Montana Energy Summit


Montana Energy 2018 will bring together energy thought leaders from around the country to continue the conversation we started two years ago at the Montana Energy Summit. 

Together we will work together to find new ways to grow energy jobs, showcase technology, explore and open new markets and discuss how the right federal policies can release the power of innovation. We hope you will join us in unlocking Montana's energy potential.



May 30, 2018


  • Continuing Education.
  • Welcome Reception & Opening Remarks from US. Senator Steve Daines





May 31, 2018


  • Registration Opens & Networking Breakfast
  • Keynote: Chairman Barrasso, U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
  • Fireside Chat with Chairman Barrasso & U.S. Senator Steve Daines: Trains, Trucks, Ports and Pipelines
    • Matthew Rose, Executive Chairman, BNSF Railway
    • Terry Spencer, President & Chief Executive Officer, ONEOK
    • Everett King, President & Chief Executive Officer, Lighthouse Resources, Inc.
  • Keynote: Orlando Alvarez, President & Chief Executive Officer, BP Energy
  • Panel: Harvesting the Earth’s Power: The Past, Present and Future of Renewable Energy
    • Honorable Kelly Ayotte, Former U.S. Senator and Senior Advisor, Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions
    • Carl Borgquist, President & CEO, Absaroka Energy
  • Keynote: Harold Hamm, Founder, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Continental Resources
  • Keynote: Russ Girling, Chief Executive Officer, TransCanada
  • Keynote: Ralph Alexander, Chief Executive Officer, Talen Energy
  • Panel: The Backbone of Montana: Colstrip & Coal Jobs in Montana
    • Joseph Micheletti, Chief Operating Officer, Westmoreland Coal Company
    • A.J. Not Afraid, Chairman, Crow Tribe
    • Lori Shaw, Colstrip United
  • Keynote: Robert Rowe, President & Chief Executive Officer, NorthWestern Energy
  • Fireside Chat with U.S. Senator Steve Daines & U.S. Representative Greg Gianforte: Moving American Energy: The Federal Government as a Partner for Energy Dominance

    • Neil Chatterjee, Commissioner, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
    • Mark Menezes, Under Secretary, U.S. Department of Energy
    • Keynote: Colin Marshall, President, CEO & COO, Cloud Peak Energy
    • Networking Reception

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