Oilfield Housing Solutions

2nd Annual Conference

May 1-2, 2014 | Houston, TX

Oilfield Housing 2nd Annual Conference
May 1-2, 2014 | Houston, TX

The 2nd Annual Oilfield Housing Solutions Conference addressed the challenges and opportunities facing North America’s oil & gas “boom towns”. With numerous networking opportunities and superb speakers, attendees gained the connections and insights needed to overcome the challenges of this critical issue.

Minute Maid Park

The Venue

The conference was held at Union Station Lobby, the grand entrance of Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas, with first-class accommodations provided by the Westin Houston Downtown located directly across the street from the Park.

Conference Agenda

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Time Description
8:30 am Welcome Remarks
Peter Cook, Petroleum Connection
8:45 am An Economic Overview of North American Shale Plays
Rayola Dougher, API
9:30 am A Sociological Analysis of Housing in the Eagle Ford
Dr. Colter Ellis, Sam Houston State University
10:00 am Networking Break
10:30 am Housing, Recruiting & Retaining the Workforce: An End Users Panel
Moderator: Omar Garcia, Steer
Panelist: Marty J. Kunz, C&J Energy Services, Inc
Panelist: James Benes, FTSI
Panelist: Rod Williams, Oilfield Lodging
11:30 am An Eagle Ford Overview and Case Story
Judge James Teal, McMullen County, TX
Jack Showers, Talisman Energy
Jack Belcher, Consumer Energy Alliance
Leodoro Marinez, Jr., MRGDC
12:15 pm Lunch & Networking
1:30 pm County & Municipal Officials Panel
Moderator: Chuck Kimbrough, Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta, LLP
Panelist: Commissioner Gregg Fulfer, Lea County, NM
Panelist: Commissioner Doug McLinko, Bradford County, PA
Panelist: Judge Jim Huff, Live Oak County, TX
Panelist: Commissioner Kevin Burns, Wise County, TX
Panelist: Judge Mike Bradford, Midland County, TX
2:45 pm Networking Break
3:15 pm Eagle Ford Housing Study Highlights & Housing Solutions: A Sustainable Urbanism Approach for Small Communities in Eagle Ford Shale and South Texas
Dr. Azza Kamal, UTSA
3:45 pm Community Planning & Design
Sean Garretson, Pegasus Planning & Development
Monte Anderson, Options Real Estate
4:30-6:00 pm Networking Reception

Friday, May 2, 2014

Time Description
8:30 am Welcome Remarks
Jeffrey Presberg, Petroleum Connection
8:45 am Improving Housing Aesthetics and Workforce Retention
Guy Cranston, SuperGraphics
9:15 am America's Counties for Independence
Mike Gallagher, Lea County, NM
9:45 am Networking Break
10:00 am Lodging Innovations & Best Practices Panel
Moderator: Pete Cook, Petroleum Connection
Panelist: Chris Edmonds, FilterBoxx
Panelist: Dr. Randall Gallaway, Gallaway Safety Solutions
Panelist: Lauren Brandt, US Telehealth
11:30 am Water Solutions & Environmental Issues Affecting Oilfield Housing
Greg Lorsen, Teemco
11:45 am Closing Remarks

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