Program highlights include:
Stephen Holditch from Texas A&M University will set the tone for the meeting's discussions with his introductory keynote.
Albert Yost from the National Energy Technology Laboratory of the DOE will give an in-depth update of the lab's contributions to the US unconventional gas technology portfolio.
Richard Stoneburner of Petrohawk Energy, will present on "The Challenges involved in Full Cycle Exploration and Exploitation of Resource Plays."
William Zagorksi of Range Resources Marcellus shale division will share the technical history of the development and evolution of Pennsylvania's first modern Marcellus field.
Don't miss these technical sessions:
Tuesday, 23 February
- Geoscience: provides a "where we are" view of the geological and petrophysical aspects of shale gas reservoir performance.
- Reservoir Engineering Aspects of Unconventional Gas: presents reservoir engineering as a role in the development of gas shale plays.
- Reservoir Engineering Aspects of Microseismic: assesses the current, evolving role of microseismic from a supportive role in production engineering to a prominent method in unconventional gas plays.
Wednesday, 24 February
- Well Construction: confirms the best practices for operators involved in development and exploitation expenditures.
- Production Engineering: provides case studies on everyday challenges like stimulation assessment, artificial lift, and well intervention.
Thursday, 25 February