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Noon - 6:30 PM
SOLD OUT 2018 Executive Oil Conference and Exhibition Golf Tournament
SOLD OUT! Golf Tournament benefits: Folds of Honor Foundation  Location: Odessa Country Club | Fairway Dr. Odessa, Texas 79765
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Pre-Conference Water Forum
Cradle To Grave: Strategies For Handling Water Over The Full Life Of The Well One must look below the surface to find water in the Permian Basin’s arid terrain. As the region’s activity continues to climb sky high, finding reliable sources of water to keep operations supplied can be a challenging task. As increased volumes of produced water flows to the surface, so to do the challenges of safely and responsibly managing that water over the life of the well. CLICK HERE to register. VIEW AGENDA Location: Education Building | Midland County Horseshoe Arena | 2514 Arena Trail, Midland, TX 79706
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5:00 PM
Opening Reception on the Exhibit Floor
Get a jump start on your Executive Oil Conference and Exhibition experience! Pick your badge up early to avoid the lines. Then join us at the Opening Reception for networking and hors d'oeuvres with drinks on the exhibit hall floor. Location: Exhibit Hall - Pavillion | Midland County Horseshoe Arena | 2514 Arena Trail, Midland, TX 79706
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6:30 PM
Energy Executive Dinner
Join the Executive Oil Conference and Exhibition speakers and prominent Midland-area energy executives celebrate standout players in the nation's top oil province. Location: Midland Country Club | 6101 N Highway 349, Midland TX 79705
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7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Late Night Networking Mixer
Location: Petroleum Museum | 1500 Interstate 20 West Midland, TX 79701 (EXIT 136, North Service road)
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7:30 AM
Registration, Breakfast & Networking in the Exhibition Hall
Location: Pavillion Foyer | Midland County Horseshoe Arena | 2514 Arena Trail, Midland, TX 79706
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8:30 AM
Welcome to Midland
Moderator(s):
Leslie Haines, Executive Editor-at-Large, Hart Energy
8:35 AM
Opening Keynote: Permian Power
This producer is leading the basin with world-class reserves and millions of effective acres. What is driving costs lower and EURs higher? And how does the Permian Basin continue to outperform some OPEC members?
Moderator(s):
Leslie Haines, Executive Editor-at-Large, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
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Gretchen Watkins, President, Shell Oil Co.
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9:00 AM
Spotlight: Minding The Mid-Cush Margin
Cushing has improved to more than $70/bbl, but WTI Midland has been fetching as much as $10/bbl less. Many Permian producers are using basis hedges to ride out the new-takeaway drought. Some have firm transport directly to export markets. How are Permian producers minding the gap?
Moderator(s):
Steve Toon, Editor-in-Chief, Oil and Gas Investor
Speaker(s):
Reed Olmstead, Director, North American Onshore Research & Business Development, IHS Markit
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9:15 AM
Roundtable: Takeaway, The 2019-2022 Edition
Producers, shippers and analysts discuss whether there will be a new round of takeaway shortage after the current one is solved. And what will be the effect on demand for oilfield services? Also, how may flaring regulations combined with limited natgas takeaway further exacerbate this?
Moderator(s):
Steve Toon, Editor-in-Chief, Oil and Gas Investor
Speaker(s):
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Carrie Endorf, Vice President, Reservoir Engineering & Planning, Parsley Energy
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Steve Pruett, President & CEO, Elevation Resources LLC
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Joel Fry, Principal, Tailwater Capital
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Reed Olmstead, Director, North American Onshore Research & Business Development, IHS Markit
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10:00 AM
Networking Break
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10:40 AM
Mid-Morning Spotlight: Shedding (Less) Light On The Dark
Immediate concern developed with the advancement of southern Delaware Basin oil activity on water resources—but also on the McDonald Observatory’s need for continued dark skies for its world-class research. Producers and astronomers gathered in the Dark Skies Initiative. Here’s how it’s been a win/win.
Moderator(s):
Peggy Williams, Vice President, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Bill Wren, Public Affairs Specialist II, University of Texas at Austin, McDonald Observatory
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11:00 AM
A&D Spotlight: About That Lease Sale
Here’s how acreage valuations broke down by area in the record BLM lease sale in New Mexico, along with insight into valuations in the Midland v. Delaware basins and the Permian v. the rest of the Lower 48.
