Rice Energy, CONSOL Energy and Magnum Hunter Resources Join Speaker Slate at DUG East Conference

The 6th DUG East conference adds CEO Daniel J. Rice IV, Rice Energy, to its speaker roster as the closing keynote speaker on Wednesday, June 4.

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Houston, TX (PRWEB) April 10, 2014

The 6th DUG East conference adds CEO Daniel J. Rice IV, Rice Energy, to its speaker roster as the closing keynote speaker on Wednesday, June 4. Rice generated a 166 percent increase in its natural gas production last year and controls 90,000 net acres in the Marcellus and Utica shale plays. The conference and exhibition is set for June 3-5 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In response to requests, DUG East, the premier event focused on resource development in the region, comes at an earlier date this year.

Speakers include:

  • Tim Dugan, COO, E&P, CONSOL Energy Inc.
  • Gary Evans, Chairman and CEO, Magnum Hunter Resources
  • David Welch, President and CEO, Stone Energy
  • Jeffrey Ventura, President and CEO, Range Resources Corp.
  • Tony Clark, Commissioner, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
  • Susan Packard LeGros, Executive Director, Center for Sustainable Shale Development

As an added attraction, a former director of the CIA, Leon Panetta will be the keynote luncheon speaker on Wednesday, June 4. Conference attendees will hear rare firsthand accounts of his White House experiences.

Last year, this DUG event attracted more than 3,700 industry professionals as well as 330 exhibitors and sponsors. Attendees can take advantage of super early-bird pricing for registration until April 11. View the conference agenda to see the scope and relevance of its unique program content.

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