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Pre-Conference Seminar:
The Bakken Vs The World:
How The Bakken Compares to Other Major Shale Plays

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The Bakken’s place amongst the world’s best resource plays is complex. You know the Bakken, but do you know how it compares to North America’s other hot shale plays?

Understanding the challenges and opportunities of the modern-day Bakken is a continuous process that changes daily. Join us and learn how operations targeting the Bakken and Three Forks formations stack up against other shale plays, including the Permian, Midland, Eagle Ford, DJ Basin, SCOOP/STACK and others.

This unique one-day event will include perspective from multiple entities that are currently working in and out of the Bakken—giving you perspective on what investors, businesses, jobseekers, regulators and others think about when they think of the Bakken, Permian or other shale plays. Presentations from investor analysts, regulators, multi-play service and operations firms, job service personnel and community leaders will highlight what’s better, what’s different and what needs to change in the Bakken.

Presentation Topics to Include

  • Breakeven Pricing Comparisons, including how the Bakken compares to the Permian, Eagle Ford and SCOOP/STACK
  • The View From Wall Street with perspective from analysts that cover Multiple E&Ps
  • Why Tech Developers are still targeting The Bakken as described by firms that have entered or tried to enter the play in last two years
  • The geologic benefits of the Bakken and other major plays
  • When private equity will focus more on the Bakken versus the Delaware and other plays
  • The true impact of OPEC on the Williston Basin
  • The long-term relevance and potential of the Bakken/Three Forks with new completion designs and takeaway capacity

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Cost: $195.00

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Bakken Vs The World Agenda

Prairie Rose 103

Monday, July 17

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm Opening Remarks and Special Presentation
Trends and Major Storylines from The Permian, Eagle Ford, SCOOP/STACK, Marcellus and the Bakken
  • Luke Geiver, Editor, North American Shale magazine
12:30 pm – 1:00 pm A Tale of Two Basins in New Mexico: San Juan and Delaware
  • Daniel Fine, Director, New Mexico Center for Energy Policy
  • John Yates Jr., President and Founder, Abo Empire
1:00 pm – 1:30 pmWell Design Changes, Economics for Multiple Shale Plays
  • Mike Filloon, Analyst and Founder, Hartstreet LLC
1:30 pm – 2:00 pmWhy The Bakken is Best for the Davis Refinery
  • William Prentice, CEO, Meridian Energy
2:00 pm – 2:30 pmThe Opportunities, Challenges and Changes with Bakken Jobs
  • Cindy Sanford, Customer Service Office Manager, Job Service North Dakota
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Infrastructure and Community Updates from the Heart of The Bakken
  • Daniel Stenberg, Coordinator, McKenzie County Economic Development
3:00 pm – 3:30 pmNetworking Session Break

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Panel Discussion: Managing Multiple Basin Business Operations
  • John Moisson, President, Diverter Plus
  • Rob Hari, Vice President of Product Development, HEAL Systems
  • Patrick Walker, CEO, Goodnight Midstream
4:30 pm Preconference Seminar Adjourns

5:00 pm - 6:30 pmThe Bakken Conference & Expo Grand Opening & Welcome Reception

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