2015 Gulf Coast Industry Summit


Alan Pyle

Alan Pyle

Andrew Perry

Andrew Perry

Chris Staffel

Chris Staffel

Chris Guith

Chris Guith

Jeremy Brown

Jeremy Brown

Jeremy LeCompte

Jeremy LeCompte

Jorge Leis

Jorge Leis

Josh Adler

Josh Adler

Kathy Eberwein

Kathy Eberwein

Lance Dunn

Lance Dunn

Mark Stanley

Mark Stanley

Richard Haut

Richard Haut

Richard Seline

Richard Seline

Rodney Moore

Rodney Moore

Tom Williams

Tom Williams

The 2016 Texas 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 Texas Industry Summit takes place during the day immediately preceding the 2016 Texas Oil & Gas Awards Gala 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 practice and instilling excellence in crucial areas such as health & safety, environmental protection, regulation and community engagement.

The 2016 Texas Industry Summit Is Free To Attend

Participating Companies

Airswift  :  Alert Plus, LLC  :  Apache Corporation  :  APATEQ  :  Applied Consultants, Inc.  :  Atlas Tubular, LLC  :  Basic Energy Services  :  Blackhawk Specialty Tools, LLC  :  Bottom Line Services, LLC  :  C&J Energy Services  :  Chemplex Solvay Group  :  Cotton Bledsoe Tighe & Dawson, PC  :  Eagle Ford Shale Housing  :  Enbridge Inc.  :  Energy Recovery, Inc.  :  ENSERVCO Corporation  :  Enviro Vat LP  :  EOG Resources, Inc.  :  GM Oilfield & Trucking Services, LLC  :  Green Energy Oilfield Services LLC  :   Halliburton  :  HB Rentals, L. C.  :  Hess Corporation  :  Horizontal Well Drillers  :  Impact Selector International  :  INOVX Solutions  :  Iron Horse Ranch  :  Katch Kan USA  :  KJE Environmental & Civil Engineering  :  Landpoint, LLC  :  Lightning Master Corporation  :  Line Quest, LLC  :  Medallion Midstream  :  Megalodon Services, Inc.  :  Michels Corporation  :  NGL Energy Partners LP.  :  Noble Energy Inc.  :  ONEOK, Inc.  :  Occidental Petroleum Corporation  :  Pettigrew & Pettigrew Land Services  :  Paul Hastings LLP  :  PDC Energy  :  Petro Waste Environmental LP  :  Precision Connections, LLC  :  Purity Oilfield Services, LLC  :  Quantum Reservoir Impact, LLC  :  Range Resources Corporation  :  Repcon, Inc.  :  Right Management  :  Ryder System, Inc.  :  Samuel Engineering, Inc.  :  Sandbags, LLC  :  Sand X  :  Sealweld Corporation  :  Sourcewater, Inc.  :  Target Logistics  :  The Global Edge Consultants  :  Total Safety U.S., Inc.  :  Diamondback Energy, Inc.  :  WaterFleet, LLC  :  Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP  :  Weldfit Energy Group  :  Well Master Corporation  :  WPX Energy

 

Speakers

Alan Pyle

Alan Pyle – CEO – WaterFleet

Alan is the Founder, President and CEO for WaterFleet, LLC. Prior to founding and taking the helm of WaterFleet, LLC, I have and continue to operate as President and CEO of Steelhead, Inc. for the last 23 years. Since becoming President and a principal of Steelhead, Inc. in 1991, I have guided Steelhead to a premiere position in the market for the bottled water and water treatment industry. The Steelhead name is now a worldwide recognized brand with equipment in over 70 countries.


Andrew Perry

Andrew Perry – Managing Director, Oil & Gas Awards

Andrew has worked in the industry for over 12 years and has wide experience managing logistics and operations on events with audience numbers ranging from 10 to 1500. Working for companies such as Centaur, Euromoney Conferences and Clarion Events, Andrew has managed and produced events across the globe in a wide range of market sectors.


Chris Staffel

Chris Staffel – Vice President Administration – PennTex Midstream

Chris Staffel is a public affairs professional currently building, implementing and managing the departments of Public Relations, Human Resources, IT, Facility Planning, Risk Management & 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. Prior to PennTex, Chris managed public affairs and strategic outreach for Williams Companies, Northeast Region. Based out of New York City, Ms. Staffel served as spokesperson while overseeing public affairs to develop and implement strategic stakeholder engagement programs involving community and local government relations, corporate giving, local media relations and crisis communications. She also was involved with business development in leading public outreach efforts for Williams’ interstate gas pipeline expansion project development and execution along the Atlantic-Gulf Transco system including Constitution Pipeline, Rockaway Expansion Lateral, Northeast Supply Link, Leidy Southeast, ODEC Rock Springs Lateral and Woodbridge Lateral. Prior to Williams, Ms. Staffel served as Director of Communications and Administration at Delphi Midstream Partners, a developer of midstream gathering systems in the Marcellus Shale and the Barnett Shale. She worked alongside the founding members to build Laser Northeast Gathering Company where she was responsible for establishing and managing the human resources department, overseeing all public relations and government affairs, office management, IT logistics and daily administration of the company.


