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Wyoming Pipelines: The Territory Ahead|School of Energy Resources

Wyoming Pipelines: The Territory Ahead

The University of Wyoming College of Law, School of Energy Resources, and the Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute sponsored The Wyoming Pipelines conference on October 31, 2008.


9:00 am - Welcome - Jerry Parkinson, Dean, UW College of Law

9:15 am - Conference Agenda & Outcomes- Dennis Stickley, Visiting Professor, UW College of Law

9:30 am - Wyoming Pipeline Outlook - Brian Jeffries, Executive Director, Wyoming Pipeline Authority

10:30 am - Panel - Certification, Construction and Operation

  • Panel Moderator- Randall Luthi, Director, Minerals Management Service, USDOI
  • Producer - A. Scott Moore, VP of Gas Marketing, Anadarko
  • Pipeline- H.A. True, VP, Bridger Pipeline
  • FERC Certification - Robert Cupina, Principal Deputy Director, Office of Energy Projects, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
  • State Lands- Lynne Boomgaarden, Director, Office of State Lands
  • Federal Lands - Walt George, Bureau of Land Management
  • Private Lands - John McKinley, Davis & Cannon
  • Keynote Speaker- Harold Heinze is the CEO of the Alaska Natural Gas Development Authority. He is considered an "engineer's engineer," and has been leading ANGDA since 3002 in the planning, engineering, and development of Alaska's in-state gas pipeline from the North Slope.

1:30 pm - Panel - Regulation, Pricing and Taxation

  • Panel Moderator- Brent Kunz, Hathaway & Kunz
  • Hub Pricing - Brian Jeffries, Executive Director, Wyoming Pipeline Authority
  • Federal Regulation- Steven Snarr, Holland & Hart
  • State Regulation - Kathleen A. Lewis, Chair, Wyoming Public Service Commission
  • Taxation - Ed Schmidt, Director, Wyoming Department of Revenue

3:00 pm - Panel - Special Issues with Non-Petroleum Pipelines

  • Panel Moderator- Dennis Stickley, UW College of Law
  • CO2 Pipelines- Ray P. Hattenbach, VP, Blue Source LLC
  • Governor's Working Group on CO2- John Corra, Director, Wyoming DEQ
  • Water Pipelines - Mike Purcell, Director, Wyoming Water Development Office

4:00 pm - Panel - The Territory Ahead: Setting an Agenda for Action

  • Panel Moderator- Mmark Doelger, Chairman, Wyoming Pipeline Authority
  • Oil Pipelines- Joy Stevens, Sr. Engineer, Bridger Pipelines
  • Natural Gas- Craig Coombs, Director of Business Development, El Paso Western Pipelines
  • Gas Producers - A. Scott Moore
  • CO2 Pipelines- Ray P. Hattenbach, VP, Blue Cource LLC
  • Governor's Office- Rob Hurless, Advisor, Energy & Telecommunications to Governor Freudenthal

5:15 pm - Closing and Summation- Jim Steidtmann, Director, Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute

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