3rd Annual Bakken Crude Oil Logistics Conference

March 3-4, 2014 | Petroleum Club of Houston, Houston, TX

The 3rd Annual Bakken Crude Oil Logistics Conference focused on the numerous transportation and logistics issues facing this rapidly expanding market. Numerous networking opportunities, and superb speakers provided the connections and insights needed to develop a more efficient Bakken crude oil supply chain.

Agenda – Day 1

  • Bakken: the Upside & the Other Side
    - Greg Haas, Integrated Oil & Gas, Hart Energy
  • Major Capital Projects Update
    - Steve Ilkay, Oil & Gas Advisor
  • Networking Break
  • An Update on Tank Car Regulations & Policy
    - Thomas Simpson, Railway Supply Institute
  • Emergency Response Best Practices
    - Sam Goldwater & Bob Andrews, Emergency Response Services
  • Networking Lunch
  • Evaluating and Mitigating Regulatory/Non-Technical Risk in the Bakken
    - Jack Belcher, Consumer Energy Alliance
  • Transload Case Study
    - Craig Priest, GE Transportation
  • How to Avoid the Progression to Disaster: Proactive Maintenance & Early Detection
    - Eugene Matzan, Matzan Reliability Solutions
  • Networking Reception

Agenda – Day 2

  • From Scarcity to Abundance: Revisiting the Crude Export Ban
    - Dr. Bernard Weinstein, SMU Maguire Energy Institute & Fellow with the George W. Bush Institute
  • Dynamics of Crude by Rail
    Nathan Savage, SVP & Group Leader, Oil & Gas Midstream Solutions Group, Savage Services
  • Networking Break
  • A Perspective on Crude by Barge
    - Joseph Linck, NAFTA Marine Highway Company
  • Trends in the Bakken Crude
    - Bob Kessler, PortVision
    - Scott Morem, C.H. Robinson

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