ICEIWG Fourth Quarter Meeting - New Town, North Dakota

12/15/2016

site visit

Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016

MHA Nation energy facilities tour

Welcome and opening remarks by ICEIWG co-chairs and MHA Nation

  • Chris Deschene, director, Department of Energy, Office of Indian Energy
  • Mark Fox, chairman, Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara (MHA) Nation

Overview and report of recent activities from MHA Nation's energy and environmental departments

  • Carson Hood, Jr., director, MHA Nation Energy Department | Presentation 
  • Steve Gundersen, consultant, Tall Salt Advisors
  • Shenan R. Atcitty, attorney, Holland and Knight | Presentation

Drilling and potential impacts of induced seismicity

  • Everett Waller, chairman, Osage Nation Minerals Council
  • Jill Jones, board chair, Osage Nation Energy Services, LLC | Presentation

Introduction to Missouri River Resources (MRR): sovereignty by the barrel

  • Dave Williams, president/CEO, Missouri River Resources
  • Mark Fox, chairman, Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara (MHA) Nation
  • Carson Hood, Jr., director, MHA Nation Energy Department 

Best practices: tribes as oil operators

  • Dave Williams, president/CEO, Missouri River Resources
  • Everett Waller, chairman, Osage Nation Minerals Council
  • Jill Jones, board chair, Osage Nation Energy Services, LLC

Reception – hosted by MHA Nation

Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016

Opening remarks, invocation and introductions

  • Chris Deschene, director, DOE Office of Indian Energy 
  • Mark Fox, chairman, Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara (MHA) Nation

DOE budget and program update

  • Chris Deschene, director, DOE Office of Indian Energy | Presentation
  • Doug MacCourt, senior policy advisor, DOE, Office of Indian Energy

White House Tribal Nations Conference - key tribal and energy subgroup breakout sessions reports

  • Doug MacCourt, senior policy advisor, DOE Office of Indian Energy

Oil production on Tribal lands

  • Kathy Neset, owner/president, Neset Consulting Service

Overview of energy taxation in Indian country

  • Michael Connolly, economic advisor, Campo Band of the Kumeyaay Nation | Presentation

Update and ICEIWG discussion on policy recommendations: results of public priority meetings and next steps

  • Douglas MacCourt, senior policy advisor, DOE Office of Indian Energy

Preliminary discussion: creation of a fossil energy tribal working group and a national intertribal energy group

  • Chris Deschene, director, DOE Office of Indian Energy
  • Douglas MacCourt, senior solicy sdvisor, DOE Office of Indian Energy
  • Mark Fox, chairman, Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara (MHA) Nation

Environmental monitoring for oIl and gas development

Stranded gas in shale plays

  • Daniel Soeder, NETL 

Conclusion, next meeting and other business.