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|Neo Geo <32 yrs old professional|
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Sign up by January 17 to be included in the program.
Fee Includes: course notes, Heritage of Petroleum Geologist DPA publication (free), continuing education credit, luncheon, 2 networking breaks, reception
Learn how to package your deal, and evaluate the deals you see.
|Date:||January 24, 2013 (Thursday)|
|Location:||Houston, TX | Norris Conference Center | City Centre
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|Time:||8:00 am – 5:30 pm
followed by Wildcatter Corner Ice Breaker Reception after the program
|5:30 pm – 7:00 pm: Wildcatter Corner Ice Breaker Reception|
Venue: Norris Conference Center
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Hear insights from the big, bold unconventional playmakers of our times!
The Playmaker Forum will focus on elements, commercial and scientific/technical, required to successfully mature prospects from first insight, leasing, marketing, to discovery. It will focus on necessary skills you can use right away for prospecting, play generation, deal screening and important aspects of professional career development.
This process of finding oil and natural gas is a path of identifying prospects by leveraging science and creativity, and employing work flows to minimize risk and maximize chances for success.
The forum of experts and experienced playmakers will help: geoscientists, land men, engineers, and explorers gain improved understanding of scientific and commercial requirements for successful prospect generation; provide improved interaction with the public and landholders; ensure the highest degree of professionalism and ethics in their professional activities.
Structure: View Program DETAILS
The forum is a one-day event with several parts.
The morning session will include a series of educational programs, including:
- 10 habits of highly successful oil finders
- Deal generating and screening
- Prospect essentials
- Exploration deal creativity
Playmaker Keynote Luncheon:
Keynote Speaker: AAPG/DPA is proud to present Harold Hamm, CEO, Continental Resources, who will speak on:
- Success growing Continental Resources
- The Bakken and Woodford Shale
- Vision transforming our national energy reserves
- What next? Inspiring future oil finders
The afternoon session will include talks on Plays of the Day by individuals with critical insights into discovery, creation, and expansion of established and emerging plays. The speakers would represent unique perspectives, geologic overviews, and business analysis, including several of the following domestic onshore plays
- Emerging plays: Mississippian Lime, Utica Shale, and Tuscaloosa Shale
Wildcatter Corner Reception:
We will cap off the day with a networking reception.
Who should attend?
- Geologists, land men, engineers, geophysicists; explorers and entrepreneurs
- Individuals in companies seeking to evaluate prospects, plays, acreage positions
- Attorneys and investment bankers
- Companies seeking to purchase companies or producing properties