The Golden Age of Shale Oil in the US and New Opportunities in Gas Monetization

Top Quote As the shale industry continues to shift and evolve in the US and internationally, interest from around the world remains strong in development of shale gas and shale oil. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) August 23, 2012 - The impact of the shale revolution has been far reaching with the market impacts being felt across the value chain.

    The 3rd Annual World Shale Oil & Gas Summit and Awards, taking place on the 18-21 September in Houston USA, will focus on providing in-depth critical insights into the challenges and opportunities across the shale oil and gas value chain.

    Key programme topics of discussion will include analysis of the drivers and impacts of the upstream shift from gas to liquids in the US, as well as a look at the international development opportunities with a keynote address from Guillermo Garcia Alcocer, Director General of Exploration and Exploitation of Hydrocarbons for Mexico's Secretaria de Energia. Experts will also discuss opportunities for gas monetization through XTL, petrochemicals and utilities, with Davis Thames, President, Cheniere Marketing LLC providing an update on Cheniere's US LNG export plans.

    The programme will also cover issues around regulation and environmental concerns world-wide, with talks from the American Petroleum Institute, China's Ministry of Land and Resources, and the US Department of Energy.

    The four day agenda includes pre-Summit interactive workshops on regulatory and environmental issues and water management, the 3-day strategic Summit, and technical presentations.

    The World Shale Oil & Gas Summit and Awards is taking place at the George R Brown Convention Center. As a central hub for the oil and gas industry, the Summit will gather leading decision makers and executives from across the globe for networking, uncovering new investment opportunities, and building business partnerships across the shale oil and gas value chain.

    Further information regarding this event can be found at

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