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Register Now for 2023 OOGA Annual Meeting from Ohio Oil & Gas Association March 8-10 – Columbus, OH

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March 8th, 9th, & 10th, 2023

Join us March 8-10 in Columbus for the Ohio Oil and Gas Association’s 76th Annual Meeting. This event brings together top state and national industry leaders who will discuss current issues impacting the Ohio oil and gas industry. The Annual Meeting is the principal business meeting of the Association and the premier networking event of the year. A sampling of this annual gathering includes:

Business Sessions
Breakout Sessions
Trade Show
Networking Receptions


OOGA Executive Committee Meeting
Communication Committee Luncheon
Past President’s Council Luncheon
Registration Opens

Sponsored by Ergon, Inc.

Board of Trustees Meeting
Legal CLE

Moderator: Devan Flahive, Porter Wright Morris & Arthur

Ohio Oil and Gas – Where We Have Been and Where Are We Headed?:

Speaker: Jason Lucas, Steptoe-Johnson

Speaker: Ilya Batikov, Vorys

Landowner Rights vs Producer Rights – Best Practice to Avoid Messy Legal Issues:

Speaker: Brian Boyer, Sherrard, German & Kelly, P.C.

Speaker: Chuck Kidder, Kidder Law Firm

Ohio Geological Society: Cuttings Volatiles: Produce More Oil, More Gas, and Less Water – All OOGA Meeting Attendees Welcome

Speaker: Mike Smith, PhD, President, Advanced Hydrocarbon Stratigraphy, Inc.

Trade Show Open
Welcome Reception

Sponsored by TBD

Oilfield Patriot Award Ceremony

Award & Video Sponsored by TBD

Dinner Sponsored by CBIZ, Precision Geophysical, Seneca Resources Company


Registration Opens

Sponsored by Ergon, Inc.


Sponsored by Dominion Energy

Trade Show Opens
Morning Session Begins

Sponsored by TBD

76th OOGA Annual Meeting Kickoff and Welcome Comments

Speaker: Amanda Finn, Chairman, Ohio Oil & Gas Association

OOGA President’s Welcome

Speaker: Rob Brundrett, President, Ohio Oil & Gas Association

Lieutenant Govenor Remarks

Speaker: Jon Husted, Ohio Lieutenant Govenor

Ohio’s Economic Development Renaissance and the Role Oil and Gas Plays

Speaker: Dana Saucier, Vice President, Head of Economic Development, JobsOhio

DeBrosse Report & Appalachian Roundup

Speaker: Marty Shumway, Technical Services Director, Locus Bio-Energy Solutions, LLC

Remarks by the Speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives

Speaker: Jason Stevens, Speaker of the Ohio House

Breakout Sessions

Environmental Justice:
Speaker:  Marc Bryson, Member, Steptoe-Johnson

Speaker: Joe McGinn, Vice President of Public Affairs, Energy Transfer

New Technology in the Field:    Speaker: Des Murphy, Regional Technical Manager, Halliburton

Ohio Orphan Well Plugging:      Speaker: Jason Simmerman, Ohio Department of Natural Resources

Lunch Break (on your own)
Afternoon Session Begins

Sponsored by Southwestern Energy (SWN)

Celebrating 25 years and unveiling an exciting future

Speaker: George Brown, Executive Director, OOGEEP

Regulatory Permitting & Infrastructure

Speaker: Allen Fore, Vice President Public Affairs, Kinder Morgan Inc

What Companies Should be Thinking about When it Comes to Methane

Speaker: Roy D. Hartstein, Founder and President, Responsible Energy Solutions

Appalachia First: Produce it here. Use it here – first

Speaker: CNX Resources Corporation

Ohio Oil and Gas Public Policy Panel

Moderator: TBD
Panelist: Matt Huffman, Senate President
Panelist: TBD

Exhibit Hall Networking Event

Sponsored by Summit Petroleum, Inc

PAC Reception – Regent 3

Suggested admission – $200

Chairman’s Reception

Sponsored by American Refining Group


Registration Opens

Sponsored by Ergon, Inc.


Sponsored by Vorys

Trade Show Open
Morning Session Begins

Sponsored by TC Energy

Welcome Back to the 76th OOGA Annual Meeting
ODNR Regulatory Updates

Speaker: Eric Vendel, Chief of Division of Oil & Gas Resources Management, Ohio Department of Natural Resources

Rusty Hutson, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Diversified
Appalachian Hydrogen Hub

Speaker: Matt Mangum, Business Opportunity Manager, Carbon Capture and Storage, Shell

Buffet Lunch
Keynote Address by Jeff Eshelman, IPAA
Door Prize Drawings and Closing Comments
76th OOGA Annual Meeting Concludes

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