7:30 AM
8:30 AM
Welcome to the energy esg conference
8:35 AM

Opening Keynote: What's next for ESG?

Over the last few years, we have noticed the question around ESG has moved from “Why?” to the “How?” With a new era of ESG upon us amid an energy supply crunch and climate challenges, it’s now time to look ahead. Take a deep dive into ESG 2.0, delving into topics that will shape the future of ESG as the megatrend continues to evolve.

John Goodgame, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Tara J. Hemmer, Senior Vice President, Chief Sustainability Officer, WM



9:00 AM

ESG Investing: Shifting Paradigm

Energy security continues to be a matter of concern amid rising gas prices. ESG critics are now claiming that ESG investing in its current form may not help the environment or create positive social change. In this roundtable discussion, find out the truth behind the new wave of ESG investing.

Deon Daugherty, Editor-in-Chief, Oil and Gas Investor, Hart Energy

Alisa Lukash, Vice President of Shale Research, Rystad Energy
Greg Matlock, Americas Energy Transition and Renewable Energy Leader, EY

9:40 AM

Energy Policy: ESG Developments in Washington and Beyond

This Washington insider offers a view of multiple energy policy developments as lawmakers and regulators address ESG disclosures, operations, workforce and more.

Joe Markman, Senior Editor, Hart Energy

Jack Belcher, Principal, Cornerstone Government Affairs

10:00 AM
Networking Break

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10:30 AM

Producers Panel: Meet the ESG Leaders

Energy companies are increasingly hiring for ESG-specific roles to serve as the face of the franchise to create an enterprise-wide ESG policy and effectively communicate with investors and other stakeholders. Learn more about opportunities, challenges and future of ESG from the experts.

Nissa Darbonne, Executive Editor-at-Large, Hart Energy

Trina Engels, Director ESG, Talos Energy Inc.
Ravi Srivastava, President, New Technologies, CNX Resources Corporation


11:10 AM

Panel: Agreeing Upon Disclosure Standards

Companies and investors continue struggling to agree on the ESG metrics including SEC disclosures that matter most to investors and how companies can best capture and disclose that information.

Emily Patsy, Senior Managing Editor, Digital Media, Hart Energy

Reid Morrison, Partner, PwC

11:35 AM

Panel: Methane Emissions: Futureproofing the Transition From Modeled To Measured Reporting

Energy companies continue focusing on hiring diverse employees, and creating a culture of inclusion. But what does this all mean for overall ESG goals and why should companies care?

Deon Daugherty, Editor-in-Chief, Oil and Gas Investor, Hart Energy

Tim Novick, CEO, Ecotec
Steve Deiker, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Kairos Aerospace

Networking Lunch
1:25 PM

Capturing Community Engagement

Carbon capture project developers discuss the ideas around the right levels of social engagement and
community engagement. How do we gain the approvals of the communities we are impacting?   

Elizabeth Burns-Thompson, Vice President Government & Public Affairs, Navigator CO2             

1:15 PM

 Emissions Accounting: Understanding Scope 3

Scope 3 emissions are likely to be the largest share of your emissions, but do you really understand what they entail? Accounting for scope 3 is at the heart onf many successful ESG programs and this noted champion of ESG in the energy sector joins us to explain the nuts and bolt of scope 3 emissions.

Jennifer Pallanich, Senior Editor, Technology, Hart Energy

Allyson Anderson Book, Vice President, Energy Transition, Baker Hughes

1:40 PM

Certified Gas: Why It Matters to Investors and Customers

The world's biggest producers are racing to certify their gas. Why? Because methane emissions are a leading cause of climate change and investors and stakeholders need to know your emissions output before they'll invest or buy.

Stacey Mitchell, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Will Jordan, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, EQT Corporation
Lara Owens, Ph.D., Director of Science and Technology, MiQ
Christopher Treanor, Counsel, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

2:20 PM

Legal Argument: Winning the Battle of Boardroom

ESG starts in the boardroom. Activist investors and and legal ramifications loom large for corporate governance. Hear how to make your leadership strong for the future and why that will benefit your company in the long run.

Serena Rwejuna, Partner, White & Case

Hillary H. Holmes, Partner and Co-Chair Capital Markets, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Kathryn Roark, Vice President, Diversity & ESG, Patterson-UTI

3:00 PM
Networking Break
3:30 PM

The New ESG: Five Truths and a Lie

Vic Sveck, Alvarez & Marsal
Stephanie Weiler, Senior Director, ESG Services, Alvarez & Marsal

3:45 PM

Reuse Roundtable: Putting Produced Water to Work

Produced water has been a hot topic among ESG leaders as oil and gas producers figure out their reuse options for produced water. This panel of experts representing service providers, producers and investors talks about the research and development of produced water reuse.

Joe Markman, Senior Editor, Hart Energy

Amanda Brock, CEO, Aris Water Solutions
Michael Dunkel, Energy, Water & Carbon Advisor, Tetra Tech
Matt Gabriel, CEO, XRI Holdings LLC

S+E Oil and Gas

4:20 PM

Technology Solutions: Leading the ESG Charge through Innovation

ESG heads of service companies will discuss how technology continues to evolve as a key ESG theme and how it impacts the ESG goals of service companies.

Jennifer Pallanich, Senior Editor, Technology, Hart Energy

Brad Childers, President & CEO, Archrock
John W. Gibson, Jr., Chairman of the Board, CEO & President, Flotek Industries
Vincent Higgins, President - Oil and Gas Digitalization, mCloud

5:00 PM
CONFERENCE ADJOURNS& Networking reception
Agenda Subject to Change