Sponsors - The Oil & Gas Conference



Founded in 1994, EnerCom, Inc. is a nationally recognized investor communications consultancy firm advising and serving energy-centric clients on corporate strategy, investor relations, media and corporate communications, and visual communications design. The Company’s professionals have more than 150 years of industry and business experience and a proven track record of success. Headquartered in Denver, EnerCom uses the team approach for delivering its wide range of services to public and private companies large and small, operating in the global exploration and production, drilling, Oilservice, and associated advanced-technology industries. EnerCom also founded The Oil & Gas Conference®. Held each August in Denver, The Oil & Gas Conference® brings together more than 90 publicly traded companies.

For more information about EnerCom and its services, please call: Ken Caiani, President 303.296.8834 or visit www.enercominc.com.



Netherland, Sewell & Associates, Inc. (NSAI) was founded in 1961 to provide the highest quality engineering and geological consulting to the petroleum industry. Today they are recognized as the worldwide leader of petroleum property analysis to industry and financial organizations and government agencies. With offices in Dallas and Houston, NSAI provides a complete range of geological, geophysical, petrophysical, and engineering services and has the technical experience and ability to perform these services in any of the onshore and offshore oil and gas producing areas of the world. They provide reserves reports and audits, acquisition and divestiture evaluations, simulation studies, exploration resources assessments, equity determinations, and management and advisory services. For a complete list of services or to learn more about Netherland, Sewell & Associates, Inc. please visit www.netherlandsewell.com.

For more information about NSAI, call C.H. (Scott) Rees, Chief Executive Officer, at 214.969.5401 or send an email to info@nsai-petro.com.


RS Energy Group (RSEG) provides data-driven intelligence: evaluate assets, weigh valuable M&A opportunities and benchmark your business for more precise decision-making.

RSEG officially released its data solution in April 2017. RS Data™ provides clients with corrected, multi-sourced permit, completion and production data of unparalleled completeness and quality.

Today, RSEG’s intelligence covers more than 150 companies operating in every key North American and many international energy plays with a powerful combination of practical insights at the asset level and a long-standing participation in capital markets. RSEG’s independent, unbiased and accurate analysis forms a foundation of trust with its clients. Its collaborative approach, both internally and as an extension of its clients’ research efforts, promotes innovation and fosters intimate, long term partnerships.

RS Energy Group (RSEG) is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, with strategic locations in Houston, New York City, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Los Angeles. Contact RS Energy Group by phone at 403. 294.9111, or email info@rseg.com.





For more than 40 years, Hein & Associates has been recognized throughout the industry as a leading oil and gas accounting and advisory firm. In late 2017, Hein combined with Moss Adams LLP, one of the largest accounting, consulting and wealth management firms in the nation, creating a $600 million middle-market accounting/tax/audit leader in the western U.S. with a strong oil & gas practice group.

With more than 2,900 professionals and staff across more than 25 locations in the West and beyond, Moss Adams works with many of the world’s most innovative companies and leaders. Our strength in the middle market enables us to advise clients at all intervals of development—from start-up, to rapid growth and expansion, to transition. Today, we help over 2,300 companies doing business in more than 100 countries and territories.

For more information, please contact Joe Blice, Partner, National Practice Leader, Oil & Gas, CPA
joe.blice@mossadams.com, 972.687.7818. Moss Adams LLP provides details at https://www.mossadams.com/home.


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Preng & Associates, for over three decades, has earned a reputation as the world’s most accomplished retained executive search firm specializing in meeting the unique management leadership requirements of the energy and natural resources industries.

Working from offices in Houston and London, our consultants possess global search expertise, comprehensive industry knowledge and experience, a commitment to service, and a dedication to deliver consistently exceptional executive recruiting results across the energy value chain. We thank you for visiting and invite you to learn more about our global recruiting capabilities.

For more information about Preng & Associates and its services, please call: Charles L. Carpenter, Partner 713. 266.2600 or visit www.preng.com


The Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML) Oil and Gas practice is comprised of a global team of bankers dedicated to covering the energy industry, dating back to the 1920s when Texas predecessor banks pioneered reserve-based lending. The practice includes an experienced in-house Petroleum Engineering team with over 150 years of combined experience. With one of the only full-service financial energy platforms in the industry, the BofAML oil and gas team manages significant capital commitments in the energy sector with dedicated bankers based in Houston, Dallas, Denver, Calgary, New York and London.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch is one of the largest commercial banking groups in the U.S. and is committed to helping businesses capitalize on opportunities locally and worldwide. Deeply experienced client managers focus on connecting priorities and business challenges to solutions and experience. Offering a powerful platform and proven leadership, Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s local teams provide access to a full range of financial solutions from credit, treasury, commodity hedging, capital markets, acquisitions and divestitures, mergers and acquisitions and retirement services, to wealth management products provided through Merrill Lynch and U.S. Trust.


