Thinking about launching out on your own? Oil and Gas Investor is presenting "Energy Capital—The Workshop: Starting and Building an E&P Company" this June 9 at the Westin Galleria. This half-day, practical, tutorial-type program is designed as a "Start-Up 101" course on how to get the game plan together, and what reception capital sources may offer. Topics include: “Capital Push Or Capital Pull? The Current Market For E&P Start-Up Capital,” “Building the Right Team,” “Who Are You And What’s Your Business Model?,” “You’ve Won The Financing; Now Hire An Accountant,” “It’s A Private Company; Why Do I Need Public Relations?,” “Developing The Asset Base: Upstream BD Today,” “Getting Back On Course, and Knowing When To Sell” and “Tips, Tricks and Traps: Advice From The Capital Users.” The lattermost will include veteran start-up E&P executives' wisdom on business plans that worked on paper but didn’t in execution, and how to work through to successful monetization of individual sweat equity. Registration is confidential. The full workshop agenda is as follows: Starting and Building an E&P Company. –Nissa Darbonne, Executive Editor, Oil and Gas Investor, A&D Watch, Oil and Gas Investor This Week,;