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4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Opening Reception on the Exhibit Floor
7:30 AM
Breakfast & Networking
Enjoy a hot breakfast buffet while networking. Available on the exhibit floor.
8:30 AM
Welcome & Opening Remarks
Moderator(s):
Steve Toon, Editor-in-Chief, Oil and Gas Investor
8:35 AM
Opening Keynote: Bigger Oil
At nearly 5 MMbbl/d, Permian producers were surfacing a record volume of WTI from the basin and had retaken a seat at the head of the global oil supply table. Then the world shifted. This operator describes how it is adapting to the new world order.
Moderator(s):
Steve Toon, Editor-in-Chief, Oil and Gas Investor
9:00 AM
The Southern Midland: Operator Spotlight
Booking fourth-quarter 2019 production of 17,380 boe/d, 66% oil, Earthstone Energy has grown to its highest output yet. Its capital plans for 2020 are focused on the southern Midland Basin. Here are the details.
Moderator(s):
Leslie Haines, Executive Editor-at-Large, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Robert Anderson, President, Earthstone Energy Inc.
9:20 AM
Northwest Shelf: Operator Spotlight
Having built and monetized portfolios in northwestern Louisiana and in southeastern Texas, the Spur Energy team picked the Permian’s Northwest Shelf for its latest development. These are its plans for the asset, which is already producing some 25,000 boe/d.
Moderator(s):
Richard Mason, Chief Technical Director, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Speaker TBA, Spur Energy Partners LLC
10:00 AM
Networking Break
10:40 AM
Mid-Morning Keynote: Undaunted Growth Profile
This leading operator has grown into one of the largest Permian producers. Here’s a look at its current footprint and plans and its outlook for the basin’s next 100 years.  
Moderator(s):
Steve Toon, Editor-in-Chief, Oil and Gas Investor
11:00 AM
Homecoming: The Multi-Nationals' View
With a perspective of producing returns from E&P around the globe, these experts leading the 23rd World Petroleum Congress, December 2020, Houston, describe what the Permian looks like from both the basin and abroad.  
Moderator(s):
Nissa Darbonne, Editor-at-Large, Oil and Gas Investor
Noon
Networking Lunch
1:20 PM
Afternoon Keynote: The Big DSU
This operator has added many gross drillable locations in the oily, overpressured Delaware Basin. Hear the details of its combined portfolio, DSU achievements and plans.
Moderator(s):
Brian Walzel, Associate Editor, E&P
1:40 PM
640x640: Operator Panel
Do three-mile laterals tempt producers in the current environment? If land holdings are blocky enough, what is the optimum spacing?
Moderator(s):
Richard Mason, Chief Technical Director, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Dena Demboski, Vice President, Operations, UpCurve Energy LLC
2:45 PM
Networking Break
3:15 PM
More Benches: Operator Panel
The Permian’s might lay in the formidable barrels it held within a multitude of pay zones. These operators describe their findings in their share of this resource-rich basin.  
Moderator(s):
Leslie Haines, Executive Editor-at-Large, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Ryan Keys, Co-Founder, Triple Crown Resources LLC
4:00 PM
Closing Keynote: Acres & Iron = Oil
This legacy Permian operator is producing from the western Delaware to the edge of the eastern Midland. With rigs, DSUs, frac spreads, water and sand, here’s a look at many pay zones and how it’s growing the EUR.
Moderator(s):
Steve Toon, Editor-in-Chief, Oil and Gas Investor
4:30 PM
Reception
7:30 AM
Breakfast & Networking
Enjoy a hot breakfast while networking. Available on the exhibit floor.
8:30 AM
Welcome & Opening Remarks
Moderator(s):
Steve Toon, Editor-in-Chief, Oil and Gas Investor
8:35 AM
Texas Hold 'Em: The Money Panel
These experts bring insight into capital movement in the Permian and Eagle Ford plays and what investors are seeking from operators.  
Moderator(s):
Steve Toon, Editor-in-Chief, Oil and Gas Investor
Speaker(s):
Dan Pickering, Founder & Chief Investment Officer, Pickering Energy Partners
9:15 AM
Long on Oil: Turn on the Lights
Reducing flaring, communicating the energy message, delivering affordable energy to the world. These experts describe why oil and natural gas are essential in global quality of life and how producers are responding to investor objectives.
Moderator(s):
Len Vermillion, Group Managing Editor, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Alanna Fishman, Vice President, Cornerstone Government Affairs
10:00 AM
Networking Break
10:40 AM
Well-Spacing Strategy: Current Developments
Permian and Eagle Ford operators are further maximizing well-spacing as they seek economic completions. Here’s insight into the myriad programs seen in these basins to date.
Moderator(s):
Jennifer Presley , Executive Editor, E&P
Speaker(s):
Bernadette Johnson, Vice President, Market Intelligence, Enverus
11:00 AM
Technical Roundtable: Always Be Fracking
Industry has cleared hurdles in the past. Infill well performance is the latest challenge. Experts are close to adding a “how to” fix to the completions best practices manual.
Moderator(s):
Richard Mason, Chief Technical Director, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Hayley Stephenson, Lead Reservoir Analytics Engineer, Energy Innovation Center, Baker Hughes Co.
Noon
Networking Lunch
1:20 PM
Afternoon Keynote: High-grading in the Eagle Ford
This legacy Eagle Ford operator shows unwavering commitment to the play. Here it lays out its case for its ongoing development of its top-tier assets.
Moderator(s):
Steve Toon, Editor-in-Chief, Oil and Gas Investor
1:45 PM
Karnes County: Eagle Ford Operators Panel
These operators discuss operations in the heart of the Eagle Ford play in Karnes County. What works, and what opportunities remain?
Moderator(s):
Richard Mason, Chief Technical Director, Hart Energy
2:45 PM
Networking Break
3:15 PM
Eagle Ford Flexibility: Operator Panel
The Eagle Ford’s attraction has long been its full mix of targets—from oil to gas/condensate to dry gas windows—and its proximity to the Gulf Coast’s excellent export infrastructure. These operators have zeroed in on the areas that are delivering the top results today.
Moderator(s):
Leslie Haines, Executive Editor-at-Large, Hart Energy
4:00 PM
Closing Keynote: Texas Takeaway Updates
The midstream mantra is right sizing assets and eliminating bottlenecks. Here is an update on natgas and NGL takeaway and markets across the Permian and Eagle Ford regions.
Moderator(s):
Paul Hart, Midstream Editor-at-Large, Oil and Gas Investor
4:30 PM
Conference Adjourns