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


10:00 am – 8:00 pm Registration Open
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
8:00 am – 9:00 am Breakfast
9:00 am – 10:30 am General Sessions

SHALE INSIGHT™ 2019 Kick-off

Good Morning from Pennsylvania

State of the Energy Industry Today

Industry Economics: 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

Marketing Natural Gas: Successful Campaigns Promoting the Natural Gas Industry

Pipeline Development: Installation, Restoration, Monitoring and Operations

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

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

12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Luncheon and General Sessions

Hello from Ohio

Environmental Pragmatism: The True Story on Carbon

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

A Focus on The Supply Chain: Servicing and Procuring Work in an Everchanging Industry

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

Municipal Ordinances: Mounting Local Government Regulatory Challenges to the Industry

University Health Studies: Developments on Industry Health Studies and Research

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

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

Regulations and Permitting in Appalachia: Navigating Complex New Requirements and Systems

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

Workforce Development: An Evolving Industry needs an Evolving Workforce

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

General Sessions

Welcome Back to SHALE INSIGHT™ 2019

Good Morning from West Virginia

Leveraging the USA’s Growing Energy Leadership and Prosperity

Conference Close