Midstream Texas
May 23-24, 2017
Midland, Texas
Midland County Horseshoe Arena
Register Featured Sponsors
Sendero Midstream Stratas AdvisorsEnCap Flatrock Midstream
Aereon (formerly Jordan Technologies)Stupp CorporationBCCK Holding CompanySentry TechnologiesUnited Data Technologies
Operator Sponsors
Sendero Midstream
Hosted By
Midstream BusinessOil and Gas InvestorUnconventional Oil & Gas Center

Conference Agenda

Tuesday, May 23

5:00 pm

Opening Reception

Wednesday, May 24

7:30 am

Breakfast & Networking


8:30 am

Welcome & Opening Remarks

  • Paul Hart, Editor-in-Chief, Midstream Business, Hart Energy

8:35 am

Opening Keynote

Increasing crude production from the Permian Basin, and the promise of a pending uptick in liquids flow from the Eagle Ford, has led this major midstream player to invest in its already sizeable, Texas-based transportation, storage and processing assets.


9:00 am

Panel: Fulfilling The Delaware’s Promise

These West Texas energy executives see a promising future for Delaware producers and the midstream operators who serve them. But will Waha become a choke point?


10:00 am

Networking Break


10:30 am

Spotlight: Exports Weigh Anchor

This midstream operator is one of many that have invested in new Texas Gulf Coast storage and terminal capacity as export volumes grow. Where are these new markets, and will the business continue to grow?


10:50 am

Finance Roundtable: The Capital Connection

The rig count has turned up and that means the midstream will need growth capital to build out new gathering and processing infrastructure. Is the money there, and who will provide it?

  • Dana McGinnis, Principal, Mission Advisors

11:40 am

Downstream Spotlight: To Market, To Market

Gas liquefaction, ethane crackers, changing crude refinery slates—Texas’ downstream oil and gas business is changing and growing. This expert reviews what that means for the midstream firms that supply them.

Moderator: Paul Hart, Editor-in-Chief, Midstream BusinessHart Energy

  • Greg Haas, Director, Integrated Oil and Gas GPA Midstream

12:00 pm

Networking Luncheon


1:15 pm

Midstream Business Excellence Awards Presentation

Midstream Business magazine recognizes the winners of its second annual competition, recognizing outstanding achievement in the midstream sector for 2016.


1:40 pm

Afternoon Special Address

This RRC Commissioner shares his perspective on ongoing and new projects, challenges and opportunities in the Lone Star State, across the upstream, midstream and downstream sectors.


2:00 pm

Spotlight: Texas Beyond The Permian

One of the Lone Star State’s major midstream players sees bright prospects ahead for the Eagle Ford, Barnett, East Texas and elsewhere—as well as the Permian.


2:25 pm

Legal Roundtable: The Changing Regulatory Environment

The Texas energy industry is working within a shifting legal and regulatory framework as the environment, eminent domain and other topics gain in public importance. These specialists discuss what that means for the midstream.


3:10 pm

Networking Break


3:40 pm

Spotlight: Meeting The Midland Basin’s Needs

Sponsored by:
Pel-State 

As the centennial of Permian Basin production approaches, the Wolfcamp, Spraberry and Bone Spring are assuring that its Midland Basin will be a significant oil and gas producer for decades to come. This midstream operator tells how the firm is preparing to serve the region in the future.


4:05 pm

Spotlight: Yes, The Big Crew Change Is Still Coming

The downturn postponed worries about the energy industry’s graying workforce. But the issue remains and this major trade group is doing its part to assure qualified employees will be there when they’re needed.

  • Johnnie Dreyer, Senior Vice President and Corporate Secretary, GPA Midstream

4:30 pm

Spotlight: Down Mexico Way

Mexico’s changed regulatory landscape continues to create multiple opportunities for the Texas midstream. This operator seeks to answer an important question: Will all that new pipe going under the Rio Grande be enough for this emerging market—or too much?

Moderator: Paul Hart, Editor-in-Chief, Midstream Business, Hart Energy

5:00 pm

Conference Adjourns


Agenda content and timeline subject to change