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The Emerging Energy Technologies Conference

Tuesday, July 27

TIME 9:00 am EVENT Registration/Continental Breakfast Rice University, Jones Graduate School of Business/McNair Hall Opening General Session

July 27 & 28, 2010 Rice University, Houston, Texas

9:45 am 10:15 am

Emerging Technologies Panel: "Where Science Meets Engineering" Manufacturers and service companies have developed technologies to optimize production and increase efficiency, and therefore increase revenues while cutting costs. You will hear experts reveal new innovations in chemicals, well monitoring and computer software. Moderator: Dr. Wade Adams, Director, Smalley Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology, Rice University Panelists: Jim Maher, Horton Wison; Art Schroeder, Energy Valley; John Bartos, Cameron; Libby Sanford, Champion Technologies; and Dan Gleitman, Halliburton Energy Services Group Conference Luncheon Ley Student Center, Grand Hall M. A. (Pete) Miller, Jr., Chairman of the Board, President and "TheImpactOfEmergingTechnologiesOnTheFutureViability Of America's Oil And Gas Industry"



M. A. (Pete) Miller, Jr.

National Oilwell Varco

1:45 pm

SeismicPanel:"NewModesOf Discovery For The Passed Over Reserve" New developments in 3-D and 4-D seismic operations have dramatically decreased the industry's dry-hole cost. You will learn the latest developments in seismic technology that will give your company a competitive edge. Moderator: Ron Harrell, (former CEO) Ryder Scott Panelists: Ken Lopes, North American Energy; Kenny Laughlin, Halliburton; Bob Radtke, Technology International, Inc., and Björn Paulsson, Paulsson, Inc. Break HydraulicFracturingPanel:"EmbracingNewRegulationThroughBetterTechnologies" Hydraulic fracturing, along with horizontal drilling, have made huge strides in the last decade. Service companies have developed a number of different oil- and water-based fluids and treatments to more efficiently induce and maintain permeable and productive fractures. Moderator: Nancy Sauer, Rice Jones Graduate School of Business and Government Relations Consultant Panelists: Steve Thompson, Oxane Materials, Inc.; Danny Lillard, Champion Technologies; and Dr. Rolf Arvidson, VSI,

3:15 pm 3:30 pm


5:30 pm

Evening Reception Ley Student Center, Grand Hall

Wednesday, July 28

TIME 8:00 am EVENT Registration/Continental Breakfast Rice University, Jones Graduate School of Business/McNair Hall

Wednesday, July 28 continued

TIME 8:30 am EVENT Completions and Enhanced Recovery Panel: "Making Every Drop Count Through Innovation" The development of new, well-completion technology has allowed operators to reduce errors and increase production. Enhanced recovery has taken on a new face with the latest in CO2 injection. Moderator: Bruce Bullock, Director, McGuire Energy Institute, SMU Panelists: Wayne Richards, Global Oilfield Services; Brian Matusek, Cameron; Steve McGuire, Texoga Technologies Corp.; and Jim Porter, Gulf Engineers & Consultants Break Corrosion Panel: "The Biggest Challenge For The Energy Industry" Corrosion eats up more equipment and costs the industry billions of dollars yearly. You will learn methods to protect your equipment from the experts at the National Corrosion Institute. Moderator: Emil Pena, Executive Director of the National Corrosion Institute and

10:00 am 10:15 am

Executive Director of the Energy and Environmental Systems Institute, Rice University Panelits: Kurt Neubauer, Planet Resource Recovery, Inc.; John Nixon, EMS-USA, Inc.; Milton Altenberg, Quest Integrity; and Tim Sylvester, Wood Group


Conference Luncheon Ley Student Center, Grand Hall Chad C. Deaton, Chairman,PresidentandChiefExecutiveOfficer,BakerHughes "The Role Of Emerging Technologies In Developing America's Unconventional Gas Resources" Conference Keynote Address TheHonorableRickPerry,Governor of Texas

Chad C. Deaton

Baker Hughes

2:00 pm

Rick Perry

3:00 pm 3:15 pm


Governor of Texas

CEORoundtableOnTechnologyImplementation:"HowCommittedAreWeForTheShortAndLongHaul" CEOs of leading companies will reveal their philosophy in using emerging technologies to keep their firms one step ahead of the competition. Moderator: The Honorable Mark White, former Governor of Texas and Advisory Board Member of the National Corrosion

Center, Rice University

Panelists: Bruce Vincent, President and Director, Swift Energy Company; Steve Mueller, President and Chief Executive Officer, Southwestern Energy Company; Phil Rykhoek, Chief Executive Officer, Denbury Resources, Inc. 4:15 pm Conference Ends


With over 3,300 members in 29 states, the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers is the largest statewide oil and gas association in the country. Based in the oil patch, the Alliance represents the interests of the oil and gas industry at both the state and federal levels of government. The Alliance's commitment to ensuring that tomorrow's energy policy will be one in which our members can grow and prosper. The National Corrosion Center supports its members by providing services that enhance performance, promote safety, and broaden public awareness of the corrosion industry's contributions to society and the environment. The Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship is Rice University's nationally-recognized initiative devoted to the support of technology commercialization, entrepreneurship education, and the launch of technology companies. It was formed as a strategic alliance of three schools at Rice University: the George R. Brown School of Engineering, the Wiess School of Natural Sciences and the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business.

The Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University is one of seven academic units of Rice University, and one of the world's best teaching and research business programs. The Rice MBA program was ranked No. 1 in the Southwest by The Economist 2009 survey, best graduate entrepreneur program in Texas by Princeton Review/Entrepreneur magazine, and No. 7 Best in Finance by the Financial Times 2009. Rice University is consistently ranked one of America's best teaching and research universities. Its wooded campus is located in the center of Houston, the nation's fourth-largest city, and home to more Fortune 500 headquarters than any other U.S. city except New York.


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