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Energy Day at the Capitol

March 7, 2017


What lies ahead for the Bakken? How will world oil markets impact drilling and production in North Dakota?

Energy Day brings the numbers to the State Capitol on March 7th from 10am to 1pm in the Brynhild Haugland Room.

The future of worldwide oil markets from Helen Currie, Senior Economist at ConocoPhillips.
Currie and her colleagues at ConocoPhillips were instrumental in developing the economic projections in the pursuit of lifting the oil export ban. At Energy Day, Currie will address how shale fits into the world after the downturn and recovery in oil prices.

The release of NDSU’s latest Bakken economic impact survey on jobs & the economy.
Led by Dean Bangsund, research scientist at North Dakota State University, the economic survey promises to show the tremendous impact the oil and gas industry still has within North Dakota.

Technical Advancements in the Bakken with Kathy Neset, geologist and business leader.
Renowned for her expertise on the Bakken, Kathy Neset will review what makes the Bakken’s geology unique and how producers are continually bettering their techniques to pull more oil out of very hard rock 10,000 feet below the surface.

Young Entrepreneurs Start in the Downturn: How Kevin Black and his partners are moving forward
Learn how, in the middle of the downturn, Kevin Black, former NDSU student body president, created a company with his partners that was innovative and cost-competitive, and has quickly added several employees.

Lunch will be provided to attendees, but participants are asked to sign up in advance.  Click here to register.
 
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