NAPE Summit reported that Chesapeake Energy Corp (NYSE:CHK) Chief Executive Officer and President Doug Lawler will participate as the keynote speaker in the 2018 NAPE Global Business Event as part of the 25th yearly NAPE Summit Week planned from February 5, 2018 to February 9, 2018, in Houston.
Greg Riedl of NAPE Operators Committee expressed that NAPE’s 25th anniversary is planned during a pivotal time in their industry. While production marks are on the rise again, it is still extremely vital than ever for producers to look for new ways to run more efficiently. They are thrilled to hear the insights that the CEO of Chesapeake will share on how creativity and innovation can reveal value in producing assets. Lawler, who has been CEO and president of Chesapeake Energy since 2013, previously was associated with Anadarko Petroleum Corporation.
The NAPE Global Business Event assesses the most pressing matters in the international and domestic oil and gas market each year, showcasing presentations from C-level industry professionals a day before the NAPE event starts. NAPE Global Business Event will address latest trends in private equity, divestitures, acquisitions and more.
NAPE Summit Week will showcase the yearly NAPE Summit Charities Luncheon with keynote speaker as Tom Brokaw; a Job Fair for upstream experts; educational seminars exhibited by industry organizations SEG, AAPL, AIPN and IPAA; international and domestic NAPE Theaters running 2 days of Prospect Previews & Capital and Service Provider Exhibitions; and a two-day event on almost 15 acres of exhibition area. The Expo will close with a Summit Sweepstakes drawing for a Silver Ford F-150 in merriment of NAPE’s 25th anniversary.
In the last trading session, the stock price of Chesapeake gained more than 3% to close the day at $4. The gains came at a share volume of 18.60 million compared to average share volume of 27.09 million.