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11th Annual Energy Conference in Oklahoma City

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The Current Energy Environment: Expectations and Opportunities

Thursday, May 11, 2017

8:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Cox Business Convention Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Join the nation’s top experts in the energy industry as they discuss issues making today’s headlines.

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Offered by the Department of Finance and the Center for Executive and Professional Development in the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University in association with the Natural Gas and Energy Association of Oklahoma.

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405-744-5208

cepd@okstate.edu

Enroll Now! 5.3 CPE / .44 CEU credits available.

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2017 Conference Sponsorship opportunities are available.

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The Future Ain’t What It Used to Be

Baseball great Yogi Berra’s famous proclamation, “The future ain’t what it used to be,” could easily refer to the dynamics of the E&P industry. Join Chesapeake Energy Corporation’s Executive Vice President — Exploration and Production, Frank Patterson, as he shares his outlook for oil and gas markets, the current E&P business environment and future exploration prospects beyond the Permian, Eagle Ford and Bakken.

Frank Patterson, Executive Vice President, Exploration and Production, Chesapeake Energy, Oklahoma City, OK

Utility Scale Wind Power’s Developing Role in Oklahoma Energy Production

A summary presentation and open discussion on the development history of wind energy in Oklahoma, the dynamics influencing current and future state development, the market forces inducing wind energy investment, the political climate for renewables at a state and federal level, and wind energy’s role in a successful “all of the above” energy policy for Oklahoma and the long term benefits that will afford the state in the years to come.

Jeff Neves, Vice President, Amshore US Wind, LLC, Corpus Christi, TX

Panel: Business Transformations: Mergers and Acquisitions, Development, and Restructuring

In this session, you will hear from three leaders who have effectively led a successful transformation of their company. Currently, there is an expanding range of activities driving transformation opportunities in the oil and gas sector – examples including spin-offs, mergers and acquisitions. Mergers and acquisitions allow companies to create value through mutual collaborations. In the oil and gas industry, mergers and acquisitions take place due to many strategic business motives that mainly revolve around improving the economical or technological standing of the company. However, some are a means for survival during a recession or an effort to gain a larger market share. Often, divestitures or spin-offs may occur if a business unit is deemed redundant after a merger or acquisition or as a technique to unlock shareholder value. This session will analyze the strategies and opportunities involved in merger, acquisition, and spin-off activities and discuss their advantages and challenges.

Karl Blanchard, COO, Seventy-Seven Energy, Oklahoma City, OK
Stephanie Timmermeyer, J.D., Board Director, Alpha Natural Resources, Oklahoma City, OK
Ben Lamb, Executive Vice President of Corporate Development, EnLink Midstream, Dallas, TX

How Technology is Transforming the E&P Space

Data and analytics, two words previously not associated with oil and natural gas production, have become game changers for the industry. Hager will discuss how these and other recent technological advances have translated into higher IP rates, shorter drilling times and more efficient well management, ultimately providing stronger returns.

Dave Hager, CEO, Devon, Oklahoma City, OK

The State of Oklahoma’s Oil & Natural Gas Industry

A discussion of challenges and opportunities for one of the state’s most important industries including market conditions and geo-political pressures.

Tim Wigley, Executive Vice President of Government Affairs and President-Elect, Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association, Oklahoma City, OK

Energy Regulatory Landscape

Exciting times in the oil and gas industry – achieving American energy independence in a new regulatory environment. Mr. Hulsey’s presentation will focus on the impact of federal regulatory rollbacks and what to expect from the new Administration and Congress.

Blu Hulsey, Vice President of Government and Regulatory Affairs, Continental Resources, Oklahoma City, OK

karl blanchard

Karl Blanchard

Chief Operating Officer, Seventy-Seven Energy, Oklahoma City, OK

dave hager

Dave Hager

CEO, Devon, Oklahoma City, OK

blu hulsey

Blu Hulsey

Vice President of Government and Regulatory Affairs, Continental Resources, Oklahoma City, OK

benjamin lamb

Benjamin Lamb

Executive Vice President of Corporate Development, Enlink Midstream, Dallas, TX

jeff neves

Jeff Neves

Vice President, Amshore US Wind, LLC, Corpus Christi, TX

frank patterson

Frank Patterson

Executive Vice President, Exploration and Production, Chesapeake Energy, Oklahoma City, OK

stephanie timmermeyer

Stephanie Timmermeyer

Board Director, Alpha Natural Resources, Oklahoma City, OK

tim wigley

Tim Wigley

Executive Vice President of Government Affairs and President-Elect, Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association, Oklahoma City, OK

griff jones

Griff Jones – Moderator

President and Chief Executive Officer, Twin Eagle Resource Management, LLC, Houston, TX

  • Program format – 8:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. conference
  • CPE credits/CEU credits available
  • Location – COX Business Convention Center (Map), Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • PriceEnroll Now! $275 per person. If ten or more register from the same company, $250 per person.
  • Sponsorship Information – Sponsorship opportunities are available. Become a Sponsor.
  • Cancellation Policy:
    If a participant would like to cancel her/his registration less than 10 days prior to the conference, you are welcome to send a substitute. All guarantees have been submitted to the hotel, so refunds are not attainable. A refund is available given notification no later than 11 days prior to the conference. If you are transferring your registration to a colleague, please contact the OSU Center for Executive and Professional Development at 405-744-5208 or cepd@okstate.edu.
  • For additional information or to sponsor:
    Sarah Williams, Program Coordinator, Center for Executive and Professional Development
    Oklahoma State University, 215 Business Building
    Stillwater, OK 74078-4011 USA
    Telephone: 405-744-5208
    cepd@okstate.edu