26th ANNUAL ENERGY SYMPOSIUM
Global Texas ~ The eyes of the World are upon You
March 6, 2014 ~ GEORGE W. BUSH PRESIDENTIAL CENTER, Dallas, Texas
The TEC is delighted to announce that Consul Cao and Consul Weikai will be the representatives for the People’s Republic of China and the Chinese Consulate in Houston. This is an enormous honour for us in the industry and the TEC that they will join us in attending the Symposium and Reception.
They will be joining their equally highly regarded and distinguished diplomatic core colleagues; the Canadian Ambassador Gary Doer, Canadian Consul General Paula Caldwell St Onge , Mexican Consul General José Octavio Tripp Villanueva, and Mexican Deputy Consul Victor Arriaga Weiss.
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9:00 am – Registration Opens
10:00 am – Symposium Welcome and Opening Address
Welcome – Jason Schumacher Esq, TEC President, Partner, Dentons
Opening Address – Hon. Jordy Herrera Flores, Former President, PEMEX; Former Energy Minister, Mexico
10:20 am – Tap it Lightly: Policy and Regulations
Intro: Barbara Chapman, TEC Executive Board, VP Operations, Rep: Desk & Derrick
Moderator: Ed Ireland, PhD, Executive Director, Barnett Shale Energy Education Council
Panelists: Hon. David Porter, Commissioner, Railroad Commission of Texas
William R. Keffer (R-TX) Esq., former State Representative (R-TX) North East Dallas,
Dist 107. Partner; Miller, Keffer, Pedigo
Jeff Rees, Vice President – Domestic Law, Pioneer Natural Resources
11:20 am – Texas and the North American Energy Region
Intro: Glenn Gantt, TEC Executive Board, Co-VP Membership, Rep: DTW
Moderator: Hon. Victor Carrillo, President & COO Zion Oil, Former Chairman, Texas Railroad Commission
Panelists: Robert Stephen Molina, Esq., Of Counsel, International & Domestic Energy Practice, Dentons US LLC; Member, Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission; Chair, Association of International Petroleum Negotiators
R. Stan Jumper, Executive Vice President, Exploration and Development, Lewis Energy Group
Paul Jeakins, Commissioner and CEO British Columbia Oil and Gas Commission
12:30 pm – Luncheon and Keynote Address
His Excellency, Gary Doer, Canadian Ambassador to the United States
2:00 pm – Global Texas: Big Texas, Small World
Intro: Al Jaffe, TEC Board, Rep: ISEM-SMU, Former Vice President Mobil E&P Services
Moderator: David Blackmon, Managing Director -FTI Consulting
Panelists: Ken Topolinsky, Senior Vice President International Operations, Hunt Oil
Eric Waller COO, Woodbine Acquisition LLC and Meidu Holdings
Ozzie Pagan, Senior Vice President, Macquarie Bank
3:00 – Texas Window on Current and Future Foreign Investment, Geopolitics and National Energy Security
Intro: Rami Jabara Esq., TEC Board, Symposium Team, Rep: YPE
Moderator: Kathleen Cooper, PhD, Director of the International Politics and Economics, John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies at SMU
Panelists: John England, CPA, Vice Chairman, U.S. Oil & Gas Leader, Deloitte LLP
Kenneth B Medlock, Ph. D. James A. Baker, III, and Susan G. Baker Fellow in Energy & Resource Economics, Senior Director, Center for Energy Studies, Rice University
P. Dee Patterson, P.E. MBA, Managing Director, Moyes & Co.
4:00 pm – Connecting Texas Wellheads to the World
Intro: Carolyn Sczepanski, Past President TEC, Sponsor COPAS Dallas
Moderator: Bernard L. Weinstein Ph.D., Assoc. Director Maguire Energy Institute and Adjunct Professor of Business Economics, Cox School of Business, Southern Methodist University, Fellow of the President George W. Bush Institute and 4% Initiative
Panelists: Kent Hance. Chancellor, Texas Tech University, Former Chairman, Railroad Commission of Texas, Former Texas Senator and US House Representative
Chris Coleman, President HEYCO LNG
Brad Erickstad, Manager, Business Development – ATMOS Pipeline
W Byron Dunn, CEO, Tubular Synergy Group
5:15 pm – Speaker and Sponsor Reception
Master Ceremonies: Martin Fleming, TEC Executive Board, VP- Media, Rep: TIPRO, Co-Founder & Managing Director, Sophis Energy LLC
Hon. Jesus Reyes Heroles, Former Mexican Energy Minister, Former Mexican Ambassador to the United States and Former Director of PEMEX
DrillingInfo.com display at Reception
Eagle Ford Sponsors
East Texas Sponsors
Wildcatter Exhibitors (Prospect or Services)
PEC Minerals LP
Foundation Energy Company, LLC
Speakers and Moderators
Click here to download a .pdf of full speaker bios
His Excellency Gary Doer
Ambassador of Canada to the United States of America, Former Premier of Manitoba Canada
Pres & COO Zion Oil, Former Texas Railroad Commissioner, Chairman West Texas Energy Consortium
President, HEYCO LNG
Ph.D., Director of the International Politics and Economics, John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies at SMU
W. Byron Dunn
CEO, Tubular Synergy Group
John England, CPA
Vice Chairman, U.S. Oil & Gas Leader, Deloitte LLP
Manager, Business development – ATMOS Pipeline
The Hon. Jordy Herrera Flores, former President of Pemex and Minister of Energy, Mexico
Kent Hance. Chancellor
Texas Tech University, Former Member US House Of Representatives, 19th District, Former State Senator District 28, Former Railroad Commissioner
Ed Ireland, PhD
Exectuive Director, Barnett Shale Energy Education Council
Commissioner and CEO of the BC Oil and Gas Commission, Vice Chair of Camput’s Energy Resources Committee, Board Member: Petroleum Technology Alliance of Canada (PTAC).
- R Stan Jumper
Executive Vice President, Exploration and Development, Lewis Energy Group
- William R. Keffer Esq.
former State Representative (R-TX) North East Dallas, Dist 107. Partner; Miller, Keffer, Pedigo
Kenneth B Medlock, PhD
James A. Baker, III, and Susan G. Baker Fellow in Energy and Resource Economics, Senior Director, Center for Energy Studies
- Robert Stephen Molina, Esq
Of Counsel, International & Domestic Energy Practice, Dentons US LLC
MACQUARIE BANK – Executive Director Energy Markets Division
Managaing Director, Moyes & Co.
Comissioner, Railroad Commission of Texas
Vice President – Domestic Law Pioneer Natural Resources USA, Inc.
VP – Engineering & Applied Technology
Bernard L. Weinstein Ph.D.
Assoc. Director Maguire Energy Institute and Adjunct Professor of Business Economics, Cox School of Business, SMU, Fellow of the President George W. Bush Institute and 4% Initiative
Due to a critical lack of parking space ALL attendees must use either the Valet service provided, or park at Mockingbird Station and take the Shuttle buses to the Bush Center. Parking in the small Bush Library Parking lot is expressly not permitted. The Valet services will bring Reception attendees’ vehicles to this lot after 6 pm for faster access.
COFFEE AND TEA AVAILABLE OUTSIDE OF AUDITORIUM THROUGHOUT SYMPOSIUM
Note: AAPL is giving Landmen 5.5 credit hrs and COPAS is giving CPA’s 4.0 credit hrs for attendance.