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5:00 PM
Opening Reception
Grab your badge ahead of time and mingle with your peers on this year's DUG Midcontinent exhibitor floor.
8:30 AM
Welcome & Opening Remarks
8:40 AM
Opening Keynote: STACK-tacular
The Anadarko Basin’s diversity of commodity weighting is offering formations and fairways for any operator today, as a trifecta is in play: High oil, gas and NGL prices.
9:10 AM
The Money: It’s Back
Producers are keeping the reins on D&C spend and returning capital to shareholders. Investors and lenders are interested again, albeit at a tempered pace. Here’s a look at operators’ options today.
9:30 AM
Transacting: Anadarko A&D
Buyers and sellers are making deals for Oklahoma assets and the basin is consolidating. Here’s a look at the Anadarko’s new owners and those trying to buy in.
9:50 AM
Oil & Politics
The new White House. OPEC+. Energy transition. This expert describes oil and gas headwinds and why neither oil nor gas is on the way out. Rather, demand for both will grow.
10:10 AM
Networking Break
10:55 AM
An update on this southern Anadarko sweet spot that continues to fulfill operators’ EURs.
11:20 AM
The Resource
How are Oklahoma’s latest wells’ returns measuring up against those of other Lower 48 plays? And how do wells compare in-basin?
11:40 AM
Solving for the Cluster
Having figured out spacing and using stimulation diversion to prevent runaway fracks, operators have found maximum cluster efficiency. Here’s the recipe.
Networking Luncheon
1:15 PM
D&C’ing It
Cleveland, Tonkawa, Caney, Osage, Meramec, Woodford, Springer, Mayes and more. This operator has options throughout the basin.
1:45 PM
Curbing the Carbon
As reduced-carbon and net-zero products are increasingly in demand, here’s a look at what oil-weighted producers here and in other basins are doing to rebrand their Btu stream.
2:05 PM
Lateral landings in Sycamore, Caney and Osage have been promising. What’s the latest on the potential of these additional layers of oil-saturated rock?
2:25 PM
Mississippian Lime
The headlines have faded. The resource hasn’t. Hear how these operators continue to drive volumes.
2:45 PM
Networking Break
3:15 PM
Drilling With Data
This producer continues to drive the type curve higher with strategic well placements and highly crafted completion designs. Here’s a look into the data behind its decision-making.
3:35 PM
The Oklahoma Arkoma
First tapped with laterals for tight gas in the early days of the shale revolution, the western Arkoma is being drilled for oil and NGL—but gas remains a target too. Hear the latest on the play’s sweet spots.
3:55 PM
OFS Costs: Getting It Done
Where are OFS prices going? Outside of broad U.S. inflation, how are U.S. supply-chain shortages contributing? And where’s the relief?
4:15 PM
Bigger & Greener
D&C and lease electrification. Drones and satellites. Recycled water. Reduced truck traffic. Producers and services firms alike are lowering carbon footprints. Learn the latest best practices here.
5:00 PM
Networking Reception
8:30 AM
Welcome to Day 2: Operator Spotlights
8:40 AM
Keynote: The Rock
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.
9:10 AM
This producer has been adding to its leasehold. Get a look at the new footprint and results.
9:30 AM
Sweet Meramec
The formation changes from county to county. This producer is in the sweet spot. Hear the latest on its IPs and EURs.
9:50 AM
Dial a Rock
This leading North American unconventional operator has thousands of Oklahoma locations in inventory. Here’s how it’s developing them for their best value.
10:10 AM
Networking Break
10:40 AM
Woodford Resource
This formation—pervasive in the basin—needs a different frac and spacing recipe depending on the nature of its deposition. This operator tells the Woodford’s secrets.
11:00 AM
Wanted: Arkoma Gas
This operator sees the western Arkoma’s gassy molecules as having greater value than just TIL’ing them.
11:20 AM
Anadarko Headquarters
A longtime Oklahoma operator, this producer moves rigs across the basin, depending on the resource in favor du jour. Here’s what it’s favoring these days.
11:40 AM
STACK’ing Up
Great rock begets great returns. This operator is adding leasehold and proving benches. Hear its results to date.
Conference Adjourns