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  • Presenting the Geoscience Behind the UK’s Shale Potential, 23 – 24 June 2016

Presenting the Geoscience Behind the UK’s Shale Potential, 23 – 24 June 2016

Building on the undoubted success of the previous events; Shale UK will be held once again on 23 – 24 June 2016 and will feature as part of the International Festival for Business being held in Liverpool. Shale UK offers a unique perspective on the potential of shale oil and gas in the United Kingdom as the conference examines both the geology relevant to shale development as well as the commercial rationale.  The Geological Society will provide their expertise in ensuring that the 2016 programme is the most relevant with expert speakers drawn from industry, government and academia to give delegates the very best information, essential for decision making.

Invaluable insight directly from industry leaders and the very best experts in their field. The 2016 Shale UK programme includes:

Toni Harvey, Senior Geoscientist, Oil & Gas Authority

John Blaymires, Chief Operating Officer, IGas Energy

Charles Lesser, Managing Director, Macquarie Capital

Tony Smith, Commercial Strategy Manager, Peel Gas and Oil

Jonathan Hodgkin, Business Development Director, United Utilities Group

Shale UK 2016 will present new developments including an update on the latest licensing rounds and how the UK is shaping up in a global context and the effect of the dramatic increase in oil shale production.  The programme will present the geoscience that enables us to assess the realistic potential of UK resources and to draw on lessons learnt from the US.  The programme is designed to meet the needs of all stakeholders with an interest in Shale; government, regulators, exploration and service companies, consultants, investors, the community and academia.

Just some of the companies that have participated at Shale UK: