Oil

TML-TXOGA

January 9, 2015
TML Oil and Gas Day

 

 

8:00 a.m.
Registration

8:30 – 8:40 a.m.
Welcome and Introduction
Shanna Igo, Deputy Director Legislative Services, Texas Municipal League; and
Todd Staples, President, Texas Oil and Gas Association

8:40 – 9:15 a.m.
How Does Oil and Gas Affect the Texas Economy?
Dr. Ray Perryman, The Perryman Group (bio)

9:15 – 9:45 a.m.
Where Does Oil and Gas Come from and How Is It Extracted? (handouts)
Ed Ireland, Barnett Shale Energy Education Council (bio)

9:45 – 10:00 a.m.
Networking Break

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.
How Does the State Regulate and Permit the Extraction of Oil and Gas? (handouts)
Gaye McElwain, Public Outreach Information Officer, Railroad Commission of Texas (bio)

10:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Perspectives of a Mineral Owner
Mark Havens, Oil and Gas Legal Division Director, Texas General Land Office (bio) (handouts)

11:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Innovations in Public Private Partnerships in Funding Sources (handouts)
Courtney Sharp, City Manager, City of Midland (bio); and Stephen McNair, President, Pioneer Water Management, LLC (bio)

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Luncheon and Keynote Address
Texas Energy: State and Local Regulation, and How We Can Best Work Together for Texas Communities
Christi Craddick, Chairman, Railroad Commission of Texas (bio)

12:30 – 1:15 p.m.
How are Cities Regulating Oil and Gas?  (handouts)
Bryn Meredith, Partner, Taylor Olson Adkins Sralla & Elam, LLP (bio)

1:15 – 2:00 p.m.
What Legal Challenges Can Cities Expect If They Exceed Their Regulatory Authority? (handouts)
Ashley Dierker, Associate (bio); and Fritz Quast, Non-Equity Partner, Taylor Olson Adkins Sralla & Elam, LLP (bio)

2:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Industry Perspective on City Regulation and Legal Challenges (handouts)
Tom Zabel, Partner, Zabel Freeman (bio)

2:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Legislative Forecast
Shanna Igo, Deputy Director Legislative Services, Texas Municipal League; and
Todd Staples, President, Texas Oil and Gas Association

3:00 p.m.
Adjourn