editor-at-Large, Oil and Gas Investor
Speaker(s):
Ken Mariani, President & CEO, Amplify Energy Corp.
2:10 PM
Operator Spotlight: Arkoma STACK
Having successfully produced the Woodford in Calyx I and II, the Old Ironsides-backed team is targeting the Arkoma Basin with wells in Woodford, Caney and Mayes. Production now exceeds 100 MMcf/d. Learn how it’s developing the multi-zone play.
Moderator(s):
Jennifer Presley , Executive Editor, E&P
Speaker(s):
Calvin Cahill, President & CEO, Calyx Energy
2:30 PM
Networking Break
3:10 PM
Operator Spotlight: Stacking Up on STACK
This producer has some 132,000 net STACK acres with Meramec, Osage and Woodford. A recent 11-well, cube-development, full-section spacing test averaged 30-day IPs of 1,357 boe/d per well, 48% oil and 73% liquids. Learn about Chaparral Energy's results, applied learnings and future plans.  
Moderator(s):
Leslie Haines, Executive Editor-at-Large, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Earl Reynolds, CEO, Chaparral Energy Inc.
3:30 PM
U.S. Oil: The Million-Barrel Question
This expert describes U.S. shale's ability to respond to deep and lasting disruption in world crude oil supplies in light of recent strikes on Saudi oil infrastructure. How quickly can shale ramp up?
Moderator(s):
Brian Walzel, Associate Editor, Production, E&P
Speaker(s):
Stephen Beck, Senior Director, Upstream, Stratas Advisors
3:50 PM
Technical Panel: Well Whisperers
While infill drilling creates opportunity for greater resource capture, not all sections are alike. These experts discuss well communication, the latest in understanding where to frack and current best practices in completion recipes.
Moderator(s):
Richard Mason, Chief Technical Director, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Hayley Stephenson, Lead Reservoir Analytics Engineer, Energy Innovation Center, Baker Hughes
Efe Ejofodomi, Infill Well Business Program Manager, North America Land, Schlumberger Ltd.
Jeff Dahlberg, Chief Operating Officer, Red Wolf Natural Resources
4:40 PM
Networking Reception on the Exhibit Floor
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Late-Night Networking Mixer
Join us for the official late-night networking mixer at Bricktown Brewery! Registration for this event is included with your full-conference, exhibit hall only or forum pass.
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7:30 AM
Registration Opens & Networking Breakfast on the Exhibit Floor
8:30 AM
Welcome & Opening Remarks
Speaker(s):
Nissa Darbonne, Editor-at-Large, Oil and Gas Investor
8:35 AM
Opening Spotlight: Producing the SCOOP
Oklahoma City-based Gulfport Energy holds some 92,000 net reservoir acres in the SCOOP with year-end 2018 proved reserves totaling 1.4 net Tcfe. Second-quarter output was some 300 MMcfe/d. Here’s how it’s advancing its share of the Woodford play.
Moderator(s):
Nissa Darbonne, Editor-at-Large, Oil and Gas Investor
Speaker(s):
Joshua Lawson, Vice President of Operations, Midcontinent, Gulfport Energy Corp.
9:00 AM
Panel: Assets & Analysis in The Western Anadarko
FourPoint Energy and its LongPoint Minerals unit have partnered with RS Energy Group in pairing energy intelligence with industry-leading technical interpretations. Here are their findings to date.
Moderator(s):
Paul Hart, Midstream Editor-at-Large, Oil and Gas Investor
Speaker(s):
Shak Ahmed, Senior Research Associate, RS Energy Group
Jacob Shumway, Vice President, Engineering, FourPoint Energy LLC
9:40 AM
Transactions: Oklahoma A&D
Here’s a look at valuations for Oklahoma oil and gas assets, including minerals, from the state’s largest bank’s energy investment-banking group.
Moderator(s):
Leslie Haines, Executive Editor-at-Large, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Jason Reimbold, Managing Director, BOK Financial Securities
10:00 AM
Networking Break
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10:40 AM
Operator Spotlight: The Merge Play & Western Anadarko
With a portfolio that has deep insight into both the eastern Anadarko's Merge play and a legacy of drilling multiple western Anadarko benches, currently focused on Cleveland and Marmaton development, here are Jones Energy’s recent results and plans for its multi-pay acreage.
Moderator(s):
Richard Mason, Chief Technical Director, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Kirk Goehring, Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Jones Energy
11:00 AM
Operator Spotlight: Under the Chester Shale
Produced water isn’t an issue in the Mississippian Lime formations south of where the Chester Shale is eroded, spawning Oklahoma’s unique play nomenclature: SCOOP, STACK, MERGE, SCORE and others. Hear this producer’s plans for its southern Anadarko Basin acreage.
Moderator(s):
Brian Walzel, Associate Editor, Production, E&P
Speaker(s):
Drew Deaton, CEO, Red Wolf Natural Resources
11:20 AM
Operator Spotlight: From Zero to 38,000 BOE/d 
Formed in 2017, Camino Natural Resources has quickly grown to 38,000 BOE/d in SCOOP and Merge with three rigs at work. Hear about the portfolio, results and plans.
Moderator(s):
Paul Hart, Midstream Editor-at-Large, Oil and Gas Investor
Speaker(s):
Seth Urruty, Chief Operating Officer, Camino Natural Resources LLC
11:40 AM
Technical Spotlight: The Oklahoma Trajectory
Across the Anadarko and western Arkoma basins, operators continue to improve EURs per lateral foot and while extending laterals and increasing production with fewer rigs. Here, an expert gives the details.
Moderator(s):
Richard Mason, Chief Technical Director, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Sarp Ozkan, Director of Energy Analysis, Enverus
Noon
Networking Lunch
1:15 PM
Producing It: Private Operators
From Cleveland and Tonkawa to Caney, Osage, Meramec, and Mayes, these privately held operators are surfacing pay from their shares of the vast Midcontinent hydrocarbon resource in place.
Moderator(s):
Nissa Darbonne, Editor-at-Large, Oil and Gas Investor
Speaker(s):
"The Liquids-Rich Arkoma STACK"
Nathaniel Harding, Founder & President, Antioch Energy LLC
"The Western Anadarko's Multi-Zone Pay"
Will Ulrich, Co-CEO, Presidio Petroleum LLC
1:55 PM
Technical Panel: Water & Sand  
Experts in sourcing proppant and completion water as well as in produced-water recycling and disposal describe current best practices and challenges in the Midcontinent.
Moderator(s):
Jennifer Presley , Executive Editor, E&P
Speaker(s):
"Water Mapping"
Rob Bruant, Director of Product, B3 Insight
"Finding Sand"
Todd Bush, Head of NAM & Unconventionals, Westwood Energy Group
2:35 PM
Minerals & Royalties Panel: Midcontinent & Beyond
Making a play of owning the subsurface, these minerals buyers discuss how they stay ahead of where Midcontinent and other plays' producers will drill. And a leading advisor, with more than $1.7 billion of transactions to date, provides insight into the broad market.
Moderator(s):
Leslie Haines, Executive Editor-at-Large, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Robert Hefner V, President & CEO, Hefner Energy LLC
Alex Ratliff, Manager, Apollo Exploration LLC
Derek Detring, President, Detring Energy Advisors
3:30 PM
Conference Adjourns