HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PHOTO 1: Spectators listen intently as keynote speaker Jack Stark, president and COO of Continental Resources, addresses the audience at the NAPE Business Conference during the morning session. Stark discussed the multiple challenges facing industry, in light of low oil prices, including the impacts of continually-falling rig counts.
PHOTO 2: During the NAPE Business Conference luncheon, John Hofmeister, Founder and Chief Executive of Citizens for Affordable Energy and the former president of Shell Oil Company, shares his insights on how the U.S. can break the volatile cycle of low oil prices and chart a path for sustained growth.
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