Midyear Issues Summit
Point Clear, Alabama
May 19 - 21, 2013



General Session

>>Feature Speaker: Governor Bryant


Energy Resources, Research & Technology

>> "Gas Oil Technologies Implementing Agreement of the International Energy Agencies"
Paul Doucette, Government Affairs & Policy, GE Oil and Gas

>> "Will America Become Self-Sufficient, or Not?"
Patrick Sullivan, President, Mississippi Energy Institute


State Review

>> "STRONGER update"
Jim Erb, Consultant, STRONGER

>> "Benefits of a State Review"
Scott Perry, Deputy Secretary, Office of Oil & Gas Management, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection

>> "Air Workgroup"
Wilma Subra, President, Subra Company


Public Outreach

>> "Engaging the Next Generation of Energy Leaders"
Rebecca Lamb, Program Director, The NEED Project

>> "The Value of Partnerships"
Catreana McMullen, Senior Public Awareness Specialist, Access Midstream

>> "OERB's Outreach and Education Programs"
Mindy Stitt, Executive Director, Oklahoma Energy Resources Board"


Public Lands

>> "Who Should Be Managing Energy Production on Public Lands?"
Roger Barrus, Utah State Representative


Environmental & Safety

>> "NiSource's Modernization Program with Infrastructure"
Farrah Lowe, Director of Land and National Resource Permitting, NiSource/ Columbia Pipeline Group

>> "The Canadian Drilling Industry"
Mark Scholz, President, Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors (CAODC)

>> "A New Environmentally and Equipment Friendly Blend for Well Stimulation, Matrix Acidizing and Acid Fracturing"
Kyle Taylor, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Earth Born Clean


Legal & Regulatory

>> "Liability Management in Alberta's Maturing Oil & Gas Sector"
David Hardie, Advisor, Alberta Energy Resources Conservation Board

>> "Spacing and Unitization in Shale Oil Plays"
Lynn Helms, Director, Department of Mineral Resources, North Dakota Industrial Commission

>> "Hydraulic Fracturing and State Regulations"
Michel Paque, Executive Director, Ground Water Protection Council