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2022 Agenda

2022 Agenda

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2:00pm – 2:30pm

Registration

2:30pm

Welcome Remarks

Presented by:

Monika Simoes, Monika Simoes, Founder & Managing Director, Energy Dialogues LLC

2:30pm – 3:15pm

PANEL

How is ESG Reshaping the Narrative and Creating Pathways for a Cleaner Energy Future? What is the Impact on Investments in Oil & Gas?

  • Social construct of a barrel of oil produced in different regions – how has the Ukraine war impacted how we think about where our energy is coming from? 
  • Has the “S” in “ESG” moved into the spotlight in 2022, and what will be the trajectory of how we weigh the importance of E, S and G?
  • How can Permian Basin stakeholders collaborate on environmental performance, address challenges and find solutions?

Moderator:

Monika SimoesMonika Simoes Founder & Managing Director, Energy Dialogues LLC

Panelists:

Toby Baker, Toby Baker, Executive Director, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)

Colin Leyden, Colin Leyden, Texas Political Director, Environmental Defense Fund

Gabriel Rio, Gabriel Rio, CEO, Milestone Environmental Services

Robert Kester, Robert Kester, President, Honeywell Rebellion

3:15pm – 4:00pm

Presented by:

WORKSHOP

The Energy Transition – What are companies doing now? What is the focus in the short term?

4:00pm – 4:15pm

Coffee Break

4:15pm – 5:00pm

PANEL

Innovation and Investment in the Region – Creating Positive Impact on Local Communities

  • Collaboration needed between industry, academia, technology providers and investors to scale and deploy technologies that detect leaks and reduce emissions 
  • Investing in local research at universities and attracting talent to solve the world’s toughest energy challenges – what is happening in the space? 
  • Effectively addressing labor shortages and turnover – how can the region be less exposed to the cyclical nature of energy?

Moderator:

Tracee Bentley,Tracee Bentley, CEO & President, Permian Strategic Partnership

Panelists:

Ryan Mattson Ryan Mattson VP Oil & Gas, GHGSat

Joey Bernica Joey Bernica Investment Principal, OGCI Climate Investments

Lori Blong, Lori Blong, Co-Founder & Partner, Octane Energy

Sandra Woodley, Sandra Woodley, President, The University of Texas Permian Basin

Mike Brunstein, Mike Brunstein, Permian Chairman, Sales & Marketing Manager US Land, Schlumberger

5:15pm - 6:30pm

Reception

6:30pm - 8:30pm

Hosted by:

WELCOME DINNER

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2022

8:00am – 8:30am

Registration and Breakfast

8:45am – 9:00am

Opening Remarks

Presented by:

Monika Simoes, Monika Simoes, Founder & Managing Director, Energy Dialogues LLC

9:00am – 9:30am

Midland Welcome

Presented by:

Patrick Payton, Patrick Payton, Mayor of Midland, Texas

9:30am – 10:15am

PANEL

Geopolitics and the Permian Basin – Global Supply and Demand Dynamics and the Permian Basin’s Role in Supplying World Markets

  • How is the strategic importance of energy in light of shifting global energy dynamics, the Ukraine-Russia war and energy in-security evolving? What does the global energy equation and global reshuffling of supply chains look like? How are sanctions against Russian oil and gas reshaping the energy sector? 
  • How do we shape the energy narrative to become data-solid, people-focused, future-healthy, and underpin human thriving across nations? 
  • Is the experiment of globalization reversing itself? What does it mean for domestic energy? Where does the Permian fit?

 

Moderator:

Patrick PaytonPatrick Payton Mayor of Midland, Texas

Panelists:

Kaes Van’t Hof, Kaes Van’t Hof, President and Chief Financial Officer, Diamondback Energy

Joseph Majkut, Joseph Majkut, Director, Energy Security and Climate Change Program, CSIS

Mark Berg Mark Berg EVP of Corporate Operations, Pioneer Natural Resources

10:15am – 10:45am

Coffee Break

10:45am – 11am

VIRTUAL KEYNOTE

Presented by:

August Pfluger August Pfluger Congressman, U.S. House of Representatives, Texas

11am – 11:45am

PANEL

The Permian Engine – Opportunities for and Limitations to Growth in the Region and for the World

  • How do we solve issues around pipeline capacity? How can better dialogue be created to address the imbalance between acknowledging we need energy and the challenge to build energy infrastructure? 
  • Access to finance and investor pressure – how are shifting geopolitics, regulations, policy, decarbonization goals and investment trends impacting producers in the Permian Basin? 
  • Is the service industry ready for more growth? What will it look like in the Permian Basin and where are constraints and supply chain issues most noticeable and in need of solutions?

Moderator

Steven H. Pruett,Steven H. Pruett, President & CEO, Elevation Resources LLC

Panelists:

Diaco Aviki, Diaco Aviki, Chief Operating Officer, Crestwood Midstream

Ryan Keys, Ryan Keys, President and Co-Founder, Triple Crown Resources

Rob Jennings, Rob Jennings, Policy Advisor, API

Molly Determan, Molly Determan, COO, Energy Workforce & Technology Council

11:45am – 12:30pm

ROUNDTABLE SESSION

Impediments to Energy Development in North America and Domestic Needs – What Does the Regulatory, Legislative and Social Context Look like for Energy?

  • What energy policy and regulatory certainty is needed to enable regional production growth? 
  • Endangered Species Act, DOI federal leasing, permitting – how are latest developments impacting the trajectory of the Permian Basin? 
  • Emissions – how are methane rules evolving?

12:30pm – 1:45pm

Hosted by:

Lunch

1:45pm – 2:30pm

PANEL

Permian’s Future in a Net-Zero World – How Does the Energy Transition Unfold in the Basin? How Will New Mexico’s and West Texas’ Paths Differ?

  • Permian energy carbon footprint – what announcements are companies making and what does it say about where efforts are headed? 
  • How are companies responding to methane regulations and leading the way with solutions? Technologies and deployment needed to capitalize on the next phase of energy development and transition 
  • How are policies impacting companies’ short and long-term decision making?

 

Moderator:

Joni CarswellJoni Carswell CEO, Texan By Nature

Panelists:

Adrienne Sandoval, Adrienne Sandoval, Oil Conservation Division Director, New Mexico Energy, Minerals & Natural Resources Department

Cody Hays, Cody Hays, Permian GHG Program Manager, ExxonMobil

Shankar Annamalai, Shankar Annamalai, Vice President – Permian Geo ChampionX

Tim Novick, Tim Novick, CEO, EcoTec Solutions, Inc.

2:30pm – 3:15pm

ROUNDTABLE SESSION

RSG, Emissions and Certification – What is the Future of Certification and Who Will Lead it? What Are Challenges and Opportunities in the Market?

  • Reporting initiatives and certification standards – what is the current status? Who is doing what?
  • Where is the certified gas market headed and what will truly make a difference to the climate?
  • What collaborations and solutions will forge a sustainable pathway forward?

3:20pm – 4:00pm

PANEL

Water and Induced Seismicity in the Permian – Solving Problems and Finding Solutions Through Collaboration and Technology

Moderator:

Lori BlongLori Blong Co-Founder & Partner, Octane Energy

Panelists:

Joni Carswell, Joni Carswell, CEO, Texan by Nature

Cody Comiskey, Cody Comiskey, Earth Scientist, Chevron

Adrienne Sandoval, Adrienne Sandoval, Oil Conservation Division Director, New Mexico Energy, Minerals & Natural Resources Department

4:00pm

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