OCSAB 2018 Summer Seminar

Friday, September 14, 2018 - Houston, Texas

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The purpose of the Seminar is to enhance your knowledge of current OCS policies, procedures and practices. The Seminar features updates on current issues of interest to those actively engaged in offshore activities.

Who Should Attend

Anyone involved in OCS leasing, negotiations and/or land and lease administration. The Seminar will be beneficial to landmen, attorneys, exploration and production managers and administrative personnel who have responsibilities in the OCS.

Seminar Schedule

Schedule subject to change

  • 12:30 PM - Registration

  • Welcome, OCS Advisory Board Context & Program Overview

    1:30 PM

    Chad Elias - Walter Oil & Gas Corporation

    Keith Couvillion - Chevron USA Inc.

  • The Talos Story

    1:35 PM

    Timothy S. Duncan, President & CEO - Talos Energy Inc.

    (Introduction – Ash Shepherd – Talos Energy Inc.)

  • COPAS Audit discussion – Potential Pitfalls and Solutions

    2:30 PM (Industry Panel)

    Mike Cougevan - Martindale Consultants, Inc.Moderator

    Casey Stewart – Deep Gulf Energy Companies

    Ed Viterbo – Ridgewood Energy Corporation

    (Introduction – Will Sims – Deep Gulf Energy Companies)

  • Break 3:20 PM

  • Production Handling Agreement - Benefits and Pitfalls

    3:35 PM (Industry Panel)

    Chad Elias – Walter Oil & Gas Corporation Moderator

  • Navigating the Offshore Joint Operating Agreement Exhibits

    4:20 PM (Industry Panel)

    Keith Couvillion – Chevron U.S.A. Inc. Moderator

  • Reception 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM : Location TBD

  • Sponsored by Looper Goodwine P.C., Nape, Slattery Marino & Roberts

OCSAB 2018 Summer Seminar Documents

  • Navigating the Offshore JOA Exhibits.pdf Download
  • PHA Panel Presentation.pdf Download
  • COPAS Presentation.pdf Download
  • Talos Energy Presentation.pdf Download
  • 2018_OCS_Summer_Seminar_Agenda.pdf Download

When & Where

Friday, September 14, 2018
1:30pm - 5:00pm

George R. Brown Convention Center – Grand Ballroom B, 3rd Floor
1001 Avenida de las Americas
Houston, Texas 77010

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Registration Info

Registration Fee: $50.00

Registration fee includes the seminar, refreshments, snacks and cocktail reception


AAPL Certification Credits and MCLE credits for Texas and Louisiana (requested)

Cocktail Reception

Friday, September 14, 2018
5:15pm - 7:00pm

Sponsored by Nape, Looper Goodwine P.C., Slattery Marino & Roberts

Nape Looper Goodwine P.C. Slattery Morino & Roberts