ANNUAL MEETING

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

AGENDA

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2022

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

Outlaws Bar and Grill  & First International Bank
120 Main St S, Watford City, ND 58854

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2022

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: Lawrence Bender, Fredrikson & Byron, P. A.

9:30 a.m.
Opening Remarks

Ron Ness, President, North Dakota Petroleum Council

 

9:40 a.m.
NDPC Year-In-Review

Lawrence Bender, North Dakota Petroleum Council Chairman (2021-2022)

 

10:00 a.m.
Remarks

Honorable Doug Burgum, North Dakota State Governor

 

10:30 a.m.
Roosevelt Presidential Library

Ed O’Keefe, CEO, Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library Foundation

 

10:45 a.m.
Remarks

Anne Bradbury, CEO, American Exploration & Production Council 

 

11:15 a.m.
Remarks

Wendy King, Vice President, Gulf Coast & Rockies, Conoco Philips

 

11:45 a.m.
Break

 

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

Emcee by Lawrence Bender, North Dakota Petroleum Council Chairman 

Membership Awards
Emcee by Kate Black, Inland Oil & Gas

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

NDPC Distinguished Industry Leader Award 

NDPC Outstanding Public Service Award

NDPC Hall of Fame Award

 

Afternoon SESSION

Emcee: Brady Pelton, Vice President & General Counsel, North Dakota Petroleum Council

1:40 p.m.
Bakken Area Skills Center

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

 

2:00 p.m.
A Conversation with Danny Brown

Danny Brown, CEO, Chord Energy

 

2:30 P.m.
Remarks

Michael Howe, Candidate for North Dakota Secretary of State

 

2:45 P.m.
Break 
3:00 P.m.
CO2 Pipeline and Sequestration

Jeff Skaare, Sequestration Director & Land and Legal Affairs, Carbon Summit Solutions

 

3:30 P.m.
Oil Tax Distribution & Local Government Issues

Brent Bogar, AE2S – invited

Geoff Simon, Western Energy Association – invited

 

4:30 p.m.
Adjourn
5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Social & Dinner

Details to Follow

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2022

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

Attire: Business Casual

7:00 a.m.
Breakfast Buffet

Rough Rider Center Field House

 

7:00 a.m.
Check-In and Registration

Rough Rider Center

 

OPENING SESSION

Emcee: Todd Slawson, Vice Chairman, North Dakota Petroleum Council

8:00 a.m.
Welcome

 

8:10 a.m.
Remarks

Sheri Haugen-Hoffart, Public Service Commissioner

 

8:30 a.m.
Beyond Compliance: Emission Reduction Innovations and Collaboration

Bonnie Ellwood, Senior Environmental Engineer, Enerplus

 

8:45 a.m.
Bakken Update

Lynn Helms, Director, North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources – invited

 

9:10 a.m.
Remarks

Justin Kringstad, Executive Director, North Dakota Pipeline Authority

 

9:40 a.m.
Should the Industry P&A Modern Bakken Wells?

Dr. Mark Pearson, President & CEO, Liberty Resources

 

10:10 a.m.
Break

 

10:30 a.m.
Remarks

Drew Wrigley, North Dakota Attorney General 

 

10:45 a.m.
McKenzie County Panel

 

11:15 a.m.
Remarks

James Taylor, President, The Heartland Institute

 

12:00 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