Shale Gas Environmental Summit

Shale Gas Environmental Summit
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Oct 29, 2012 08:30 AM to
Oct 30, 2012 05:30 PM


The shale gas boom in the US has led to a big drop in its carbon emissions, as power generators switch from coal to cheap gas. According to the International Energy Agency, US energy-related emissions of carbon dioxide, the main greenhouse gas fell by 450m tonnes over the past five years – the largest drop among all countries surveyed.

But it is also the subject of a heated environmental debate, with critics alleging that the production process can pollute groundwater.

SMi Group’s third Shale Gas Environmental Summitwill present a balanced view of the Shale Gas debate, with a focus on the science, facts, and case studies from our industry leading speaker line-up including:

  • Philippe Charlez, Non-Geoscience aspects of Shale Gas exploration, Total
  • John Baldwin, Managing Director, CNG Services Limited
  • Jenny Banks, Energy and Climate Change Policy Officer, WWF-UK
  • John Naylor, Technical Director, Ground-Gas Solutions Ltd
  • Dr Andreas Hübner, Project Co-ordinator - Organic Geochemistry, GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences
  • Bernhard Cociancig, CEO, MND a.s.
  • Grzegorz Pytel, Senior Policy Expert Energy (Oil and Gas), Sobieski Institute
  • Dr Ivan Scrase, Senior Climate Change Policy Officer, RSPB
  • James Lockhart-Smith, Head of Latin America, Maplecroft
  • Dr James Allan, Principal Environmental Analyst, Maplecroft

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Central London, UK
+44 (0) 20 7827 6156
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