UK Shale Energy conference opens in Glasgow on 30 September – 72 hours after first shale super-tanker arrives from USA

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Just 3 days after first Dragon-class supertanker arrives today in Scotland from USA, the 2016 UK Shale Energy Conference opens in Glasgow on 30 September

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The SCOTTISH ENERGY ASSOCIATION® is holding the second UK Shale Energy Conference.

After the highly successful first event last year, this second event on 30 September 2016 will take stock of the consultation that the Scottish Government instigated during the moratorium and hear from those for and against onshore shale exploration.

To view the programme click Shale Programme

The full-day Conference will take place on Friday 30/9/2016, with registration from 9.00am and starting at 9.30am, at the Technology & Innovation Centre (TIC), University of Strathclyde, 99 George Street, Glasgow, G1 1RD.

By coincidence, the first Dragon-class shale supertanker from the USA is due to arrive in Scotland on 27 September.

Chaired by Ross Martin CEO of SCDI,  speakers include:

  • Chris Lewis of EY
  • Matt Williams of RSPB
  • Hugh Carmichael of INEOS
  • Mark Lappin of Complete Exploration & Development
  • Bob Gatliff of British Geological Survey
  • Julie Hauck of Greenpeace
  • Fraser Pritchard of Columbus Energy
  • Graham Dean of ReachCSG
  • Mike Cooper of Arenite Petroleum
  • Ken Cronin of UKOOG
  • Alexander Burnett MSP, Shadow Energy Minister
  • Colin McNaught of Ricardo.
  • Patrick Harvie, MSP, Scottish Green Party

The UK Shale Energy Conference 2016 is an opportunity to find out more about what is going on, the technologies and the validity of much of what is being said in the media. Come along and engage in the debate and see how shale might impact the UK and Scottish energy market. You can view the programme by clickinShale Programme





Registration Details:

SEA Members, £175.00*

Delegate rate, £195.00*

Including all refreshments

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See Sponsorship and Exhibition information below or please contact Hector Grant, Chief Executive by or telephoning

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EXHIBITION places available on first come basis at IPA Members £295.00*, non-members £350*  Don’t miss out, limited number available.

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* All rates plus 20% vat

For a DECC video on ShaleGas Click Here

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For a video on the role of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) in frackingClick Here

To see the programme click Shale Programme

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