Check back regularly for SHALE INSIGHT™ 2019 program developments. Schedule is subject to change.


10:00 am – 8:00 pm Registration Open
Sponsored by IUOE Local 66
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm Welcome Reception

Join SHALE INSIGHT™ 2019 Conference attendees at Howl at the Moon for a high-energy live music show centered around timeless hits and current jams. Network with colleagues while enjoying a cocktail and hors d’oeuvres.
For security purposes, Conference attendees will be REQUIRED to check-in at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center to obtain their official SHALE INSIGHT™ badge prior to entry at Howl at the Moon.



8:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration Open
Sponsored by IUOE Local 66
8:00 am – 9:00 am Networking Breakfast
9:00 am – 10:30 am General Sessions

SHALE INSIGHT™ 2019 Kick-off

Good Morning from Pennsylvania

State of the Energy Industry Today

Connecting World Class Appalachian Production to Critical Markets

10:30 am – 11:15 am Networking Break in Exhibit Hall

University Research Showcase

11:15 am – 12:30 pm Breakout Sessions

The Dual Challenge of Data Management and Sustainability Assurance

The Future of Unconventional Drilling: Technological Enhancements Leading to more Efficient Drilling and Completions

Site Safety and Benchmarking: Best Practices for Robust Site Security and Worker Safety

Who Wants to be an Oil and Gas Lawyer?

12:30 pm – 2:30 pm Luncheon and General Sessions

Hello from Ohio

The American Shale Industry and Modernizing Infrastructure… A Partnership for Jobs

Environmental Protection: A Summit of Lead State Enforcers

2:30 pm – 3:15 pm Networking Break in Exhibit Hall

University Research Showcase

3:15 pm – 4:30 pm Breakout Sessions

Dissolved Methane in Groundwater: Understanding Pre- and Post-drill Water Sampling Results

Municipal Ordinances: Mounting Local Government Regulatory Challenges to the Industry

Pipeline Development: Installation, Restoration, Monitoring and Operations

Spill Management: Developing a Full Proof Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure Plan and Implementation

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Networking Reception in Exhibit Hall

University Research Showcase

5:30 pm – 9:00 pm Open Night


8:00 am – 11:00 am Registration Open
Sponsored by IUOE Local 66
8:30 am – 9:30 am Networking Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall

University Research Showcase

9:00 am – 10:45 am Technology Showcase
9:30 am – 10:45 am Breakout Sessions

Reducing Methane Emissions: Working Toward a Sustainable Future

Water and Waste Management: New Trends in Water Procurement and Treatment

Workforce Development: An Evolving Industry needs an Evolving Workforce

11:00 am – 12:00 pm General Sessions

Good Morning from West Virginia

University Research Showcase Highlight

Women in Energy: Leaders of the American Shale Revolution

Conference Close