Executive Oil Conference
November 6-7, 2017
Midland, Texas
Midland County Horseshoe Pavilion
Register Featured Sponsors
Stratas AdvisorsPetroCapSelect EnergyNetherland, Sewell & Associates (NSAI)Kayne Anderson Energy FundsApache Corp.EnCap InvestmentsNCS MultistageGuggenheim PartnersTudor Pickering Holt
Cohn ReznickVaquero MidstreamLantana Energy AdvisorsHolland ServicesD&L Oil ToolsGuard1Power ServicePioneer Natural ResourcesBlueRockNavPortOil & Gas Asset ClearinghouseAccelerate ResourcesValiant ServicesWellDogUBSCGISiteLark Oil and Gas Systems (OGSys)SNC Lavalin (Valerus)ArchrockTexhoma Land ConsultantsTwin Eagle WTNB (West Texas National Bank)Thompson & KnightPetro Waste EnvironmentalAegisUniversal Pressure Pumping
Operator Sponsors
Apache Corp.Laredo PetroleumPioneer Natural Resources
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Petroleum StrategiesHart EnergyMidstream BusinessA&D Oil 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.


OPEC Production Cut Could Signal Win For OFS Shale Spending
​Shale oilfield services (OFS) could see an estimated $10 billion bump in spending, a report shows. However, challenging times may continue offshore.Rystad Energy’s study showed the struggle could continue for offshore suppliers, “with the overall offshore market to be reduced by $19 billion in 2017 compared to 2016.”

Crescent Point Boosts 2017 Capital Budget To CA$1.45 Billion
Canadian light oil and gas producer Crescent Point Energy Corp. (NYSE: CPG) said on Dec. 7 it will increase its 2017 capital budget 31% from 2015 to CA$1.45 billion (US$1.10 billion) and boost production by 10%.The Calgary-based company, which has core operations in southwest Saskatchewan, the Williston Basin and the Uinta Basin in the U.S. , expects to finish 2017 producing 183,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day.Crescent Point previously set a preliminary 2017 budget of CA$1.4 billion.