Speakers

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    Tracee Bentley

    Permian Strategic Partnership
    CEO

    Bio coming soon!

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    David Bledsoe

    Henry Resources LLC
    President

    Mr. Bledsoe is the President of Henry Resources. He has 33 years of oil and gas experience. He joined Henry in 2007 after spending 6 years at Oxy in the Business Development group. Prior to that, Mr. Bledsoe was the Division Engineering Manager at Bass Enterprises where he worked for 11 years. David worked for Amoco Production before moving to Bass. His most recent responsibilities have been in various management and business development roles. Previous experience includes reservoir, production and completion engineering in the Permian Basin. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from UT Austin and is a registered professional engineer in the State of Texas.

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    Dena Demboski

    UpCurve Energy LLC
    Vice President, Drilling & Completions

    Bio coming soon!

  • ford_mike

    Mike Ford

    Caza Oil & Gas LLC
    CEO

    Bio coming soon!

  • Staale Gjervik

    Staale Gjervik

    XTO Energy
    President

    Bio coming soon!

  • jay-graham

    Jay Graham

    Spur Energy Partners LLC
    CEO

    Bio coming soon!

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    Raoul LeBlanc

    IHS Markit
    Vice President, Financial Services & North American Onshore

    Raoul LeBlanc is a vice president on the IHS Markit financials team evaluating the dynamic North American onshore arena. A former partner at PFC Energy, LeBlanc has 20 years of experience in strategic and industry analysis. Familiar with a wide range of corporate and market issues, he has extensive experience on issues related to North American independents, upstream assets and natural gas markets. From 1997-2006, he worked at Anadarko Petroleum Corp. where he directed the strategic-planning effort, including strategy formulation, portfolio optimization, scenario planning and competitor analysis. He also worked on the company's M&A team, evaluating and modeling financial results, operational performance and E&P corporate valuation. Prior to Anadarko, LeBlanc was a senior oil analyst at Energy Security Analysis, a market analysis consulting company where he held responsibility for Asian markets and worldwide distillate fuels. He holds an undergraduate degree from Georgetown University and an M.A. in Energy and International Relations from the School of Advanced International Studies, The Johns Hopkins University.

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    Rob MacAskie

    Zarvona Energy LLC
    CFO & Vice President-Acquisitions

    Rob is the Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Acquisitions at Zarvona Energy LLC, and a Member the Investment Committee. Mr. MacAskie received a BS in Engineering from Princeton University, a MS in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, and a MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to joining Zarvona, Rob was employed by ExxonMobil from 2007 to 2012 where he held a variety of positions in development planning and reservoir engineering, focusing on economic analysis, field surveillance, project planning, and opportunity generation. Mr. MacAskie held leadership positions in both ExxonMobil Development & Production companies while on assignments in the United States, Europe, and the Middle East. Since joining Zarvona in 2012, Rob has held the positions of Engineering Manager and Chief Compliance Officer in addition to his current role. During that time, he has overseen more than $400 million in acquisitions and divestitures across Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana, and is currently responsible for leading the firm’s Acquisitions, Finance, and Compliance departments.

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    Chad Michael

    TPH & Co.
    Head of Upstream, Investment Banking

    Chad Michael serves as Managing Director and Head of Upstream Investment Banking. Michael was previously a vice president with J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. in its energy investment banking group. Michael played a key role in a number of transactions across a range of sub-sectors including upstream, midstream and oilfield services. Michael holds a BA in Economics from Rice University.

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    Mohit Singh

    BPX Energy
    Senior Vice President, Business Development & Exploration

    Mohit (“Mo”) holds a BTech in Chemical Engineering from IIT Kanpur, PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Houston, and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin.

    Mo joined BP Lower-48 in Feb 2015 as the head of Wamsutter development team and head of business development for BP Lower-48. Prior to that he was a Director for RBC Capital Markets, where he led all aspects of business development and execution of merger, acquisition and divestiture processes for private equity and US onshore and offshore oil and gas E&P clients.  Key transactions that he led at RBC include merger of Legend (Riverstone)/Premier (KKR) in Barnett Shale (confidential), HighMount/Enervest ($0.8B), SandRidge GoM Shelf/Fieldwood ($0.8B), Primary Nat. Res. (Quantum)/Peregrine ($0.3B) etc. Prior to his role at RBC, Mo was a Vice President at Goldman Sachs Global Natural Resources Investment Banking Division. In this capacity, he led the E&P team analysing corporate and asset valuations and directed M&A and capital markets transactions in E&P sector with total value exceeding $45 billion. Key transactions at Goldman include Petrohawk/BHP ($15B), Statoil/Brigham ($4.7B), Chevron/Atlas ($4.3B), Chesapeake Permian Sale ($3.3B), Cobalt Convert Follow-On ($1.4B) etc. Prior to his role at Goldman Sachs, Mo worked as business planner and senior reservoir engineer for Shell Exploration and Production Company.