Resource Development Council

RDC’s 34th Annual Conference Presentations

Alaska Resources Conference
November 20-21, 2013
Dena'ina Civic & Convention Center

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Wednesday – November 20th

7:00 a.m. Registration/Check-in/Exhibits Open
Eye-Opener Breakfast in Exhibit Area – Sponsored by Holland America Line

8:00 Opening Remarks
Phil Cochrane, RDC President, Vice President, External Affairs, BP Exploration (Alaska), Inc.
Mayor Dan Sullivan, Municipality of Anchorage video

Alaskan Economic Trends: 2014 Outlook
Neal Fried, Economist, Alaska Department of Labor video pdf

Alaska Industry 2013 Year in Review and 2014 Outlook
Oil & Gas:
Kara Moriarty, Executive Director, Alaska Oil and Gas Association video pdf
Fisheries: Greg Baker, Chief Executive Officer, Westward Fishing Company video pdf
Forestry: Shelly Wright, Executive Director, Southeast Conference video pdf
Mining: Karen Matthias, Executive Director, Council of Alaska Producers video pdf
Tourism: Ralph Samuels, Vice President, Government and Community Relations, Holland America Line video pdf

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

10:30 Getting Alaska Back on the Global Energy Map
Trond-Erik Johansen, President, ConocoPhillips Alaska, Inc. video pdf

North Slope Resources, Big Opportunities, Big Challenges
Dave Lachance, Vice President, Reservoir Development, Alaska, BP Exploration (Alaska), Inc. video pdf

11:30 Networking Break

Noon Keynote Luncheon: Sponsored by Northrim Bank
Red Dog, Donlin, and Beyond: Native Corporations Engaged in Resource Development

Marie Greene, President/CEO, NANA Regional Corporation video pdf speech
Andrew Guy, President/CEO, Calista Corporation video pdf

1:30 p.m. Expanding Opportunities in Alaska's Economy: A Dialogue on Resource Development
U.S. Senator Ron Wyden, Chairman, Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee
U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski, Ranking Member, Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee

Arctic Development: 2014 and Beyond
Tommy Beaudreau, Assistant Secretary, Lands and Minerals Management, U.S. Department of the Interior video
Randall Luthi, President, National Ocean Industries Association video pdf
Captain James Robinson, District 17th U.S. Coast Guard Arctic Planning Specialist video pdf

3:00 Gourmet Break - Sponsored by NANA Development Corporation

3:30 Hydraulic Fracturing: Policy and Technology
David Porter, Commissioner, The Railroad Commission of Texas video
Mike Watts, Director of Fracture Stimulation Affairs, Halliburton video pdf

Cook Inlet 2014 and Beyond
Lisa Parker, Government Relations, Apache Alaska, Inc. video pdf
Pete Stokes, Consulting Petroleum Engineer and Commercial Manager, Petrotechnical Resources of Alaska video pdf
Greg Lalicker, President, Hilcorp video pdf
Mayor Mike Navarre, Kenai Peninsula Borough video pdf

5:00 VIP Networking Reception – Sponsored by ExxonMobil, open to all conference attendees

Thursday – November 21st

7:00 a.m. Exhibits Open
Eye-Opener Breakfast in Exhibit Area – Sponsored by Wells Fargo

8:00 Global LNG Market Overview and Alaska’s Role
Richard Guerrant, Vice President, LNG, ExxonMobil Gas and Power Marketing Company video pdf

Project Updates on Commercializing North Slope Gas
Steve Butt, Project Manager, Alaska LNG Project video
Dan Fauske, President/CEO, Alaska Gasline Development Corporation video pdf

9:30 It’s Really About People
John Shively, Chief Executive Officer, Pebble Partnership video pdf

Update from Governor Sean Parnell (Video presentation)

10:00 Gourmet Break – Sponsored by Stoel Rives LLP

10:30 Mitigating Impacts to Fisheries and the Environment From Major Development Projects
William Morris, Regional Supervisor, Habitat Division, Alaska Department of Fish and Game video pdf
Dan Billman, Vice President and Senior Engineer, HDR Alaska, Inc. video pdf

11:30 Networking Break

Noon Keynote Luncheon: Sponsored by Pebble Partnership
Pebble and Alaska: The Investment Case

Ron Thiessen, Chief Executive Officer, Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. video1 video2 pdf

1:30 p.m. Coexistence: A Case Study
Admiral Tom Barrett, President, Alyeska Pipeline Service Company video pdf
Mayor David Cobb, City of Valdez video

The Preoccupation of NGOs with Alaska Resources: Past, Present, and Future
Ryan Steen, Partner, Stoel Rives LLP video pdf

More Alaska Production Act: Already Making A Difference
Doug Smith, President, and Jaosn McGinnis, LRS Corporation video pdf
Rick Boyles, Secretary-Treasurer, Teamsters Local 959 video
Maynard Gates, President/CEO, Alaska Steel video pdf

3:30 Grand Raffle Drawing

Send-off Toast – Sponsored by the Alaska Oil and Gas Association video