Confirmed Agenda- Still In Development

 “The Permian Basin: The Heart of Domestic Production”

8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.- Oct 20 at the Walter Gerrells Performing Arts Center Annex, 4012 National Parks Highway

Master of Ceremonies: Danny Fletcher

Presentation of the Colors by the Carlsbad Veterans Honor Guard

Star Spangled Banner by Deanna Garringer

Opening Prayer by Pastor Gabe Rubio, Oasis Christian Church

Introduction by the Carlsbad Mayor Dale Janway

Comments by Greg Bloom, Assistant Commissioner for Mineral Resources at the New Mexico State Land Office

  • “Industry Efforts and Successes through Trade Associations” – Moderated Panel Discussion by Missi Currier, Strategies 360.
    • Doug Ackerman, President and CEO, New Mexico Oil and Gas Association
    • Jim Winchester, Executive Director, Independent Petroleum Associates of New Mexico
    • Ben Shepperd, President, Permian Basin Petroleum Association
  • “Innovative Approaches to a Workforce Shortage”- Sandi Guy; Partner, Human Capital; Carr, Riggs & Ingram
  • “Southeast New Mexico: Drilling Through the Decades”- Hanson Yates, Managing Member and President, Santo Petroleum
  • “Midstreams in the Basin”- Diaco Aviki, Chief Operating Officer, Crestwood Midstream Partners
  •  “The Permian as a Resource”
    Moderated Panel Discussion by Allen Davis, Eddy County

    Brian McGowen, Permian Development Manager, XTO Energy
    John Raines, Vice President, Delaware Basin Unit, Devon Energy
    Aaron Hunter, Vice President Delaware Basin, ConocoPhillips
    Brittany Steel, Subsurface Characterization Manager, New Mexico of Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY)
  • “The Future of the Delaware Basin: an Overview”-  Robert G. Schwiers Jr., Chief Economist for Chevron’s Strategy & Sustainability Department
  • Department of Energy Guest: Nicole Nelson-Jean,Associate Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Field Operations for the Office of Environmental Management (EM)
  • Special Lunchtime Guest: Weatherman Steve Stucker