Eighth Annual Oklahoma State University Energy Conference

10th Annual Energy Conference in Tulsa

Energy Conference
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The Current Energy Environment: Expectations and Opportunities

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
8:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.

Downtown Doubletree Hotel, Tulsa, Oklahoma

Join the nation’s top experts in the energy industry as they discuss issues making today’s headlines.

NGEAO logo Offered by the Department of Finance and the Center for Executive and Professional Development in the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University in association with the Natural Gas and Energy Association of Oklahoma

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Gold Sponsors

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Silver Sponsors

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The Energy Horizon: The Importance of the Long-Term View
Jeff Selvidge, Senior Vice President Commercial – Refined Products, Commercial Operations & Administration, Magellan Midstream Partners, Tulsa, OK
Leading pipeline company Magellan Midstream Partners will share a perspective on the expansion of their transportation and storage services to meet the needs of their customers. Hear about future opportunities that lie ahead on the horizon for their company and industry.

Today’s Energy Business: Optimizing Opportunities
Clay Gaspar, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, WPX Energy Inc., Tulsa, OK
These are defining days in the oil patch as companies find ways to survive and thrive in a much tougher, tighter economic environment. Transformation doesn’t happen by accident. It requires determination, a bias for action and something that may surprise you. Find out the secret sauce that went into WPX Energy’s $5 billion corporate makeover.

Navigating Through Rough Waters
Frank Billings, Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategic Development Professional, Williams, Tulsa, OK
Conditions are rough out there. Record low commodity prices, slower growth rates among producers and shrinking access to capital have created the perfect storm across the energy sector including the relatively stable pipeline business. To cut through today’s market headwinds and stay on course, it takes a resilient long-term strategy and the courage to adapt.

Horizontal Drilling and Development—An Ever-Changing Horizon—Looking Back to Go Forward
Dana Murphy, Commissioner, Oklahoma Corporation Commission, Oklahoma City, OK
In 2012 horizontal completions surpassed non-horizontal completions for the first time in Oklahoma’s long history of oil and gas production. Operators developing resource plays in the state are grappling with a challenging economic environment in addition to evolving regulations. Learn the latest from the Oklahoma Corporation Commission, the agency that regulates all drilling and development in Oklahoma.

Photo of Frank BillingsFrank Billings
Frank Billings became Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategic Development in January 2014. Prior to that, he served as Senior Vice President of Northeastern Gathering and Processing for Williams Companies.

Photo of Ken EastmanKen Eastman, Ph.D.
Dr. Kenneth K. Eastman is the Dean for the Spears School of Business. His research interests are mainly in the areas of leadership, extra-role behaviors, and organizational politics.

Photo of Clay GasparClay Gaspar
Clay Gaspar is the Chief Operating Officer and a Senior Vice President at Tulsa-based WPX Energy. He has more than two decades of industry experience and is a member of The Society of Petroleum Engineers.

Photo of Griff JonesGriff Jones
Griff Jones co-founded Twin Eagle Resource Management, LLC, and serves as its President and CEO. He graduated from Oklahoma State University in 1991 with a B.S in Finance.

Photo of Dana MurphyDana Murphy
Elected in 2008 and 2010, Oklahoma Corporation Commissioner Dana Murphy has 22-plus years of experience in the petroleum industry as a geologist.

Photo of Jeff SelvidgeJeff Selvidge
Jeff Selvidge currently serves as Senior Vice President, Commercial Refined Products at Magellan Midstream Partners in Tulsa, and was Vice President, Transportation from 2007-11. He previously held positions at Williams and Conoco.

  • Program format – 8:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. conference
  • CPE credits/CEU credits available
  • Location – Downtown Doubletree Hotel (Map), Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • PriceEnroll Now! $195 per person. If ten or more register from the same company, $175 per person.
  • Sponsorship Information – Sponsorship opportunities are available. Become a Sponsor.