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DUG Water 2019 - Water: A Good Servant, A Cruel Master

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10:00 AM
Welcome & Opening Remarks
10:05 AM
Opening Keynote
This keynote presentation provides a surface and mineral owner’s perspective on the growing challenge of addressing water issues in oil and gas development. University Lands will share about its unique approach to water and how water activities on its 2.1 million acres of Permanent University Fund Lands fit into the broader Permian Basin water scenario.
Mark Houser, CEO, University Lands
10:25 AM
Spotlight: Water Market Status
A noted analyst shares perspective on water use in oil and gas development and outlines dynamic trends impacting supply and demand for support services and how these are playing out in 2019.            
Kelly Bennett, Co-founder & President, B3
10:50 AM
Roundtable: Water Takes The Shape Of Its Container
Service providers discuss how evolving technology is addressing recent challenges in delivery, treatment and reuse of scarce water resources in oil and gas development.           
Andy Adams, Director of Water Treatment, Select Energy Services
Peter McDonald, Manager of Production Engineering, Devon Energy Corp.
Brent Halldorson, Chief Technology Officer, Fountain Quail Energy Services
Josh Adler, CEO, Sourcewater Inc.
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11:30 AM
Panel: State Of Water Midstream
A review of the rapid development in the full-service water midstream approach for handling water in oil and gas illuminates where the market stands today.
J. Michael Anderson, CEO, Layne Water Midstream
Robert Rubey, Chief Commercial Officer and Co-Founder, Goodnight Midstream, LLC
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12:10 PM
Networking Luncheon
1:25 PM
Panel: Water Economics
Multiple options exist for addressing the dynamic challenge of water use in oil and gas. These lead to the next logical questions: what are the costs and economics of water in oil and gas?  
J. Ross Craft, Chairman & CEO, Approach Resources Inc.
Michael Dunkel, Vice President, Water, Jacobs
2:05 PM
Spotlight: Induced Seismicity
This update on the TexNet Seismic Monitoring Project reveals the latest findings about induced seismicity and energy development in the Lone Star State.
Peter Hennings, Research Scientist and Lecturer, Principal Investigator, Center for Integrated Seismicity Research, Texas Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin
2:30 PM
Cause and Effect: Will Regulations Drive or Impede Produced Water Recycling?
This expert reviews the evolving regulatory climate for water use in energy extraction and specifically how current policies and regulations may impact economics and water recycling strategies.
Laura Capper, President & Founder, EnergyMakers Advisory Group
3:10 PM
Networking Break
3:40 PM
Spotlight: E&P Case Study #1
A prominent E&P and its midstream water provider discuss a case study that addresses their fluid handling applications and solutions in oil and gas development.
Greg Mullin, Senior Vice President, Commercial, Solaris Water Midstream, LLC
Eric Domangue, Midstream Project Manager, Permian Basin, Marathon Oil
4:05 PM
Spotlight: E&P Case Study #2
An E&P provides a case-study overview of its experience addressing the water challenge in a prominent oil and gas basin.
4:30 PM
Closing Keynote
An E&P provides perspective on lessons learned and the approaches that have been successful as the oil and gas industry builds its path to the future for water use.
Brian Bohm, Senior Hydrogeologist, Apache Corp.
4:55 PM
Western Themed Opening Reception on the Exhibit Floor
Join us at the Opening Reception for networking and passed hors d'oeuvres with drinks on the exhibit hall floor. Wear your cowboy boots, hats and western clothing!