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#011: Hot Topics Underway at Ohio Oil & Gas Association in 2019

Anyone in the oil and gas industry around the Appalachian Basin knows of the Ohio Oil & Gas Association’s Winter Meeting, one of the most well-attended industry meetings on the East Coast. This meeting is well known for his keynote speakers, breakout sessions, networking opportunities and more.

In this episode, Phil talks with Mike Chadsey, the director of public relations for Ohio Oil and Gas Association about 2019’s Winter Meeting, what topics are hot that attendees will want to make sure to attend and why it’s one of the best association meetings around.

Here are some of the things you can look forward to in this episode:

  • Why the Debrossi Report has standing room only every year
  • What are the biggest topics being discussed on stage
  • What regulation issues at the federal and state levels will be discussed
  • Why it’s been a top association meeting in the industry for so long



3:41 History and overview of the Ohio Oil and Gas Association annual meetings

7:01 Topics to be discussed in the meeting

8:39 What is the Debrossi report?

10:30 Mike’s ‘breakout sessions’

13:23 What is the value in getting into the meetings?

15:46 Other meetings hosted by the Association

Connect with Mike

Bio: Mike Chadsey serves as Director of Public Relations for the Ohio Oil and Gas Association. In that capacity, he leads OOGA’s engagement with the media in the state and continues the Association’s great work of creating and building relationships with local elected, community, and business leaders throughout the state.

Immediately prior to joining OOGA, Mike served two years as the first state director of Energy In Depth-Ohio (EID), a grassroots advocacy, research and education initiative organized in support of responsible oil and gas development.

Mike has served in a variety of roles over the last 20 years at both the local and state level working for various campaigns and office holders. He was elected by the voters of Summit County as a Board member of the Summit County Educational Service Center in 2017. He is a graduate of Kent State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. He lives with his wife, Jean Anne and their daughter Madeline and son Matthew in Green.