The Rockies Petroleum Conference is here!

On this page you will find the most up-to-date agenda for the Rockies Petroleum Conference. Check back often as speakers, panels and other events will be added as they are confirmed.

All activities take place at Little America Hotel & Resort unless otherwise noted.

7:00 AM
Registration & Vendor Set-up Opens

Grand Ballroom Hallway

8:00 – 11:00 AM
Leadership and Management Essentials Training
  • Envision Group

Sinclair Room

Note: This Training has been moved to December to coincide with the Wildlife and Reclamation Conference and to allow companies to qualify for Wyoming Department of Workforce Services Grants to offset some of the costs. Stay tuned for more details.

8:00 – 11:30 AM
Environmental Reporting Requirements in Wyoming
  • Trinity Consulting

Big Horn Room

This course provides an overview of EPA/WYDEQ environmental reporting and notification fundamentals for oil and gas operations, during a typical calendar year in Wyoming. Learn which programs might apply to you as well as the basics behind standard federal/state reports including (but not limited to) CERCLA, Air Quality, Water Discharge, Hazardous Waste, TSCA and more.

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Trinity Consulting
11:30 AM
Wyoming Oil & Gas Workforce Lunch (Open to All Registered Attendees)

Cheyenne Country Club (800 Stinner Road)

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1:00 PM
PAWPAC Golf Tournament Shotgun Start

Cheyenne Country Club (800 Stinner Road)

6:00 PM
Rockies Petroleum Conference Welcome Reception

Cheyenne Country Club (800 Stinner Road)

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7:00 AM
Registration and Trade Show Opens

Grand Ballroom Hallway

8:00 AM
Opening General Session

Grand Ballrooms

  • Andrew Archuletta, Wyoming Bureau of Land Management State Director
  • State of the Economy and Accessing Capital Markets
    • Nicholas Sly, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Assistant Vice President, Economist, and Denver Branch Executive
    • Patrick Fleming, Chief Investment Officer, State of Wyoming

Featuring

10:00 AM
Networking Break. Visit Exhibitors

Grand Ballroom Hallway

10:20 AM
Morning Concurrent Breakout Sessions
The Make, Move and Use of Hydrogen
  • UW School of Energy Resources Panel Discussion
    • Matt Fry, Senior Policy Manager, Great Plains Institute
    • Eugene Holubnyak, Director of Hydrogen Energy Research Center, UW School of Energy Resources

Cheyenne Rooom

Evolution of the BLM’s Interpretation of Multiple Use & Sustained Yield
  • Becky Byram, Environmental Professional, Devon Energy Corp.
  • Randall Luthi, Chief Energy Advisor, Office of Governor Mark Gordon
  • David Willms, Senior Director for Western Wildlife and Conservation, National Wildlife Federation
  • Ryan Lance, President, Pathfinder Ranches

Wyoming A & B

11:50 AM
Networking Break. Visit Exhibitors

Grand Ballroom Hallway

12:00 PM
Lunch

Grand Ballrooms

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12:30 PM
Afternoon General Session

Grand Ballrooms

  • The Honorable Representative Mike Greear, HD 27, Speaker Pro Tempore, & Chairman of House Minerals, Business & Economic Development
  • The Honorable Cynthia M. Lummis, Junior United States Senator, Wyoming
  • The Honorable John Barrasso, Senior United States Senator, Wyoming
  • State of PAW & Business Meeting

Featuring

2:00 PM
Networking Break. Visit Exhibitors

Grand Ballroom Hallway

2:30 PM
Afternoon Concurrent Breakout Sessions 1
EPA’s Proposed Oil & Natural Gas Methane Rule – What You Need to Know
  • Dan Wood, Air Compliance Specialist, Trihydro Corporation
  • Jennifer Biever, Director, Williams, Weese, Pepple & Ferguson

Wyoming A & B

One is too many. Workplace injuries, fatalities, and new paths to coordinated safety training in Wyoming
  • Jake Crossett, Technical Team Lead, HSE & Sustainability, Vermillion Energy USA
  • Karen Godman, OSHA Program Manager, Wyoming Department of Workforce Services

Cheyenne Room

3:30 PM
Networking Break. Visit Exhibitors

Grand Ballroom Hallway

3:45 PM
Afternoon Concurrent Breakout Sessions 2

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What Did Manchin do now? A panel discussion on Federal Policies and Politics Moderated by Tripp Parks, Counsel for the United States Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
  • Ron Ness, President, North Dakota Petroleum Council
  • Chris Kearney, VP of Government Affairs, National Stripper Well Association
  • Troy Lyons, VP of Government Affairs, American Exploration & Production Council

Wyoming A & B

CO2-EOR: Increasing Oil Production While Providing a Lower Carbon Future: Wyoming CO2 EOR 2022 Update Report
  • Eric Robertson, Senior Reservoir Engineer, Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute
  • Chad Roller, Senior Vice President & Chief Technical Officer, Contango Resources
  • Denbury Resources (invited)
  • ExxonMobil (invited)

Cheyenne Room

5:15 PM
Cocktail Hour

Grand Ballroom Mezzanine

6:00 PM
Chairman’s Dinner featuring Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon & Evening General Session

Grand Ballrooms

Featuring

8:00 AM

PAW Board of Directors Meeting

Cheyenne Room