October 26, 2015
Opening Keynote: Texas' Outsized Role In The Midstream Buildout
EnLink has interests across Texas, in the Barnett, Eagle Ford and Permian Basin plays. The company's assets include transmission pipelines with a capacity of about 1.3 Bcf/d, processing facilities with a total processing capacity of about 1.1 Bcf/d and gathering systems with a total capacity of about 2.5 Bcf/d. Learn what this major operator sees as the future of the midstream sector in the Lone Star State.
Finance Roundtable: Show Me The Money
Completing Texas' midstream buildout will require billions in additional capital. Three finance experts discuss where the money is coming from–despite current commodity price challenges–and where it needs to go.
- Morriss Hurt, Managing Director, Encap Flatrock Midstream
- Peter Augustini, Partner, Energy Spectrum Capital — Presentation not released
- Brandon Blossman, Managing Director, Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co., LLC — Presentation not released
Permian Spotlight: The RIO System
Rangeland Energy II is targeting opportunities in the emerging shale plays and more traditional crude oil producing areas across the country, striving to become the first choice of small and medium-size producers for midstream solutions. In southeast New Mexico, the firm is developing its RIO System, which consists of a large terminal facility designed to handle crude oil, frac sand and other products and the RIO Pipeline to bring crude oil to market centers in Midland, Texas.
Spotlight: Delaware Developments
Crestwood Midstream's Las Animas and Willow Lake systems serve producers in the rapidly growing Delaware Basin.
NGL Spotlight: Condensate, Ethane & LPG Exports
Midstream operators look for new markets at home and abroad as NGL supplies soar.
Networking Luncheon & Keynote Speaker
American Sniper, the bestselling autobiography and Oscar-nominated film, immortalized Navy SEAL marksman Chris Kyle. Sadly, he lost his life in 2013 while pursuing his post-deployment passion – helping fellow military members repatriate after service. His wife Taya Kyle continues her late husband's legacy through the Chris Kyle Frog Foundation. The non-profit organization provides meaningful experiences to service members, first responders and their families. As a follow-up to her late husband's book Taya authored the memoir American Wife, a testament to the power of love and faith in the face of war. Taya further advocates for veterans by delivering heartfelt messages focused on the importance of family and patriotism.
- Taya Kyle, Wife of the late "American Sniper" and Navy SEAL, Chris Kyle; Co-Founder, Chris Kyle Frog Foundation — No presentation
Roundtable: What The Gas Market Needs
A panel of midstream experts talks about ways to goose the gas markets. What can the industry do to drive demand, and how must the midstream sector reshape itself to stay competitive?
Panhandle Spotlight: The Granite Wash & Other Plays
The High Plains may be overshadowed by big plays to the South, but midstream activity in the Midcontinent region remains brisk. Here's an update on some major projects.
Spotlight: Energy And Economics
The oil and gas business has a significant impact on Texas' economy. Here's a look at how price and industry economics impact the business, as well as the Lone Star state overall.
Pipeline Panel: Linking Unconventional Plays To The Gulf
A multi-faceted panel reviews the varied planning, logistics and social contract issues behind the pipeline infrastructure needed to move production from the field to Gulf Coast refiners, petrochemical plants and ports.
October 27, 2015
Panel: Where The Eagle Ford Stands Now
Three midstream experts in the Eagle Ford review progress in serving the big play's producers and new markets.
- Peter Bowden, Managing Director and Global Head of Midstream Investment Banking, Jefferies — Presentation not released
- John Poarch, Vice President, Commercial & Business Development, Williams — Presentation not released
- Francisco Uzcategui, Vice President Commercial Midcontinent & Southern Business Units, DCP Midstream
Spotlight: Infrastructure For The Petrochemical Renaissance
The Gulf Coast petrochemical complex is benefitting from discounted liquid feedstocks and low-cost natural gas fuels. See what infrastructure is coming along the NGL value chain that will support Texas pricing as petrochemical investment and new demand for NGLs are spurred both on the Gulf Coast and beyond.
Closing Panel: The Export Market
There's a growing overseas demand for LNG, petroleum products and lightly processed condensate. Texas has the bluewater ports to serve that demand but the midstream will need to adjust to changing product flows as it serves new customers.