Welcome to UGOS 2013, Europe's leading international conference exploring the latest trends in unconventional gas and oil. The agenda has been written by and for the industry after consulting with over 150 unconventionals specialists from around the world.
60+ topics addressing the key challenges and advances: UGOS will converge members from the entire unconventionals value chain by examining challenges and advances at a global, international and national level...
Topics to be addressed at UGOS include:
• Socio-environmental obligations for unconventionals
• Global economic challenges for unconventionals
• Update on Europe’s unconventional resources
• Analysing operational experience and technologies
• Alleviating induced seismicity when drilling
• Explaining how costs can be driven down
• Contextualising the North America with Europe
• Strategic and political risks of Europe's unconventionals
• European geology challenges for fracking
• The European Commission's regulatory framework for
• Solutions for the IEA’s Golden Rules
• Governments and regulators incentives
• Water management issues and reducing methane leaks
• Solutions for environmental impacts of exploration
• New technologies increasing yield
• Reducing downtime and drilling costs
150+ of the most influential players in unconventionals: Participants will develop business relationships with over 150 other leading industry members from across the unconventionals community...
Your perfect opportunity to share advances within the industry and hear from some of the key players and regulators. You will be able to set up business deals by saving time and money ensuring you meet the world's leading unconventionals professionals. The whole of the supply chain will be gathered together under one roof to meet, share & network. You will gain practical knowledge from our networking breaks, practical workshop and more! You will have 1-to-1 opportunities with policy makers, oil majors, junior oil companies project developers, investors, utilities.
60+ key speakers from the unconventionals world: At UGOS 2013 you will get the most out of the varied and hugely professional expert speakers from across the industry and from around the world...
UGOS 2013 will play host to speakers from around the globe. Delegates will benefit from the future outlook of the speaker's presentations and panel discussions. Speakers are hand picked by the industry to ensure that you only meet and hear from the highest level industry leaders and their in depth work they do on a day to day basis and how this has implications for their business. The UGOS event ensures that you have access to the world's leading decision makers.
10+ official networking opportunities: With more than 10 networking opportunities it is likely you will meet over 150 delegates at the event...
There are an array of oportunities for you to meet industry leaders from the unconventionals community at UGOS 2013. This range of chances to meet new and old clients included Champagne Round Tables, Speed Networking, Technical Showcase, e-networking and of course the UGOS Drinks Reception.
2 parallel streams focusing on technical and strategic issues: You will benefit from choosing the topics most important to your business needs, through either the technical or the strategic streams, with a plenary that combines the two...
You have the option of switching between streams, to allow you to take advantage of the session most relevant to you. This will mean that you will meet the most relevant people for you business all in a personalised conference experience.
4 days of new thinking & research: You are guaranteed to hear new perspectives on the industry, with our jammed packed agenda over the 4 days, filled with content and networking...
You can hear an array of new research, where you can harness new technological advances and implement new business strategies. Hear from the leaders of the industry by identifying the topics most relevant to you in the streams. Learn from people in the industry about new techniques for drilling and exploration and how this may impact your business. Hear investigations into key regions, to ensure you are keeping ahead of the competitors. This will ensure you have the keys to success.
10+ different interactive speaking formats: At the 2nd Annual UGOS in London you will not be bored by powerpoint presentations, instead we have a variety of alternative speaking formats...
These included a range of different formats such as Interviews, Boardroom Discussions, Analyst Address, Master class, Debates, Polls, Panels, Breakfast Briefing and Blackberry Q&As.
15+ Country & Regional Case Studies: Explore which countries and regions will offer the highest yield, provide the most reliable regulatory environment and allow you to act in a safe manner...
From speaking to the industry, there is a lot of confusion as to where to forecast new drilling sites, where the sweet spots are and ensure you gain the maximum returns on investment. Managing risk and moving forward in the industry is fundamental to knowing which countries will drop their moratoriums and who will introduce new ones. Anticipate the geo-political challenges at the UGOS conference:
Hear from UK, USA, Europe, Ireland, CEE, Ireland, South Afica, Russia, Poland, Middle East, Germany, India, Canada, Ukraine, Argentina, China and more!
"The sessions were very informative: in my view it was a very good balance between breadth and depth of the discussed issues (not an easy thing to do actually)."