Conference Agenda

1.01 - News From the Texas RRC: A Special Address
Texas Railroad Commissioner Christi Craddick provides an update on current RRC regulations and upcoming issues the RRC plans to address.
Moderator(s):
Jessica Morales, Director of Video Content, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Christi Craddick, Chairman, Railroad Commission of Texas
1.02 - Making Oil: Southern Delaware Operator Spotlight
This operator is focused on maintaining its production levels with a slimmed-down capex budget and judicious mix of new wells and DUC well completions.
Moderator(s):
Mark Hill, Chief Revenue Officer, W Energy Software
Speaker(s):
Daniel Rohling, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Battalion Oil Corporation
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1.03 - Northern Delaware: Operator Spotlight
Producing reserves at the northern end of the Delaware Basin, this E&P describes its development program and plans.
Moderator(s):
Nissa Darbonne, Editor-at-Large, Oil and Gas Investor
Speaker(s):
Michael Hale, Vice President, Exploration, Novo Oil & Gas LLC
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1.04 - Always Be Completing: OFS Spotlight
Chris Wright was a leader in the 1990s on tight-rock experiments that transferred to unlocking the Barnett Shale and now the U.S. is a leading world oil and gas producer again. Here, he takes us to school on what’s next and provides insight into Liberty OFS plus Schlumberger’s completions business unit.
Moderator(s):
Brian Walzel, Senior Editor, E&P
Speaker(s):
Chris Wright, CEO, Liberty Oilfield Services
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1.05 - Money: The Bulls, The Bears & The Undecideds in a Still COVID-19 Driven World
How to get public and private capital back to the oil patch? This expert share what’s on investors’ minds and how E&Ps are solving for it.
Moderator(s):
Steve Toon, Editor-in-Chief, Oil and Gas Investor
Speaker(s):
Tom Petrie, Chairman, Petrie Partners
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1.06 - Will Tight Oil Ever Grow Again?
What is the outlook for the next era of tight oil? Capital restraints, subsurface challenges and oil prices are hurdles the sector must overcome. What does the path back to growth look like over the coming decade? Here’s one analyst’s insight.
Moderator(s):
Joe Markman, Senior Editor, HartEnergy.com
Speaker(s):
Ben Shattuck, Research Director, Americas Upstream Oil & Gas, Wood Mackenzie
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1.07 - The Great Consolidation: M&A Spotlight
All observers expect Permian consolidation. Some is already underway. Dance cards are filling up. Meanwhile, PE-backed E&Ps are holding on well past their original exit targets. What’s to come?
Moderator(s):
Darren Barbee, Senior Editor, Oil and Gas Investor
Speaker(s):
Randy King, Managing Director, Anderson King Energy Consultants LLC
1.08 - It’s Not the End: Analysis Spotlight
Loss of value doesn’t mean the end of an industry. Just take a look at the late-1990s tech bubble. Nasdaq lost 75% of its value, but the number of internet users tripled. The same will be true of the oil business: Just because oil-company stocks are down doesn’t mean the world will stop using oil anytime soon.
Moderator(s):
Len Vermillion, Editorial Director, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Chuck Yates, Galactic Viceroy, Energy Analysis
1.09 - Energy ESG: A Spotlight
Several large institutional investors require companies to disclose climate-related risks and how these risks can affect the bottom line. A number of Permian operators are already reporting or are preparing to disclose. Learn here about how to evaluate climate-related risks and prepare the disclosures investors seek.
Moderator(s):
Len Vermillion, Editorial Director, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Anton Rushakov, Senior Consultant, Global Affairs Associates
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1.10 - The Evolution of Completions Technology
The rock you’ve got isn’t changing. It is what it is. But completion technology changes and continues to change to adapt.
Moderator(s):
Faiza Rizvi, Associate Editor, E&P
Speaker(s):
Wayne Richards, President & CEO, GR Energy Services
1.11 - Unplugged: A Frac-Side Roundtable
These experts share their tricks of the trade for the most cost-effective completions. How can operators spend their precious capital most wisely?
Moderator(s):
Faiza Rizvi, Associate Editor, E&P
Speaker(s):
Will Cauley, Region Service Delivery Technical Manager, Baker Hughes Co.
Leen Weijers, Vice President, Engineering, Liberty Oilfield Services
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1.12 - The Giga-Frac: Turning Down Non-Pumping Time
With more than a dozen new completions in 2020 in Upton and Reagan counties, Hibernia Resources has more than halved non-pumping time with giga-fracs, making for some $300,000 in savings. Here’s how.  
Moderator(s):
Nissa Darbonne, Editor-at-Large, Oil and Gas Investor
Speaker(s):
John Blevins III, Chief Operating Officer, Hibernia Resources III LLC
Shane Cassell, Vice President, Cold Bore Technology Inc.
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1.13 - Moving H2O: Water Spotlight
As completions declined in 2020, so went demand for frac water. But wells that were still online didn’t stop producing it. Here’s the latest on H2O availability, recycling and disposal as operators begin to ramp back up.
Moderator(s):
Len Vermillion, Editorial Director, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Kelly Bennett, Co-Founder & CEO, B3 Insight
1.14 - Winning in the “Energy Disruption” Underway & Forecasted
Here are the types of E&P best practices that will define the producer winners in the E&P space going forward.
Moderator(s):
Mary Holcomb, Associate Editor, HartEnergy.com
Speaker(s):
Deanna Zhang, Director, Energy Technology, Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co.