2014 Southwest Industry Summit


J. Caraway

J. Caraway

J. Cruickshank

J. Cruickshank

Bob Dunn

Bob Dunn

R.T. Dukes

R.T. Dukes

Mark Elliot

Mark Elliot

Rob Fulks

Rob Fulks

Darrel Hagerman

D. Hagerman

Aubrey Harper

Aubrey Harper

Stephen Lindsey

Stephen Lindsey

Greg Lorson

Greg Lorson

Robert McClain

Robert McClain

Robert Milam

Robert Milam

Dean Prather

Dean Prather

Patrick Rau

Patrick Rau

Erin Selvera

Erin Selvera

James Senger

James Senger

Chris Staffel

Chris Staffel

Carol Van Zandt Jones

Carol V.Z. Jones

Jim Willis

Jim Willis

The 2014 Southwest Industry Summit builds on the significant success of the Oil and Gas Awards, a unique series that has become a must-attend industry event. The Southwest Industry Summit takes place during the day immediately preceding the second annual gala awards dinner.

The Industry Summit will provide an extended platform to deliver invaluable strategic and operational content of real commercial value, as well as an extended networking opportunity.

Senior leaders from E&P, Midstream and the Vendor community will gather to deliver practical insights on methods for improving best practise and instilling excellence in crucial areas such as drilling & completions, health & safety, environmental protection & regulation and community engagement.

Pricing

Industry Summit Delegate Pass Pricing:

FREE       Any company that submitted an entry into the Oil & Gas Awards are provided with 2 comp delegate passes
$99      –    Super Early Bird Tickets (Offer Expires 09/01/2014)
$199    –    Early Bird Tickets (Offer Expires 10/17/2014)
$299    –    Standard Tickets

Attending Companies

The following organizations are already confirmed to attend the 2014 Southwest Oil & Gas Awards Industry Summit:

ABB, Aggreko, Air Energi, Allied Equipment, Antares Energy, Apache Corporation, Approach Resoruces, Astro Thermal Tec Inc., Baker Hughes, BASA Resoruces, Benzol Group, BHP Billiton, Bluewater Industries, Breitling Energy Corporation, Bridger LLC, C&J Energy Services, CDM Resource Management LLC, CheckPoint Pumps & Systems, Cinco Energy Management Group, Clear Fork Royalty, Contek Solutions LLC, Cotton Logistics, Crestwood Midstream Partners LP, DeGolyer and MacNaughton, Drillmec, Eagleclaw Midstream Services, LLC, Enbase Solutions, Energen, Energy Recovery, Inc., EnLink Midstream, EV Energy Partners, Exclusive Energy Services, Fountain Quail-Select, FTS International, Halliburton, Iron Fox Trucking, JC Fodale Energy Services, Lake Truck Lines, Inc., Landpoint, Inc., Laredo PetroleumMatador Resources, Marcellus Drilling News, M-L Holdings Company Crane Group, Natural Gas Intelligence, Newpark Drilling Fluids, Nova Hard Banding, LLC, Oil Works, Inc., OSHA, Packers Plus, PennTex Midstream, Petro-Hunt LLC, PetroPower, LLC, PinnergyShalewater, Pipeco Services, PLH Group, Preferred Sands, Prism Midstream LLC, Prometheus Energy, Railroad Commission of Texas, Renzenberger, RWI Construction Inc., Ryder System, Inc., Scientific Drilling, Select Energy Services, Sun Coast Resources, Supreme Service & Specialty Co, Inc, TEEMCO, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, Three Rivers Operating Company, Total Safety, Tutle & Tutle Trucking, Inc., Well Checked Systems International, Willbros, Wood Mackenzie, Vantage Energy

Speakers

Stephen BoydJennings Caraway – Real Time Drilling Engineer – Three Rivers Operating Company

Jennings is responsible for initiating a Real Time Drilling (RTD) monitoring and optimization group. Jennings acts as the subject matter expert, guiding the activities of the RTD group. Jennings has over 6 years of experience in the industry and gained a CCNA BA from the University of Houston-Victoria and has previously worked for National Oilwell Varco and Phoenix Technology Services.


