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 welcomes specialists from the entire unconventionals value chain who examined challenges and advances at a global, international and national level...
Topics addressed at UGOS included:
• 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 networked for developing new business relationships with over 150 other leading industry members from across the unconventionals community...
Every year, UGOS proves to be the perfect opportunity to share advances within the industry and hear from some of the key players and regulators. Delegates are able to set up business deals by saving time and money and ensuring top quality meetings with the world's leading unconventionals professionals. The whole of the supply chain was gathered together under one roof to meet, share & network. Plus, sharing of practical knowledge took place during the networking breaks, practical workshop and more! UGOS offers 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 get the most out of the varied and hugely professional expert speakers from across the industry and from around the world...
UGOS 2013 played host to speakers from around the globe. Delegates benefitted from the future outlook of the speaker's presentations and panel discussions. Speakers were hand picked by the industry ensuring participants met and heard from the highest level industry leaders and their in-depth work, with tips on 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: As a UGOS delegate you 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 meet the most relevant people for you business all in a personalised conference experience.
4 days of new thinking & research: Hours of new perspectives on the industry, with our jammed packed agenda over the 4 days, filled with content and networking...
We heard about a wide range of new research, new technological advances and implementation of new business strategies. We heard from the leaders of the industry by identifying the topics most relevant to each delegate group in the streams. We learnt from industry experts about new techniques for drilling and exploration impacting business. We heard investigations into key new regions and where licensing may be permitted next.
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!
"Excellent job in improving on what was already a superb experience in Warsaw in 2012"