DUG Permian Basin
May 23-25, 2016
Fort Worth, Texas
Fort Worth Convention Center
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Kayne Anderson Energy FundsDragon ProductsSuperior Energy ServicesStrike Energy USAStratas AdvisorsMagnum Oil ToolsTenarisNetherland, Sewell & Associates (NSAI)FTS InternationalBaker Hughes - Platinum
STW ResourcesGECDM Resource Management LLCD&L Oil ToolsTri-W GlobalAgar Corp.Pel-StatePFP IndustriesSimmons & Company InternationalNavigator Energy ServicesSentry TechnologiesTIW CorporationSuperior Drilling ProductsStallion Oilfield ServicesUnion LeasingSaudi AramcoTomahawk RentalsEnergy SpectrumTorcsill Foundations LLC ExterranCovenant Testing TechnologiesTwilight ServicesDuPontEnLink MidstreamBCCK EngineeringPackers PlusThru Tubing SolutionsTimekeepers SecurityAereon (formerly Jordan Technologies)Boyd & CompanyPowerplanSchlumbergerFreemyer Industrial Pressure LPJoule ProcessingCroft Production SystemsKeane GroupAggrekoTracercoBaker HughesStupp CorporationOrigin Bio SolutionsMurchison DrillingTryton Tool ServicesGeoForceMPG Pipeline ContractorsKLX Energy Services
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Boyd & CompanySimmons & Company InternationalPowerplanStupp CorporationCovenant Testing TechnologiesTri-W GlobalEnLink Midstream
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Companies throughout the Permian gathered in Fort Worth to explore cost-saving solutions

In search of new efficiency-focused strategies and technologies, over 2,000 industry professionals packed the 2015 DUG Permian Basin conference and exhibition in Fort Worth, TX, May 19-21. Conference attendees heard from over 35 executive-level speakers in the event's pre-conference Midstream Program and main Upstream Conference. And over 170 exhibitors gave hands-on demonstrations of the newest products and services helping producers in the region cut costs and maximize output.

The Upstream Conference's speaker lineup featured leaders from the Permian's most active producers, including Apache Corp., Laredo Petroleum, Matador Resources, RSP Permian and RKI Exploration and Production. Presenters gave updates on their drilling programs and discussed efforts improve breakeven costs by cutting costs. During the event's luncheon, General Keith B. Alexander, one of the world's top cybersecurity experts, discussed the critical importance of protecting America's networks and infrastructure against foreign and domestic cyber-attacks.

The pre-conference Midstream Program was led by executives from the Texas Railroad Commission, EnLink Midstream, Crestwood Midstream Partners and Watco Companies, among others. Sessions explored current midstream projects and plans to continue building infrastructure to support long-term upstream activity in the region.

DUG Permian Basin 2015 may be over, but the conversation continues! Find out what other attendees and exhibitors are saying on Storify and Twitter. We want to hear about your experience too!

Be sure to mark your calendars for the 2015 Executive Oil Conference, November 9-10 in Midland and DUG Permian Basin 2016, which will return May 23-25 to Fort Worth. Also, check out Hart Energy's newest conference, MIDSTREAM Texas, which will be co-located with its DUG Eagle Ford conference and exhibition October 25-27 in San Antonio.


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