ANNUAL MEETING

JOIN US IN WATFORD CITY for networking, speakers, annual awards, and more!

AGENDA

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2021

Attire: Casual

5:00-7:30 p.m.
Check-In and Registration

First International Bank
313 Fox Hills Pkwy N, Watford City, ND

 

5:30-7:30 p.m.
Social and Hors d’oeuvres for Annual Meeting registrants

(Brewery and Canning Operation Tours available)
StoneHome Brewing & First International Bank
313 Fox Hills Pkwy N, Watford City, ND

 

7:30 p.m. to close
“Bet on the Bakken” Pub Crawl for Annual Meeting Registrants

Begins at Stonehome Brewing

  • D&M Office
  • City Bar
  • JL Beers – Music from Kalie Jo Rider
  • Outlaws Gallery – Music from Lonesome Willy with Jessie Veeder
  • American Legion – Karaoke

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2021

The Annual Meeting will take place in the Arena at the Rough Rider CEnter

Attire: Business

8:15 a.m.
Check-In and Registration

Rough Rider Center
2209 Wolves Den Parkway, Watford City, ND 58854

 

OPENING SESSION

Emcee: Ron Ness, President, North Dakota Petroleum Council

9:30 a.m.
Opening Remarks

Kathy Neset, North Dakota Petroleum Council Chairman (2020-2021)

 

9:35 a.m.
Welcome

Howdy Lawler, Chair, McKenzie County Commission

 

9:40 a.m.
The Honorable John Hoeven, U.S. Senator

Video Address

 

9:45 a.m.
NDPC Year-In-Review

Kathy Neset, North Dakota Petroleum Council Chairman (2020-2021)

 

10 a.m.
Growing the Bakken

Daniel Brown, CEO, Oasis Petroleum
Discussion with Ron Ness, NDPC President

 

10:30 a.m.
Remarks

Mark Fox, Chairman, MHA Nation

 

11 a.m.
The Honorable Kelly Armstrong, U.S. Congressman

Video Address

 

11:05 a.m.
Energy, America, Freedom

Honorable Ryan Zinke, former Secretary of the Interior
Discussion with Todd Slawson, President Slawson Companies

 

11:45 a.m.
Break

 

12:00 p.m.
Remarks

Honorable Doug Burgum, Governor of the State of North Dakota

 

12:15 p.m.
Chairman’s Luncheon & NDPC Awards

Emcee by Kathy Neset, North Dakota Petroleum Council Chairman 2020-2021

Membership Awards
Emcee by Josh DeMorrett, ConocoPhillips 

  • NDPC Excellence in Safety Award
  • NDPC Community Engagement Award
  • NDPC Environmental Stewardship Award

NDPC Distinguished Industry Leader Award 

NDPC Hall of Fame Award

 

Afternoon SESSION

Emcee: Brady Pelton, General Counsel & Director of Government Affairs, North Dakota Petroleum Council

2:00 P.m.
Bakken Area Skills Center

Dr. Steve Holen, Superintendent, McKenzie County School District #1

 

2:15 P.m.
Onsite Flare Mitigation Tax Credits

Ryan Rauschenberger, Commissioner, ND State Tax Commission

 

2:30 P.m.
Remarks

Jodi Smith, Commissioner, ND State Tax Commissioner

 

2:45 P.m.
Break

 

3:00 P.m.
Clean Bakken Technical Solutions Panel

Moderator: Zac Weis, Manager of Government Relations, Marathon Oil

“ZERO2 Venting and Flaring Reduction”
Jason Roe, CEO, EcoVapor Recovery Systems

“Valuing Carbon Capture in ND Grasslands”
Jesse Beckers, Energy Program Manager, ND Natural Resources Trust

“Direct Fueling of Frac Fleets”
Brian Cebull,
President & CEO, GTUIT

“Gas Capture Success”
Bradley Aman,
Vice President, Production and Completions

4:30 P.m.
Adjourn

 

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Annual Meeting Social

Teddy’s Residential Suites

6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Dinner

Teddy’s Residential Suites

7:30 – 10:00 p.m.
Social and Entertainment

Teddy’s Residential Suites

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2021

The Annual Meeting will take place in the Arena at the Rough Rider Center

Attire: Business Casual

7 a.m.
Breakfast Buffet

Rough Rider Center Field House

 

7 a.m.
Check-In and Registration

Rough Rider Center

 

8 a.m.
Welcome

 

8:10 a.m.
NDPC Chairmanship Transfer

Kathy Neset, Outgoing NDPC Chair
Lawrence Bender, Incoming NDPC Chair

 

CLOSING SESSION

Emcee: Lawrence Bender, Fredrikson & Byron, P.A., Incoming NDPC Chair

8:30 a.m.
Grayson Mill Energy in the Bakken

Dewey Gerdom, VP, Business Development, Grayson Mill Energy

 

8:50 a.m.
Bakken Natural Gas Update

Justin Kringstad, Director, North Dakota Pipeline Authority

 

9:10 a.m.
North Dakota: Our Time is Now!

Chris Berg, Host “Point of View”

 

9:30 a.m.
NDPC Public Servant Award

ND State Legislator Craig Headland

 

9:40 a.m.
Break

 

Emcee: Ron Ness, President, North Dakota Petroleum Council

10:00 a.m.
The Honorable Kevin Cramer, U.S. Senator

Video Address

 

10:05 a.m.
North Dakota’s Investments in the Energy Future

Moderator:
Senator Dale Patten

“Clean & Sustainable Energy”
Brent Sanford, 
Lieutenant Governor, State of North Dakota

“Carbon Management, EOR, Bakken Optimization, & More”
John Harju,
Vice President for Strategic Partnerships, EERC

“Business Development funding via Loans & Grants”
Todd Steinwand,
President and CEO, Bank of North Dakota

 

10:50 a.m.
MineralTracker

Joel Brown, VP, Mineral Services Manager, First International Bank and Trust

 

11:20 a.m.
Bakken Update

Lynn Helms, ND Department of Mineral Resources

 

11:50 a.m.
Closing Remarks and Adjourn

Ron Ness, President, North Dakota Petroleum Council

(no lunch provided)

 

Thank you to our Annual Meeting Sponsors!

2021 Premier Partners
Black Gold Sponsors
Silver Sponsors

Total Field & Environmental Solutions LLC

Bronze Sponsors

Knapp Oil Corporation

2021 NDPC Annual Meeting

WATFORD CITY, ND