2019 Annual Conference

TENTATIVE AGENDA

Please check back with us as the agenda develops! 

Saturday, August 24, Special Events:

Time

Event

Location

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Fossil Dig

Pick Up/Drop Off Location - Medora Community Center Parking Lot
Make Your Own
Tee Times


Bully Pulpit Golf


Sunday, August 25, Special Events

Time

Event

Location

8:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Technical Tour

Pick Up/Drop Off Location - Medora Community Center Parking Lot
8:30 AM

Bully Pulpit Golf


9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Fossil Dig

Pick Up/Drop Off Location - Medora Community Center Parking Lot

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Petrified Forest Hike

Pick Up/Drop Off Location - Medora Community Center Parking Lot


Sunday, August 25, Conference Events

Time

Event

Location

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Energy Education Partnership, Inc. (EEPI) Board Meeting

Medora Community Center -
Roosevelt Room


3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Registration
 
Medora Community Center -
Hallway Foyer

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Council of Regulatory Officials

Medora Community Center -
DeMores Hall

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

State Oil and Gas Inspector Forum (Inspectors Only)

Medora Life Skills Center (Offsite)
5:30 PM
"Evening in Medora"
Pitchfork Steak Fondue 

Pick Up/Drop Off Location - Medora Community Center Parking Lot

7:30 PM


Medora Musical



Monday, August 26

Time

Event

Location

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM


Breakfast
Provided by: 
Medora Community Center - DeMores Hall


7:30 AM - 8:30 AM


EPA/IOGCC MOU Task Force


Medora Community Center - Roosevelt Room

7:30 AM - 4:00 PM


Registration


Medora Community Center - Hallway Foyer

8:30AM - 12:00PM























General Session
Including:
  • Doug Burgum, Governor of North Dakota & IOGCC Chair 
  • Shawn Bennett, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Oil and Natural Gas, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Doug Benevento, Senior Counselor for Regional Management and State Affairs, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of the Administrator - IOGCC/EPA Memorandum of Understanding

    Break

  • Harold R. Fitch, Report on Idle/Orphan Wells 
  • E.W. Marland Award
  • Chairman's Stewardship Awards


Medora Community Center - DeMores Hall

12:00PM - 1:00PM
Steering Committee/Finance Committee--Joint Session
(Member States Only) 
(Lunch Provided for Committee Members)

Rough Rider Hotel (Offsite)
12:00PM - 1:30PM
 

Lunch on Your Own




1:30 PM - 3:00 PM


Energy Resources, Research and Technology/Environment and Safety--Joint Session

"ERRT Knowledge Sharing Portal"

  • Kayla Randall, Intern, Schlumberger
  • Adam Peltz, Senior Attorney, Energy, EDF

"Update - Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Sequestration"
  • Brad Crabtree, Vice President, Carbon Management, Great Plains Institute
  • Leslie Savage, P.G., Chief Geologist, Oil & Gas Division, Railroad Commission of Texas 

"Associated Gas Capture, Challenges and Opportunities"

  • Chad Wocken, Principal Engineer, Fuels and Renewable Energy Lead, Energy & Environment Research Center


Medora Community Center - DeMores Hall

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM


Resolutions Committee


Medora Community Center - Roosevelt Room

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Break 
Provided by: 



3:30 PM - 5:00 PM


Council of Oil and Gas Attorneys/Legal and Regulatory Affairs--Joint Session

"Legislative Update: Pore Space Use in North Dakota"

  • Reice Haas, Policy Advisor, Energy, Natural Resources & Agriculture, Office of the Governor, North Dakota

"The Groundwater Protection Council Produced Water Report: Lessons Learned and What's Next for IOGCC" 

  • John Baza, Director, Utah Division of Oil, Gas and Mining

Council of State Oil & Gas Attorney's Round Table


Medora Community Center - DeMores Hall

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM




Networking Reception

Town Square Patio





Tuesday, August 27

Time

Event

Location

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Breakfast
Provided by:
 


Medora Community Center - DeMores Hall
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Nominating Committee
(Member States Only)
Medora Community Center - Roosevelt Room
7:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Registration

Medora Community Center - Hallway Foyer
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
 
Public, Coastal, Tribal Lands/Public Outreach--Joint Session

Industry and State Regulatory Interactions with First Nations - Establishing Best Practices: Challenges and Opportunities 

"Tribal Partnerships and Outreach"

  • Erica Thunder, Commissioner, North Dakota Department of Labor and Human Rights, State of North Dakota


Medora Community Center - DeMores Hall
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Break 
Provided by: 



10:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Business Session
  • Strategic Planning Discussion 
  • Committee Reports
  • Welcome of 2020 Officers 

Medora Community Center - DeMores Hall
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM 

Lunch on Your Own 


1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Public, Coastal, and Tribal Lands Committee Session