Some 550 of your peers were there. Missed the 7th annual A&D Strategies and Opportunities conference and the encore A&D--The Workshop? See post-panel Q&A videos at, or buy a ticket to the presentations and the DVDs by e-mailing Haynesville shale speakers included: Tudor, Pickering, Holt veteran analyst Dave Pursell’s expert insight on “The Haynesville Shale: The Latest Well Results, Top Acreage, and Owners/Potential Sellers Petrohawk Energy’s Steve Herod on “Moving at Hawk Speed in the Haynesville Shale” on building a stealth lease portfolio in the play; and Goodrich Petroleum’s Rob Turnham on “Sell Partner or Drill: When to Exit a Lease Play, A Haynesville Case Study -- Thompson & Knight's Arthur Wright on "A&D Legal Issues in Emerging Shales," particularly the Haynesville and Louisiana law. And more hot topics on the agenda: Anadarko Petroleum’s CFO, Al Walker, provided his outlook for the industry; TAQA chief executive Peter Barker-Homek will present “TAQA’s Interest in Assets Overseas; Why Not the U.S.? Plantation Petroleum’s start-up veteran Tom Meneley discussed “Going for IV: Plantation Petroleum’s Past, Present and Future Targets – Successful GOM Shelf independent Northstar GOM’s Glynn Roberts, fresh from a sale, discussed “Divesting in the GOM Shelf and the Outlook for Shelf Prospectivity CNX GasNick DeIuliis told the story of “Maintaining and Building Momentum Through a Minority Close-Out Offer EV Energy Partners’ Mark Houser updated attendees on “Current Acquisition Challenges for the E&P MLPs, and How this Affects Buyer and Seller Opportunities Scott Richardson, fresh from a merger of his own of Richardson Barr & Co. with RBC Capital Markets, presented “Price-Metric Comparisons by Basin and Play: What Costs More? Less? Why? Meagher Oil & Gas PropertiesMatt Meagher described “Super-Funded Private-Equity-Backed Competition for Acreage and Producing Properties: What Assets Do They Seek? Jefferies Randall & Dewey lead asset deal-maker Bill Marko discussed “‘M’ or ‘A?’ Types of Mergers and Acquisitions the Current Capital Markets Will Fund: Who’s In; Who’s Out Scotia WaterousAdrian Goodisman answered “How Foreign Interest in the U.S. is Affecting Competition for U.S. Assets See post-panel Q&A videos at, or buy a ticket to the presentations and the DVD by e-mailing –Nissa Darbonne, Executive Editor, Oil and Gas Investor, A&D Watch,;;