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1.01 - Opening Keynote: Earning Through the Cycle
Curtailing some 225,000 bbl/d of production in the second quarter, 65% of it from the Lower 48, ConocoPhillips began returning some wells to sales in July. During the gap, its strong balance sheet still net shareholder value. Here’s a look into this leading operator’s plans for going forward.
Moderator(s):
Steve Toon, Editor-in-Chief, Oil and Gas Investor
Speaker(s):
Matt Fox, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, ConocoPhillips
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1.02 Operator Spotlight: The Southern Midland
New Wolfcamp B wells earlier this year in Reagan County were exceeding expectations and surfacing 85% oil. Here are Earthstone Energy’s details on these and its additional results in the southern Midland Basin.
Moderator(s):
Nissa Darbonne, Executive Editor-at-Large, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Robert Anderson, President & CEO, Earthstone Energy Inc.
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1.03 Operator Spotlight: Northwest Shelf
Having built and monetized portfolios in northwestern Louisiana and southeastern Texas, the Spur Energy team has picked the Permian’s Northwest Shelf for its newest development. These are its plans for the asset, which entered 2020 with some 25,000 boe/d.
Moderator(s):
Leslie Haines, Executive Editor-at-Large, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Jay Graham, President & CEO, Spur Energy Partners LLC
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1.04 - Operator Spotlight: All The Benches, Permian
The Permian’s might lies in the formidable barrels held within a multitude of layers of formations producers are tapping. Triple Crown describes its findings in its share of this resource-rich basin.
Moderator(s):
Emily Patsy, Senior Managing Editor, Digital Media, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Ryan Keys, President & Co-Founder, Triple Crown Resources LLC
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1.05 - Operator Spotlight: The Most EUR, Permian
Optimizing well productivity begins before it’s drilled. Learn here of how UpCurve Energy factors for best practices in locations and landing.
Moderator(s):
Emily Patsy, Senior Managing Editor, Digital Media, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Dena Demboski, Vice President, Operations, UpCurve Energy LLC
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1.06 - Operator Spotlight: Northern Delaware
Building a southern Delaware portfolio from zero to $633 million in under 24 months, the Ameredev team now has a large, contiguous block in the northern Delaware. Learn here of its portfolio and achievements to date.
Moderator(s):
Emily Patsy, Senior Managing Editor, Digital Media, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Parker Reese, President & CEO, Ameredev II LLC
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1.07 - Keynote: Enduring With Relevance
Parsley Energy has grown into a leading Permian producer, now holding some 250,000 net premier acres. COO David Dell'Osso discusses what industry can do to weather this storm.
Moderator(s):
Richard Mason, Chief Technical Director, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
David Dell'Osso, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Parsley Energy Inc.
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1.08 - The Evolving Geo-Petropolitical Landscape
This expert brings insight into U.S. producers’ role in the market going forward and how the global geopolitical environment continues to rapidly change.
Moderator(s):
Len Vermillion, Editorial Director, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Tom Petrie, Chairman, Petrie Partners
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1.09- The Private Equity Perspective
Beginning his career as an ARCO Alaska engineer, Dan Pickering has added decades of experience on both the buy- and the sell-side of equity. Today, he leads direct private equity investments. Here is his take on private capital movement in the Permian and the industry overall.
Moderator(s):
Steve Toon, Editor-in-Chief, Oil and Gas Investor
Speaker(s):
Dan Pickering, Founder & Chief Investment Officer, Pickering Energy Partners
1.10 - WTI Futures: The Oil Price Forecast
It’s looking brighter into 2021 and beyond. This veteran energy analyst gives insight into where oil prices are heading.
Moderator(s):
Steve Toon, Editor-in-Chief, Oil and Gas Investor
Speaker(s):
Marshall Adkins, Managing Director & Head of Energy Investment Banking, Raymond James
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1.11 - In the Pipeline — And Not in the Pipeline
Bakken crude flow has taken a blow that remains in litigation currently. The Atlantic Coast Pipeline was canceled in the midst of an onslaught of challenges. Keystone is on, then off, repeat. How do Permian and Eagle Ford oil and gas fare with less market competition? Learn here.
Moderator(s):
Len Vermillion, Editorial Director, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
David Braziel, President, RBN Energy LLC
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1.12 - Well-Spacing Strategy: Current Developments
Spacing dynamics vary across the Permian and Eagle Ford. In the overall goal of development that drives sustainable free cash flow, spacing remains a key piece of the puzzle. Here’s insight into current trends as well as challenges operators will face as they emerge from the downturn.