Christopher GuithChristopher Guith – SVP Policy – Institute for 21st Century Energy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Christopher Guith is senior vice president for policy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for 21st Century Energy (Energy Institute). He is responsible for developing the Institute’s policies and initiatives as they apply to the legislative, executive, and regulatory branches of the federal and state governments. Specifically, Guith leads the development of the Energy Institute’s policies and messaging relating to oil and natural gas and nuclear energy. He led the Chamber’s Shale Works for US campaign, which analyzed and promoted the widespread benefits of shale energy development in America.


Jeremy BrownJeremy Brown, Specialist, Reservoir Management, QRI Group

Quantum Reservoir Impact, LLC (QRI) was founded with a goal to create lasting value for our clients in the upstream sector. We do so with the promise of substantial production gains, reserves appreciation, and capital e ciency. Using our own proprietary processes, metrics and technologies, we’ve helped clients across the globe gain in excess of $25 billion USD. They have achieved these gains as a direct outcome of working with QRI.


Jeremy LeCompteJeremy LeCompte – Sustaining Engineer – Blackhawk Specialty Tools

Blackhawk designs, assembles, rents and sells technologically advanced offshore and onshore cementing equipment and products for major integrated oil and gas companies, large independent oil and gas companies and foreign national oil and gas companies around the world. In fact, Blackhawk is the market leader in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.


Jorge LeisJorge Leis – Partner – Bain & Company

Jorge Leis is a partner in Bain & Company’s Houston office. He leads Bain’s Oil & Gas practice in the Americas. He has more than 20 years of experience advising top business leaders across a number of industries, including retail, technology, oil & gas, and utilities. Jorge’s consulting experience spans a number of functional areas, including corporate and business unit strategy, organizational design and effectiveness, customer, supplier and supply chain management, new product development, marketing, mergers & acquisitions, and post-acquisition integration.


Josh AdlerJosh Adler – CEO – Sourcewater

As an MIT Sloan Fellow for Innovation and Global Leadership in the Energy Ventures program, Josh Adler envisioned Sourcewater, an online exchange for conserving freshwater resources and creating market incentives for recycling water while enhancing the security of water supplies for unconventional energy producers. Josh Adler is a serial entrepreneur, veteran dealmaker and world-class communicator who has founded energy, real estate, medical technology and Internet companies, raised, managed and invested hundreds of millions of dollars and served as a senior economic policy official for the United States Treasury Department. He is a graduate of Yale University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and The Economist.


Kathy EberweinKathy Eberwein – CEO – The Global Edge Consultants

Kathy was instrumental in the development of US operations for two global oil and gas staffing firms. As she continued to develop relationships in the industry, Kathy visualized having a company of her own. A firm believer in high values and ethics, she laid the groundwork for a strong female-owned company that would flourish around the world. Kathy is a single mom with four children. She has used this as a motivator to create a stable future for herself and her children.


Lance DunnLance Dunn – SVP Sales & Marketing – C&J Energy Services

C&J Energy Services is a leading North America provider of premium hydraulic fracturing, coiled tubing, wireline and other complementary services. In addition to on-site services, the company also manufactures and services an extensive line of equipment to fulfill internal needs as well as those of third party companies in the energy services industry.


Mark StanleyMark Stanley – President & CEO – Themark Corporation

Mark E. Stanley has worked in the oil industry as a hydraulic fracturing expert for 37 years. He started with Arco right out of college where he studied Chemical Engineering. He went back to college to get his MBA in 1987 and went to work as a partner with Clear Water in 1989. Working at the partner level gave him a more hands-on relationship with the industry and he learned to use his knowledge and background to fine-tune products to meet the specific needs of customers. During this phase of his work he developed patents for several products that are still used in the industry today. To the extent possible he wanted to focus on products that would not harm the environment and that would reduce customer’s need to meet EPA standards in handling them. He believed that ultimately the ability to reduce costs by reducing hazardous waste constrictions would serve the interest of both sides of any argument.


Richard Haut PHD

Richard Haut PHD – Program Director, Energy Production – Houston Advanced Research Center

Dr. Richard Haut is currently the Director of Energy Production at HARC where he serves as the Principal Investigator for the Environmentally Friendly Drilling program partnering with universities, industry and environmental organizations and having the objective of providing unbiased science to address environmental issues associated with petroleum drilling and production. The international effort was recognized by the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission, receiving their Chairman’s Environmental Partnership award in 2009. Dr. Haut’s technical background includes a Master’s degree and a Ph.D. in Engineering. He had over 25 years of industry technical and management experience prior to joining HARC in June 2002, having been responsible for analyzing offerings for key technologies or niche capabilities and developing synergistic, strategic relationships in the energy industry. He also was instrumental in establishing joint ventures and other joint industry programs, including the start-up of Enventure Global Technology where he was the Chief Operating Officer.


