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11:00 AM
Registration Opens
The Colorado Convention Center | 700 14th St. Denver, CO 80202
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Opening Reception on the Exhibit Floor
Get a jump start on your DUG Bakken and Rockies experience! Pick your badge up early to avoid the lines. Wear your favorite baseball shirt!
8:00 AM
Welcome & Opening Remarks
8:35 AM
Opening Keynote: EUR Up
This producer is posting ever-greater EURs from intense development of its leasehold. Hear its results and plans for further maximization of productivity.
9:05 AM
Markets: Money, M&A & Midstream
The Street remains in “show me the returns” mode, while top Rockies producers keep showing them the money. What’s next? Consolidation? What is the outlook for regional differentials? And where are prospective investors that are sitting out leaving money at the table?
10:00 AM
Networking Break
10:40 AM
Bakken Up: Operator Spotlight
North Dakota’s producers have pushed the December 2014 state-record oil output out of the Top 10, now posting 1.44 MMbbl/d. This leading Bakken producer describes the latest in completions, costs, results and plans.
11:05 AM
All That Powder: Operator Panel
Leading Lower 48 multi-play operators are increasingly citing an emphasis on the Rockies—and, of course, the Permian—in their capex budgets and slide decks. Within the Rockies, the Powder River Basin has captured attention. Here’s why.
Networking Luncheon
1:15 PM
In The Zone: Afternoon Spotlight
With an ever-advancing recipe for the right completion in its acreage and bounty of targets, this producer is increasingly leaving no hydrocarbons left behind.
1:40 PM
Heard at the Yurt: Rockies EOR
These panelists present pilot EOR results to date. Learn here of tacks that are proving promising.
2:20 PM
Acres, Iron, Water & Sand: Operator Panel
Multi-payzone plays are creating DSUs with exponential cost efficiency. These operators describe completing for the greatest IPs as well as EURs—along with cycle-time reductions that are putting wells into sales faster.
3:00 PM
Networking Break
3:35 PM
Dialing It Up: Wattenberg Operator Spotlight
This producer—holding an enviable inventory of sweet-spot acres—describes subsurface gains as well as overcoming surface hurdles.
4:00 PM
At the Pad: A Well-Side Chat on Best D&C Practices
What’s it take these days to make the best Rockies wells amidst the stacking, zipper fracks and zipper drills? These experts share their insight into what’s working.
4:45 PM
Conference Adjourns/Exhibit Hall Closes