DUG Permian Basin
May 23-25, 2016
Fort Worth, Texas
Fort Worth Convention Center
Register Featured Sponsors
Stratas AdvisorsNetherland, Sewell & Associates (NSAI)Landmark Field ServicesD3 Survey and MappingTenaris
PC Drilling and ServicePetro Waste EnvironmentalSNC Lavalin (Valerus)Packers PlusSentry TechnologiesShale SupportKLX Energy ServicesNG ResourcesBCCK Holding CompanyMagnum Oil ToolsHolland ServicesBaker HughesBCCK EngineeringPeroxyChemVaquero MidstreamTGSVarel InternationalArchrockD&L Oil ToolsNGF Construction
Operator Sponsors
Vaquero MidstreamAgave Energy Co.
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Pre-Conference Midstream Program

Midstream Innovation In The Permian

Monday, May 23

12:00 pm

Networking Lunch


1:00 pm

Welcome & Opening Remarks

  • Paul Hart, Editor-in-Chief, Midstream Business, Hart Energy

1:05 pm

Opening Keynote: Responding To The Permian's Growth

Session sponsored by:
Landmark D3 Midstream

Despite the current downturn, the midstream continues a record buildout of new pipeline capacity to link Permian Basin producers to customers. How has the midstream industry's approach to projects evolved? Hear from this key operator how its assets fit into the region and how it's helping the Permian region grow.

Moderator: Paul Hart, Editor-in-Chief, Midstream Business, Hart Energy


1:30 pm

Processing Spotlight: Does Plant Standardization Work?

Should processing plants be custom designed or based on standardized templates? The answer may lie somewhere in between. These two experts tell what they are hearing from midstream customers.

Moderator: Joe Markman, Senior Editor, Midstream Business, Hart Energy


1:55 pm

Security Panel: Responding To Multiple Threats

Midstream operators today face multiple security threats. On location, they must deal with traditional theft and vandalism problems, while the Internet opens the potential for dangerous hacks to vital control systems. These security specialists review advanced technology that can blunt multiple security challenges.

Moderator: Joe Markman, Senior Editor, Midstream Business, Hart Energy


2:45 pm

Networking Break


3:15 pm

Spotlight: Expanding Compression Options

Midstream infrastructure is needed in the Permian Basin to ensure prompt response when the market rebounds. Midstream companies must strategically think about compression and reliability to ensure success for the entire value chain.

Moderator: Paul Hart, Editor-in-Chief, Midstream Business, Hart Energy


3:40 pm

Roundtable: Trucking Troubles

Trucks are a vital link in the midstream service chain but an often troublesome one. These trucking experts discuss how the industry can ease some of trucking's lingering challenges.

Moderator: Paul Hart, Editor-in-Chief, Midstream Business, Hart Energy


4:20 pm

Closing Keynote: Leaning Into The Headwinds

Production volumes are dramatically reshaping the national grid. Hear from this industry expert on the recently released study by the INGAA Foundation on North American infrastructure through 2035, and his take on the contractors' perspective of the immediate future.

Moderator: Chris Sheehan, CFA, Senior Financial Analyst, Hart Energy


4:50 pm

Midstream Conference Adjourns


5:00 pm

DUG Permian Basin Kick-Off Party in the Exhibition Hall


Agenda content and timeline subject to change