Resource Development Council

RDC’s 26th Annual Conference Presentations

Alaska Resources 2006: Right Place. Right Time
November 16-17
Hotel Captain Cook

Wednesday – November 16th

Alaska Oil and Gas: On The Verge Of Another Boom?

8:15 a.m. Think Globally, Explore Locally

Chandler Wilhelm, Exploration Manager, Alaska, Shell E&P Inc. PowerPoint
Tim England, Senior Manager, Exploration, Talisman Energy, Inc.
Ken Sheffield, President, Pioneer Natural Resources Alaska, Inc. PowerPoint

10:30 a.m. Government Update: New Opportunities & Public Policy Issues

Jeff Walker, Regional Supervisor, Field Operations, U.S. Minerals Management Service PowerPoint
Henri Bisson, U.S. Bureau of Land Management Remarks
Kenneth Griffin, Acting Deputy Commissioner, Alaska Department of Natural Resources PowerPoint
Kate Giard, Chair, Regulatory Commission of Alaska

12:00 p.m. Keynote Luncheon

Governor Frank Murkowski Remarks

1:30 p.m. Cook Inlet Oil & Gas In Transition

John Barnes, Alaska Business Unit Manager, Marathon Oil Company PowerPoint
Scott Pfoff, President, Aurora Power Resources PowerPoint
Bill Boycott, General Manager, Agrium Kenai Nitrogen Operations
Tony Izzo, President, ENSTAR Natural Gas Company PowerPoint

3:15 p.m. The North Slope: 2006 & Beyond

Jim Bowles, President, ConocoPhillips Alaska
Greg Hebertson, Frontier Exploration Manager, Anadarko Petroleum
Bernard Looney, Senior Vice President – ACT, BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc.           

4:15 p.m. Alaska’s Fiscal Regime: Does It work For Industry & Communities?

Judy Brady, Executive Director, Alaska Oil & Gas Association PowerPoint
Charles Ball, Vice President, Marketing & Operations, Princess Cruises PowerPoint
Kevin Ritchie, Executive Director, Alaska Municipal League PowerPoint
Karl Hanneman, President, Council of Alaska Producers PowerPoint

Thursday – November 17th

Issues Impacting Alaska Industries

8:00 a.m. Emerging Oceans Policy: What It Means For Alaska

Commissioner Kurt Fredriksson, AK Dept. of Environmental Conservation Remarks
Jim Ayers, Director, North Pacific Office, Oceana PowerPoint
Video Presented by Jim Ayers
Stephanie Madsen, Chair, North Pacific Fisheries Management Council PowerPoint

10:00 a.m. Global Climate Change: National Policy Implications

Terry Chapin, Project Director, Resilience and Adaptation Program, University of Alaska Fairbanks PowerPoint
Ronald H. Brower, Sr., Executive Council Member, Inuit Circumpolar Conference -- Alaska
Susanne Fleek, Global Warming Program Officer, Alaska Conservation Foundation PowerPoint
Sasha Mackler, Senior Analyst, National Commission on Energy Policy PowerPoint

12:00 p.m. Keynote Luncheon Canadian-Alaska Development Issues: A Look Ahead

Honorable Joseph Handley, Premier, Northwest Territories PowerPoint
Honorable Joseph Handley, Premier, Northwest Territories Speaking Notes

1:30 p.m. A New Approach To Protecting Endangered Species

Paul Phillips, President, PacWest Communications

2:00 p.m. Industry Revived: Alaska’s Mining Resurgence

Stan Foo, Project Manager – Alaska, Placer Dome U.S., Inc.
Bruce Jenkins, Chief Operating Officer, Northern Dynasty Mines Inc.
Doug Nicholson, Vice President & General Manager, NovaGold Alaska and Alaska Gold
Luke Russell, Vice President, Environmental Services, Coeur d’Alene Mines Corporation