James CruickshankJames Cruickshank – Chairman & CEO – Antares Energy

Appointed 8 October 2004. Mr Cruickshank has over 20 years of commercial experience in Commercial Banking and Equity Markets. In addition, Mr Cruickshank has served overseas with the Royal Australian Regiment of the Australian Armed Forces as a result of being a graduate of The Royal Military College Duntroon where he was awarded the Leadership Award. Mr Cruickshank is a graduate of the University of Canberra with a Bachelor of Commerce with a double major in Banking & Finance and Accounting as well as holding a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance with a major in Investment Analysis from the Securities Institute of Australia. Mr Cruickshank is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors Diploma qualification and the International Directors Course as well as being a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Mr Cruickshank has completed Advanced Certificates at the University of New South Wales, School of Petroleum Engineering, concerning the Oil & Gas Industry and the Australasian Investor Relations Association concerning Advanced Investor Relations. Mr Cruickshank is a member of CPA Australia and a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia. Mr. Cruickshank is a member of the Audit and Compliance Committee, Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee of Antares Energy Limited. Mr. Cruickshank has held no other public company directorships during the last three years.


Bob DunnBob Dunn – President – Prism Midstream LLC

Robert E. “Bob” Dunn and partners founded Prism Midstream in 2012 with Energy Spectrum Partners VI. The company is focused on grass roots developments in infrastructure short areas. In 2002, he founded Prism Gas Systems as a midstream acquisition company. In 2005, Prism was sold to Martin Midstream Partners, and Dunn continued as senior vice president of Prism Gas. In 2012 Prism Gas was sold to CenterPoint Energy Field Services for $273 million. Prior to founding Prism, Dunn was vice president of gathering and processing for UPFuels. He also held numerous financial roles with Union Pacific Resources and Occidental Oil and Gas Co. He began his career at Brown & Root. Dunn received his MBA from Harvard Business School and his B.S. in civil engineering from the University of Tennessee.


R.T. Dukes

R.T. Dukes – Senior Analyst

Mr. Dukes is a consultant with Wood Mackenzie’s upstream energy group. He has advised major oil companies on corporate growth strategies, the macro business environment, and overall opportunity screening. Prior to his role as a consultant, he led a research team with a primary focus in the Rocky Mountains and spent time as an analyst covering the Gulf Coast Region. Prior RT current role he was an Editor of a leading Oil & Gas publication.


Mark H. ElliotMark H. Elliot – Vice President – Geology and Development – Permian – Laredo Petroleum

Mark H. Elliott joined Laredo in May 2008 and is Vice President—Geology and Development—Permian. Before joining Laredo, Mr. Elliott served as Vice President of Geology & Exploration for Rex Energy Operating Company’s Southwest Region from May 2007 to May 2008. From August 2006 to May 2007, he was a Senior Geologist at Cimarex Energy. In 2004, he joined Latigo in the Midland office as a Senior Geologist. He served in this position until the company was sold in 2006. Mr. Elliott has more than 30 years experience in the oil and gas industry, and, throughout his career, has served in both staff and management positions. Mr. Elliott graduated from Thiel College in western Pennsylvania with a Bachelor degree in Geology.


Rob Fulks

Rob Fulks – Global Director of Strategic Marketing, Weatherford

Rob Fulks is Global Director of Strategic Marketing for Weatherford’s Hydraulic Fracturing and pressure pumping business unit. Concurrent with his duties in hydraulic fracturing Rob also serves as a member of Weatherford’s Unconventional Resource Team (URT). Since 2005 he has been entirely focused on shale project development. Relying on his thirty-four years of industry experience Rob leads a group of cross-disciplinary subject matter experts in assisting operators with shale/mudstone projects in North America and globally.


Darrel Hagerman

Darrel Hagerman –  Vice President Commercial Development – Crestwood Midstream Partners LP

Vice President Commercial at Crestwood Midstream Partners LP, responsible for commercial activities in the Granite Wash, Permian Basin, Haynesville, Mississippi Lime, and other emerging NGL rich shale and non-conventional plays. Develop and pursue commercial opportunities for new midstream business opportunities in all areas of the country. Darrel has been in the Industry for a delightful 27 years.


Aubrey HarperAubrey Harper – Vice President Business Development Pipeline Division – PLH Group

Aubrey has over 40 years of experience in E&P/midstream operations, project management, and construction for the oil and gas industry. He has held a number of executive and senior management positions responsible for construction and operation of pipelines, compressor stations, meter stations, storage tanks and related facilities.


Stephen LindseyStephen Lindsey – Senior Director Government & Community Affairs, Quicksilver Resources

As the Senior Director of Governmental Affairs and Community Relations for Quicksilver Resources Inc., a Fort Worth based independent gas exploration and production company. Steve’s responsibilities include community relations, municipal/city engagement, governmental/legislative affairs, regulatory/permitting, external affairs and corporate/public relations.


