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Wed, Oct 27


Fort Worth

SIPES Ft. Worth Earth Science Symposium

"Resources for Successful Independence"

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SIPES Ft. Worth Earth Science Symposium
SIPES Ft. Worth Earth Science Symposium

Time & Location

Oct 27, 2021, 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Fort Worth, 3165 E Rosedale St, Fort Worth, TX 76105, USA


Event Details

Martin Center, Texas Wesleyan University

10 Excellent Earth Science Presentations plus Luncheon Speakers.

Parking and Event Location:

Park in Lot D. Please note, the lot is not posted at the entrance but on the ground in the parking spaces. The parking lot is on the westside of Collard Street(on the same side as the church in front of it). The spaces will be marked as reserved for D and then a space number on the ground. All D spaces have been reserved for those registered for this event. There will be an officer at the entrance until 9:30am letting those registered in. After that it will open it for free parking the rest of the day. Remember: turn on Collard street, not Wesleyan street.

Session I: Exploration 9am-10:45am

•Dwayne Purvis, P.E., Consultant, Fort Worth

“Winning Strategies in E&P”

•Ted Beaumont, AAPGPast President & Independent Geologist, Tulsa

“Creative Exploration”

•Michael Grimm, CEO, Rising Star Petroleum, Dallas

“Lessons Learned from 4-decades of Finding Oil”

20 Minute Break

Session II: Assessing Production Value 11:05am-12:15pm

•CyeCooper Wagner, Cooper Oil & Gas, Fort Worth

“Successful Strategies for the Small Independent Operating Company”

•Nicholas Tallant,Traverse Exploration, LLC, Midland

“Creating Value Through the Digital Experience”

Lunch Break

Lunch Session: 12:15pm-1:45pm

•Welcome Greeting & Introductions

•Dawn Bissel, SIPESNational Past-President &

Consulting Geologist, Corpus Christi

“SIPESResources for Members”

•Karr Ingham, Executive VP, Texas Energy Alliance, Lubbock

“Successfully Navigating the New Political Environment of Oil & Gas”

Session III: Earth Science Opportunities Beyond Hydrocarbons 2:00pm-3:10pm

•Richard Murphy, Exploration Manager, Acme Brick Company, Fort Worth

“Exploration for Clay: Perspective on an Industrial Mineral”

•Tristan Childress, PhD, Bureau of Economic Geology, Austin

“Rare Earth Elements: Texas Potential”

20 Minute Break

Session IV: Financing Deals 3:30pm-4:45pm

•S. Craig Young, CPL, Abilene, NAPE Board of Directors

& Drew Guntert, Events Manager AAPL

“Getting the Most out of the NAPE Experience”

•Laura PommerFidler, CEO, EnergyFunders, LLC, Houston

“Selling your Prospects: Innovative Ideas and NEW School Networking”

Reception with Open Bar to Follow


  • Early Registration

    Full Technical Program Registered before midnight 10/20/2021

    Sale ended
  • Registration

    Full Technical Program after 10/15/2021

    Sale ended



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