For over 30 years, AssuredPartners Colorado (APCO) has provided a full range of insurance brokerage services designed specifically for the oil and gas industry.  From large, publicly traded exploration and production companies, to mid-sized service companies, APCO works with a range of oil and gas clients to optimize their commercial insurance, environmental and pollution protections, bonding and compliance practices, employee benefits, retirement plans, and risk management programs.  APCO also partners with energy-focused private equity firms to assist with the due diligence process and to optimize portfolio company insurance costs and coverages.  Our knowledge of the oil and gas industry positions us to customize risk management solutions to the unique needs of our varied oil and gas clients.

AssuredPartners is a national partnership of leading independent insurance brokers.

For more info, please visit: http://www.assuredpartnerscolorado.com/oilandgas

DNB is Norway’s largest bank, with total footings approaching $350 billion. Capitalizing on our expertise in financing North Sea development which started with Ekofisk in the 1960’s, our Houston Office provides a variety of financial resources to the U.S. oil & gas industry. Originally targeting investment grade borrowers, our strategy now lies primarily in the non-investment grade space where RBL financing is critical. We are actively expanding our commitment to this area. As adjuncts to financing, we offer our customers a variety of other services including commodity and interest rate hedging, long term debt placements, equity, treasury, and capital markets advisory. Parallel to our oil & gas initiatives, we also have specialists onboard in Houston handling financial needs of the power/renewables and project finance sectors.

Playing on the industry experience of our professionals which averages 25+ years, we are well-versed in understanding a client’s needs and matching products to fit those needs. For further information, feel free to contact Kelton Glasscock (832-214-5812, Kelton.glasscock@dnb.no) or Byron Cooley (832-214-5812, Byron.cooley@dnb.no).


Fifth Third Bank is a diversified financial services company with over $120 billion in assets. The Bank’s energy group is comprised of experienced and knowledgeable individuals that can assist in providing and structuring financial solutions to meet their clients’ needs across the upstream, midstream, downstream and services sectors. Solutions and capabilities include commodity hedging, interest rate management, foreign exchange, debt capital markets, treasury management, and depository/investment products.

For more information, please contact Richard Butler at 713.401.6101 or richard.butler@53.com.



CIBC (NYSE: CM) is a leading global financial institution based in Canada and is rated A+/Aa3 by S&P and Moody’s, respectively. Through three main businesses—Retail and Business Banking, Wealth Management, and CIBC Capital Markets—we provide a full range of financial products and services to nearly 11 million individual, small business, commercial, corporate and institutional clients around the world.

Our professionals across CIBC Capital Markets work with corporate and institutional clients in the U.S. and abroad who value a banking relationship that combines in-depth industry knowledge with comprehensive capital markets, investment banking and corporate banking capabilities. Our energy specialists based in Houston, New York, Calgary, London, and Asia draw on the breadth of our products and services to support market participants across the entire oil and gas value chain seeking to access capital, manage risk and execute an effective A&D strategy. Our commodity specialists are recognized for their insights and analysis of global supply/demand fundamentals across the energy sector. We are a market maker in commodities, and known for our highly customized derivative solutions tailored to various market views and risk tolerances. Located in Houston, CIBC Griffis & Small provides oil and gas technical and financial advisory services for best A&D execution.

CIBC Capital Markets ranked as World’s Best Investment Bank – Oil & Gas Sector (Global Finance magazine, 2015), and as the strongest publicly traded bank in Canada – the only North American bank in the ranking for the last five years (Bloomberg Markets, 2015). Dr. Avery Shenfeld, Managing Director and Chief Economist is a five-time winner of the Dow Jones MarketWatch forecasting award and has received awards for forecast accuracy on the U.S. and Canadian economies by Bloomberg Markets. He has also been consistently ranked as one of the top Canadian economists by institutional investors.

Visit us at www.cibccm.com/energy or contact Trudy Nelson, Managing Director, Corporate Banking, CIBC Capital Markets for more information.


Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a nationwide, diversified, community-based financial services company providing banking, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 8,300 locations, 13,000 ATMs, and the internet (wellsfargo.com) and mobile banking, and has offices in 42 countries to support customers who conduct business in the global economy.