Greg LorsonGreg Lorson – Chief Executive Officer – TEEMCO

CEO of TEEMCO, Greg is a fourth-generation oilman with thirty-years management experience in oil & gas, real estate and investment banking. He’s been appointed by governors from six states to advise on environment, taxes, energy, and economic development and has served on several state & federal commissions. He currently serves on the Environmental Committees for the Pennsylvania Independent Oil and Gas Association, the American International Society for Testing & Materials (ASTM), and the American Petroleum Institute (API). His undergraduate study was in finance at the University of Oklahoma, graduate studies in business & anthropology at Harvard, and holds a postgraduate certificate in Business Administration from Edinburgh Graduate Business School. Mr. Lorson also holds six environmental-professional certifications.


Robert McClainRobert McClain – Project Development – Select Energy Services

Robert is in charge of developing and directing large projects aimed at deploying proprietary technologies and differentiating positions in the oil field – treatment/recycling, strategic sourcing and delivery of water, water management, permanent water pipelines for both distribution of fresh water and collection of produced and flowback water, strategic salt water disposal wells. Select Energy Services is a leading Water Management Company with 5000 staff.


Robert MilamRobert Milam – President – EagleClaw Midstream Services, LLC

With 28 years experience in almost every aspect of the natural gas industry, Mr. Milam has a proven track record managing large groups and providing leadership to improve safety, reduce costs and enhance output. Additionally, Mr. Milam has deep expertise in project economics and deal structures. Most recently, Mr. Milam served as vice president and officer of Southern Union Gas Services (SUGS) where he was responsible for all operations, budgets, construction, measurement and engineering for five cryogenic processing plants, seven treaters and approximately 6,000 miles of gathering pipelines. Mr. Milam managed approximately 275 operating personnel, operating budgets in excess of $80 million per year and capital budgets averaging $100 million per year. As part of the senior management team, Mr. Milam played an integral role in presenting during the sale process for Southern Union, ultimately resulting in the SUGS acquisition by Energy Transfer in 2011. In addition, during 2011 and 2012, Mr. Milam coordinated the design, funding and initiated construction on a 200 MMcf/d cryogenic processing plant and a 2,100 GPM amine treating facility in the Permian Basin.


Dean PratherDean Prather – Area Business Development Tech Manager – Halliburton

Graduated from Texas A&M University in 1979, with a Biomedical Engineering degree, where he started working in West Texas for Halliburton Energy Services as an engineer working with Cement, Stimulation, DST’s and Tool product lines. 10 years later he started working as a Technical Advisor in Midland and held multiple Management positions in Sales, Technology and Operations with 31 years of the 34 years being in the Permian Basin.


Patrick RauPatrick Rau – Director of Strategy & Research – Natural Gas Intelligence

In this role he has helped to develop NGI’s Shale Daily publication along with its Unconventional Rig Count and Shale Price Index data. He provides ongoing leadership for content development and stays abreast of changes in the pipeline grid impacting NGI’s Price Indexes. Overall, Pat has more than 15 years experience in the oil & gas industry, including time spent as a sell-side equity research analyst covering natural gas pipelines for the Bank of Montreal, and as a financial analyst and internal consultant for the Amerada Hes Corporation. Pat received his B.A. in Economics from the College of William & Mary, and his M.B.A. in Finance from Georgetown University.


Erin SelveraErin Selvera – Air Permits Division – Texas Commission on Environmenal Quality

Erin is the Special Assistant to Mike Wilson, director of the Air Permits Division of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s Office of Air. Erin received a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Houston in 1996 and a Juris Doctor from St. Mary’s University School of Law in 2004. Prior to joining the Air Permits Division, she worked for the Attorney General of Texas and for the TCEQ Office of Legal Services (OLS) as a staff attorney for seven years. For OLS, Erin practiced water rights, water utilities, and air law. She has worked on a wide array of rulemaking and air permitting cases, from rock crushers to several power plant contested hearings. In December 2011, she joined the Air Permits Division where she leads the division’s oil and gas rulemaking and regulatory analysis and as of July 1st she took over as the Air Pollutant Watch List Coordinator for the TCEQ.


James SengerJames Senger – Director, Corporate HSE, FTS International

Influential leader consistently achieving superior HSE and Operational results. 30+ years in the upstream Oil & Gas sector with a unique balance of HSE and Operational Management expertise. Experience – Hydraulic Fracturing, Wireline Operations, Logistics Sand Hauling, Manufacturing, Workover Rigs, Fishing & Rental Tools, Hot Oiling Services, Fluid Management Services.