Moderator(s):
Nissa Darbonne, Editor-at-Large, Oil and Gas Investor
Speaker(s):
Chris Atherton, President, EnergyNet
11:15 AM
Discussion: The Permian Shuffle
Leaseholders are trading parcels, coring up their sections. Meanwhile, acquisitions are anticipated to be few while the Mid-Cush remains wide. What producers are most advantaged to be consolidators rather than consolidated? And with what transaction currency?
Moderator(s):
Nissa Darbonne, Editor-at-Large, Oil and Gas Investor
Speaker(s):
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Mark Hiduke, CEO, PCORE Exploration & Production II LLC
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James Walter, Co-CEO, Colgate Energy LLC
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Mike Marziani, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Tall City Exploration III LLC
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Chris Atherton, President, EnergyNet
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Networking Lunch
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1:15 PM
Afternoon Spotlight: Staying in Zone
This leading drilling and completions analyst discusses challenges and achievements in producers’ overall advancements in landing laterals and best-in-class completions.
Moderator(s):
Richard Mason, Chief Technical Director, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Allen Gilmer, Co-Founder & Executive Chairman, Drillinginfo Inc.
1:35 PM
Roundtable: Positive-Sum Production
While OOIP is finite, increasing the amount of resource captured is the key to redefining the value of a Permian acre. What’s the latest on spacing? On the potential of each bench? Clusters? Sand? Water? Hear from these producers and service providers.
Moderator(s):
Richard Mason, Chief Technical Director, Hart Energy
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Phil Webb, Chief Operating Officer, Surge Energy
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Kumar Ramurthy, Director, North America Technology, Halliburton Co.
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Allen Gilmer, Co-Founder & Executive Chairman, Drillinginfo Inc.
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2:20 PM
Special Address: Shifting Investor Perspectives On Permian Opportunities
Interest in the Eagle Ford and elsewhere has renewed as Permian takeaway is constrained for now. With renewed oil price volatility and $3 natgas, there is new action in the Gulf of Mexico. Where does the Permian fit today in investors' portfolios?  
Moderator(s):
Emily Patsy, Associate Editor, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Tom Petrie, Founder, Petrie Partners
2:40 PM
Networking Break
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3:10 PM
Mid-Afternoon Spotlight: Full-Pad Delaware Development
From the Delaware Basin this spring, Anadarko Petroleum reached 62,000 bbl/d of oil production, nearly twice that of Spring 2017, and has 12 extra-long laterals at its Silvertip-A pad in multiple Wolfcamp A intervals. Here are its findings and plans.
Moderator(s):
Emily Patsy, Associate Editor, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Chad McAllaster, Vice President, Delaware Basin Development, Anadarko Petroleum Corp.
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3:30 PM
Spotlight: iShale™ - The Apple Of Shell’s Eye
Technological innovation and increased digitalization will be keys to the future success of shales. iShaleTM is Shell’s R&D program that explores what the shale field of the future could look like – leveraging recent advances in automation, digitalization and advanced analytics to enhance well productivity while delivering significant decreases in costs and safety risks. Elements of the iShaleTM are already being tested across Shell’s shale assets, including Permian, and winning solutions are integrated into designs and operations.
Moderator(s):
Richard Mason, Chief Technical Director, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Amir Gerges, General Manager, Permian, Shell Oil Co.
3:45 PM
Roundtable: The Outliers
Most forecasts in 2018 were that Permian producers would exceed 3.2 MMbbl by now. It seemed impossible. But it happened. What may be the next surprises in this new chapter of Permian history, if production growth continues on its current trajectory?
Moderator(s):
Leslie Haines, Executive Editor-at-Large, Hart Energy
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Allen May, Executive Vice President, Business Development & Exploration, Scala Energy LLC
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Aaron Davis, President & CEO, TNM Resources, Fortuna Resources
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Stephen Beck, Senior Director, Upstream, Stratas Advisors
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Stewart Coleman, Managing Director, Pearl Energy Investments
4:30 PM
Conference Adjourns