Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013
Special Regulatory Address
What's happening in Austin and Washington, D.C.? This update provides the latest news on legal and regulatory proposals that could affect Permian Basin producers' bottom line.
- Ryan Ullman, Director of Government Relations & Political Affairs, IPAA
Morning Keynote: Energy and the U.S. Economy
Stephen Moore, Economist and Editorial Board Member, The Wall Street Journal, was formerly with the Heritage Foundation and the Cato Institute. He closely observes the U.S. economy, including budget, tax and monetary policy. He'll share his thoughts on where the economy is headed and how the thriving U.S. oil and gas industry will play a major role.
- John Fund, National Affairs Columnist, National Review magazine, Contributor to The Wall Street Journal, On-air Analyst, Fox News Channel — no presentation
Roundtable Discussion: Top Guns in the Permian
Activity in the basin is booming. These three independent producers share the opportunities they see and the concerns they are addressing while managing rapid growth.
- Travis Stice, President and CEO, Diamondback Energy — no presentation
- Kyle M. Hammond, Director and CEO, FireWheel Energy — no presentation
- Bryan Sheffield, President, Parsley Energy — no presentation
Operator Spotlight: Concho Resources
This executive is making the Permian Basin's Delaware Basin a cornerstone of his corporate growth strategy. Here, glean an insight into the plans, the budget and the play that's attracting the drill bit.
- C. William Giraud, Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, Concho Resources
Key Issue Roundtable: Managing Water
As the rig count rises and more horizontal wells are fractured in multiple stages, the sourcing, treating and disposal of water has become one of the biggest concerns of every producer. These operators and experts share lessons learned and best practices for handling water while conserving the resource, protecting the environment and reducing costs.
- Stanley Weiner, CEO, STW Resources
- James Welch, Global Business Development Manager, Water Solutions, Halliburton
- Brent Mulliniks, President, AES Water Solutions — no presentation
Operator Spotlight: Pioneer and the Midland Basin
This longtime Permian Basin leader is reporting wonderful wells in its northern Midland Basin Wolfcamp play, adding to its already huge inventory of locations throughout West Texas. With some wells having EURs of up to 1 million BOE, growth is a given; here's how it will get there while reducing costs.
- Timothy L. Dove, President, Chief Operating Officer and Director, Pioneer Natural Resources Co.
Afternoon Keynote: Chevron's Major Permian Strategy
Chevron plans to grow its Permian Basin oil production substantially during the next five years. Sealing its commitment, the company will soon begin construction on two four-story office buildings in west Midland to house more than 500 employees. Here are more details on its path to Permian growth.
- Mitch Mamoulides, Midland and Delaware Basin Area Manager, Chevron Corp.
Industry Observers Panel: Eyes on the Prize
This popular annual panel brings analysts and capital providers together to deliver their insights on why the Permian Basin remains a hotspot for further investment dollars, whether for start-up E&Ps, buyouts, or drilling.
- Chuck Yates, Partner and Managing Director, Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP — no presentation
- Jefferson G. Parker, Managing Director, IberiaBank Corp.
- Mike Kelly, Vice President, Senior E&P Analyst, Global Hunter Securities LLC
Panel: A&D Dynamics in the Permian
Some operators may not have been born in the Permian Basin, but they got here as fast as they could. Permian transactions made up 30% to 40% of U.S. deal flow in 2012. But, is it too late to enter the region now? What drives asset prices today? These A&D advisors and recent Permian buyers analyze the deal landscape.
- Chad Michael, Managing Director, E&P, Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. — presentation not available
- Craig Lande, Managing Director, RBC Richardson Barr
- Bruce Cox, Managing Director, Energy Group, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC
Midstream Challenges: Rail, Pipe and Truck
Too often, crude oil is sitting in the tanks on location. But, billions of dollars are being spent on infrastructure to solve the bottleneck and move crude to the best-priced markets. Here’s an overview of the projects, and how the price of oil may be affected.
- Kristen Holmquist, Director, NGL Analytics, Ponderosa Advisors LLC