Midstream Texas
May 23-24, 2017
Midland, Texas
Midland County Horseshoe Arena
Register Featured Sponsors
Sendero Midstream Stratas Advisors
Aereon (formerly Jordan Technologies)BCCK Holding CompanySentry TechnologiesStupp Corporation
Operator Sponsors
Sendero Midstream
Hosted By
Oil and Gas InvestorUnconventional Oil & Gas CenterMidstream Business

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: You CAN Get There From Here

The second-to-none midstream infrastructure Texas enjoys links producers to expanding domestic and world markets. How can the state’s energy industry build on that asset?

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?

11:40 am

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?

12:00 pm

Networking Luncheon

1:30 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.

1:50 pm

Spotlight: Will The Eagle Ford Fly Again?

Improving commodity prices—and growing export demand via Gulf Coast ports and Mexico—promise to reawaken this slumbering unconventional giant. Is the midstream ready for its return?

2:10 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.

3:00 pm

Networking Break

3:30 pm

Spotlight: Meeting The Midland Basin’s Needs

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.

3:50 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.

4:10 pm

Downstream Panel: To Market, To Market

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

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


5:00 pm

Networking Reception

Agenda content and timeline subject to change