WED, FEB 21

Registration, Breakfast, & Networking
(7:30 AM)

Get a jump start on your DUG Haynesville experience! Pick your badge up early to avoid the lines. Then join us at the Opening Reception for networking and passed hor d'oeuvres with drinks on the exhibit hall floor.

Welcome & Opening Remarks
(8:30 AM)
MODERATOR(S):
Leslie Haines
 
 Executive Editor-at-LargeHart Energy
 
Opening Keynote: Mega-Bcf Wells in the Haynesville
(8:35 AM)
The earliest to have success in the Haynesville play, Chesapeake Energy Corp. has zeroed in on a core portion of the areal extent of the resource and has been testing 5,000 pounds of proppant per lateral foot. The recipe has made for huge wells. Learn of its results, plans and outlook for this tight-gas rock.
 

MODERATOR(S):

Leslie Haines, Executive Editor-at-LargeHart Energy

SPEAKER(S):

Tim BeardVice President, Haynesville & RockiesChesapeake Energy Corp.
 

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Macro Spotlight: North American Natural Gas Supply/Demand
(9:00 AM)
As petchem, power gen and other demand such as LNG exports competes for gas, what is the picture for continental supply and demand? What impact will associated gas from such basins as the Permian have on the dry gas regions? How is North America impacting the global scene?
 
MODERATOR(S):
Brian WalzelAssociate Production Editor, E&P
 
SPEAKER(S):
David BrazielManaging Director, Financial and Fundamental Analysis, RBN Energy
Panel: Economics, Breakevens & What Capital Markets Will Finance
(9:20 AM)
The Haynesville was once condemned as an impossibly high-cost play. That judgment has been dramatically reversed. Today's Haynesville wells are among the best in the nation for returns. Learn more about this remarkable turnaround, why the money is flowing in these acres, and where the Haynesville ranks today among onshore resource plays. 
 
MODERATOR(S):
Nissa DarbonneEditor-at-LargeOil and Gas Investor
 
SPEAKER(S):
Haynesville Breakevens & Economics
Robert ClarkeResearch Director - Lower 48 UpstreamWood Mackenzie
What Capital Markets Will Finance
David Deckelbaum, Director, Oil & Gas Equity ResearchKeyBanc Capital Markets Inc.
Networking Break
(10:00 AM)
Operator Spotlight: The New Haynesville Metrics
(10:40 AM)
Rigged up and reporting stellar new-well results, Goodrich Petroleum has been testing increased completion intensity in extra-long laterals. Hear its results to date and its plans going forward.
 
MODERATOR(S):
Peggy WilliamsEditorial DirectorHart Energy
 
SPEAKER(S):
Rob TurnhamPresident & Chief Operating OfficerGoodrich Petroleum Corp.
 
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Midstream Roundtable: Connecting To The Market
(11:00 AM)
Transportation costs and options are crucial to making the Haynesville region work at the current natural gas strip. This panel examines strategies for maximizing netbacks, new projects that will increase access to markets, and the role the Haynesville, Bossier and Cotton Valley can play in growing LNG exports.  
 
MODERATOR(S):
Paul HartEditor-in-ChiefMidstream Business
 
SPEAKER(S):
Todd NelsonDirector, Marketing & Business DevelopmentEnable Midstream Partners LP
Travis BoekerExecutive Vice President, Commercial and Business DevelopmentBlack Bear Midstream LLC
Stephen Beck, Senior Director, North American Shale, Stratas Advisors
Operator Spotlight: Adding The Bcfe
(11:40 AM)
Comstock Resources added 292 Bcfe in new reserves from drilling in 2017 that included 22 new horizontals in the Haynesville and seven in the Bossier. It has an inventory of DUCs to further grow its Bcf/d. Here are its plans.
 
MODERATOR(S):
Emily PatsyAssociate Managing EditorHart Energy
 
SPEAKER(S):
Jay AllisonChairman & CEOComstock Resources Inc.
 
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Networking Luncheon
(Noon)
Afternoon Keynote: BP Lower 48's Haynesville-Bossier
(1:15 AM)
BP Plc’s Lower 48 onshore business unit is one of the U.S.’ largest gas producers and, during the past two years, it’s grown its major presence in the Haynesville and Bossier, among America’s deepest gas fairways. Hear of its portfolio and plans for this gas-rich rock.
 
MODERATOR(S):
Richard MasonChief Technical DirectorHart Energy
 
SPEAKER(S):
Doug JohnsonSenior Vice president, L48, East, and Midcontinent (West) DevelopmentBP
 
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Tight-Sand Spotlight: Cotton Valley Cash Flow
(1:35 PM)
Buying Anadarko’s East Texas portfolio for more than $1 billion in late 2016, this operator is using cash flow from best practices in the Cotton Valley to fund new exploration of the Haynesville potential in its leasehold.
 
MODERATOR(S):
Leslie HainesExecutive Editor-at-LargeHart Energy
 
SPEAKER(S):
Craig JarchowPresident & CEOCastleton Resources, LLC
 
Spotlight: Operator, Buyer, Shipper
(2:00 PM)
The Gulf Coast LNG-export developer is enhancing its integrated business model with gas-resource ownership, picking up 9,200 net Haynesville and Bossier acres in northwestern Louisiana. Here are its plans for this asset as well as its overall natgas plans and view of the marketplace. 
 
MODERATOR(S):
Paul HartEditor-in-ChiefMidstream Business
 
SPEAKER(S):
John HowieSenior Vice President, UpstreamTellurian Inc.
Roundtable: A&D in East Texas/North Louisiana
(2:20 PM)
Lots of properties have been changing hands in this region; these experts talk about the deals done to date, the values buyers and sellers are placing on Haynesville, Bossier and Cotton Valley acreage, and the potential for more action in months to come.
 
MODERATOR(S):
Nissa DarbonneEditor-at-LargeOil and Gas Investor
 
SPEAKER(S):
Alan SmithPresident & CEORockcliff Energy, LLC
John HowieSenior Vice President, UpstreamTellurian Inc.
Carla Tharp, PE, Director, Energy A&D Investment Banking, Citigroup
Networking Break
(3:00 PM)
Spotlight: Cotton Valley & Louisiana Chalk
(3:30 PM)
A longtime operator in East Texas, PetroQuest Energy has recently added Central Louisiana leasehold prospective for oily Austin Chalk pay. Here are its plans for its portfolio.
 
MODERATOR(S):
Emily PatsyAssociate Managing EditorHart Energy
 
SPEAKER(S):
Charles GoodsonPresident & CEOPetroQuest Energy Inc.
Technical Roundtable: Extending Laterals, Increasing Proppant & Increasing Stages
(3:50 PM)
Haynesville operators have applied the one-two punch of longer laterals and high-intensity completions to boost EURs. Cotton Valley and Bossier operators are grappling with accessing thick sections of tight sands. This panel of experts dissects the particulars of what works today and how designs are evolving, including current thinking on stacked and staggered laterals and massive proppant loadings.
 
MODERATOR(S):
Richard MasonChief Technical DirectorHart Energy
 
SPEAKER(S):
Dick StoneburnerManaging Director, and Retired President, North America Shale Production Division, BHP Billiton Petroleum Ltd.Pine Brook Partners LP
Charles GoodsonPresident & CEOPetroQuest Energy Inc.
Jason SimmonsAdvanced Technologies LeadBaker Hughes, a GE Company
Neil ModelandBusiness Technology ManagerHalliburton
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Conference Adjourns
(4:30 PM)