At the recent NAPE Summit in Houston, people from all sectors of the energy industry came together at a unique event for three days of networking, education and deal-making.
Certainly, the challenges of low oil prices were on everyone's mind. But if people were worried, the thousands in attendance did not give it away. The arena was filled with bankers, investors and drilling companies looking to talk business and shopping for good deals.
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NPR was on site at NAPE and talking to attendees about their perspectives and concerns. Kenny DuBose, mineral investor and shale oil publisher, sat down with John Ydstie and commented on his experience.
Mr. DuBose's comments were similar to others heard throughout the conference, as industry leaders and company owners expressed optimism about the future.
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Access full interview at NPR.com