World Shale Oil & Gas: Latin America Summit; Bringing Together Key Players from Across the Region

Top Quote As the shale industry continues to evolve in the US and internationally, interest from local governments in Latin America remains strong in developing their shale oil and gas industries. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) October 03, 2012 - Creating a number of business opportunity in this dynamic and attractive region for key player in the shale industry.

    To explore these opportunities, key decision makers from the shale oil and gas industry, along with senior government officials and regulators from Latin America, will gather in Argentina for the World Shale Oil & Gas: Latin America Summit co-sponsored by the IGU and co-hosted by the IAPG, taking place on the 28 - 30 November 2012.

    Key programme topics of discussion will include analysis the latest developments in regulatory and contractual frameworks, as well as country case studies uncovering opportunities in Colombia, Mexico, Brazil and Argentina.

    Key speakers the summit include: Minister Ing. Guillermo Coco, Ministry of Energy, Environment & Public Services, Province of Neuquén; Dr Hector Manosalva, Vice President E&P Ecopetrol; Mario Gabriel Budebo, Undersecretary of Hydrocarbons, Ministry of Energy, Mexico; Dr Edgar Rangel, Commissioner, Comision Nacional de Hidrocarburos (CNH), Mexico; Monica Neves Cordeiro, Gas Superintendent, Companhia Energética de Minas Gerais (CEMIG), Brazil; Dr Fluvio César Ruíz Alarcón, Advisor - Member of the Board, Petróleos Mexicanos; Ernesto López Anadón, President, Instituto Argentino del Petroleo y del Gas (IAPG); Jérôme Ferrier,President, International Gas Union (IGU) & Senior Vice President, Corporate Security, Total; Nicolas Mallo Huergo, Chairman, Andes Energia; Laurent Parra, Director of Unconventional Resources, Total Austral.

    The three day agenda includes pre-summit interactive workshop on overcoming water challenges, the 2-day strategic Summit, and exclusive networking opportunities for delegates including a tango night drinks reception.

    Further information regarding this event can be found at

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