Karl Rove Returns to Hart Energy's DUG East Conference

Sep 18, 2012, 06:30 ET from Hart Energy

HOUSTON, Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Political author and commentator Karl Rove will deliver a post-election keynote luncheon address at Hart Energy's Developing Unconventionals (DUG™) East conference and exhibition. The 4th annual event will be held November 13-15, 2012, at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh.

Rove is back to DUG East by popular demand. In 2010, he analyzed the U.S. general elections for more than 2,000 DUG attendees.

Rove served as senior advisor to President George W. Bush from 2000-2007 and deputy chief of staff from 2004-2007. He oversaw the Offices of Strategic Initiatives, Political Affairs, Public Liaison, and Intergovernmental Affairs and coordinated the White House policy-making process. Today, he is an author ("Courage and Consequence"), a Fox News contributor, and a Wall Street Journal columnist.

He joins opening keynote speaker Ed Morse, managing director and global head, commodities research, Citigroup Global Markets Inc., and closing keynoter Randall M. Albert, chief operating officer, gas operations, CONSOL Energy. Other industry leaders on the DUG East agenda include:

  • John B. Walker, president and CEO, EnerVest Ltd.
  • Trevor Rees-Jones, founder and chairman, Chief Oil and Gas
  • Jim Palm, CEO, Gulfport Energy Corp.
  • Ray Walker, senior vice president and chief operating officer, Range Resources Corp.
  • Bradley Olsen, vice president, midstream research, Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co.

This year's DUG East conference focuses on the growth operators, service companies, and local economies are experiencing across the Utica and Marcellus regions, including first-hand reports from senior-level oil and gas executives who are developing these exciting plays.

For the full agenda and other event details, visit dugeast.com.

For 30-plus years, Hart Energy has been a leader covering energy news and technology for investors and executives. The Houston-based company produces magazines (Oil and Gas Investor, E&P, Midstream Business, and FUEL), online information services (A-Dcenter.com, OilandGasInvestor.com, and UGcenter.com), and industry newsletters, and provides upstream energy research and downstream consulting services. Hart Energy boasts exceptional strength in unconventional resources, e.g., its Developing Unconventionals (DUG™) conference series, its Global Shale Gas and Global Shale Oil studies, and more. Visit www.hartenergy.com for more information.


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