Richard Seline

Richard Seline – Executive Director – Accelrated H2O

Richard’s roles is to provide counsel and boots on the ground project management to the launch of Texas’ statewide water technology cluster initiative – sparking a $9+ billion innovation marketplace among 18 academic research institutes, 4600 water utilities, 5000 medium to large-scale corporate facilities, and thousands of ranches and farms. Focus on existing and emerging technologies in desalination, reuse, conservation, and smart-water (sensors, monitors, data analytics). For additional information www.accelerateH2O.org


Rodney Moore

Rodney Moore – Partner – Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Rodney Moore is co-Managing Partner of Weil’s Dallas office and a partner in the Firm’s Private Equity practice. Mr. Moore also spends a significant amount of time in the Firm’s Houston office. He regularly represents private equity firms and public and private companies in acquisition, divestiture and joint venture transactions. Mr. Moore has considerable experience representing clients in upstream and midstream oil and gas transactions, including oil and gas property, pipeline and processing facility acquisitions and divestitures, upstream joint development arrangements, and midstream joint venture transactions. He also advises oil and gas companies on operating and other commercial contract matters. Mr. Moore also regularly represents both issuers and investors in connection with transaction and corporate and securities laws matters in restructurings and chapter 11 reorganizations.


Tom Williams

Tom Williams – President – RPSEA

Tom Williams became President of RPSEA August 1, 2016. He has served as Senior Advisor to the Environmentally Friendly Drilling (EFD) Program, an organization he co-founded in 2005 while working as a Vice President of Technology at Noble Corporation. He has been in the energy business for over 35 years as an operator and later in his career in the management and commercialization of new energy technologies. He held senior executive positions at the U.S. Departments of Energy and Department of Interior. He has authored numerous energy publications, presentations and articles and has served on a number of energy organizations, associations, public and privately held corporations including chairman of the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission Energy, Environment, Research and Technology Committee and the IADC Drilling Engineering Association Board.


Agenda

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08.00 – 08.50

Registration and Coffee

08.50 – 09.00

Opening Remarks: Andrew Perry, Managing Director, Oil & Gas Awards

09.00 – 09.20

Keynote Address: Staying ahead of the curve, the importance in investing in research and development

Speaker: Tom Williams, President, RPSEA

09.20 – 10.20

Panel Discussion 1: A look round the corner to what may lead ahead in 2017 and beyond

  • Where are Oil prices heading?
  • How will new regulations affect the industry?
  • M&A
  • The imminent election

Moderator:

  • Chris Staffel – VP Administration, PennTex Midstream Partners

Speakers:

  • Rodney Moore, Co-Managing Partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • Lance Dunn, Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing, C&J Energy Services
  • Jorge Leis, Managing Director, Bain & Company
  • Christopher Guith, Senior Vice President, for Policy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Institute for 21st Century Energy
10.20 – 10.40

Industry Update: How will the skill gap be filled when the market picks up? Will workers be reluctant to return to the industry?

Speaker: Kathy Eberwein, CEO, The Global Edge Consultants

10.40 – 11.00
Coffee Break and Networking
11.00 – 11.40

Panel Discussion 2: Water, a key factor no matter where the oil price is

  • Everyone wants to be “Green”, but only if it doesn’t cost more
  • Reactive vs Proactive – Regulated vs Legislated
  • USA vs The World on Reuse

Moderator:

  • Richard Seline, Executive Director, Accelerate H2O

Speakers:

  • Mark Stanley, CEO, Themark Corporation
  • Josh Adler, CEO, Sourcewater
  • Alan Pyle, CEO, WaterFleet
11.40 – 12.20

Panel Discussion 3: New Technology – Developing Cost effective Technologies to Improve Operations

  • Improving reservoir performance and increasing recovery
  • Reducing costs while enhancing wellbore integrity
  • Addressing critical needs through adaptive research

Moderator:

  • Rich Haut, Senior Research Scientist, Houston Advanced Research Center

Speakers:

  • Jeremy Brown, Specialist Reservoir Management, QRI Group
  • Jeremy LeCompte, Sustaining Engineer, Blackhawk Specialty Tools
12.20 – 12.30 Closing Remarks: Andrew Perry, Managing Director, Oil & Gas Awards

**Oil & Gas Awards reserves the right to amend the program and is not responsible for cancellations due to unforeseen circumstances. Oil & Gas Awards accepts no responsibility for statements made orally or in written material distributed by any of its speakers at its conferences. In addition, Oil & Gas Awards is not responsible for any copying, republication or redistribution of such statement.**

Video Content

Keynote Presentation: Tom Williams, President, RPSEA

Panel Discussion 1: A look round the corner to what may lead ahead in 2017 and beyond

Industry Update: How will the skill gap be filled when the market picks up? Will workers be reluctant to return to the industry?

Panel Discussion 2: Water, a key factor no matter where the oil price is

Panel Discussion 3: New Technology – Developing Cost effective Technologies to Improve Operations

Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

Kerr Pumps & FlowvalveThemark Corporation


Gold Sponsors

Bendix Commercial Vehical SystemsChemplex Solvay GroupPurity Oilfield ServicesVZ Environmental


Silver Sponsors

Total Safety

Venue

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Doubletree by Hilton Hotel – Houston – Greenway Plaza

6 Greenway Plaza, Houston, TX 77046, United States

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