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URTeC’s conference featured a high-quality, science and technology-based program developed by an interdisciplinary committee comprised of industry leaders from every aspect of the unconventional sector.

2013 Program Highlights included:

Opening Plenary Session – Unconventional Resources: Breakthrough Integration Changes Everything. 

Moderated by Dr. Scott Tinker, Director of Bureau of Economic Geology and State Geologist of Texas

Panelists included:

  • Scott Sheffield, Chief Executive Officer, Pioneer Natural Resources
  • M.W. Scoggins, President, Colorado School of Mines
  • Vello Kuuskraa, President and Chairman of the Board, Advanced Resources International
  • Dave Hager, Chief Operating Officer, Devon Energy Corporation
Multi-themed Technical Program
  • Featuring more than 350 presentations covering a broad spectrum of topics
(7) Interactive Panels
  • Nimble Independents: “Moving the Needle” With Innovation and Execution Excellence
  • Technologies that May Transform the Future
  • Making it Happen in the Field: Converting Technology into Dollars
  • Sustainability, Job Creation and Public Image
  • Transportation and Processing Capacity of Market Infrastructure in Emerging Plays
  • Bottom Up Integrated Shale Gas Reserve and Production Forecasting: Comparison of the Barnett, Fayetteville, Haynesville Shales
  • Energy Policy Forum: Government Regulations That Affect Unconventional Resource Development
(6) Topical Breakfasts
  • Oilfield Services for Unconventional Resources I
  • A Scorecard for Ranking Unconventional Plays
  • New Methods for Unconventional Well Performance Prediction
  • Oilfield Services for Unconventional Resources II
  • Trends in North American Unconventional Resources A&D
  • Geotechnical Insights into the Bakken
(5) Topical Luncheons
  • Impact of Unconventionals in the U.S. Energy Future
  • When the Rubber Hits the Road – Where does the Proppant Go?
  • New Frontiers in Modeling Unconventional Reservoirs
  • Eagle Ford of South Texas Well Spacing, the Multibillion Dollar Question
  • Unconventional Plays: It’s all about the Petroleum System

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