UP CONFERENCE

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What Is The UP Conference?

The UP Conference is a forum for the E&P industry to learn and discuss best practices of upstream planning, and new ways to leverage technology to meet business goals.

In 2018, the Upstream Planning Conference focused on the theme of the Digital Transformation of Energy Planning. The Upstream Planning Conference has been a critical industry event that has brought together 75+ oil and gas operators around the world, plus guests from solution providers, financial firms, and industry consultants over the past two years.

What To Expect

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Attendee Testimonials

“The conference was well organized and had a good flow of presentations related to upstream planning with relevant use case examples.”

“Great industry participation. Enjoyed the perspectives & presentations.”

“Thank you for holding this free event for the industry. I learned a lot about the methods of other companies, best practices, and technology to help us advance.”

"There are so few opportunities for Corporate & Business Planners to get together, share experiences, and learn a thing or 2 about their craft so this conference fills a big void."

"We loved the format of the conference this year. If we knew it was going to be more of an industry conference we would have encouraged other executives from our company to attend."

2018 Speakers and Panelists

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Janeen Judah

Independent Director, Patterson-UTI

2017 SPE International President

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Mark Bright

Vice President - Strategic Planning & Risk Management, Apache

Dr. John Lee

Dr. John Lee

Texas A&M University

SPE Honorary Member

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Tom Hiddemen

Managing Director, Strategy Advisory Practice, KPMG

Stephanie Prior

Stephanie Prior

Senior Vice President and Partner, Ernst & Young

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Lee Marchuk

Manager, Corporate Planning, Velvet Energy

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Edwin Suarez

Director of Talent, Technology, & Innovation, Marathon Oil

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Glen Schmidt

Retired President, CEO and Founder of Laricina Energy

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Elizabeth DeStephens, P.E

Vice President Reserves & Corporate Development, California Resources Corporation

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Mark Maddox

Vice President and CIO, Apache

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Kentaro Kawamori

Chief Digital Officer, Chesapeake

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Brannon Kuykendall

Chief Information Officer, Alta Mesa

2017 Presenting Companies

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