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200 Exhibitors and 3,000 Oil and Gas Decision-Makers Expected at Summer NAPE on Aug. 15-16


Annual oil and gas industry gathering to feature C-suite presenters
and hundreds of dealmaking opportunities

More than 3,000 oil and gas industry decision-makers and 200 exhibitors
from across the U.S. are expected to attend Summer NAPE 2018 in Houston
at the George R. Brown Convention Center on August 15-16. The annual
expo will provide benefits to every professional in the upstream oil and
gas industry, from prospects and buyers to sellers and partners at small
independents and majors, featuring more than 2.4 million prospect acres
from 16 states.

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"NAPE remains the go-to expo to generate deals, learn about changing
trends and regulations, and make invaluable connections in the oil and
gas industry," said Jim Devlin, chairman of the NAPE Operators
"We're continuing the momentum from the rebounding market
and NAPE's 25th anniversary celebration by offering attendees the chance
to attend exciting networking events, learn about emerging technologies
and make unrivaled deals."

Summer NAPE will feature annual favorite events, such as the Business
, Prospect
and Capital
& Service Provider Previews
. The Business Conference will
include C-suite presenters from key industry players, including Rice
Investment Group, Brigham Minerals and Brigham Exploration, HDBC
Investments Limited, Alamo Resources LLC, HBW Resources and Preng &
Associates. Following the Business Conference, the tradeshow will be
filled with hundreds of exhibitors looking to make deals, with two days
of presentations in the NAPE theater allowing exhibitors to showcase
their current prospects, pitch their services to a captive audience and
drive traffic to their booths.

Play Happy Hours
will continue in 2018 after an outstanding debut at
the 2017 Summer NAPE. These regionally-focused networking events provide
a convenient way to connect with other professionals working in the same
geographic area. Additionally, the annual Icebreaker
networking event will allow attendees and exhibitors an opportunity to
mix and mingle.

Summer NAPE will include a Government
Relations Session
, which will describe the changing framework of
federal regulations from the Trump Administration and address the
challenges Congress faces codifying these reforms. NAPE partner IPAA
will present an oil and gas overview course, and the OCS Advisory Board
will host a half-day seminar in advance of the Business Conference. And
finally, Summer NAPE will conclude with a Summer
drawing for two Harley-Davidson motorcycles.

To Attend Summer NAPE

Attendee and media registration is now open for Summer NAPE 2018. Those
interested in attending or participating with an exhibit booth may find
information regarding registration at
Members of the media who would like to attend and cover NAPE are invited
to register online at
or onsite.

About NAPE

NAPE – the oil and gas industry's marketplace for the buying, selling
and trading of prospects and producing properties – brings oil and gas
professionals together to meet, network, connect and do business. NAPE
offers two expos annually in Houston – NAPE Summit in February and
Summer NAPE in August – bringing together prospects and all the key
players needed to evaluate, facilitate and execute deals. The
internationally recognized NAPE was established in 1993 by the American
Association of Professional Landmen and also includes IPAA, SEG and AAPG
as partners. For more information on Summer NAPE or the Business
Conference, including a full schedule and list of speakers, please visit
and follow NAPE on Twitter at @NAPE_EXPO.

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