30 May 2013
The Shale Market: Challenges and Possibilities Conference, Houston, TX
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THE FRENCH-AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

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THE NORWEGIAN-AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

are pleased to announce a breakfast and lunch conference around the following topic:

The Shale Market: Challenges and Possibilities

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Date:
Thursday, May 30, 2013

Time:
8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Place:
Petroleum Club of Houston
800 Bell St., Houston, TX 77002

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8:00 – 8:30 a.m.
Check-in/Continental breakfast and networking

8:45 – 9:00 a.m. Opening remarks:
Consul General Jostein Mykletun, Consul General of Norway
Consul General Frederic Bontems, Consul General of France

9:00 – 10:15 a.m. Panel Session 1: Market Overview
Moderator: Mr. Michael M. Moore
Vice President, Business Development and External Affairs
Blue Strategies, Houston

Panelists

9:00 – 9:15 a.m.
Mr. Ed Hirs III
Managing Director
Hillhouse Resources, LLC
Topic: “The Arithmetic of Shale Gas”

9:15 – 9:30 a.m.
Mr. Torstein Hole
Sr. VP, Development & Production North America
US Onshore
Statoil North America, Inc.
Topic: “Statoil’s development from zero activity to operator in three plays onshore US”
-Transition from Norwegian offshore operator to US onshore operator.
-Cooperation with service companies and what it takes to succeed in this relationship.

9:30 – 9:45 a.m.
Mr. Benoit Guerin, Veolia Water
Director, Business Development
Central and South America
Veolia Water AmericasIndustrial Business Group
Topic: “The Treatment of Fracking Water”

9:45 – 10:00 a.m.
Ms. Susan Lynn Sakmar
Adjunct Professor
University of San Francisco School of Law
Topic: “Social License to Operate”

10:00 – 10:15 a.m.
Q&A Session

10:15 – 10:30 a.m.
Networking / Coffee Break

10:30 – 11:45 a.m. Panel Session 2: Technological & Regulatory Issues
Moderator: Mr. Michael M. Moore
Vice President, Business Development and External Affairs
Blue Strategies, Houston

Panelists

10:30 – 10:45 a.m.
Mr. Nilesh R. Dayal
Managing Partner
PacWest Consulting Partners
Topic: “Shale Development Costs and the Role of Technology”

10:45 – 11:00 a.m.
Mr. Scot Evans
Senior Director, New Business and Commercialization
Halliburton Company
Topic: “The Science Behind Shale Reservoirs and How to Develop Them”

11:00 – 11:15 a.m.
Mr. John R. Eldridge
Attorney
Haynes and Boone, LLP
Topic: “Rules & Regulations”

11:15 – 11:30 a.m.
Mr. Richard E. Green
Deputy Director, Risk Management Solutions, Maritime and Oil & Gas
Det Norske Veritas (USA) Inc.
Topic: “Risk Management of Shale Gas Developments and Operations”

11:30 – 11:45 a.m.
Q&A Session

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch
Keynote Speaker Mr. Michael E. Moore
Vice President, Business Development and External Affairs
Blue Strategies, Houston
Topic: “The Changing U.S. Energy Landscape”

1:00 p.m. Conclusion

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For information, contact:

Anne-Brith Berge at the Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce (NACC)
Norway House, 3410 West Dallas Street, Suite 200, Houston, TX 77019-3807
Cell: 281-682-4327 ▪ Tel: 281-537-6879 ▪ Fax: 281-587-9284
[email protected] ▪ www.nacchouston.org

French-American Chamber of Commerce, Houston Chapter
3100 Timmons Lane Suite 350b – Houston, Texas 77027
Tel: +1 (713) 960 0575 | Fax: +1 (713) – 960 – 0495 |
Email: [email protected] | www.facchouston.org

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