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Energy and the Economy: Charting the Course Ahead

September 07, 2018 Dallas Fed

The Federal Reserve Banks of Dallas and Kansas City will host their third joint energy conference on September 7 in Dallas. The conference will focus on global oil market dynamics, the long-term outlook for U.S. shale, and U.S. energy trade flows. Participants are business leaders, central bankers, government officials, academics and financial market representatives.


  • September 7, 2018


  • Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
    2200 N. Pearl St.
    Dallas, TX 75201 
  • Directions

Featured Speakers:

  • Robert S. Kaplan, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
  • John R. Auers, Turner, Mason & Co.
  • John Baffes, World Bank
  • Linda Capuano, U.S. Energy Information Administration
  • Wilfred C. "Willie" Chiang, Plains All American GP LLP
  • Helima Croft, RBC Capital Markets
  • Greg Determann, JPMorgan Chase
  • Mark Gunnin, Hunt Oil Co.
  • Thomas E. Jorden, Cimarex Energy
  • Edward L. Morse, Citigroup Inc.
  • C.H. “Scott” Rees III, Netherland, Sewell & Associates
  • Katherine Richard, Warwick Energy Group
  • Ronald Ripple, University of Tulsa
  • Mark A. Schwartz, S&P Global Platts


Friday, September 7, 2018
7:30 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:45 a.m. Session I: Outlook for Global Crude Oil Markets
  Chair: Nida Cakir Melek, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Linda Capuano
, U.S. Energy Information Administration
Edward L. Morse
, Citigroup Inc.
John Baffes, World Bank
10:00 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. Session II: Testing the Limits of U.S. Shale
  Chair: Soojin Jo, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Mark A. Schwartz
, S&P Global Platts
C.H. "Scott" Rees III
, Netherland, Sewell & Associates
Greg Determann
, JPMorgan Chase
11:45 a.m. Lunch
12:20 p.m. Moderated Q&A with Robert S. Kaplan
Introduction: Marc P. Giannoni
, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Moderator: Darryl Wilson, The Wilson Collective
1:10 p.m. Break
1:20 p.m. Session III: Energy Trade Flows
  Chair: Mine Yücel, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Helima Croft
, RBC Capital Markets
John R. Auers, Turner, Mason & Co.
Ronald Ripple
, University of Tulsa
2:35 p.m. Break
2:45 p.m. Panel Discussion with Executives
  Moderator: Chad Wilkerson, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Oklahoma City Branch
Wilfred C. "Willie" Chiang
, Plains All American GP LLP
Mark Gunnin
, Hunt Oil Co.
Thomas E. Jorden
, Cimarex Energy
Katherine Richard
, Warwick Energy Group
4:00 p.m. Closing Remarks
4:05 p.m. Adjourn
Contact Information

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