Moderator(s):
Emily Patsy, Senior Managing Editor, Digital Media, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Bernadette Johnson, Senior Vice President, Power & Renewables, Enverus
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1.13 - Technical Spotlight: AI, Automation & Robotics
Oilfield application of artificial intelligence is set to continue to grow as technology improves the precision of drilling and hydraulic fracturing. This expert describes operator advantages that exist today and what the operators of the future will need to do today.
Moderator(s):
Brian Walzel, Senior Editor, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
David Reid, Chief Technology Officer / Chief Marketing Officer, National Oilwell Varco
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1.14 - Technical Panel: Efficiently Producing Cash Flow
With operators now being judged specifically on earnings and cash flow—and no longer on reserves—they must be capitally disciplined. How are they going to produce efficiently at cash flow positive? Here are solutions for operators, using minimal capital or opex investments for production enhancement.
Moderator(s):
Richard Mason, Chief Technical Director, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Kayleigh Kennedy, Permian Basin Engineering Manager-Completions and Well Intervention, Baker Hughes Co.
Will Cauley, Region Service Delivery Technical Manager, Baker Hughes Co.
1.15 - Simultaneous Hydraulic Fracturing: Reducing Days on Location and Time to First Oil
In today’s world, efficiency is the name of the game. Hear how you can amplify your operations to get more stages in less time.
Moderator(s):
Richard Mason, Chief Technical Director, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Casey Maxwell, Vice President, Permian Basin, Halliburton Co.
1.16 - An Industry-Wide Opportunity: Building and Communicating ESG Value
Oil and gas producers have long been stewards of social and environmental priorities. This expert describes how industry can refine their sustainability strategies to speak the language of ESG, and how to articulate these successes to the right people.
Moderator(s):
Len Vermillion, Editorial Director, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Alanna Fishman, Vice President, Cornerstone Government Affairs
1.17 - Driving the Narrative: ESG in Oil & Gas and a Place Called Start
Larger public companies in the energy sector have provided some disclosure around ESG attributes for some time now; however, very little guidance has been provided to date – and what has been suggested is still evolving. There are more than 650 ESG reporting frameworks in existence today. Learn about the Energy ESG Council's mission to drive the narrative for the oil and gas industry here.
Moderator(s):
Brian Walzel, Senior Editor, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
W. David de Roode, Chairman, Energy ESG Council; Partner & Executive Vice President, Lockton Companies
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1.18 - The 2020 Election: A Turning Point for Oil and Gas?
We hear that this election will have lasting effects on generations, but will it make or break the oil and gas industry future growth? An Washington insider and industry representative on Capitol Hill talks about the real feelings on oil and gas inside the Beltway and how this year’s election may or may not define the future of energy.
Moderator(s):
Len Vermillion, Editorial Director, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Dan Naatz, Senior Vice President of Government Relations and Political Affairs, Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA)
2.01 - Keynote: The Big Permian DSU
WPX Energy has added 1,500 gross drillable locations on 58,000 net acres of oily, overpressured Delaware Basin in one of the Permian's largest deals. Hear details of the combined WPX portfolio, DSU achievements and plans.
Moderator(s):
Richard Mason, Chief Technical Director, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Clay Gaspar, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Devon Energy Corp.
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2.02 - An International Perspective
Preparing for the World Petroleum Congress that will be hosted in Houston next year, this veteran energy executive provides insight into themes and initiatives that world energy leaders will discuss.
Moderator(s):
Len Vermillion, Editorial Director, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Jeff Shellebarger, Chairman, 23rd World Petroleum Congress; retired, Chevron Corp.
2.03 - Spotlight: Russia’s Role in U.S. Anti-Shale Activism
The 21st Century rise in U.S. shale oil and gas has threatened Russian economics. What is Russia doing to stop it? Propaganda? Check. “Fake News?” Check. Here are the details.
Moderator(s):
Len Vermillion, Editorial Director, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Allen Gilmer, Founder, Enverus
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2.04 - Operator Spotlight: Howard County
There’s more oil here than natgas and NGLs. And the bigger molecule is flowing just fine. Hear Sabalo Energy’s findings from the northern Midland Basin.
Moderator(s):
Nissa Darbonne, Executive Editor-at-Large, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Mike Dignam, Vice President, Finance & Business Development, Sabalo Energy LLC
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2.05 - Horizontal Conventional: Eastern Shelf Sand
With more than 70 years in the business of finding oil and gas, including being an early player in unconventionals, Verado Energy is now exploiting the Permian’s Eastern Shelf in conventional rock but with 2020 expertise. Learn more here.
Moderator(s):
Leslie Haines, Executive Editor-at-Large, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Chris Graham, President & CEO, Verado Energy Inc.
2.06 - Eastern Shelf: Horizontal Strawn
Strawn Sands are conventional. This operator is placing horizontals in it. EURs can work at $40 oil. Here are the details.
Moderator(s):
Nissa Darbonne, Executive Editor-at-Large, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Tyler Harris, President, Moriah Energy Investments
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2.07 - The Southern Midland: A Hydrocarbon Menu
With leasehold that spans the commodity-mix weightings, Sequitur Energy Resources taps the hydrocarbons in demand. Here’s a look at its portfolio and results.
Moderator(s):
Emily Patsy, Senior Managing Editor, Digital Media, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Mike van den Bold, President & Chief Operating Officer, Sequitur Energy Resources LLC
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2.08 - Keynote: Eagle Ford High-Grading
This legacy Eagle Ford operator shows unwavering commitment to the play. Here, it lays out its case for ongoing development of its top-tier assets.
Moderator(s):
Len Vermillion, Editorial Director, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Mike Henderson, Senior Vice President, Operations, Marathon Oil Corporation
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2.09 - Operator Spotlight: Eagle Ford Oil
Already making some 19,000 bbl/d of Eagle Ford oil from its 86,500 net acres, Penn Virginia has been completing its DUCs through this quarter. Learn about its results and plans.
Moderator(s):
Richard Mason, Chief Technical Director, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Darrin Henke, President & CEO, Penn Virginia Corp.
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2.10 - Karnes County: Eagle Ford
This producer discusses operations in the heart of the Eagle Ford play in Karnes County. What works and what opportunities remain?
Moderator(s):
Brian Walzel, Senior Editor, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Ryo Manabe, President, INPEX Americas, Inc
2.11 - Operator Spotlight: The Eagle Ford Gas Fairway
Having produced for decades from South Texas, this operator is now making Eagle Ford natgas—at the border that is first in line across the Rio Grande into the high-demand Mexican market.
Moderator(s):
Nissa Darbonne, Executive Editor-at-Large, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Glenn Hart, President & CEO, Rio Grande Exploration & Production
2.12 - Webb & La Salle Operator Spotlight: Eagle Ford Gas II
The Eagle Ford's dry-gas window ranks high in the North American supply stack. This operator describes demand on the Gulf Coast and in Mexico and the continuous improvements in well costs and EURs.
Moderator(s):
Richard Mason, Chief Technical Director, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Kirk Spilman, President & CEO, Pursuit Oil & Gas
2.13 - Operator Spotlight: The Giddings Field Oil Window
The legendary Giddings Field isn’t depleted at all; instead, producers have taken from the natural fractures. New Century Exploration is among those tapping the Burleson County oil window.
Moderator(s):
Leslie Haines, Executive Editor-at-Large, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Phil Martin, CEO, New Century Exploration LLC
2.14 - Hydraulic Fracturing in a Sub $50 World
Is sub $50 crude oil the new normal? And for how long? This leading market expert shares insights on the rest of the year and beyond. If sub $50 oil remains the forecast, what does that mean for the industry?
Moderator(s):
Richard Mason, Chief Technical Director, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Ian Macpherson, Managing Director & Sr. Research Analyst, Oil Service, Simmons Energy, a Division of Piper Sandler
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2.15 - Tech Talk: Showing the Flow
In this case study, hear how real-time tracking of subsurface fluids is preventing/reducing frac hits.
Moderator(s):
Richard Mason, Chief Technical Director, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Marc Bayne, Engineering Analytics Manager, Abraxas Petroleum Corporation
Joshua Churlik, CEO & Co-Founder, WellData Labs
2.16 - Technical Spotlight: A Stimulating Future
Promising results from the joint industry and government-funded Hydraulic Fracturing Test Sites in the Permian Basin and The Eagle Ford are shining new light on optimal fracturing process for the future.
Moderator(s):
Brian Walzel, Senior Editor, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Dr. Dan Hill, Regents Professor & Noble Chair, Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering, Texas A&M University