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Permian Basin Chapter Meeting: Steve Pruett, President & CEO, Elevation Resources, LLC

This event is open to members and non-members.  For questions, please contact us at 713-932-0168.

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Event Time:
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Central

Bush Convention Center
105 N. Main Street
Midland, TX 79701

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Join the Council for a Permian Basin Chapter Luncheon with Elevation Resources
Steve Pruett, President & CEO, Elevation Resources will address managing current market conditions through collaboration with the services and equipment sector at the upcoming Permian Basin Chapter Meeting.

Paul Horak, Partner, Deloitte will provide a market outlook and address industry trends.

Members: $60 
Non-Members: $75
Reserved Table Sponsor: $1,000 - Includes company recognition and premier seating for eight

11 am        Networking
11:45 am   Welcome/Energy Workforce Overview
                    - Leslie Beyer, Energy Workforce & Technology Council

11:55 am   Market Outlook
                    - Paul Horak, Partner, Deloitte 

 12:15 pm           Operator Perspective
                    - Steve Pruett, President & CEO of Elevation Resources, LLC 
1 pm          Adjourn    



Steven H. Pruett
Steven H. Pruett is the President and CEO of Elevation Resources, a Permian Basin focused exploration and production company which he co-founded in 2013. Mr. Pruett was previously Senior Vice President of Corporate Development of Concho Resources. He co-founded and served as President and CFO of Legacy Reserves LP, a public upstream MLP. Mr. Pruett has 36 years of oil and gas operating, financial and management experience, most of which has been in the Permian Basin. Prior to forming Legacy Reserves, Mr. Pruett was a Venture Partner with Quantum Energy Partners, and was President of Petroleum Place and P2 Energy Solutions. He previously served as President and CEO of First Permian, was a Vice President and upstream portfolio manager at Enron, founded and was president and CEO of First Reserve Oil & Gas Co, and served as a Vice President for First Reserve Corporation originating upstream equity investments. He was an energy investment banker with CS First Boston. Mr. Pruett worked in planning and business development for Amoco Production Company following graduate business school. He began his career as a petroleum engineer for ARCO Oil & Gas where he earned his registered professional engineer certificate. Mr. Pruett received his B.S in Petroleum Engineering, High Honors, from the University of Texas at Austin and graduated with an MBA from the Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar.

Paul Horak
Paul is the leader of Deloitte’s US Oil, Gas & Chemicals Audit & Assurance practice, Deloitte & Touche LLP. He has more than 27 years of experience in providing audit and accounting services, primarily for energy companies. Paul’s experience includes consultation on transactions and compliance with Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants. Paul has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Texas A&M University.

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