EMEA Unconventional Gas E&P Forum 2012 Goes From Strength to Strength!

By Gastech Specialist Events, PRNE
Sunday, November 27, 2011

LONDON, November 28, 2011 -

This industry-leading forum, focused on the key technical challenges and commercial considerations of E&P activity in the EMEA region, will be held at the Ciragan Palace Kempinski Hotel in Istanbul, on 6 - 8 February 2012 and will be chaired by Anthea Pitt, Executive Editor for Petroleum Economist. The programme already boasts a prestigious line up of industry experts who are operating in the region to develop new and exciting plays and leading authorities from regions with a long-standing history of unconventional development. We are pleased to announce the following experts have also joined the programme and will be bringing their unique experiences and insight to the faculty and the programme content:

  • Dr. Frank Umbach, Senior Associate and Head of the Programme - “International Energy Security”, CESS and Associate Director, EUCERS, Kings College London; will be opening the programme with a session about the New Unconventional Frontiers in Europe and the Middle East - Is the Time Right for Large-Scale Unconventional Gas Development?
  • Loyd Roberson, VP - Technical Sales and Marketing, Newpark Drilling Fluids, LLC; will be speaking during the pre-conference workshop on Evaluating Environmentally Sensitive Drilling Fluids with Enhanced Production Properties - from Utilisation to Disposal
  • Byron Smith, Vice President of International Operations, Santrol Proppants, (Sugar Land, Texas); will be delivering a session on Day 2 entitled In Search of the Perfect Proppant‘”
  • Russell Roundtree, Chief Technology Officer, LMK Resources, INC.; will be speaking on Day 2 about Maximizing Hydrocarbon Recovery Rates through Highly Effective Completions Planning and Execution

These pivotal industry figures will join the extensive line up of senior representatives from companies such as BG Group, Baker Hughes, LNG Energy Ltd, Hugh Fraser International, Breitling Oil and Gas, ORLEN Upstream, Southwestern Energy, Petrafiz, Hill and Knowlton, Macquarie Bank, Mirfak SA Minerals, EWI (East West Institute) and the Polish Geological Institute.

The full programme is available at www.emeaunconventionalgasforum.com

Programme sponsors already include Tamboran Resources, Core Laboratories, GeoKrak, and GeoData.  To learn more about how your organisation can promote its expertise, products, and/or services to the key industry leaders operating in the region who will be attending the Forum, contact Guy McCulloch at: +44(0)203-180-6527 or guymcculloch@dmgevents.com.

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