Fwd:[masked] North Dakota & Bakken Summit New York

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Why attend

Learn from industry experts at the vast number opportunities that North Dakota has to offer. Over 25 billion barrels of recoverable oil has positioned North Dakota with the lowest job unemployment rate in the United States. North Dakota, The Bakken & The Williston Basin is in the very early stages of growth and prosperity. Oil experts, real estate experts and political leaders will outline why it is not too late to invest in North Dakota and how your organization can do work or invest in North Dakota.

Who Should Attend

Investment Bankers, Institutional Investors, Business Decision Makers, Real Estate Investors (Commercial & Residential), Builders (Commercial & Residential), Financial Planners, Real Estate Brokers, Attorneys and other Professional Service Providers

Contact Address:
Law Bulletin Publishing Company

1907 Wayzata Blvd. #110

Wayzata MN 55391


Andy Peterson, President, North Dakota Chamber of Commerce
Chris Faulkner, CEO, Breitling Oil & Gas
Paul Lucy,
Director, Economic Development & Finance Division, ND Dept of Commerce

Joe Ryan, CEO, Oppidan Investment Company
Tom Rolfstad, President, Williston Economic Development 
Jerry Chavez, CEO, City of Minot
Peter Elzi, CEO, THK & Associates
Brent Brannan, Director, North Dakota Industrial Commission
Tim Fisher, Bakken Energy Solutions
Shawn Kessel, Dickenson City Administrator/ND Association of Oil & Gas Producing Counties
Dean Dovolis, CEO, Annabelle Homes
Paul Hegg, CEO, Hegg Companies
Jeff Zarling, President, Dawa Solutions
Jack Ekstrom, Whiting Petroleum Company
Charles McLaughlin, Vice President, Global Hunter Securities
Chance Lindsey, 
Opulent Investment Group & KW Commercial
Kathy Neset
, Owner, Neset Consulting
Kelly Wilkins,  Manager Strategic Planning North Dakota, Enbridge Pipelines
Dwight Enget, CEO, Bakken Staffing
Kent Ellis, Owner, Aurora Energy Solutions
Justin Glasgow, Robert W. Baird & Company

Invited: United States Senator John Hoeven
Invited: United States Representative Rick Berg
Invited: North Dakota State Representative & Majority Leader Al Carlson

7:55 Welcome and Introduction

8:00 AM Bakken Shale 101

• What is the Bakken and the Williston Basin: How big are they and how much oil is there

• How do we get access to this Oil and How much supply is available

• What is Fracking and why does it work

• What goes into the Fracking process and what advancements have been made?

• What will happen if there is Federal Regulations imposed on Fracking

• What are the Well Economics & How do we analyzed the data

• How Much Investment has already been made in the Bakken and Williston Basin

• How long will the Bakken Shale be active

9:00 AM Business Development Opportunities: How Oil Development Has Impacted Business in the State of North Dakota & What Opportunities are available

• History & Overview of the Oil Business in North Dakota

• Who are the Players and Where in North Dakota is the Opportunity

• How the Oil Business has impacted the State and other businesses around the state

• How long will the Oil boom last?

• What are the opportunities for Investors and how does North Dakota Compare to other Oil Rich States

• How can you do business in North Dakota and how can you partner with North Dakota Companies

• Market forecasts, trends and projections

9:50 AM Break & Networking

10:05 AM Economic Development Opportunities in North Dakota

• What are the hot markets and why

• What types of incentive programs are available today 

• How are municipalities recruiting business

• Overview of the State's workforce

• What types of business does the state want to attract

• A need to know for Site Selectors & Brokers about North Dakota

11:00 AM Institutional Investment and Capital Markets Opportunities & Challenges

• How does Wall Street view the market & Why

• The availability for Equity & Debt to get Oil and Real Estate Deals Done

• Who is Lending and why and what are the underwriting challenges

• How are deals getting done today and what does the future hold

11:50 AM Lunch & Networking

12:35 PM North Dakota Real Estate Forecast, Trends & Development Opportunities

• How has the impact of the Oil Business impacted the Real Estate Market?

• What are the housing challenges and what needs to be done?

• What areas sectors of Real Estate are the Hottest

• What does the deal flow look like: Office, Industrial, Retail, Land & Residential

• What types of returns can investors expect on Real Estate Deals in North Dakota?

• Future Forecasts & Predictions and where development will occur and why

1:35 PM Real Estate Financing Solutions to get your project done in North Dakota

• How long does it take to get projects through the approval process?

• What banks are lending and what are the terms

• What are some of the challenges to Financing a housing project

• How can out of state housing developers do business in North Dakota?

2:30 PM Break & Networking

2:45 PM Mining The Bakken

• What are all the resources... Conventional and Unconventional
• Why the Bakken vs other Oil Shale Plays
• What are the rewards and returns for investors

3:30 PM The Next Phase of Oil and Gas Development & The Future of the Bakken and Williston Basin 

• Overview of the existing Oil capacity in the Bakken and Williston Basin

• How has the increased oil production from the Bakken and Williston Basin affected the United States?

• How much additional Infrastructure and Pipeline is needed

• What types of Oil and Gas facilities are needed the most and why

• How much more investment will the major oil companies make in North Dakota

• Future Forcast for the Oil Industry in North Dakota for the next 25 years

4:30 PM Adjourn

WHEN Tuesday, November 13, 20127:15 AM - 4:30 PM
WHERE Sheraton Hotel New York
811 7th Avenue 53rd Street, New York, New York 10019
FEE Event Registration
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