HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NAPE – the premier marketplace for buying and selling oil and gas prospects and producing properties – kicked off today with the NAPE Business Conference. The conference featured industry leaders addressing legislative and economic issues as well as trends in technology and exploration. Nearly a decade after its first summer event, NAPE is taking place in Houston August 20-22, 2014, at the George R. Brown Convention Center.
Photo 1: Panelists discuss “Legislative Initiatives and Rule Making Concerns Coming at You” at the 2014 NAPE Business Conference today. From left to right: Jeremy Fitzpatrick, Director of Legal & Regulatory, RKI Exploration & Production, LLC; Lee Fuller, Vice President of Government Relations, IPAA; Alex Mills, President & Chief of Staff, Texas Alliance of Energy Producers; and Gifford Briggs, Vice President for Government Affairs, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association.
Photo 2: Dr. Ray Perryman of The Perryman Group gives the keynote address at the 2014 NAPE Business Conference luncheon on the significant impact the oil and gas industry continues to have on the U.S. economy.