DUG Preview: Bakken, Rockies Provide Path Forward for Oil Industry

Throughout the virtual conference featuring some of the most active players in the Bakken and Rockies, speakers shared several examples of ESG in action plus why the shale region holds the blueprint for the future of the oil and gas industry.

DUG Preview: Bakken, Rockies Provide Path Forward for Oil Industry

The DUG Bakken and Rockies virtual conference featuring insight from some of the most active players in the shale region begins streaming at 9 a.m. CST Sept. 8. (Source: Hart Energy)

With a growing number of initiatives looking to stifle oil and gas, many might wonder what the future might hold for the industry. Well, look no further than the Bakken and Rockies region, according to speakers during the DUG Bakken and Rockies virtual conference.

Given recent headlines and regulations, the future of the oil and gas industry starts with the Bakken and Rockies, and speakers during the virtual conference, which begins streaming Sept. 8, said it is these challenges that have provided a clear path toward the future for the U.S. oil and gas industry.

“I am excited about the future in front of our company and our industry in general,” said Wade Hutchings, executive vice president and COO of Enerplus Corp., in the opening keynote of the conference.

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Emily Patsy

Emily Patsy is the senior managing editor for Hart Energy’s Digital News Group. She's responsible for the daily news flow and also manages the A&D Watch and Energy Pulse weekly newsletters.