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The San Angelo Chamber of Commerce, along with U.S. Congressman Mike Conaway, Texas State Senator Charles Perry and Texas State Representative Drew Darby hosted the 15th Annual West Texas Legislative Summit Aug. 1-2, 2018. The theme was  Energy: A Landscape of Opportunity. This event drew approximately 400 energy experts, lawmakers, regulators and media.

More than 30 Texas legislators participated, and attendees learned about exploration and development plans from Anadarko, Pioneer and Occidental.

Chris Giancarlo, Chairman of the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission also gave a keynote speech.

Sean Strawbridge, CEO of the Port of Corpus Christi and Alvin New, Commissioner of the Texas Transportation Commission were also on the agenda.

Thure Cannon, President of the Texas Pipeline Association spoke, as did Todd Staples, president of the Texas Oil & Gas Association

The Summit featured Shawn Bennett, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Oil and Natural Gas – U.S. Department of Energy.

The summit kicked off with a reception and dinner the evening of Wednesday, Aug. 1 at the Cactus Hotel, 36 E. Twohig Ave.

Presentations and panel discussions took place on Thursday, Aug. 2 from 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Angelo State University.

For information on the Annual West Texas Legislative Summit 2019, click the link below:

https://sanangelo.org/events/wtls/

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