Industry Leaders Pack Speaker Slate for A&D Strategies Conference and Workshop


HOUSTON (July 31, 2017) – In a $2.1 billion dollar transaction earlier this year, Sanchez Energy grew its position in the Eagle Ford to 335,000 net acres producing 76,000 BOE/d. Sanchez’s acquisition is just one of many industry-leading deals reviewed at the A&D Strategies and Opportunities conference and workshop in Dallas, TX September 6-7.

Recognized as the #1 gathering place for business development executives, A&D professionals and capital providers, the A&D Strategies conference is the key forum where industry deal-makers explore drivers for M&A and A&D activity in today’s market.

During the conference, leaders from Halcon Resources, Chisholm Energy Holdings and Blue Whale Energy, will take the stage to analyze market trends and dissect recent deals in front of a captivated audience. More than 20 speakers will address the 600 industry professionals expected to attend the 2017 conference.

The 2017 A&D Strategies and Opportunities conference is packed with keynote presentations, panels, and spotlights, led by a series of featured speakers, including:

  • Rusty Braziel, President, RBN Energy LLC
  • Hal Chappelle, President & CEO, Alta Mesa Holdings LP
  • Ed Morse, Managing Director & Global Head, Commodities Research, Citigroup Global Markets Inc.
  • Bill Marko, Managing Director, Jefferies LLC
  • Doug Reynolds, Managing Director and Head of U.S. Investment Banking-Energy, Scotiabank
  • Geoff Roberts, Managing Director & Head of U.S. A&D, BMO Capital Markets Corp.

Before the conference, the 10th edition of A&D – The Workshop, themed The Battle of the Masters, challenges veteran deal-makers and up-and-coming A&D executives in a deal-making competitions with real-world situations, like sky-high valuations, mineral buyers and other potential deal spoilers. Distinguished A&D masters – including executives from EOG Resources, LINN Energy, Rockcliff Energy and more – will share their companies’ growing portfolios and serve as the workshop’s “Board of Directors”. To see the complete conference and workshop agenda or register, please visit


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