Shale Industry Experts, Decision Makers Convene in Houston

29 October 2013 – LONDON, ENGLAND – The CWC Group is hosting the largest international meeting of the world’s shale oil and gas industry experts and senior decision makers in Houston – the heart of the shale industry at the 4th World Shale Oil & Gas Summit and Exhibition, 4-7 November 2013. Hot topics tabled for discussion in the Summit Agenda include proposed investment and legal frameworks for an unconventional oil and gas industry; the role of technology in driving the sustainability of the industry; gas monetization strategies; environmental best practice; ; as well as emerging shale frontiers and addressing the concerns of stakeholders and public opposition groups through public engagement. 

Speakers include:

  • Chad Stephens, Senior Vice President, Corporate Development, Range Resources
  • Frederik R. Janssens, Global Chief Developer Unconventional Gas, Global Gas & LNG, GDF SUEZ
  • Duarte Figueira, Head of Office of Unconventional Gas & Oil, Department of Energy & Climate Change UK
  • Barry Goldstein, Executive Director, Energy Resources Division, Government of South Australia
  • Paul Goodfellow, Vice President US Unconventionals, Shell
  • Dr John Decker, Principal Geologist, Petroleum Agency SA
  • Peng Qiming, Director General, Ministry of Land & Resources, China
  • Hector M. Rodriguez, Independent Member of the Board, PEMEX

Delegates attending the event will have the opportunity to network with representatives of companies such as Baker Hughes, BP International Ltd, CNPC, Ecopetrol, Gazprom JSC, GDF SUEZ, PEMEX, Saipem S.p.A., Sasol Petroleum International Ltd, Schlumberger, SINOPEC, SK Energy, Statoil, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, NNPC, CB&I, ExxonMobil, Mitsui & Co, TPAO, US Department of Energy, Wisent Oil & Gas,  Weatherford International, Chevron, Gas Natural Fenosa, Shell, Range Resources, EBN, SAPEX, Cheniere Energy, Inc., Gas Technology Institute, Center for Sustainable Shale Development, CEMIG Brazil, KBR, Mansarovar Energy Colombia, Saudi Aramco, andSchlumberger. 

The event also includes the World Shale Asia Pacific Day which will feature discussions on  how to unlock potential shale reserves in the Asia Pacific region by encouraging collaboration and knowledge sharing between the reserve holders in Asia Pacific and experienced developers in the USA. 

The World Shale Awards will also be awarded at a Gala Dinner on Tuesday 5 November, 2013.

Registration for the event is still open at 

About World Shale Oil & Gas: Summit and Exhibition

The 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.