Shale Gas Environmental Summit 2014

Now in its 5th edition comes at the right time to provide a platform for various industry representatives to come together.

27-28 Oct 2014 at Holiday Inn London - Regent's Park, United Kingdom

Energy and Power, Gas, Oil, & Petroleum

Shale Gas Environmental Summit 2014 27-28 Oct 2014 Holiday Inn London - Regent's Park, United Kingdom
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The UK will certainly feel the impact of the shale gas revolution. It has its own shale gas resource. The question is whether the UK is to be a producer or simply an importer. The Government are committed to development of British shale. Public concern about possible environmental and health risks , most of it unfounded, together with regulatory uncertainty, have so far delayed the exploration and appraisal needed to assess the UK’s economically recoverable onshore shale gas reserves.

The Shale Gas Environmental Summit, now it its 5th edition comes at the right time to provide a platform for various industry representatives including operators, environmentalists, campaigners, NGOs, academics and researchers to come together and discuss the environmental aspects of shale gas extraction and production.

Questions to be answered in 2014:
How do we monitor and enforce the regulations?
Does the UK need more rigid laws for fracking?
What are the resulting impacts on climate change and wildlife?
What are the impacts on water?

Chairs for 2014:
Julian O’Halloran, Reporter, BBC
Alan Riley, Professor of Law, City Law School, City University

Key Speakers:
Mark Ellis-Jones, Onshore Oil and Gas Programme Executive, Environment Agency
Paul Crossley, Leader of the Council and Liberal Democrat Group Leader, Bath and North East Somerset Council
Nick Grealy, Publisher, No Hot Air
Harry Huyton, Head of Climate and Energy Policy, RSPB
Jim Marshall, Policy and Business Advisor, Water UK
Ken Cronin, Chief Executive, UK Onshore Operations Group
Paul Stevens, Distinguished Fellow, Energy, Environment and Resources, Chatham House
John Ord, Business Director – Thermal Power and Energy Networks, MWH Global
Alan Riley, Professor of Law, City Law School, City University
Marianne Pascal Flynn, Geoscientist Research Fellow, IASS

Price:
Standard Rate: £1499
Public Sector and Academics: £899

When
From: October 27, 2014 09:00
To: October 28, 2014 17:00
Where

Holiday Inn London - Regent's Park, Carburton St, W1W 5EE, United Kingdom

Category

Energy and Power, Gas, Oil, & Petroleum

Contact email
dlee@smi-online.co.uk

Contact phone
+44 207 827 6078

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