20 September 2017 at Marriott Marquis, Houston, TX, USA
Connecting North America’s O&G, Finance, and Investment Leaders

400+ delegates. 50 Speakers. The Business of Oil & Gas. Investment. Finance.

2017 North America Assembly
September 20th
Marriott Marquis, Houston, TX

08:00-08:55am ROYALTIES & MINERALS PANEL

Nick Varel, President, Wing Resources LLC
Brandon O'Gara
, CFO, Echo Energy
Sanjit Bhattacharya
, President, Red Stone Resources, LLC
Davis Ravnaas
, President & CFO, Kimbell Royalty Partners, LP

08:55-09:00am Welcome Address by Alexandra Ashikhmina, VP, Americas, Oil & Gas Council

09:00-09:15am: Mckinsey & Company Keynote: Private Equity and Public Independents: Growing a Healthy Ecosystem

Scott Nyquist, Senior Partner, Mckinsey & Company

09:15-10:00am PERMIAN BASIN PANEL

Moderator: Bob Peterson, Partner, Oliver Wyman
Jake Plunk, COO, Fleur de Lis Energy LLC
Willie Chiang
, EVP & COO – US, Plains All American Pipeline LP

10:00-10:30AM: Networking Coffee Break  

10:30-10:45AM: Keynote Presentation: M&A Market Overview for 2017

Brian Lidsky, Managing Director, PLS Inc.

10:45-11:45am M&A, A&D & JVs– COMPARING 2016 TO 2017 & THE VISIONS FOR THE NEXT 12 MONTHS

Craig Jarchow, President - Upstream, Castleton Commodities International LLC
Mike Starzer
, Chairman & CEO, Fifth Creek Energy
Ken Mariani
, President, EverVest, Ltd.
Mungo Hardwicke-Brown
, Partner - Mergers and Acquisitions, Blake, Cassels & Graydon
Marty Thalken
, Chairman & CEO, Protégé Energy III LLC

11:45-12:45PM: Networking Lunch 

12:45-1:30PM: CHANGING TECHNICAL LANDSCAPE IN THE US

Moderator: Clint Wood, Partner, Mckinsey & Company
Thack Brown
, General Manager & Global Head - Line of Business Finance, SAP

1:30-2:20PM: RESTRUCTURING ANALYSIS & CHANGING STRATEGIES

Moderator: Mile Milisavljevic, Principal & US Deals Strategy Energy Sector Leader, PWC
Jeffrey Oliver
, Partner, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP

2:20-2:50PM: Networking Coffee Break

2:50-3:50PM: ALTERNATIVE FINANCING

JP Hanson, Head - E&P and Co-Head – Energy, Houlihan Lokey
Brian Thomas, Managing Director & Head – Energy, Prudential Capital Group
Daniel East
, Managing Director - Energy Mezzanine Group, The Carlyle Group
Jay Mitchell
, Managing Director & Co-Head of Energy, Orix Energy Capital

3:50-4:50PM: PRIVATE EQUITY & INVESTOR PANEL

Session Sponsor:

Moderator: Bill Ebanks, Managing Director, AlixPartners
Mark Bisso, Managing Partner, Och-Ziff Capital Management Group
John Bookout, Partner, Natural Resources, Apollo Management
Gary Petersen, Managing Partner, EnCap Investments LP
Ryan McGeachie
, CCO, Structured Products, BP Energy Company
Patrick McWilliams
, Partner, NGP

== 4:50-6:30PM: COCKTAIL RECEPTION ==

== 6:30-9:00PM: VIP DINNER and LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD CEREMONY ==

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