LONDON, January 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Mr Xabier Martinez, Deputy Minister for Industry and Energy, Basque Government will open the Unconventional Gas Forum 2012 with a 20 minute keynote address on the current state of play for shale exploration and production in the Basque Region.
The event, organised by WTG conferences, takes place between 13th and 14th March 2012 in Barcelona, Spain and will bring together leading experts from global majors to smaller scale E & P's to discuss practical solutions and firsthand experience to deliver successful and profitable unconventional gas projects in Europe and abroad.
Confirmed speakers include:
- John Buggenhagen, Exploration Director, San Leon Energy
- Richard Moorman, CEO, Tamboran Resources
- Professor Azra N. Tutuncu, Director, UNGI, ColoradoSchool of Mines
- Dr. Rashid Khan, Head of Intellectual Property, Saudi Aramco
- John Underwood, Head of Exploration, Heyco Energy Group
- Ivan Pearson, Scientific Officer - Energy Security, European Commission Joint Research Centre
- Martin Robert, Vice President Engineering and Operations, BNK Petroleum
Conference topics include:
- A keynote session on the Lower Palezoic shales of the Baltic Basin, carboniferous unconventional play of the Fore Sudetic Monocline and the future of unconventional exploration opportunities in France and Spain
- The huge potential of shale discovery in the UK - an unconventional gas project update including the challenges and need for resources
- An overview of emerging technologies and innovations for tight gas reservoir development and gas recovery
- Sessions on responsible unconventional development, the challenges of public perception and a long-term vision for global gas markets
- Plus choose from in-depth case studies on tight gas technology, shale gas technology and coal-bed methane and technical challenges
To view the complete programme, speakers and topics visit http://www.ug-forum.com
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