MAOGCC Annual Meeting

JUNE 10-11, 2019

Join us for the Annual Meeting of the Montana Association of Oil, Gas, and Coal Counties on June 10th-11th, 2019 at the Yogo Inn, located in Lewistown, Montana. We have speakers lined up that will provide information that will be of interest to all.

There is a block of rooms reserved for the night of the 10th at the Yogo Inn.  When making your reservation, be sure to mention that you are with the Montana Association of Oil Gas & Coal Counties or would like to be part of the MAOGCC Room Block. The reservation desk at the Yogo can be reached at 406-535-8721. Please call Shelby at 406-660-1969 if you have any questions pertaining to the conference agenda.


Click here to view the 2017 MAOGCC Annual Meeting Minutes (were voted on and approved at the 2018 Annual Meeting)

Click here to view the 2016 MAOGCC Annual Meeting Minutes (were voted on and approved at the 2017 Annual Meeting)

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Location: Pine Meadows Golf Course, 320 Country Club Lane, Lewistown, MT

12:00 PM - Golf (on your own) 

05:00 PM - Dinner

Location: The Yogo Inn, 
211 NE Main Street, Lewistown

08:00 AM - Breakfast
Yogo Inn, Sapphire Room B

09:00 AM - Call to Order
Roll & Introductions

09:05 AM - Consent Items
Agenda and Minutes of the 02-12-19 Meeting

09:10 AM - Financial Items
Dues report and financial statements

09:15 AM - Action Items
Bylaw changes, elections

09:30 AM - Discussion Items
Chairman's Update: Commissioner Richard Dunbar

09: 40 AM - Presentations & Speakers  (Note: Presentation times are approximate)

09:40 AM - Darryl James: Montana Infrastructure Coalition
Darryl will be presenting a summary of the Infrastructure Coalition’s activities over the duration of the legislative session

10:00 AM - Brian DaRin: U.S. State Department, Bureau of Energy Resources
Brian is an energy economist whose focus is managing the Presidential permit process for cross-border hydrocarbon infrastructure. He has a broad portfolio in energy security and represents the Department on the National Petroleum Council and as Co-Chair of the Defense Logistics Agency’s Market Impact Committee. He will be speaking on coal markets, pipelines, and much more!

10:30 AM - Ben Jones: Montana Board of Oil & Gas
Ben will be presenting a legislative overview and update from the Montana Board of Oil & Gas

11:00 AM - Lori Shaw: NorthWestern Energy
Lori will be presenting a play-by-play overview of SB 331 and the legislative actions that took place on the bill over the legislative session

11:20 AM - Tayla Snapp: TC Energy (historically TransCanada)
Tayla, the Community Relations and Stakeholder Outreach specialist for TC Energy, will be providing an update on the Keystone XL pipeline

11:30 AM - Shelby DeMars: Executive Director & Legislative Update

11:50 AM - Messages from the Congressional Delegation

12:00 PM - Adjourn

**Click HERE for a printable agenda**

Montana Association of Oil, Gas, and Coal Counties. 1820 N Last Chance Gulch. Helena, MT 59601.