Energy Capital Conference
April 17-18, 2017
Austin, Texas
Omni Barton Creek
Register Hosted By
Oil and Gas InvestorUnconventional Oil & Gas Center
Featured Sponsors
EDFHolland ServicesStratas AdvisorsDrillingInfoNetherland, Sewell & Associates (NSAI)EnCap InvestmentsCohn Reznick
Prudential Capital GroupLime Rock PartnersLeggette, Brashears & GrahamLantana Energy AdvisorsRaymond James

Executives Pack the 9th Annual Energy Capital Conference

This March, 300+ attendees converged in Austin, Texas for Oil and Gas Investor's 9th annual Energy Capital Conference. Executives from E&P companies, financial institutions and private equity firms spent two days networking, strategizing and hearing from some of the industry's top experts.

Themed "The Push and Pull of Money," the conference featured over a dozen c-suite executive speakers and industry leaders who have successfully led and advised companies through past downturns. Attendees had the opportunity to explore opportunities for accessing capital, balance sheet management strategies, restructuring options, M&A activity and more.

Preceding the event, attendees engaged in small group discussions during a golf tournament on the Fazio Foothills Course. Following the tournament, attendees and speakers gathered for an welcome dinner featuring entertainment by longtime CBS commentator, former PGA Tour golfer and bestselling author, Gary McCord.

Oil and Gas Investor's Annual Excellence Awards were also handed out at the conference. Winners included:

  • Executive of the Year: Harold Hamm, Chairman and CEO, Continental Resources Inc.
  • M&A Deal of the Year: WPX Energy
  • Financing of the Year: Blue Whale Energy North America


The conference may be over, but the conversation isn't. Find out what other attendees and speakers are saying about the Energy Capital Conference on Storify. We would love to hear about your experience too! Here's what we've heard so far about the state of the industry – find out if you agree – Part One & Part Two.

Be sure to save the date for the 10th annual Energy Capital Conference, April 17-18, 2017 in Austin, TX.


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