The Energy Banking Group, headed by Bart Schouest, provides corporate banking products and services to the energy sector, including upstream, midstream, oilfield services, and diversified industries. With offices in Houston, Dallas, Denver, Calgary, and Aberdeen the group’s success is driven by in-depth industry expertise and longstanding relationships with key industry participants. The group has over $45 billion of credit commitments to public and private companies across the upstream, midstream, downstream, services, and power and utilities sectors.

The Energy & Power Investment Banking Group, headed by Scott Warrender, provides strategic advisory and corporate finance expertise to energy and power clients, including upstream, midstream, oilfield services, downstream, coal and the power & utilities sectors. Areas of focus include mergers and acquisitions, equity, equity-linked and debt underwritings, private placements, and syndications. The Energy & Power Investment Banking Group has offices in Houston and Charlotte.

These teams work together to offer clients industry and product expertise, in addition to sharing their understanding of internal and external forces that drive both industry trends and financial markets. For additional information, contact us at 713.319.1350 or Energy@wellsfargo.com.

To learn more about Wells Fargo & Company, please visit the company’s website at www.wellsfargo.com.


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Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, the corporate and investment banking arm of the Crédit Agricole Group, has close to 10,000 professionals operating in 54 countries. It provides its clients with a complete range of products and services in the areas of capital markets, investment banking, structured finance and corporate banking.

With headquarters in New York City, and U.S. offices in Houston, Chicago, and Dallas, Crédit Agricole CIB Americas offers its corporate and institutional clients financial products and services and made-to-order structuring, origination and distribution, through both its banking unit Crédit Agricole CIB, and the full service broker-dealer Crédit Agricole Securities (USA) Inc., which is a member of the NYSE and NASD. Crédit Agricole CIB is also present in Montreal, Canada, and in Latin America with offices in Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico.

The Energy Industry represents the single largest concentration of industry exposure at Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, whose specialty focus dates back over 100 years. Our Energy practice for North America, located in Houston, focuses on all segments of the business and covers it on a truly global basis.

For more information, visit www.ca-cib.com.


Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG) is one of the world’s leading financial groups. Headquartered in Tokyo and with approximately 350 years of history, MUFG is a global network with around 2,300 offices in 50 countries. The group has over 150,000 employees, offering services including commercial banking, trust banking, securities, credit cards, consumer finance, asset management, and leasing. The group’s operating companies include Bank of Tokyo- Mitsubishi UFJ, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust, and Banking Corporation (Japan’s leading trust bank), and Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co., Ltd., one of Japan’s largest securities firms.

MUFG Securities offers a comprehensive product suite to clients around the world through five key business lines: capital markets, credit, rates, equities and structured products.

Through close partnerships among our operating companies, the group aims to “be the world’s most trusted financial group”, flexibly responding to all of the financial needs of our customers, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world. MUFG’s shares trade on the Tokyo, Nagoya, and New York (NYSE: MTU) stock exchanges.

For more information, visit: www.mufgamericas.com/oil-gas.


SMBC is a global bank that focuses on serving the needs of our energy clients in all parts of the world.

SMBC’s Oil and Gas portfolio is managed by our team in the Bank’s Houston, TX office and includes upstream, midstream, and downstream segments within the industry. Our Oil and Gas Team have deep and extensive knowledge of the industry and offer a wide range of corporate banking products to energy companies across the value chain.

In addition to SMBC’s expertise in the Oil and Gas industry, the Bank is a leader in global project finance and provides financial advisory and lending to complex financings across industry segments and in various countries around the globe.

SMBC provides an array of leasing services for buildings, equipment, rail cars, and corporate jets.

SMBC can support your business in the US, Asia, and EMEA and welcomes the opportunity to partner with you and explore financing solutions that will help you to expand your business.

For more information, please contact: Kathy M. Lynn Managing Director, Group Head Energy at Kathy_Lynn@smbcgroup.com or 713-277-3513


PNC is one of the largest, best-regarded and best-capitalized financial services companies in the country, with approximately $325 billion in assets and offices in 33 states, Canada and the United Kingdom. PNC’s Energy Group, headed by Tom Byargeon, is a significant capital and service provider to energy companies, with approximately $6.5 billion in commitments to the industry. The Energy office in Houston houses a team with extensive experience and deep relationships across the entire energy supply chain. This group also offers strategic corporate finance advice and delivers PNC’s comprehensive set of solutions and capabilities, including commodity and interest rate hedging, debt capital markets, loan syndications, treasury management, asset securitization, equipment finance and institutional investments.

For more information, please contact Tom Byargeon at 713-353-8782 or tom.byargeon@pnc.com. You can also visit www.pnc.com.


