The French-American Chamber of Commerce
The Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce
are pleased to announce a breakfast and lunch conference around the following topic
Exporting the Shale Revolution
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Federal Reserve Bank Houston Branch
1801 Allen Parkway, Houston, TX 77019
The conference will feature presentations by senior Norwegian, French, and American business leaders with significant expertise from across a variety of industries. The speakers will arm participants with an enhanced awareness of the realities, opportunities, and challenges in the shale gas market.
Andrew Slaughter is an experienced oil and gas industry professional with 30 years of executive, operational and analytical experience in major oil companies and leading advisory firms. He most recently held the position of Vice President, Energy Research, for IHS, a global information company.
7:30 a.m. – 8:10 a.m. Check-in/Continental Breakfast & Networking
8:10 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Opening Remarks: Sujiro Seam, Consul General of France
8:20 a.m. – 8:25 a.m. Opening Remarks: Jostein Mykletun, Consul General of Norway – or – John C. Welch, President, NACC
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Panel Session 1: Operator Perspective
8:30 a.m. – 8:50 a.m. Greg Leveille, General Manager, Non-Conventional Resources, ConocoPhillips
8:50 a.m. – 9:10 a.m. Suggest a Statoil speaker – TBA
9:10 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Ryan Carbrey, Project Leader, PacWest Consulting Partners
9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Q & A session
9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Coffee break/Networking
10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Panel Session 2: Infrastructure Perspective
10:15 a.m. – 10:35 a.m. Constantin Ionesco, Veolia Water Americas
10:35 a.m. – 10:55 a.m. Farshid Shams, Schneider Electric
10:55 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Schlumberger – speaker TBA
11:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Q & A session
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Luncheon Keynote Speaker: Professor Peter R. Hartley
Peter R. Hartley, PhD, is a George & Cynthia Mitchell Professor in the Economics Department and a Rice Scholar in Energy Studies, James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy. He currently has a visiting position as the BHPBilliton Professor in Energy & Resource Economics at the University of Western Australia in Perth. Professor Hartley grew up in Australia and has a B.A. (Hons) in Mathematics and a Masters in Economics from the Australian National University, and a PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago. He is currently a President Elect of the International Association for Energy Economics.