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2017 Symposium Presentations

Presentations from the April 19 & 20, 2017 Energy & Environment Symposium

Fiscal impacts of oil and gas to local governments

  • Colorado energy impacts: production, jobs, revenue and price forecasts Download Colorado energy impacts: production, jobs, revenue and price forecasts Presentation Watch Colorado energy impacts: production, jobs, revenue and price forecasts video
    Chris Akers, Economist, State Demography Office, Colorado Department of Local Affairs

Environmental impact assessment

  • Turning produced water from a pain in the asset to an asset: Optimizing water recycling while minimizing risks and maximizing opportunities Download Turning produced water from a pain in the asset to an asset: Optimizing water recycling while minimizing risks and maximizing opportunities presentation Watch Turning produced water from a pain in the asset to an asset: Optimizing water recycling while minimizing risks and maximizing opportunities video
    Ken Carlson, Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Colorado State University
    Ashwin Dhanasekar, Research Scientist, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Colorado State University
  • Shale Development – Does cheap energy really mean flaming tap water? Download Shale Development – Does cheap energy really mean flaming tap water? presentation Watch Shale Development – Does cheap energy really mean flaming tap water? Video
    William W. Fleckenstein, PE (CA #1666) Adjunct Professor and Former Petroleum Engineering Department Head, Colorado School of Mines
  • COGCC Orphan well program: who cleans up after a financially distressed operator Download COGCC Orphan well program: who cleans up after a financially distressed operator presentation Watch COGCC Orphan well program: who cleans up after a financially distressed operator video
    David Andrews, Engineering Supervisor, Orphan and Distressed Operator Program Lead, Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC)

Stakeholder engagement (Topic 1)

  • Working constructively with change: A social ecology perspective Download Working constructively with change: A social ecology perspective presentation Watch Working constructively with change: A social ecology perspective video
    James A. Kent, President, JKA Group

Keynote Address

  • The fracking battle in Colorado Download The fracking battle in Colorado presentation Watch The fracking battle in Colorado video
    Mark J. Mathews, Shareholder, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

Mitigation toolbox: tools and techniques to mitigate nuisance impacts

  • Industry examples and panel discussion (Part 1) Download Industry examples and panel discussion (part 1) presentation Watch Industry examples and panel discussion (part 1)video
    Heidi Gill, Senior Mitigations Representative, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
    Ben Poppel, Engineering Manager, Liberty Oilfield Services
    Eric Jacobsen, Senior Vice President, Extraction Oil & Gas
    Michael J. Eberhard, E, Chief Operating Officer – Operations, SRC Energy
  • Industry examples and panel discussion (Part 2) Watch Industry examples and panel discussion (part 2) video
    Heidi Gill, Senior Mitigations Representative, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
    Ben Poppel, Engineering Manager, Liberty Oilfield Services
    Eric Jacobsen, Senior Vice President, Extraction Oil & Gas
    Michael J. Eberhard, E, Chief Operating Officer – Operations, SRC Energy

Selected COGCC regulations and rules of interest to local governments

  • Spacing and pooling orders demystified Download Spacing and pooling orders demystified presentation Watch Spacing and pooling orders demystified video
    Jane Stanczyk, Permit and Technical Services Manager, Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC)
  • Oil & gas development in the urban landscape: How’s that new COGCC LUMA local government consultation rule working out? Download Oil & gas development in the urban landscape: How’s that new COGCC LUMA local government consultation rule working out? presentation Watch Oil & gas development in the urban landscape: How’s that new COGCC LUMA local government consultation rule working out? video
    Greg Deranleau, Environmental Manager, Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation (COGCC)
    Troy Swain, Oil & Gas Liaison and Local Government Designee, Weld County
    Jamie L. Jost, Founder and Managing Shareholder, Jost Energy Law, P.C.
    Tamra Allen, Community Development Director, City of Grand Junction

State agency updates

  • DNR issues update Watch DNR issues update video
    Bob Randall, Executive Director, Colorado Department of Natural Resources
  • CDPHE Agency Update: Department Priorities Watch CDPHE Agency Update: Department Priorities video
    Larry Wolk, MD, MSPH, Executive Director and Chief Medical Officer, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE)
  • COGCC Regulatory update and other relevant topics Download COGCC Regulatory update and other relevant topics presentation Watch COGCC Regulatory update and other relevant topics video
    Matt Lepore, Director, Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC)
  • CEO programs and opportunities for local governments Watch CEO programs and opportunities for local governments video
    Kathleen Staks, Executive Director, Colorado Energy Office, State of Colorado

Stakeholder engagement (Topic 2)

  • I need a mentor! Proposal for a local gov to local gov oil & gas mentoring program Watch I need a mentor! Proposal for a local gov to local gov oil & gas mentoring program video
    Kathleen Staks, Executive Director, Colorado Energy Office, State of Colorado
    Julie Murphy, Assistant Director for Energy and Minerals, Colorado Department of Natural Resources (DNR)
    Kirby Wynn, Oil & Gas Liaison, Garfield County
    Jen Rutter, Senior Environmental Analyst, Adams County
    Jeffery P. Robbins, Attorney, Goldman, Robbins, Nicholson & Mack, P.C.
    Tom Parko, Director of Planning Services, Weld County

Impact assessment

  • Assessment of potential public health effects from oil and gas operations in Colorado Download Assessment of potential public health effects from oil and gas operations in Colorado presentation Watch Assessment of potential public health effects from oil and gas operations in Colorado video
    Mike Van Dyke, Ph.D., CIH, Branch Chief, Environmental Epidemiology, Occupational Health, and Toxicology, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE)

Keynote Address

  • The Game Just Changed: The Future of Energy Policy in the Trump Administration Watch The Game Just Changed: The Future of Energy Policy in the Trump Administration video
    Jeremy Carl, Research Fellow and Director of the Task Force on Energy Policy, Hoover Institution, Stanford University