GOLF OUTING Event Details

Industry Annual Meeting Golf Outing
Wednesday, March 4
Tee Off at 10:00 a.m.
Golden Nugget Country Club
Golf Fee:  $150 Individual Player | $600 4-man Team

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Whether onshore or offshore operations, refineries or pipelines, Louisiana's oil and gas industry is critical for the economies of the Gulf Coast. Network among colleagues, mentors and industry experts during this meeting featuring industry speakers focusing on topics that directly affect your bottom line.  We’re excited to bring attendees a fantastic lineup this year:

·      Hear from top industry leaders covering issues impacting Louisiana’s oil and gas industry.

·      Network with 300+ attendees and exhibitors representing top producers and leading service and supply providers.

·      Explore emerging technology and energy innovation in the Technology Showcase.

·     Come early to enjoy a Golf Outing with industry supporters at the Country Club at Golden Nugget!  The entry fee includes green fees, two drink tickets and light snacks on the course.  Golfers do not have to be registered for the conference to participate in the golf outing.  Swing by and join us!  Registration is open now.

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A packed event with expert speakers on today's need to know topics!

Wednesday March 4, 2020

10:00 am

Golf Outing

Swing by and join us for a round of golf at the Country Club at Golden Nugget

5:00 pm

Evening Welcome Reception

Network, mix and mingle during the cocktail reception at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino to kick off the 2020 Industry Annual Meeting

THURSDAY March 5, 2020

8:00 am

BREAKFAST: Stephen Waguespack

Stephen Waguespack

President & CEO

9:00 am

Business & Energy Outlook

Business environment in Louisiana and attracting investment from the oil & natural gas industry in the Gulf coast region

Bryan Milton

President, ExxonMobil Fuels & Lubricants Company

9:45 am

Industry Advocacy Panel

Hear a robust discussion from U. S. Chamber, Ovintiv, Energy in Depth, API, and AFPM on communicating the values and leadership of our industry

Marty Durbin

President, Global Energy Institute

Nicole Jacobs Schomburg

Director, Energy in Depth

Jaime Zarraby, Senior Vice President, Communications

American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers


American Petroleum Institute

10:45 am

LNG Panel

Join a panel of leading LNG companies as they discuss the current LNG environment, future outlook, and advancements

Frederic Phipps

President, Shell US LNG

Richert Self

Deputy Executive Director, Lake Charles Harbor & Terminal District

11:30 am

Update on Coastal Lawsuits

FTI Consulting's Melissa Landry and The Pelican Institute for Public Policy's Daniel Erspamer deliver a status update on the Coastal Lawsuits

Melissa Landry

Energy Consultant, FTI

Daniel Erspamer

Pelican Institute for Public Policy

12:00 pm

LUNCH: GOM Financial Outlook

Using Data Trends, Wood MacKenzie will deliver industry insights and the financial outlook for the Gulf of Mexico

Mfon Usoro

Senior Research Analyst, GOM, Wood Mackenzie

1:30 pm

ITEP Panel

Hear from some of the largest contractors as they discuss ITEP changes, challenges, and opportunities in Louisiana

1:30 pm

Social Media Engagement in Industry

Wesley Donahue with Push Digital discusses the crucial need for engagement in our industry and how social can change the narrative

Wesley Donahue


2:00 pm

Lessons in Carbon Capture & Storage

Denbury's Dan Cole, Vice President discusses CC&S

Dan Cole

Vice President, Denbury Resources

2:00 pm

Cyber Security in Industry

Hear the latest in cyber security

Haggai Davis

Security Expert, EMCO Technologies

2:30 pm

Carbon Capture, Utilization, & Storage Panel

Multiple experts from Shell, Louisiana's Office of Conservation, and LSU will present on a panel on market opportunities and the current Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage landscape

Jan Sherman

GM Special Projects for Gulf Coast CCUS at Shell Oil Company

David Dismukes

Director, LSU Center for Energy Studies

Jason Lanclos

Director, Technology Assessment Division, DNR

2:30 pm

Legislative Panel 1: Freshmen

Hear from first time legislators Representative Danny McCormick, Representative Beau Beaullieu, and Senator Heather Cloud on their campaign experiences and their plans for session