Chris StaffelChris Staffel – Vice president Administration – PennTex Midstream

Building, implementing and managing the departments of Public Relations, Human Resources, IT, Local Outreach & Government Affairs for PennTex Midstream Partners LLC. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, PennTex Midstream Partners, LLC is a full service, multiplatform, energy logistics company that provides superior midstream services through strategic partnerships with our customers.


Carol Van Zandt JonesCarol Van Zandt Jones – Founder & CEO – VZ Environmental

Carol Van Zandt Jones was challenged by a customer to find a simple method to contain liquid spills in the oil and gas industry. Carol partnered with equipment supplier Mark Matson to design a drive-over foam bermed containment membrane to capture and dispose of drips and spills on oil and gas sites. The containment mat, patented as VMatz™, not only met the customer’s needs, it became the first unique product supplied by VZ Environmental. Jones started the business out of her home with two employees and a goal to help oil and gas operators minimize their impact on the environment.


Jim WillisJim Willis – Consultant – Natural Gas Intelligence

Jim hails from the Marcellus/Utica region and consults for Natural Gas Intelligence (NGI), a leading B2B news, data and analytics company serving the natural gas industry since 1981. NGI publishes Daily Gas Price Index, Shale Daily, Bidweek Survey and several other natgas-related publications. Jim founded and still edits the daily Marcellus Drilling News blog site, which aggregates and analyzes the players and issues in northeast shale drilling. Jim’s previous roles include director and vice president of marketing at several specialty publishing companies in both the financial and engineering sectors.


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Agenda

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08.00 – 08.50 Registration and Coffee
08.50 – 09.00 Oil & Gas Awards Welcome: Marc Bridgen, Chief Marketing Officer, Oil & Gas Awards
09:00 – 09:20 Keynote Address: Lessons learned from the regeneration of a legacy play – Discussing current and future opportunities in the Permian.

  • Mark Elliot, Vice President Geology and Development-Permian, Laredo Petrolem
09.20 – 10.00 Panel Discussion: Takeaway Capacity in the Southwest – How well prepared is the midstream to manage the growth in crude, condensate and NGL production?

  • Assessing production forecasts for crude, gas, condensate and NGL in the Southwest – How big an increase in takeaway capacity is required?
  • Detailing high profile takeaway expansion projects currently underway in the Permian and Barnett plays.
  • Investigating the differing infrastructure requirements for dry and wet gas plays in the Southwest.
  • To what extent is production being curtailed due to lack of infrastructure?
  • Detailing NGL takeaway issues and the cost/benefit analysis for pipeline expansion.
  • Examining pipeline alternatives such as trucking.
  • Evaluating the skilled labor shortage for midstream companies in the Southwest and methods for combatting it.

Speakers

  • Moderator: R.T. Dukes, Senior Analyst, Wood Mackenzie
  • Aubrey Harper, Vice President Business Development Pipeline Division, PLH Group
  • Bob Dunn, President, Prism Midstream
  • Robert Milam, President, EagleClaw Midstream Services, LLC
  • Darrel Hagerman, Vice President Corporate Development – Central Region, Crestwood Midstream Partners, LP
10.00 – 10.40 Panel Discussion: Community Engagement – How can companies develop effective paths of communication.

  • Discussing the importance of grassroots communication through events such as town hall meetings.
  • Deliberating the best way of managing negative activism – should companies ignore or engage?
  • Employing effective crisis management strategy to ensure transparency and inform local communities of pertinent information.
  • Evaluating the importance of showing a clear re-investment of profits made in local operations coming back to benefit the community.
  • Drawing attention to the significant benefits attached to companies drawing workforces from local communities including the potential for training in highly skilled vocations.
  • Considering the extent to which the E&Ps community attitude to CSR has changed in the past decade.
  • Detailing local investment efforts such as charitable donations, local education initiatives, health promotion schemes and environmental preservation.

Speakers

  • Moderator: R.T. Dukes, Senior Analyst, Wood Mackenzie
  • Chris Staffel, VP Administration, PennTex Midstream Partners
  • Stephen Lindsey, Senior Director of Government and Community Affairs, Quicksilver Resources
10.40 – 11.00 Coffee and Networking
11.00 – 11.40 Panel Discussion: Minimizing the environmental impact of operations: Managing water, air and land.

  • Evaluating the role of the environmental function to minimize negative views of oil and gas operations.
  • Delivering guidance for better soil erosion control with well pad and pipeline construction.
  • Assessing the industry impact on local wildlife: how can companies avoid permanently harming species and their habitats?
  • Investigating the pro’s and con’s of recycling produced and flowback water – Is the cost of treatment outweighed by production uses and prevention of environmental impact?
  • Pinpointing the most exciting technical developments that E&P companies should be looking to introduce in the short to medium term.

