Minerals Forum

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Networking Lunch
A buffet lunch will be served in the foyer outside of the Ballroom for Minerals Workshop attendees only.
1:00 PM
Opening Welcome Remarks
Leslie Haines, Executive Editor-at-Large, Hart Energy
1:05 PM
Keynote Address: Tales From The Negotiating Table
For more than 20 years, Noble Royalties Inc. has been buying and selling minerals, royalties and ORRIs, now holding interests in more than 84,000 wells throughout the U.S. The company recently has teamed up with its third private equity firm to seek even more opportunities.
Scott Noble, CEO, Noble Royalties Inc.
1:30 PM
Put A Number On It: How To Evaluate Minerals
An expert broker and a valuation consultant share pricing and sales metrics by basin, and advice on how to arrive at solid valuations to make an offer that closes.
B.J. Brandenberger, Partner, TenOaks Energy Advisors
Bryce Erickson, Senior Vice President, Mercer Capital LLC
2:10 PM
Roundtable: The Strategic Direction for Minerals
These mineral buyers share their observations to achieve success in a heated marketplace. What challenges and opportunities lie ahead; what is the end game?
Charlie Matter, CEO, Case Energy Partners LLC/CEP Minerals LLC
2:45 PM
Spotlight: Making Minerals Work
For many years, this mineral owner has acquired and managed a vast portfolio in several states and has seen the ways the marketplace has changed. He shares some perspectives on where it’s all headed.  
Will Cullen, Vice President, Business Development, LongPoint Minerals LLC
3:10 PM
Networking Break
3:40 PM
Panel: How The Money Views Minerals
Hear from these private equity backers who have funded mineral companies and learn what they are looking for.
Ryan Devlin, Managing Director, EnCap Investments L.P.
Rusty Shepherd, Managing Director, RBC Richardson Barr
4:15 PM
Fireside Chat: Building Big Momentum
These buyers made headlines through significant mergers and acquisitions in 2018. How did they arrive at their deals, how do they intend to maximize value, and what comes next? 
Daniel Herz, CEO & President, Falcon Minerals Corp.
Bob Ravnaas, CEO, Kimbell Royalty Partners
4:50 PM
Forum Adjourns
5:00 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!