2017 Annual Business Meeting

TENTATIVE AGENDA

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This agenda is subject to change until April 28, 2017. Please revisit this page to check for updates.

Sheraton Downtown OKC
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma




 Sunday, May 7


10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Registration

 

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Opening Remarks
Hosted by Oklahoma Secretary of Energy & Environment and 2017 IOGCC Vice Chairman Michael Teague

  • Welcome Remarks
    - Dana Murphy, Oklahoma Corporation Commission Commission
  • Recognition of Idaho
    - Oklahoma Secretary of Energy & Environment Michael Teague

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
States First Forum

  • States First Initiative Update 
    - Gerry Baker, Associate Executive Director, IOGCC & Mike Paque, Executive Director, GWPC
  • Underground Gas Storage Regulatory Considerations
    - Rick Simmers, Chief, Division of Oil and Gas Resource Management, Ohio Department of Natural Resources & Hal Fitch, Director, Office of Oil, Gas and Minerals, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
  • Induced Seismicity Primer Update
    - Rick Simmers, Chief, Division of Oil and Gas Resource Management, Ohio Department of Natural Resources
  • State Oil & Gas Regulatory Exchange Activities
    Lawrence E. Bengal, Director, Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission
  • Idaho Peer Assessment Report
    - Matt Lepore, Director, Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission

2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Council of State & Provincial Regulatory Officials

  • State/ Provincial Reports

 

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

 

Networking Reception


 

Monday, May 8

7:30 am - 4:30 pm

 

Registration

 

 

7:30 am - 8:30 am
Breakfast



8:30 am - 11:30 am

Environment & Safety Committee
Chair: Ben Schoffman, President & CEO, Kakivik Asset Management

Proactive collaboration between regulators and industry to improve safety

  • Joyce Ryel, Co-Chairperson, National STEPS
  • David Bates, Area Director, OSHA
  • Kenny Jordan, Executive Director, AESC

8:30 am - 11:30 am


Legal & Regulatory Affairs Committee
Chair: Ryan Hoffman, Director, Conservation Division, Kansas Corporation Commission
Vice Chair: Eric Vendel, Senior Legal Counsel, Division of Oil & Gas Resources Management, Ohio Department of Natural Resources

Idle Wells
  • Lynn Helms, Director, Department of Mineral Resources, North Dakota Industrial Commission
  • William Sydow, Director, Nebraska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission
  • Scott Dawson, Bureau Chief, Oil Conservation Division, New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department


10:00 am - 11:30 am
Resolutions Committee


11:30 am - 1:00 pm
LUNCH ON YOUR OWN


1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
International Committee
Chair: Dave Hardie, Senior Advisor, Alberta Energy Regulator
Vice Chair: Jennifer Steber, Executive Vice President, Stakeholder & Government Relations, Alberta Energy Regulator

Issue 1: Methods and Metrics to Assess the Solvency of a Company  
Issue 2: Transfer of Infrastructure and Liabilities - Assessment Criteria and Considerations






1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Energy Resources, Research & Technology Committee
Chair: Tom Williams, President, RPSEA
Vice Chair: Scott Dawson, Bureau Chief, New Mexico Oil Conservation Division

  • Regulatory Adaptation to Emerging Technology and Practices in Oil and Gas Production – Discussion topics for action/planning
    #1 Identifying Issues and Compiling Responsive Technical Information
    #3 Regulatory Excellence Academy
    #6 Non-Rulemaking Policies
    #9 Technology Transfer

  • National Oil and Gas Gateway 
    - Shirley Neff, Senior Advisor, U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

  • Fate of World Oil and New Mexico Natural Gas Export to Mexico
    - Dr. Daniel Fine, New Mexico State Coordinator of Natural Gas Exports and Associate Director, New Mexico Center for Energy Policy, New Mexico Tech







1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Public Outreach Committee
Chair: Bethany McCorkle, Deputy Director, Ohio Department of Natural Resources
Vice Chair: Ian Wright, Development Manager, National Energy Foundation

Energy Awareness 2017 Campaign
  • led by Rhonda Reda, Executive Director, Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program
Speakers: 
  • Mindy Stitt, Executive Director, Oklahoma Energy Resources Board
  • Andrew Browning, Chief Operations Officer, Consumer Energy Alliance
  • Ian Wright, Business Development Manager, National Energy Foundation








5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
GE Oil and Gas Global Research Center Tour
You MUST pre-register by May 2nd to participate.







Tuesday, May 9


7:30 am - 12:00 pm       

Registration 

 


7:30 am - 8:30 am

Breakfast

 

8:30 am - 11:30 am


Public Lands Committee
Chair: Patrick Padilla,

Deputy Director, New Mexico Oil & Gas Association



  • Regulatory Certainty Under a Looming ESA Listing: NM State Land Office Candidate Conservation Agreement with Assurances (CCAA) for Texas Hornshell Mussel 
    -  Laura Riley, Deputy Commissioner, New Mexico State Land Office and Lisa Henne, Associate Counsel, New Mexico State Land Office

  • Greyrock Gas Capture – A Service Method to Monetizing Wasted Resource
    - Charles Nelson, Chief Commercial Officer, Greyrock Energy

  • Eureka’s wastewater recycling technology
    - Dan Ertel, CEO, Eureka Resources, LLC and Jerel Bogdan, Vice President of Engineering, Eureka Resources, LLC

  • The New Administration and wastewater recycling: Status of federal environmental regulatory programs generally and specific implications for recent wastewater recycling approaches
    -Mary Ellen Ternes, Partner, Earth & Water Law, LLC


8:30 am - 11:30 am


Public Outreach Committee

Energy Awareness Campaign 2017
  • Continue discussions and workgroups

9:00 am - 11:00 am


Council of State Oil & Gas Attorneys
Chair: Shane Khoury, Deputy Director & General Counsel, Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission
  • Updating Summary of State & Provincial Statutes
  • Discussion on Cost Recovery

11:30 am - 1:00 pm
LUNCH ON YOUR OWN



11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Steering Committee
(Invitation only)

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Council of State & Provincial Regulatory Officials

  • How PHMSA Works with States for Underground Storage Safety
    - Zach Barrett, Director, State Programs – PHP50, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, U. S. Department of Transportation & Byron Coy, Sr. Technical Advisor, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, U. S. Department of Transportation

  • Regional Shifts in U.S. Oil and Gas Hubs
    - Mark Snead, Ph.D., President and Economist, Region Track, Inc.


 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Business Session & Closing Remarks