DUG Bakken and Niobrara
March 15-16, 2017
Denver, Colorado
Colorado Convention Center
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2011 DUO Reservoirs Conference

See below for the 2011 conference agenda. To download a presentation, click the speaker's name and enter the username and password you received via email following the event. Your log-in credentials are only applicable to this conference and may only be used by registered attendees.

2011 Conference, Day 1

May 24, 2011

Opening Keynote: Bakken and Three Forks Explorers
Hess Corp. opened the Williston Basin in the 1950's, and it is continuing that tradition with an aggressive Bakken program. The company holds some 500,000 net acres in the play, and prides itself on a lean manufacturing approach and an advantaged infrastructure position.

  • Greg Hill, Executive Vice President and President, Worldwide E&P, Hess Corporation

Operator Spotlight: Expanding the Bakken, part 1
Continental Resources has established one of the biggest and most successful positions in the Bakken shale. The company holds more than 800,000 net acres in the play. It has also established a significant position in the Niobrara, and it is the largest leaseholder in the liquids-rich Anadarko Woodford play.

  • Harold Hamm, Chairman & CEO, Continental Resources Inc.

Operator Spotlight: Expanding the Bakken, part 2
The remarkable Bakken continues to expand, and has now moved firmly west of the Nessen Anticline and across Montana to the U.S. extension of the Alberta Basin.

  • Jim Volker, Chairman and CEO, Whiting Petroleum Corp.

Operator Spotlight: Expanding the Bakken, part 3
This Bakken focused firm went public in June 2010, cementing Wall Street's interest in the play.

Operator Spotlight: Mississippi Lime
The shallow, high-perm, high-porosity, oil- and gas-liquids-rich Mississippian Lime lies beneath some 6.5 million acres in northern Oklahoma and southern Kansas, making 1,000-barrel IPs in early horizontal and multi-stage-frac tests.

  • How The New Midcontinent Mississippian Lime Play Works
    Steve Antry, Chief Executive Officer, Eagle Energy of Oklahoma LLC

  • Richard Lane, Chairman and CEO, Vitruvian Exploration LLC

Afternoon Keynote: Turning to Oil

Roundtable: Drilling and Completing Wells in Oil-prone Shales

  • The Hierarchy of Oil Reservoir Conductivity
    David G. Gallagher, Vice President, Carbo Ceramics

Operator Spotlight: California Unconventional Oils
Oil-rich California offers several intriguing resource plays, from the world-class Monterey and Kreyenhagen shales to the Vaqueros tight sands.

Bakken Infrastructure: Moving Oil to Market
Pipelines, trucks and rail are the transportation options for Bakken crude oil. Operators, transporters, investors and economists are grappling with new and expanding projects to accommodate soaring volumes from this prolific play.

  • Delivering Transportation Solutions to the Bakken Producer
    Perry Schuldhaus, Vice President Business Development, Enbridge Pipelines Inc.

  • Belle Fourche and Bridger Take-away
    Tad True, Vice President, True Companies

  • Benchmark Oil Prices (WTI)
    Conrad Barnes, Manager of Energy Pricing Center, Hart Energy

Closing Keynote

  • Brigham's Continued Bakken Success, Including In Montana
    Bud Brigham, Chairman, President and CEO, Brigham Exploration Co

2011 Conference, Day 2

May 25, 2011

Opening Keynote

  • The Financial Paradigms & Geopolitics of Unconventionals
    Tom Petrie, Vice Chairman, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Niobrara Nuts and bolts: Geology, Economics and Activity
The emerging horizontal Niobrara play has lit up the Rocky Mountain region, as oil-prone shale explorers study the reservoir, snap up leases, make deals and set rigs to work across a broad area.

Operator Spotlight: Niobrara, part 1
Operators are working the Niobrara in several prospective basins in the region, fanning out from the Denver-Julesburg to its neighbors.

Panel: Emerging Oil-Prone Shales to Watch
The strong interest in oil-rich unconventional reservoirs has brought several new plays into the forefront, in North America and overseas.

Operator Spotlight: Niobrara, part 2