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Keynote Presenters Included:

Tom Corbett
46th Governor of Pennsylvania

Bill Richardson
30th Governor of New Mexico

Former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy

Tom Ridge
43rd Governor of Pennsylvania

First Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Randy Cleveland

XTO Energy

Frank Semple
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer

MarkWest Energy Partners

Sean Hannity
Nationally syndicated talk show host, Fox News host, and New York Times bestselling author

Stephen Moore
Chief Economist

The Heritage Foundation
Previously wrote on the economy and
public policy for The Wall Street Journal

Dana Perino
Former White House Press Secretary

Political Commentator and Co-Host of Fox’s The Five

David L. Porges
President & CEO

EQT Corporation

Technology Showcase Keynote Presenter:

Kemal Anbarci
Vice President and Managing Executive

Chevron Technology Ventures

Session Topics and Sponsors Included:


  • Doing More with Less: Drilling and Completions in the Appalachian Basin | Halliburton Energy Services
  • Future Research Needs: Advancing Technology to Address Shale Development Challenges | Williams Companies
  • Protecting Groundwater: Well Construction/Methane | Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.
  • The Appalachian Basin: Regulatory Approaches to Ensure Environmental Protection | Babst Calland
  • The Midstream Connection: Permitting and Building Infrastructure to Connect Production to Downstream Markets | Woodard & Curran
  • Water Sourcing: An Update on Water Resources Acquisition within the Basin | Fluid Recovery Services (FRS)


  • Act 13: Supreme Court Decision/Industry Impact | K&L Gates
  • Creating Sustainable Habitat through Pipeline Development | Access Midstream
  • Game Changer: How Shale Development has Spurred a Regional Economic Renewal | Seneca Resources
  • Getting Gas to Markets Across PA: Opportunities and Challenge | ERM
  • How Shale is Making America a World Leader in Energy Exports | Deloitte & Touche LLP
  • Local Government in Pennsylvania: Opportunities and Challenges for Industry | Babst Calland
  • Natural Gas Use in Exploration and Production | America’s Natural Gas Alliance (ANGA)
  • Looking Ahead: The Impact of Pipeline Safety on the Shale Revolution | TRC
  • The Marcellus Shale Impact Fee: What is the True Impact? | Norton Rose Fulbright