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The Business Development Study Group of the SPE Gulf Coast Section invites you to the 2018 SPEGCS Mergers, Acquisitions & Divestments Symposium, a one-day workshop introducing early and mid-career professionals to the commercial and transactional side of the oil and gas industry. It is open to engineers, finance, land, and other professionals interested in this aspect of our business.
The SPEGCS M,A&D Symposium will be held in the Chevron Auditorium located in downtown Houston on Tuesday, January 9, with Networking Reception to follow at the Hyatt Regency. Keynote Speakers include Bill Marko (Jefferies) and Carlos A. De Ayala (Linn Energy). There will also be 4 Topical Sessions led by industry experts with case studies, discussion / Q&A to highlight the program.
The MA&D Symposium will provide an overview from deal conception to deal closing featuring Keynote and Session talks and discussions by A&D experts as well as generous opportunities for networking with about 200 industry peers. As the current state of the industry applies stress to operators, strategic portfolio management becomes an important driver in creating shareholder value or even survival. The MA&D Symposium will provide detailed insights into the Role, Process, Workflow, Participants and Practices of deal making to give participants the knowledge and network you need to consider opportunities as an A&D professional.
Ticket includes admission to the 5 PM Symposium Networking Reception.
If you cannot attend the Symposium, you can still register for the post-Symposium Networking Reception separately: https://www.spegcs.org/events/3770/
7:30 AM: Registration & Continental Breakfast – Networking
8:00 AM: Welcome & Overview from Conference Chairman
8:15 AM: Keynote: Bill Marko, Managing Director, Jefferies LLC
“The Importance of MA&D in the Overall Upstream Business”
8:45 AM: Session I: Divestments – Portfolio Management to Transaction Execution
Moderator: Chris Atherton, President, EnergyNet
John Argo, Director of BD, Continental Resources
Chris Paulsen, VP BD, Pioneer Natural Resources
Brian Kuck, VP of Corp. Dev., Anadarko Petroleum
10:15 AM Networking & Break
10:35 AM Session II: Private Equity – Recent Trends and Transactions
Moderator: Steve Toon, Editor in Chief, Oil and Gas Investor
John Thaeler, CEO, Vitruvian Exploration, LLC
James Wallis, Partner, NGP Energy Capital Management, LLC
Embry Canterbury, CEO, Hibernia Resources III, LLC
12:00 AM Luncheon & Keynote by Carlos A. De Ayala, VP BD and Strategic Planning, LINN Energy, LLC.
1:30 PM Session III: Post-Bankruptcy M&A: How are these companies reshaping themselves with M&A
Moderator: David Bowman, Business Development, Rockcliff Energy, LLC John Brawley, SVP of Capital Markets and M&A, SandRidge Energy, Inc.
G. Gleeson Van Riet, EVP and CFO, SilverBow Resources, Inc.
Robert Turnham, President, Goodrich Petroleum Corporation
3:00 PM Networking & Break
3:20 PM Session IV: DRILLCO’s – Recent Transactions and Unique Pitfalls.
Moderator: Denna Arias, Director - Transactions / BD, EnergyNet
Mark Stoner, Partner at Bayou City, L.P.
Tim Turner, VP Corporate Development, Alta Mesa LP
Lincoln McElroy, Director Land and A&D at Chapparal Energy
Cody Carper, Partner at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
4:45 PM Session Wrap Up
5:00 PM Networking Social Begins at Hyatt Regency
7:00 PM Adjourn