2015 Offshore Executive Conference Features New Investment Opportunities in the Gulf of Mexico

Nov 05, 2015, 17:48 ET from Hart Energy

HOUSTON, Nov. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time since the 1930s, private companies can explore for oil offshore Mexico. The country's most recent offshore auction attracted robust bids for blocks in the Gulf of Mexico. Nine companies vied to lease one block thought to hold more than 700 million barrels of oil in the shallow-water. Hart Energy's Offshore Executive Conference: Gulf of Mexico features keynote remarks from Dr. Edgar Rangel German of the country's National Hydrocarbon Commission. He will address the investment opportunities of future oil and gas auctions. Hundreds of senior offshore executives will unite November 19, 2015, at The Westin Houston, Memorial City.

The 2nd annual Offshore Executive Conference: Gulf of Mexico takes an in-depth look at how current and forecasted oil prices weigh into decision making for long-range projects, helping companies position themselves for growth. The forum offers exclusive networking opportunities alongside detailed industry coverage. Topical conference sessions will focus on emerging plays, key technologies and market trends.

Confirmed speakers to date include:

  • David Stover, Chairman, President & CEO, Noble Energy, Inc.
  • John Schiller, Chairman and CEO, Energy XXI 
  • Martijn Dekker, VP - Appraisal and HCM, Upstream Americas Exploration, Shell Exploration & Production Co.
  • Tim Duncan, President and CEO, Talos Energy LLC
  • Brian Reinsborough, President and CEO, Venari Resources 
  • Michele McNichol, CEO, Wood Group Mustang
  • Tracy Krohn, CEO, W&T Offshore
  • James Pappas, P.E., President - Research Partnership to Secure Energy for America, RPSEA
  • Ronald E. Neal, Co-Founder and Co-Owner, Houston Energy, L.P.
  • Brian Reinsborough, President and CEO, Venari Resources
  • Bret Montaruli, Senior Vice President, Technology, ABS
  • Eric Zimmermann, Vice President of Geology, LLOG Exploration Company
  • Amol Phadke, Vice President of Asset Support, U.S. Offshore, Statoil
  • James K. Wicklund, Managing Director and Senior Oilfield Services Analyst, Credit Suisse
  • David Reid, Deepwater Appraisal Manager, Shell Upstream Americas
  • Anish Simon, Project Manager - Research & Technology, Statoil
  • Adrian Dorsch, Senior Associate, Infield Systems Ltd.
  • Roy Long, Ultra-Deepwater Technology Manager, DOE's National Energy Technology Laboratory

Online registration is available. To view the full agenda, visit offshoreexecutiveconference.com

About Hart Energy 
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