DUG Midcontinent
October 26-28, 2016
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Cox Convention Center
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Conference Agenda

Wednesday, October 26

5:00 pm

Opening Reception

Thursday, October 27

7:30 am

Registration Open – Breakfast in Exhibit Hall


8:30 am

Welcome & Opening Remarks


8:35 am

Opening Keynote: Stacked & Powdered Up

With a key and growing position in the Stack play, capital raises and strong equity valuation, this operator is poised to monetize the Meramec and other payzones in the home of the legendary Sooner Trend. Here are its current plans and how it is further driving down costs and driving up EUR.


9:00 am

Economics Panel: Price, Production

What is currently driving Lower 48 oil and gas prices and the outlook? And how does the Anadarko Basin's economics currently rank among other onshore oil, condensate and NGL plays? These experts describe the dynamics and potential.


10:00 am

Networking Break

Hit the exhibit floor with your business cards and start making valuable networking connections. With more than 1,200 attendees, 25 speakers and 100 exhibitors to connect with, you don't want to waste any time!


10:40 am

Technical Spotlight: Ramping Up The Frack

Producers across the Lower 48 continue to increase proppant loading, stages, clusters and fluid in completions. Here's a look at the results and the outlook for further advancements in best practices.


11:00 am

Operator Spotlight: The Western Anadarko Basin

The popular Granite Wash play is being consolidated, while other payzones, including the Cleveland, also continue to produce economic results. This leading operator describes current results from the western basin's saturated rock.


11:20 pm

Private-Operator Panel: The Patient Money

Billions of private-equity dollars have been committed to E&P start-ups and restarts to deploy in basins across the U.S. These operators have zeroed in on the Anadarko Basin.


12:00 pm

Networking Luncheon


1:15 pm

Afternoon Keynote: Scoop, Springer, Stack

This leading U.S. producer has upside exposure across Central Oklahoma's many payzones. Here's a look at its portfolio, current results and forecast for further driving down costs and increasing EUR.


1:40 pm

Midstream Spotlight: Oil, Gas & NGL Markets

New plays across the U.S. have resulted in a massive build-out of new takeaway capacity and–in the case of the Northeast–pushed hydrocarbons away to find new markets. To what markets are the Midcontinent's molecules directed today and what is the timeline for demand build-out?


2:00 pm

Technical Roundtable: Sand, Spacing, Slickwater

Completions in unconventional reservoirs are the leading edge of the industry, as operators continually hone and tweak their designs and wells respond with higher rates and bigger recoveries. This roundtable of top completion experts delves into the details of what is working where and how.


2:40 pm

Water Spotlight: At The Surface

Northern Oklahoma producers are wrestling with the state's water-disposal concerns and industry is advocating two-section laterals in payzones legislators currently consider conventional formations. Here is the current above-ground environment for operating in Oklahoma.


3:00 pm

Networking Break


3:40 pm

Midstream Panel: Stack-Tacular Connections

These leading Stack midstream operators share their experiences from their positions, which are connectivity within the region and to markets around the country. Learn about the projects that are under way and those in the planning stages, and what these will mean for area operators.


4:40 pm

Spotlight: The Geopolitical Petroleum Chaos

How does Iran fit in now at the OPEC table? And what will become of OPEC itself based on members' declining revenue, debt load and social programs' cost? Here’s an expert perspective of what is confounding energy markets.


5:00 pm

Networking Reception

Friday, October 28

7:30 am

Registration Open – Breakfast in Exhibit Hall


8:30 am

Welcome & Opening Remarks


8:35 am

M&A Panel: An Oklahoma Land Run

Prices for Anadarko Basin leasehold have ranged from less than $10,000 an acre to $20,000 in recent acquisitions. Here are the play-by-play deal metrics and the outlook for further consolidation.


9:40 am

Operator Spotlight: Taking The Meramec Northeast

This operator is defining the outermost limits of the economic Meramec to the northeast. Here are the results and the potential for horizontally developing other payzones in its area.


10:00 am

Networking Break


10:40 am

Operator Spotlight: Scoop & Springer

What are current best practices in landing in and completing the extraordinarily thick Woodford in the southern Anadarko Basin? And the Springer sands? This producer has deep experience with both.


11:00 am

Closing Panel: Stack–Walking East, West & South

The Meramec is proving itself mightily, moving east into the basin center's overpressured zone, while the Osage is walking south and west to meet it in the middle. These experts describe the stacked-pay potential across multiple counties.


12:00 pm

Conference Adjourns

Agenda content and timeline subject to change