Representative Danny McCormick

HD-1, Oil City

Representative Beau Beaullieu

HD-48, New Iberia

Senator Heather Cloud

SD-28, Turkey Creek

3:00 pm

Environmental, Safety, and Regulatory


Deputy Regional Administrator, EPA Region 6

3:00 pm

Legislative Panel 2: Leadership

Listen to a discussion from Senator Sharon Hewitt, Senator Jimmy Harris (invited), Senator Brett Allain, and Speaker of the House Clay Schexnayder on upcoming legislation

Senator Sharon Hewitt

SD-1, Slidell

Senator Bret Allain

SD-21, Franklin

Clay Schexnayder, Speaker of the House

HD-81, Gonzales

3:30 pm

LORA: The Ins and Outs

John Adams, Office of Conservation discusses the Louisiana Oilfield Restoration Association

John Adams

Office of Conservation

3:30 pm

Legislative Panel 3: 2020 Priorities of the Legislature

Senator Kirk Talbot, Senator Bob Hensgens, and Representative Jean-Paul Coussan lead a panel on their priorities for session.

Senator Kirk Talbot

SD-10, River Ridge

Senator Bob Hensgens

SD-26, Abbeville

Representative Jean-Paul Coussan

HD-45, Lafayette

4:00 pm

Trending Pipeline Issues on a National Level

LSU's Dr. David Dismukes with the Center for Energy Studies discusses pipeline trends nationally with an eye to the CES's pipeline study

Dr. David Dismukes

Professor, Executive Director and Professor, Center for Energy Studies LSU

4:00 pm

LOGA Tax Committee

Daron Fredrickson, Merit Advisors, will give an update on to the LOGA Tax Committee

Daron Fredrickson

Merit Advisors

6:00 pm

DINNER:  Special Presentation

FRIDAY March 6, 2020

8:00 am

BREAKFAST: Fireside Chat with LMOGA and LOGA Leadership

Join LMOGA's Tyler Gray and LOGA's Gifford Briggs for a deep dive on what's to come this session, association priorities, and their outlook for this upcoming term.

Tyler Gray

President and General Counsel, LMOGA

Gifford Briggs

President, LOGA


Sponsorship opportunities are available and include exclusive events, levels and a limited number of exhibit booths. For a breakdown of various sponsorship levels, contact LOGA  by clicking here or calling Meg Chase (337) 288-8237.

Wednesday, March 20


Golf Outing
Golden Nugget – Lake Charles, LA

4:00pm – 7:00pm

Annual Meeting Registration
Grand Ballroom Foyer

5:00pm – 7:00pm

Annual Meeting Welcome Reception
Grand Ballroom Foyer

thursday, March 21

7:00 am

Registration Open




Breakfast: Steve Conner, Chevron, General Manager of Operations, Gulf of Mexico Business Unit  
The Outlook for Offshore Oil & Gas Development


Stephen Ingram, Halliburton, Vice President for US Southeast Area
Louisiana's Haynesville and Austin Chalk


Mike Eberhardt, Venture Global LNG, Chief Financial Officer
Innovating to Provide Low-Cost LNG to the World


Tim Moore, Generational Insights, Expert on the Generations


Lunch: Paul Sander, Aethon, Partner and Chief Operating Officer 
Outlook for Exploration in the Haynesville Shale


Congressional Update with Congressman Garret Graves, Congressman Clay Higgins and Congressman Mike Johnson


Speaker of the House Taylor Barras
Conversation on the State of Louisiana, Finances and Politics


John Adams and Stephen Lee, Office of Conservation
Discussion on Financial Security, Saltwater Disposal Wells, and Oilfield Site Restoration


Jamie Manuel, Assistant Secretary, Office of Mineral Resources
Discussion on the New State Mineral Lease Form


Randy Songy, LOGA Gen. Counsel & Attorney, Onebane Law Firm
Louisiana Severance Tax Valuation: Audits and Lawsuits


Daron Fredrickson, Merit Advisors, LOGA Tax Committee Chairman
LOGA Tax Committee Meeting


PAC Meeting


Evening Cocktail Reception


Dinner and Special Presentation

Friday, March 22




Senator Sharon Hewitt, LOGA’s Gifford Briggs and Kati Hyer - 2019 Elections: What is at stake? Time to Get in the Ring


Silent Auction Closes


LOGA Board of Directors Meeting

2020 Sponsors
Hotel Information

Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino
2550 Golden Nugget Blvd
Lake Charles, LA 70601
Rate: $155 - Hotel Cutoff Date: February 18, 2020

all 844-777-4653 (GOLD) and ask for the 2020 Industry Annual Meeting room block or book online at this link.


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