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2016 Deloitte Oil & Gas Conference

September 21, 2016 | Houston, TX

The 2016 Deloitte Oil & Gas Conference was held at the Hilton Americas in Houston, TX, on September 21, 2016. Our conference theme of resilient, resourceful, and rising to the challenge set the stage to explore the current oil and gas landscape and important issues and trends shaping the future of the resilient oil and gas industry. The conference attracted nearly 750 senior executives and board members from all sectors of the oil and gas industry, as well as investors, academia, commercial and investment bankers, industry analysts, and leading journalists.

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The 2017 Deloitte Oil & Gas Conference will be hosted on September 19, 2017, in Houston, TX.

2016 Deloitte Oil & Gas Conference retrospective

Resilient, resourceful, and rising to the challenge

Despite the low price environment, more people attended the 2016 Deloitte Oil & Gas Conference than ever before. In the current uncharted waters of oil and gas, the conference provided a guide. Threads of optimism weaved into the minds of oil and gas executives as they discussed technological, financial, and innovative topics that will turn today’s challenges into future opportunities. Prepare for that future by reading our conference retrospective.

2016 agenda, speakers, and presentations

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Welcome + State of the industry

  • John W. England, Vice Chairman, US and Americas Oil & Gas Leader, Deloitte LLP


Oil, gas, and geopolitics: The current dynamics impacting the industry
  • David Knapp, Chief Energy Economist and Senior Editor for Global Oil Market Analysis, Energy Intelligence Group
  • Kenneth B. Medlock III, James A. Baker, III, and Susan G. Baker Fellow in Energy and Resource Economics | Senior Director, Center for Energy Studies


ExxonMobil energy outlook

  • Rob Gardner, Manager, Economics and Energy Division, Corporate Strategic Planning Department, Exxon Mobil Corporation


The upstream story: Resilient, resourceful, and rising to the challenge


Financing and M&A in the oil and gas industry: Current trends and considerations

  • Keith Fullenweider, Partner, Vincent & Elkins LLP
  • Robert Horn, Senior Managing Director, GSO Capital Partners
  • Stephen Trauber, Vice Chairman and Global Head of Energy, Citi Investment & Corporate Banking


The changing regulatory environment: How will change affect your business?

  • Christopher A. Smith, Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy, US Department of Energy
  • Sarah Ladislaw, Director and Senior Fellow, CSIS Energy and National Security Program


Political outlook: Potential impacts of the presidential election on the oil and gas industry
Featured lunch speaker

  • David Wasserman, House Editor, The Cook Political Report


Looking up: Delivering value in a challenging upstream environment

  • Alex Archila, Asset President Shale, BHP Billiton
  • Greg Hill, President and Chief Operating Officer, Hess Corporation


Outlook and opportunities for the North American midstream sector

  • Jim Teague, Director and Chief Executive Officer, Enterprise Products Partners L.P.
  • William Yardley, President, US Transmission and Storage, Spectra Energy


Exporting the American renaissance: The outlook on LNG


Innovative technologies: Driving the future of oil and gas

  • Bill Briggs, Chief Technology Officer, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Greg Powers, Vice President of Technology, Halliburton


Say what? Top quotes and takeaways of the day

  • John W. England, Vice Chairman, US and Americas Oil & Gas Leader, Deloitte LLP

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2014 Deloitte Oil & Gas Conference

The 2014 Deloitte Oil & Gas Conference was held at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX, on November 18, 2014. With the theme “The Next Chapter of the Energy Renaissance,” energy executives, political leaders, investors, and industry analysts from around the world gathered to speculate on what might lie around the bend for the oil and gas industry.

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