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EarthxEnergy: Responsible Energy Acquisition

To be Streamed on
October 22-23
Keynote Speakers:
Chairman Neil Chatterjee, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Gabe Collins, Baker Institute, Rice University 
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Session/Time Activity/Location Moderator
Thursday, October 22
9:00 AM – 9:45 AM CDT

 Opening and Introductions

 Zac Hildenbrand, UTEP-CLEAR

 Opening Keynote – The Future of Energy

 Neil Chatterjee, FERC

9:50 AM – 10:57 AM CDT

 Flaring and Air Quality Issues

  • Wiley Rhodes, Newpoint Gas, LLC
  • Thomas Slocum, Trifecta Solutions
  • Cully Cavness, Crusoe Energy Systems
 Zac Hildenbrand, UTEP-CLEAR
10:57 AM – 11:57 AM CDT

 Produced Water Reuse and Recycling

  • Brian Bohm, Apache
  • Fredrik Klaveness, NLB H20
  • Mark Patton, Hydrozonix
  • Karr Ingham, Texas Alliance of Energy Producers
  • Dan Mueller, Environmental Defense Fund
 Zac Hildenbrand, UTEP-CLEAR
12:02 PM – 12:53 PM CDT

 Produced Water Desalination

  • Clint LaymanChallenger Water Solutions
  • Tiffany LidenUTA-CLEAR
  • Josh Grimes, SmartCover
 Kevin Schug, UTA-CLEAR
12:58 PM – 1:27 PM CDT

 Ethically-Sourced Precious Metals

  • Ashley Zumwalt-ForbesBlack Mountain Metals
1:27 PM – 2:36 PM CDT

 Responsible Energy Partnerships

  • Marie JurcevicSeven Generations
  • Peter SchriberXpansiv
  • Soledad Mills, Equitable Origin
Roy Hartstein, Responsible Energy Solutions
2:36 PM – 4:16 PM CDT

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Presented by: Scott Tinker, UT-BEG

Friday, October 23    
9:00 AM – 9:57 AM CDT

 Keynote Presentation: Energy in the  2020s | A World of Distortion

 Gabe Collins, Baker Institute, Rice University



 9:47 AM – 11:00 AM CDT

 Latest Developments in the Permian and  Delaware Basins

  • Melinda TaylorMitchell Foundation
  • Stephen RobertsonPermian Basin Petroleum Association
  • Coyne GibsonBig Bend Conservation Alliance
David SchechterWFAA
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT

Data Science in the Energy Sector

  • Allen GilmerEnverus
  • Josh AdlerSourcewater
  • Joel WarnerKarve IoT
Soledad MillsEquitable Origin
12:00 PM – 12:27 CDT


 Thad Hill, Calpine

12:27 PM – 1:03 PM CDT

 Nuclear Energy Production and Waste Storage

 Rod Baltzer, Deep Isolation

 Zac Hildenbrand, UTEP-CLEAR
1:03 PM – 1:18 PM CDT

Closing Remarks

  • Kevin Schug, UTA- CLEAR



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