Executive Oil Conference
November 6-7, 2017
Midland, Texas
Midland County Horseshoe Pavilion
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PetroCapApache Corp.Netherland, Sewell & Associates (NSAI)EnCap InvestmentsNCS MultistageKayne Anderson Energy FundsTudor Pickering HoltStratas AdvisorsSelect EnergyGuggenheim Partners
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Pioneer Natural ResourcesLaredo PetroleumApache Corp.
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Petroleum StrategiesHart EnergyA&D Midstream BusinessOil and Gas Investor

22nd Annual Executive Oil Conference Draws Record Crowd

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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.

Speakers included:

  • 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.


Halliburton Warns Of First-Quarter Profit Miss As Costs Rise
Halliburton Co. (NYSE: HAL) warned on March 24 that its first-quarter profit would likely miss analysts' expectations due to higher costs and weak demand in markets outside North America.Shares of the company, which forecast higher revenue from its U.S. land operations, were up about 1% in early trading on the New York Stock Exchange.The company expects its earnings per share to be in low-single digits in the quarter ending March, CEO David Lesar said on a conference call on March 24.

Pengrowth Continues Noncore Sales With Montney Divestment
Pengrowth Energy Corp. (NYSE: PGH) is selling its non-producing Montney lands at Bernadet in Northeast British Columbia for C$92 million (US$68.8 million )in cash, the Calgary, Alberta-based company said March 23.The company entered an agreement with an undisclosed company for the sale of 100% working interest of the Bernadet asset. The land has no associated production, cash flow and neither reserves or resources assigned to it in Pengrowth's year-end 2016 reserves report.The sale follows Pengrowth's divestment of noncore assets in the Swan Hills area in north-central Alberta for C$180 million on March 20.