SHALE INSIGHT 2014 entitles you to a front-row seat for the most important discussions on shale development, featuring some of the most prominent industry and government leaders. Attendees will network with the most influential industry executives and innovative thought leaders through three days of pre-conference workshops, technical and public affairs insight sessions, major keynote addresses, and a dynamic exhibit hall featuring all the major shale players. Session topics will include:

  • Pipeline Safety Act: How is It Working and What’s in the Pipeline for 2016?

  • The Midstream Connection: Permitting and Building Infrastructure to Connect Production to Downstream Markets

  • Underground Injection Wells: How Can this Option be a Reality in Pennsylvania?

  • Water Sourcing: An Update on Water Resources Acquisition within the Basin

  • Doing More with Less: Drilling and Completions in the Appalachian Basin

  • Protecting Groundwater: Well Construction / Methane

  • Creating Sustainable Habitat through Pipeline Development
  • Act 13: Supreme Court Decision/Industry Impact

  • How Shale is Making America a World Leader in Energy Exports

  • The Marcellus Shale Impact Fee: What is the True Impact?

  • Local Government in Pennsylvania: Opportunities for Industry

  • The Appalachian Basin: Regulatory Approaches to Ensure Environmental Protection

  • Game Changer: How Shale Development has Spurred a Regional Economic Renewal

Conference Features


Presentations of selected emerging technologies that will create value, reduce costs and/or generate competitive advantage to address Appalachian Basin shale industry challenges and support science-based technologies and decisions for the benefit of all stakeholders.


A new addition to conference offerings, the poster session will feature natural gas use projects, research or innovations. Topics will include natural gas vehicles (technologies, conversions, refueling infrastructure), commercial/industrial projects, power generation, LNG, ethane and others.

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