Largest Global Shale Event Spotlights Asia Pacific

11 September 2013 – Singapore – The largest international event for the world’s shale oil and gas industry, World Shale Oil & Gas: Summit and Exhibition (4-8 November 2013), will feature an Asia Pacific Day on Thursday, 7 November 2013.  The day is designed to throw the spotlight on Asia Pacific by driving discussions as to how to unlock potential shale reserves in the region. Sessions include a review of the quantity and quality of shale reserves in Asia Pacific; as well as how to implement strategies that will assist a favourable investment climate to attract investors. Participants will have opportunities to discuss collaborations, partnerships or joint ventures in Asia Pacific.

Delegates will learn from established North American producers how to overcome challenges and implement best practice; be shown how to evaluate operational challenges including water usage, infrastructure challenges and train essential manpower. Keynote speakers will examine the new dynamics of the growing gas market as well as promote an understanding of what the future holds for LNG, shale gas and piped gas. 

Organizers have confirmed participation from high ranking government representatives from China, Australia, Mongolia, India, the UK, and the United States. Industry leaders attending represent organizations such as Chevron, BP, Schlumberger, Shell, Carizzo Oil & Gas, Saipem S.p.A, Sasol Petroleum, China Petroleum Enterprise Association, Cheniere Energy and Shell. 

Speakers include:

  • Davis Thames, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Cheniere Energy, Inc
  • Jeffrey Meisenhelder, Vice President Unconventional Resources Group,  Schlumberger
  • Peng Qiming, Director General,  Ministry of Land & Resources, China
  • Hu Wenrei, Former vice president of  PetroChina, President of  China Petroleum Enterprise Association
  • Gerald A. Morton, General Counsel & Vice President, Business Development, Carizzo Oil & Gas, Inc.
  • Paul Goodfellow, Vice President, U.S. Unconventionals, Shell
  • Erdenebulgan Oyun, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Mining, Mongolia
  • Jeffrey Haworth, Acting Executive Director, Petroleum, Approvals, Department of Mines and Petroleum, The Western Australian Government

The Annual World Shale Oil & Gas Summit and Exhibition has established itself as the largest global meeting place for senior-level representatives and technical professionals of the international shale oil and gas industry. It takes place in the heart of the shale industry at the Hilton Americas, Houston, Texas, USA, 4 – 8 November 2013.

Please visit to learn more or to register for this event. Media are also invited to attend.

About World Shale Oil & Gas: Summit and Exhibition

The 4th World Shale Oil & Gas: Summit and Exhibition is organized by The CWC Group, twice winner of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise. CWC has a 15-year track-record in delivering energy events and training globally, focused on Oil & Gas Exploration & Production, LNG, GTL, Shale Gas, Local Content, O&G Logistics & Technology, Infrastructure and Water Management. 

The company has organized over 600 events in the past 15 years, to which they attribute their unparalleled wealth and depth of experience. CWC is the acknowledged market leader for events and training in the oil and gas industry. With representative offices and agents in Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa, Middle East and the Americas, CWC is supported by a team of 140 employees based at their headquarters in London, England.