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OCSAB 2020 Workshop

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - The Woodlands, TX
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The purpose of the 2020 Workshop 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

  • Welcome Address, Safety Briefing & Mentoring Program


    John Smith - Senior Vice President - Land and Business Development Fieldwood Energy LLC and OCS Advisory Board Chairman, Andrew Poole - Land Manager - Oxy Corporation, and Jonathan Wilson - Chief Business Development Officer, Castex Energy, Inc.

  • OCS Advisory Board Van Zandt Award


    Mike Koenig, Vice President – Land and Business Development
    Renaissance Offshore, LLC

  • Energy Transition Outlook


    David Brown, Head of Markets and Transition – Americas, Wood Mackenzie (Introduction – Katie Canady, Marubeni Oil & Gas (USA) LLC)

  • Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement – Program Update


    Lars Herbst – Gulf of Mexico Regional Director (Introduction – Katie Canady, Marubeni Oil & Gas (USA) LLC)

  • 10:15am - Break

  • Today’s Legal Landscape: An Update on Court Decisions, Evolving Legal Issues, and Other Regulatory and Policy Matters Impacting the OCS


    Paul J. Goodwine – Attorney - Looper Goodwine P.C. (Introduction - Chris Dawkins – Castex Energy, Inc.)

  • 11:45am - Lunch

  • The Changing Political Landscape – Washington Update


    Poe Leggette, Partner, BakerHostetler (Introduction – Chris Dawkins – Castex Energy, Inc.)

  • Ethics: Everything you Need to Know you Learned in Sunday School


    Curt Horne – Energy Land Institute (Introduction – Chris Dawkins – Castex Energy, Inc.)

  • 2:45pm - Break

  • Exporting Oil and Gas in the OCS – a Tutorial


    Ron Kaltenbaugh, Commercial Coordinator, Chevron U.S.A. Inc. (Introduction – Bailey Coe, W&T Offshore, Inc.)

  • The Offshore Land Game (Leasing in the OCS)


    Alicia Dodge – Senior Advisor, Walter Oil & Gas (Introduction – Bailey Coe, W&T Offshore, Inc.)

  • 5:00pm - Reception - Kirby's Steakhouse

  • AAPL Membership Committee Announcement


    Danielle Scott, Land Manager, BP

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When & Where

Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Doors : 7:00am
Workshop : 8:00am - 4:45pm

Oxy Tower
1201 Lake Robbins Drive
The Woodlands, TX, 77380

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Registration Info

Registration Fee: $200.00

Registration Fee includes breakfast, lunch, refreshments, snacks and reception.

Late Registration: $250.00

Registrations made after 01/21/20 will be charged the late registration fee.

Registration is limited to 300 attendees.


AAPL Certification Credits and MCLE credits for Texas and Louisiana requested.