Alaska Oil and Gas Congress Continues Today
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
9:00 a.m. Opening Remarks from the Co-Chair- Dave Harbour, Commissioner Emeritus, the National Association of Regulary Commissioners and Publisher, Northern Gas Pipelines
9:15 a.m. Commercializing Alaska’s Natural Gas: New Collaborative Project Plan
Deputy Commissioner Joe Balash, Department of Natural Resources, Alaska
9:40 a.m. Update from the Alaska Gas Pipeline Office
Kurt Gibson, Director, Gas Pipeline Project Office
10:35 a.m. Exploring Current Issues Affecting Federal Oil & Gas in Alaska: Milestones and Opportunities in the OCS and Onshore
Marcilynn A. Burke, Acting Assistant Secretary, Land and Minerals Management, U.S. Department of the Interior
11:15 a.m. Exploration in the OCS: Permitting Requirements and Learning from Recent Experiences on Overcoming Hurdles
Eric B. Fjelstad, Managing Partner, Perkins Coie LLP, Anchorage Office
11:40 a.m. Statoil Experience – a Match for Alaska
Lars Andreas-Sunde, Operations Manager, Statoil Alaska
12:35 p.m. Networking Luncheon for Delegates and Speakers
1:50 p.m. Assessing the North Slope Economics and Seizing Opportunities
Bart Armfield, COO, Brooks Range Petroleum Corp.
Kara Moriarty, Executive Director, Alaska Oil & Gas Association
2:30 p.m. Global Race to Asia-Pacific Market: Where Does Alaska Rank Among the Competition?
Bill Walker, General Counsel, Alaska Gasline Port Authority
3:30 p.m. Competition or Is There Room for All? LNG Project Status and Details for North America
Bob Gibb, Associate Director, Navigant
4:15 p.m. Examining Federal Laws & Politics Surrounding Natural Gas Exports from Alaska
Larry Persily, Federal Coordinator, Alaska Natural Gas Transportaion Projects, Washington, D.C.
5:00 p.m. Co-Chair Drue Pearce's Closing Remarks & Conference Adjourns