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Registration underway for East Texas Energy Symposium in August

The East Texas Oil Museum at Kilgore College will host the eleventh annual East Texas Energy Symposium (National Oil & Gas Appreciation Day) on Thursday, Aug. 27, featuring three speakers.

Speakers will include Sendhendu Kashikar, Chief Executive Officer of Reveal Energy Services; Tim Greene, Business Development Manager for Deep Imaging Technologies; and Dr. Mahdi Haddad, Postdoctoral Fellow for the Bureau of Economic Geology.

The symposium is set for 9:30 a.m. to Noon in Dodson Auditorium on the Kilgore campus.  Museum tours will be provided at the conclusion of the event.

Due to COVID-19, the event is FREE this year, but donations are encouraged for any amount deemed appropriate.

Also, a ticket for the symposium is required.

All donations will fund current and future programming at the East Texas Oil Museum. Your donation will help the ETOM to continue its mission of “Telling the story…Preserving the history.”

With this year's fundraising goal at $5,000, we hope you will help us achieve this goal!

Please click here to make a charitable donation to the ETOM.

Local media is invited to attend the morning presentations.

The ETOM is located at 1301 S. Henderson Blvd. (corner of Hwy. 259 and Ross Ave.) in Kilgore.

For more information contact Olivia Moore, ETOM director, at 903-983-8295 or email

Tickets required via Eventbrite due to limited seating:

Symposium Sponsors:

  • Big Cypress Energy, LLC
  • BKD CPAs and Advisors
  • Carr Resources
  • CenterPoint Energy
  • Citizens Bank
  • Indigo Natural Resources
  • Martin Midstream Partners
  • McClung Energy Services LLC
  • National Landworks - Petroleum Land Services
  • Navidad Operating Co.
  • Princess Three
  • ProFrac
  • Rockcliff Energy LLC
  • Tanos Exploration II, LLC
  • Tellurian
  • Valence Operating Company