300+ Energy Professionals Converge at the 2014 Energy Capital Conference
On June 10, 2014, over 300 industry professionals gathered at the 2014 Energy Capital Conference in Houston, TX for a day filled with networking and focused coverage on capital investment opportunities in the energy industry.
Helen Currie, Ph.D., Senior Economist at ConocoPhillips set the stage for the event with an opening keynote address that defined the current energy capital landscape in the U.S. In total, the conference program offered 9 sessions, featuring 15 executive-level speakers from top industry players like Pioneer Natural Resources, Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co., and GE Financial Services. Sessions delivered in-depth discussions on key topics like securing public and private equity, commodity pricing, and capital efficient growth strategies. Guest speaker Rich Karlgaard, columnist and publisher at Forbes closed the event by sharing his vantage point on the trends driving the energy industry’s business and investment environments, as well as strategies on how to lead a high-performance company. Click here to view the 2014 conference agenda and download the speaker presentations.
Oil and Gas Investor also hosted their 2014 Excellence Awards and named the 2014 "20 under 40" winners during the event.
Hart Energy would like to recognize and thank all of the speakers and sponsors who's contributions made the 2014 Energy Capital Conference a success!
New for 2014 — the Energy Capital Conference offered a half-day Entrepreneur's Forum preceding the event on June 9th. Sponsored by Denham Capital, the forum united over 50 entrepreneurial-focused energy professionals for 4 highly interactive conference sessions focused on launching new businesses in the energy industry.
The 2014 Energy Capital Conference may be over, but the conversation isn't. Find out what other attendees are saying about this year's event. We would love to hear about your experience too!
Stay tuned for an announcement on the 2015 Energy Capital Conference dates and location.
Comments from Energy Capital Conference Attendees:
Real-world examples relevant to oil and gas operations.
Well managed conference!
Excellent! Informative panel discussions.
Extremely relevant to any oil and gas related professional.
Great location and venue!
Broad speaker base, good information.
Good topics, speakers and content.
Very beneficial for a startup!
I have attended for several years, and I keep coming back!
Great networking opportunities!
Managing Director Chambers Energy
Managing Director Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co.
Partner EnCap Investments, LLC
President and COO Petro Edge Energy II
Co-Founder and Managing Director GMF Energy
Senior Economist ConocoPhillips
Columnist & Publisher Forbes
Chairman and CEO Pioneer Natural Resources Co.
Executive Director Macquarie Capital
Managing Partner Energy Access Capital
Managing Director Jefferies & Company
Managing Partner and Co-President Denham Capital
Partner Denham Capital
Chairman and CEO Protégé Energy III LLC
Director, Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship University of Houston
Managing Director The Stephens Group, LLC
Michael D. Bodino
Managing Director Global Hunter Securities LLC
James F. Burgoyne
Managing Director, Natural Resources GE Energy Financial Services.
CEO and President Oak Valley Resources, LLC
Chief Energy Economist University of Texas
Managing Director Raymond James & Associates, Inc.
Co-Founder Covey Park Energy
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