Governments And Industry Leaders Meet In Houston At The World Shale Oil & Gas Summit

Top Quote During the week of November 4 - 8, 2013, Houston will host senior government representatives and industry decision makers from across the globe at the 4th annual World Shale Oil & Gas Summit and Exhibition. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) September 26, 2013 - With more than 50 guest speakers from countries including China, South Africa, Australia, the UK, Brazil, India, Turkey as well as the United States, discussions will focus on the latest developments in shale oil and gas projects across the globe as well as how to drive a sustainable and profitable future for the industry.

    Senior government representatives speaking at the summit include Duarte Figueira, Head - Office of Unconventional Gas and Oil, Department of Energy and Climate Change, UK; Peng Qiming, Director General, Ministry of Land & Resources, China; Barry Goldstein, Executive Director, Energy Resources Division, Government of South Australia; Dr Bryan W. Shaw, Chairman, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

    Industry leaders speaking at the summit include Paul Goodfellow, Vice President, US Unconventionals, Shell; Frederik R. Janssens, Global Chief Developer Unconventional Gas, Global Gas & LNG, GDF Suez; Chad L. Stephens, Senior Vice President Corporate Development, Range Resources; Jeffrey Meisenhelder, Vice President, Unconventional Resources Group, Schlumberger.

    In 2013, the World Shale Oil & Gas Summit will feature two streams tailored to suit the needs of those working in the established shale oil and gas sector of North America and those working in emerging shale frontiers such as Asia Pacific, Europe and Latin America. Discussions will focus on topics including gas monetization, environmental best practices, regulatory updates, investment opportunities both in North America and abroad.

    The World Shale Oil & Gas Summit & Exhibition, voted one of the top five energy events in 2012 by the Houston Chronicle, has established itself as the largest international event for senior-level government and industry representatives as well as technical professionals working in or interested in working in the global shale oil and gas industry.

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