Bus. Devt: Upstream Strategies for the Gulf of Mexico – 2015 and Beyond

Speaker: Ron Neal
Speaker Ron Neal
President & Co-Founder; Chairman IPAA Offshore Committee Houston Energy L.P Ron received his Bachelor’s in Zoology (1974) and Master’s in Geology (1977) from LSU. From 1977-1988 he worked for Amoco and Davis Petroleum.  In March 1988 Ron and Billy Harrison co-founded Houston Energy, whose primary exploration focus is the Deepwater ...

President & Co-Founder; Chairman IPAA Offshore Committee


Houston Energy L.P


Ron received his Bachelor’s in Zoology (1974) and Master’s in Geology (1977) from LSU. From 1977-1988 he worked for Amoco and Davis Petroleum.  In March 1988 Ron and Billy Harrison co-founded Houston Energy, whose primary exploration focus is the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico. Today, Houston Energy has 38 employees and is engaged in exploration through joint ventures it has created and manages including  3 recent deepwater discoveries 

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Speaker: Timothy S. Duncan
Speaker Timothy S. Duncan
President and CEO, Talos Energy LLC Tim Duncan is a founder of Talos Energy LLC, formed in March 2012, and initially funded by Apollo/Riverstone. Talos is engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development and production of properties along the Gulf Coast and /GOM. Prior to Talos, Mr. Duncan was the Sr VP ...

President and CEO, Talos Energy LLC


Tim Duncan is a founder of Talos Energy LLC, formed in March 2012, and initially funded by Apollo/Riverstone. Talos is engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development and production of properties along the Gulf Coast and /GOM. Prior to Talos, Mr. Duncan was the Sr VP BD of Phoenix Exploration and also worked in various positions for Gryphon Exploration, Amerada Hess, Zilkha, and Pennzoil. Mr. Duncan has a BS PE from Mississippi State and MBA from UH.  

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Speaker: Jeff Soine
Speaker Jeff Soine
CEO, Renaissance Offshore Jeff Soine serves as the Chief Executive Officer and President at Renaissance Offshore, LLC. Mr. Soine served as Executive Vice President of the International Oil & Gas Business Unit at Woodside Petroleum Ltd. from April 19, 2010 to September 30, 2011. Mr. Soine served as President of Woodside ...

CEO, Renaissance Offshore


Jeff Soine serves as the Chief Executive Officer and President at Renaissance Offshore, LLC. Mr. Soine served as Executive Vice President of the International Oil & Gas Business Unit at Woodside Petroleum Ltd. from April 19, 2010 to September 30, 2011. Mr. Soine served as President of Woodside Energy (USA) Inc., a subsidiary of Woodside Petroleum Ltd. Mr. Soine also served as Chief Operating Officer of Woodside Energy (USA) Inc. Mr. Soine joined Woodside in 2005 as Acquisitions Manager with responsibility for all sale evaluations and negotiations. He served as Vice President of mergers and acquisitions with Woodside's patent company Woodside Energy, with responsibility for worldwide M&A activity, served as Chief Operating Officer of Woodside Energy USA since December 2007. He served as an Acquisitions Manager of W&T Offshore Inc. since 2000. Mr. Soine joined W&T Offshore Inc. as a Senior Engineer in 1999. Prior to joining W&T Offshore Inc., he served as a Reservoir and Subsurface Engineer with Exxon and served as a Reservoir Engineer and Area Team Leader with Shell. Mr. Soine received a B.S. in Engineering Science from Pacific Lutheran University and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Columbia University in 1989, as part of a 3-2 engineering program. Mr. Soine was the Valedictorian of Columbia’s Engineering School in 1989 and received his M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Columbia University in 1990.

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Speaker: Jackson Sandeen
Speaker Jackson Sandeen
Senior Analyst, Wood Mackenzie Jackson is Sr team member covering the US Deepwater GOM upstream energy market for Wood Mackenzie, including oil and gas assets, E&P operators and regional trends. He has extensive experience with asset modeling and valuations, for a variety of complex  projects. Mr. Sandeen also works in M&A ...

Senior Analyst, Wood Mackenzie


Jackson is Sr team member covering the US Deepwater GOM upstream energy market for Wood Mackenzie, including oil and gas assets, E&P operators and regional trends. He has extensive experience with asset modeling and valuations, for a variety of complex  projects. Mr. Sandeen also works in M&A team on farm-ins, portfolio divestments and corporate mergers. 

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Sponsor:    Simmons & Co. Intl.

WTI near $40, Marcellus/Utica able to supply half the planet, Western Lease Sale at an all-time low…yet the GOM (Deepwater AND Shelf) is the place to be! Great success always springs from great challenges. Please join us for a moderated panel discussion by a top group of experts covering the opportunities, challenges, and strategies that will lead companies through to success in the GOM both today and for many years to come. Who are the companies that are positioning themselves for the future? What are the technical advancements that will be key to success? How will companies adapt operationally during these lean times to position themselves for post 2015? What are the current focus areas and risk management strategies?

Please join us at the Four Seasons for this informative discussion. The popular format of a Business & Social Networking hour, with complimentary Hors’ D’ Oeuvres and a cash bar, followed by an hour and a half long program including a Q&A session, will begin at 5:00 pm in the Mezzanine.

 

*SEASON PASS HOLDERS: You do not need to register for this event, as your Season Pass has automatically registered you for all 2015 – 2016 Business Development events. Thank you for being a Season Pass Holder!

Mark your calanders for the remainder of the 2015 -2016 Season!

2015: November 18

2016: January 27,  February 24,  March 23,  April 27,  May 25

When?

Wed, Oct. 28, 2015
5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. US/Central

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Where?

Four Seasons
1300 Lamar St
Houston, TX 77010
United States

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