3:00 P.M. Sept. 26 • Alerus Center • Grand Forks, ND
A part of the 2017 Annual Meeting of the North Dakota Petroleum Council

A free education session about the latest technological trends and economic investments in one of the world’s most-recognized oil formations.

Agenda & Presentations

3:00 | Bakken 2.0: What the Bakken means to North Dakota’s economy

Rob Lindberg, Director of Bakken Backers

3:20 | How we pull oil from rock 10,000ft below the ground

Kathy Neset, Geologist & President of Neset Consulting

3:35 | A look at the Bakken’s Contributions to American Energy

Charlie Gorecki, Director of Subsurface R&D at the EERC

3:55 | What’s next in Bakken technology

Lynn Helms, Director of the Department of Mineral Resources

4:05 | Preparing for careers in the Bakken

Kent Ellis, Coordinator of North Dakota Energy Education

4:20 | Panel: Growing because of the Bakken with Lt. Governor Sanford

Creating long-term opportunities for North Dakota communities
– Barry Wilfahrt, president of the Grand Forks Chamber of Commerce
– Shawn Wenko, executive director of Williston Economic Development
– Dale Patten, retired Watford City banker

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