Speakers

  • Moderator: Jim Willis, Consultant, Natural Gas Intelligence
  • Rob McClain, Director, Project Development, Select Energy Services
  • Stephen Lindsey, Senior Director of Government and Community Affairs, Quicksilver Resources
11.40 – 12.20 Panel Discussion: Ensuring regulatory compliance – The challenge of air pollution guidelines in the Southwest.

  • Assessing the importance of a positive relationship between E&Ps and environmental regulatory bodies such as TCEQ (Texas Commission on Environmental Quality).
  • Detailing the current challenge faced by the industry to meet the latest air quality regulations.
  • Investigating the current challenges faced with other compliance standards regarding soil and water pollution.
  • Discussing the necessity of increased education within operator companies as to the unavoidable nature of achieving regulatory compliance.
  • Considering the extent to which regulatory compliance is achieved either through new technologies or improving workforce training.

Speakers

  • Moderator: Jim Willis, Consultant, Natural Gas Intelligence
  • Erin Selvera, Air Permits Division, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
  • Greg Lorson, CEO, TEEMCO
12.20 – 13.20 Lunch and Networking
13.40 – 14.20 Market Update: Managed Pressure Drilling

  • Mike Harvey, Regional Sperry Manager, Halliburton
14.20 – 15.00 Panel Discussion: Completions, Well Characterization, Planning and Completion Method Selection.

  • Highlighting the increasingly invaluable role played by multi-source data such as 3D Seismic, Micro Seismic and Micro Fracturing to properly characterize well sites.
  • Evaluating how to select the most effective completion method based on the significant volumes of data collected.
  • Comparing the pros and cons of different completion methods including open hole, lined hole and cased hole amongst others.
  • Discussing how companies are driving cost and efficiency improvements through latest technology innovations.
  • Suggesting the areas of focus and development required in order to continue to drive increased efficiency and cost reduction.

Speakers

  • Moderator: Pat Rau, Director of Research & Strategy, Natural Gas Intelligence
  • Rob Fulks, Global Director of Strategic Marketing, Weatherford
  • Dean Prather, Area Bus Dev tech Manager, Halliburton
15.00 – 15.40 Panel Discussion: Regional Safety Focus

  • Focusing on best practice when handling Frac Sand, considering technologies that can mitigate risk.
  • HS2, what are companies doing to educate their staff? Understanding the effectiveness of these measures.
  • Co-ordinating emergency response plans and putting in place training drills.

Speakers

  • Moderator: R.T. Dukes, Senior Analyst, Wood Mackenzie
  • Clint Palermo, Vice President Upstream, Total Safety
  • Dennis W. Murray, CSP, Director of HSE, C&J Energy
  • Carol Van Zandt Jones, Owner, VZ Environmental
  • James Senger, Director, Corporate HSE, FTS International
15.40 – 15.50 Closing Remarks: Marc Bridgen, Chief Marketing Officer, Oil & Gas Awards
15.50 – 16.20 Drinks Reception and Close of Summit

Video Content

Lessons learned from the regeneration of a legacy play – Discussing current and future opportunities in the Permian.

Takeaway Capacity in the Southwest – How well prepared is the midstream to manage the growth in crude, condensate and NGL production?

Community Engagement – How can companies develop effective paths of communication.

Minimizing the environmental impact of operations: Managing water, air and land.

Ensuring regulatory compliance – The challenge of air pollution guidelines in the Southwest.

Managed Pressure Drilling

Completions, Well Characterization, Planning and Completion Method Selection.

Regional Safety Focus

Sponsors

Diamond Sponsor

TEEMCO


Platinum Sponsors

Kenworth


Gold Sponsors

JC FodaleNatural Gas IntelligenceSelect Energy ServicesVz Environmental


Silver Sponsors

HB Rentals


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Bronze Sponsors

AerotekBrindersonCDM Resource ManagementNewpark Drilling FluidsPackersPlusPinnergyPipeco ServicesPLH GroupTotal SafetyWillbros


Association Partners

New Mexico Oil & Gas AssociationYPE Dallas

Venue

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The Westin Park Central Dallas

12720 Merit Drive, Dallas, TX 75251

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Industry Summit Delegate Pass Pricing:

FREE      Any company that submits an entry into the Oil & Gas Awards are provided with 2 comp delegate passes
$99     –    Super Early Bird Tickets (Offer Expires 09/01/2014)

$199   –    Early Bird Tickets (Offer Expires 10/01/2014)
$299   –    Standard Tickets

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