Founded nearly 30 years ago, PJ SOLOMON is one of the leading financial advisory firms on Wall Street with a legacy as one of the first independent investment banks. We advise clients on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings, recapitalizations, capital markets solutions and activism defense across a range of industries, including retail, grocery, media, and entertainment, technology, infrastructure and energy.

PJ SOLOMON offers unmatched industry knowledge in the sectors we cover to provide comprehensive strategic solutions tailored to generate long-term shareholder value.

For more information, please visit: www.pjsolomon.com.


Natixis is the international corporate and investment banking, asset management, insurance and financial services arm of Groupe BPCE, the 2nd-largest banking group in France with 31 million clients spread over two retail banking networks, Banque Populaire and Caisse d’Epargne.

With more than 21,000 employees, Natixis has a number of areas of expertise that are organized into four main business lines: Asset & Wealth Management, Corporate & Investment Banking, Insurance and Specialized Financial Services.

A global player, Natixis has its own client base of companies, financial institutions and institutional investors as well as the client base of individuals, professionals and small and medium-size businesses of Groupe BPCE’s banking networks.
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Haynes and Boone, LLP is an energy focused corporate law firm, providing a full spectrum of legal services and solutions to clients across the oil and gas industry, including the upstream, midstream, and downstream sectors. Lawyers from our Denver office and 15 other offices work as a team to meet the legal needs of our domestic and international clients involved in oil and gas. We represent private and public oil and gas companies, financial institutions, investment funds and other investors. Our team of more than 100 energy lawyers and landmen understands the physical and financial energy markets, and the firm has been helping both operators and lenders complete some of the largest financings and M&A transactions in recent years. The BTI Industry Power Rankings, published by BTI Consulting Group, Inc., named Haynes and Boone a “Leading Recommended” firm for the energy industry in 2017, ranking our firm among the top three percent of all law firms.

For more info, visiwww.haynesboone.com.


Opportune LLP is a leading global energy consulting firm specializing in adding value to clients across the energy industry, including upstream, midstream, downstream, power and gas, commodities trading and oilfield services. Opportune’s practice areas include: chemical engineering, complex financial reporting, dispute resolution, enterprise risk, outsourcing, process and technology, reserve engineering and geosciences, restructuring, strategy and organization, tax, transactional due diligence and valuation.

For more information on Opportune LLP, please visit www.opportune.com


As one of the most progressive insurance brokerage firms in the United States, McGriff, Seibels & Williams leads the way with innovative programs to protect our clients’ financial interests.

Our experienced professionals work with some of the world’s largest corporations to design state-of-the-art solutions for a full range of needs “…from property and casualty exposures…to employee benefits, life and pension plans…to financial services and surety products…to specialty insurance programs.”

Our philosophy of personal service and attention to individual needs puts the client at the top of our organizational chart. We work to make each relationship a long-term partnership that continues to grow in value.

For more information on MSW, please visit www.mcgriff.com


EnergyNet offers an easy-to-use oil and gas auction and sealed bid transaction service that facilitates the sale of producing working interests (operated and non-operated), overrides, royalties, mineral interests, and non-producing leasehold. EnergyNet is a continuous oil and gas property marketplace with due diligence and bidding available 24/7/365, where auctions and sealed bid packages close weekly. Most of the properties EnergyNet sells are located in the lower 48 United States and typically range in value from $1,000 to $100 million. Using an Internet platform, EnergyNet allows buyers the flexibility and convenience of conducting their acquisition and divestment activities online.

For more information on EnergyNet, please visit www.energynet.com


Energy Intelligence is an independent provider of energy and geopolitical insights, analysis, data and research. The company’s reputation has been built on uncompromised independent analysis from access to primary sources of information and data. The Information Services, Data Analytics and Research & Advisory teams provide a unique platform and an integrated approach, which equips clients with differentiated value-added services vital to those in the energy industry. With over 60 years of expert energy coverage, Energy Intelligence is the standard to navigating today’s obstacles and taking advantage of tomorrow’s opportunities. Visit energyintel.com for more information.

For more information, please visit www.energyintel.com

TGS is the world’s largest geoscience data company, known for its asset-light, multi-client business model and global data library. The company is led by CEO Kristian Johansen, has approximately 600 employees and has its corporate headquarters in Asker, Norway and its operational headquarters in Houston, Texas, U.S.A. TGS’ other main offices are in Calgary, London and Perth, with employees also in other cities around the globe. The company’s stock is traded on the Oslo Stock Exchange as part of OBX Index (25 most liquid shares at the OSE) with a market capitalization of approximately $2.4 billion (December 2017).

For more information, please visit www.tgs.com