Hart Energy's 2016 Executive Oil Conference delivered on its election-year theme, "The Permian Wins Again. A record crowd of over 1,200 oil and gas professionals (up ~16% from 2014 and 2015) gathered November 7-8 at the Midland County Horseshoe Pavilion in Midland, TX. An estemmed slate of speakers provided an in-depth look at the Permian's prolific plays and how producers are leveraging efficient strategies and technologies to remain profitable.
The event kicked off on November 7 with a sold-out annual golf tournament at the Odessa Country Club. Over 200 golfers gathered on the course for friendly competition and networking. Proceeds from the event were donated to the Folds of Honor Foundation.
That evening, Hart Energy honored Permian legend Scott Sheffield, Pioneer Natural Resources' Chairman and CEO, with an Industry Leadership Award at the sold-out annual Energy Executive Dinner. The event also honored recipients of the Hearst Energy Awards, presented by the Midland Reporter-Telegram.
Oil and gas executives are the Executive Oil Conference's main attraction. Senior-level leaders from top producers like Pioneer Natural Resources, Apache Corp. and Approach Resources discussed how producers and technologies providers are cutting costs and increasing profits during the event’s conference sessions.
Scott Sheffield, Chairman and CEO, Pioneer Natural Resources
John J. Christmann, CEO and President, Apache Corp.
J. Ross Craft, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & President, Approach Resources Inc.
Randy Foutch, Founder, Chairman and CEO, Laredo Petroleum Inc.
Tom Meneley, Chairman and CEO, Plantation Petroleum Co. LLC
Joe Gatto, President and Chief Financial Officer, Callon Petroleum Co.
Jeff Tillery, Managing Director, Head of Capital Markets, Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co.
John Lindsay, Chief Executive Officer, Helmerich & Payne Inc.
The event's packed exhibit floor features more than 60 of the industry’s top service and technology providers who are helping producers cut costs and maximize output.
Mark your calendars – the Executive Oil Conference will return to the Midland County Horseshoe Pavilion in Midland, TX November 6-7, 2017. Hart Energy's DUG Permian Basin delivers another dose of in-depth coverage in the region April 3-5 at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Fort Worth, TX.
Petrogas Acquires 161 Acres Of Federal Leasehold In Colorado Petrogas Co. Inc. purchased 161 acres of oil and gas leasehold in Colorado through a Bureau of Land Management (BLM) government auction, according to a Jan. 18 press release.The leases in Lincoln County, Colo., are on a 10-year primary term, and Petrogas will pay 12.5% in royalties to the government once production begins.Huang Yu, CEO of Petrogas, said these are the company’s first leases in Colorado.
California Releases A Plan To Cut Greenhouse-Gas Emissions California released an ambitious plan to cut its output of heat-trapping greenhouse-gas emissions on Jan. 20, the same day that the newly minted Trump administration signaled it will undo federal carbon regulations.California's plan details how it will achieve its goal of cutting emissions 40% below 1990 levels by 2030, which state air regulators called the most ambitious target in North America.The plan includes an extension of the state's controversial carbon cap-and-trade program and calls for the state's oil refineries to cut their greenhouse-gas emissions by 20%.