Review developments in the Shale Gas debate with Total, Environment Agency, MND and many more | Shale Gas Environmental Summit

Join us at SMi Group's third Shale Gas Environmental Summit where you will take part in a balanced debate on Shale Gas developments, focussing on science and facts with case studies and keynote presentations from: Total, Environment Agency, MND and many more.

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London (PRWEB UK) 9 October 2012

The Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne this week announced a review of tax arrangements to stimulate development in the emerging shale gas industry. Further benefits include creation of new jobs and cost-reduction in domestically-produced energy.

However, concerns over the environmental impacts of shale gas extraction remain with campaigners pointing to recent cases of groundwater pollution and minor earth tremors as arguments against utilising this abundant source of energy.
-Source: Financial Times (

Against this backdrop, SMi's third Shale Gas Environmental Summit will present a balanced view of the Shale Gas debate, focussing on science and facts, featuring the case studies and presentations from Total, MND a.s., Ground-Gas Solutions, AEA, CNG Services Ltd, GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, WWF-UK, RSPB plus many more.

Network with and hear keynote presentations from:

  • Total, Philippe Charlez - Non-Geoscience aspects of Shale Gas exploration: Sharing Total’s personal experiences of the culture surrounding E&P companies and shale exploration
  • Environment Agency, Martin Diaper - Climate Change Advisor: Providing valuable insight into environmental policy developments for shale gas development in the UK
  • MND Group, Bernhard Cociancig - CEO: Insight will be provided into the future of Shale Gas exploration in the Czech Republic

View the full programme and speaker line-up at:


  • Sonal Patel
    SMi Group Ltd
    0207 827 6106
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