2015 ANNUAL CONFERENCE 

TENTATIVE AGENDA

Please review the following agenda carefully. This agenda is different from previous conferences and meetings as we are co-locating and partnering with other organizations for some of our activities and sessions.

This agenda is subject to change until September 21, 2015. Please revisit this page to check for updates.

Skirvin Hotel
Oklahoma City, OK

 Sunday, September 27

 
   
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm  

Registration


 Skirvin, 2nd Floor Foyer

 

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

 

 

Joint Welcome Reception

with Ground Water Protection Council & National Rural Water Association board members


 

Cox Convention Center

 

Monday, September 28

   

7:30 am - 4:00 pm

 


Registration


Skirvin Hotel

 


8:30 am - 11:30 am

Council of State & Provincial Regulatory Officials


Skirvin, Centennial Ballroom

 

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

 

Chairman's Stewardship Awards & Luncheon

Skirvin, Grand Ballroom


1:30 pm - 5:00 pm 


Joint Opening Session 

with Ground Water Protection Council

  • Water & Energy Panel
    Moderator: Michael Teague, Oklahoma Secretary of Energy and Environment

    Panelists:

    · Peter Grevatt, Director of Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water Director, US Environmental Protection Agency

    · Paula Gant, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Office of Oil and Natural Gas, US Department of Energy

  • State First Initiative

    · State Oil and Gas Regulatory Exchange - Larry Bengal, Director, Arkansas Oil & Gas Commission

    · FracFocus – Mike Paque, Executive Director, GWPC

    · Inspector Certification and Training – Gerry Baker, Associate Director, IOGCC

    · Induced Seismicity Primer – Rick Simmers, Chief, Ohio DNR-Division of Mineral Resources Management



Cox Convention Center

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm


80th Anniversary Celebration Reception

Skirvin, 14th floor

Tuesday, September 29

   

7:30 am - 9:00 am         

Continental Breakfast 


Skirvin Hotel


 
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Registration 


 Skirvin Hotel

8:30 am - 10:00 am

Council of State Oil & Gas Attorneys

Roundtable Discussion


Skirvin Hotel

8:30 am - 10:00 am

 

International Committee

Understanding and Mitigating Well Integrity Challenges in a Mature Basin
David Hardie and Anita Lewis, Senior Advisors, Alberta Energy Regulator


 Skirvin Hotel

8:30 am - 10:00 am

 

Public Lands Committee

Onshore Orders 3, 4, 5
Michael Nedd, Assistant Director, Energy, Minerals, and Realty Management, Bureau of Land Management

Washington Update
Allen Freemyer, President, FreeMyer & Associates

Skirvin Hotel

10:15 am - 11:45 am 

 

Energy Resources, Research & Technology Committee

 

Skirvin Hotel

10:15 am - 11:45 am

 

Public Outreach Committee

Taking Back the Fracking Debate: Coloradans for Responsible Energy Development
Mark Truax, Director of Operations and Coalitions, Coloradans for Responsible Energy Development

Meaning What You Say, Saying What You Mean – Communicating with the Public in Good Times and Bad
Matthew Skinner, Regulatory Program and Public Information Manager, Oklahoma Corporation Commission

Skirvin Hotel

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

 

LUNCH
(on your own)

 

 

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm


Environment & Safety Committee

Rethinking Water
​Schlumberger

DOE, NETL Spill Prevention/Well Integrity Research
​Roy Long, Ultra-Deepwater Technology Manager, National Energy Technology Laboratory

Oil & Gas Workplace Safety
tentative

               

Skirvin Hotel

 

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Legal & Regulatory Affairs Committee

Best in Class Regulator program

​Alberta Energy Regulator & Cary Coglianese, Edward B. Shils Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science; Director, Penn Program on Regulation, University of Pennsylvania

Independent Ratings and Analytics for Risk and Best Practices in the Oil & Gas Industry
Jory Caulkins, CEO, Independent Energy Standards Corp

Skirvin Hotel

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Resolutions


Skirvin Hotel

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm


EPA/ IOGCC MOU Meeting ​Skirvin Hotel

Wednesday, September 30

 

 

 

 
7:30 am - 9:00 am


​Continental Breakfast
 

Grand Ballroom Foyer
 

 9:00 am - 11:30 am

Business Session

Skirvin Hotel

12:00 pm - 1:20 pm

Where Water & Energy Mix luncheon

Keynote speaker: Governor Mary Fallin

Cox Convention Center