New Virtual DUG Program Highlights Top Texas Shale Plays

HOUSTON, Sept. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Two extraordinary events come together as Hart Energy combines two of its biggest conferences covering leading U.S. shale plays. The DUG Permian Basin & Eagle Ford Virtual Conference will highlight how Texas producers faced challenges in 2020 and solidified its status as one of the world's most prolific oil producing regions.

The 2020 DUG Permian Basin & Eagle Ford Virtual Conference offers insights into how producers and operators improved drilling and completions methods and increased operational efficiencies to make economic sense in the current market.

As the leading shale-focused virtual conference, this event offers a fast and easy way for business professionals to get first-hand market intelligence by streaming on-demand content presented by top Permian and Eagle Ford executives, experts and analysts.

Registration is complimentary thanks to generous support by conference sponsors. All sessions can be streamed directly to a desktop, tablet or mobile devices at the viewer's convenience - starting September 29-30.

Click here to complete your online registration.

Sessions range from the Opening Keynote (Sept. 29) highlighting ConocoPhillips' plans for its Lower 48 assets. EVP and COO Matt Fox will discuss how the company's strong balance sheet has continued to net shareholder value despite curtailing 225,000 bbl/d of production in the second quarter.

The day's second Keynote from Parsley Energy EVP and COO David Dell'Osso will focus on how industry players can weather the economic storm and endure with relevance. Parsley has grown to be a leading Permian producer, now holding over 267,000 net acres in the region.

Day Two (Sept. 30) offers an Opening Keynote from WPX Energy President & COO Clay Gaspar about recent successes with drilling and spacing units (DSUs). In 2019, the company closed one of the Permian Basin's largest deals, acquiring 1,500 gross drillable locations on 58,000 net acres in the Delaware Basin.

This 2020 DUG program offers something for everyone with business interests in the Permian Basin or Eagle Ford. From keynotes and operator spotlights to case studies and technical sessions, the agenda boasts 30+ speakers, including:

    --  Dan Pickering, Founder & Chief Investment Officer, Pickering Energy
    --  Marshall Adkins, Managing Director & Head of Energy Investment Banking,
        Raymond James
    --  Robert Anderson, President & CEO, Earthstone Energy Inc.
    --  Marc Bayne, Engineering Analytics Manager, Abraxas Petroleum Corporation
    --  David Braziel, President, RBN Energy
    --  Joshua Churlik, CEO & Co-Founder, WellData Labs
    --  Dena Demboski, Vice President, Operations, UpCurve Energy LLC
    --  Mike Dignam, Vice President, Finance & Business Development, Sabalo
        Energy LLC
    --  Alanna Fishman, Vice President, Cornerstone Government Affairs
    --  Allen Gilmer, Founder, Enverus
    --  Chris Graham, President & CEO, Verado Energy Inc.
    --  Jay Graham, President & CEO, Spur Energy Partners LLC
    --  Tyler Harris, Chief Financial Officer, Moriah Energy Investments
    --  Glenn Hart, President & CEO, Rio Grande Exploration & Production
    --  Mike Henderson, Senior Vice President, Operations, Marathon Oil
    --  Darrin Henke, President & CEO, Penn Virginia Corporation
    --  Dr. Dan Hill, Regents Professor & Noble Chair, Harold Vance Department
        of Petroleum Engineering, Texas A&M University
    --  Bernadette Johnson, Vice President, Market Intelligence, Enverus
    --  Ryan Keys, Co-Founder, Triple Crown Resources LLC
    --  Ian Macpherson, Managing Director & Sr. Research Analyst, Oil Service,
        Simmons Energy
    --  Ryo Manabe, President, INPEX Americas, Inc
    --  Phil Martin, CEO, New Century Exploration LLC
    --  Tom Petrie, Chairman, Petrie Partners
    --  Parker Reese, President & CEO, Ameredev II LLC
    --  David Reid, Chief Marketing Officer, National Oilwell Varco
    --  Jeff Shellebarger, Chairman, 23rd World Petroleum Congress; retired,
        Chevron Corporation
    --  W. David de Roode, Chairman, Energy ESG Council; Partner & Executive
        Vice President, Lockton Companies
    --  Mike van den Bold, President & Chief Operating Officer, Sequitur Energy
        Resources LLC

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