Resource Development Council

RDC’s 31st Annual Conference Presentations

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Alaska Resources
November 17-18, 2010
Dena'ina Civic & Convention Center

Wednesday – November 17th

7:00 a.m. Registration/Check-in/Exhibits Open
Eye-Opener Breakfast in Exhibit Area – Sponsored by Anglo American US LLC

8:00 Alaska Industry 2010 Year in Review and 2011 Outlook
Moderator: Neal Fried, Economist, State of Alaska, Department of Labor pdf video
Marilyn Crockett, Executive Director, Alaska Oil and Gas Association pdf video
Steve Borell, Executive Director, Alaska Miners Association pdf video
Arni Thomson, President, United Fishermen of Alaska pdf video
Owen Graham, Executive Director, Alaska Forest Association pdf video
Ralph Samuels, Holland America Line/Alaska Cruise Association pdf video

10:00 Gourmet Break – Sponsored by ConocoPhillips Alaska, Inc.

10:30 Moderator: Phil Cochrane, RDC Senior Vice President, Vice President External Affairs, BP Exploration (Alaska), Inc.

Progressing A Sustainable Oil and Gas Business in Alaska
John Mingé, Regional President, Alaska, BP Exploration (Alaska), Inc. video

Eni Petroleum and Nikaitchuq Project Update
David A. Moles, Alaska Eni Representative & Development Manager, Eni Petroleum video

Arctic Challenges and Opportunities
Michael Wilems, Facilities Manager – Alaska and Gulf of Mexico, Statoil USA E&P, Houston, TX
pdf video

Noon Keynote Luncheon
Moderator: Tom Maloney, RDC President, Vice President & Alaska Area Manager, CH2M HILL
John MacKenzie, Chief Executive Officer, Copper, Anglo American PLC, Santiago, Chile video

1:30 pm Moderator: Marilyn Crockett, RDC Executive Committee Member, Executive Director, Alaska Oil and Gas Association

An Outlook For Global Energy and North American Gas
Emma Cochrane, Manager, Business Planning and Analysis, ExxonMobil Gas and Power Marketing Company, Houston, TX pdf video

The Alaska Oil and Gas Industry: Challenges to a Sustainable Future
Trond-Erik Johansen, President, ConocoPhillips Alaska, Inc. pdf video

The Future of the Alaska OCS?
Peter Slaiby, Vice President, Alaska Exploration and Appraisal, Shell Alaska pdf video

3:00 Gourmet Break – Sponsored by Alaska Cruise Association

3:30 North American Energy Security
Moderator: Jennifer Loten, RC Board Member, Consul, Consulate of Canada, Anchorage
Diana McQueen, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Energy, Alberta pdf video
Michael Whatley, Center for North American Energy Security, Washington, D.C. video

4:30 VIP Networking Reception Hosted by Government of Canada
Open to all conference attendees

Thursday – November 18th

7:00 am Exhibits Open
Eye-Opener Breakfast in Exhibit Area – Sponsored by Northrim Bank

8:00 Moderator: Len Horst, RDC Vice President, Senior Vice President and Commercial Loan Manager, Northrim Bank

Alaska Natural Gas Transportation Projects
Larry Persily, Federal Coordinator, Office of the Federal Coordinator for Alaska Natural Gas Transportation Projects, Washington, D.C. video

The Alaska Pipeline Project: A Joint Project of TransCanada and ExxonMobil
Tony Palmer, Vice President, Major Projects Development, TransCanada, Alberta pdf video

The Denali Gas Pipeline Project
Bud Fackrell, President, Denali – The Alaska Gas Pipeline pdf video

9:00 Remarks by Governor Sean Parnell video

9:15 Alaska’s Future Economy
Joe Beedle, President, Northrim Bank pdf video
Steve Hites, President, Skagway Street Car Company video

10:00 Gourmet Break – Sponsored by Stoel Rives LLP

10:30 Moderator: Eric Fjelstad, Attorney at Law, Perkins Coie LLP

TAPS and Alyeska’s Readiness to Apply Ingenuity to the Challenges Ahead
Greg Jones, Acting Chief Executive Officer, Alyeska Pipeline Service Company pdf video

11:00 How Labor Can Influence Access to New Resource Development
Mano Frey, Vice President and Northwest Regional Manager, Laborers International Union, Seattle, WA video

Noon Keynote Luncheon
Moderator: John Shively, RDC Executive Committee Member, Chief Executive Officer, Pebble Limited Partnership
Rex Rock, President, Arctic Slope Regional Corporation video
Thomas Mack, President, Aleut Corporation video
Tim Towarak, President, Bering Straits Native Corporation video

1:30 Moderator: Wendy Lindskoog, RDC Executive Committee Member, Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Alaska Railroad Corporation

National Oceans Policy
Representative Reggie Joule, Chair, Northern Waters Task Force video
Captain Jason Fosdick, Commander, Sector Anchorage, and Captain, Port for Western Alaska video

Balancing The Risk Between Developers and NGOs
Eric Fjelstad, Attorney at Law, Perkins Coie LLP pdf video
John Shively, Chief Executive Officer, Pebble Limited Partnership pdf video

3:00 Champagne Toast & Grand Raffle Drawing
Special Guest: U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski video