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- Conference Sponsors
- Sponsorship Information
- Poster Session
- Continuing Education
- Preliminary Program - Sunday, October 23
- Preliminary Program - Monday, October 24
- Preliminary Program - Tuesday, October 25
This year, an improved version of the poster session will be presented at the annual meeting of the Quebec Oil and Gas Association. Several topics — scientific, technical and social — will be addressed by the various participants of the session.
We are happy and proud to send you the invitation to participate the short courses that we have put together. Please contact us for further information or send us your registration form by email.
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CONTINUING EDUCATION SHORT COURSES
|9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.||Introduction to Geomechanics for Unconventional Gas
Pat McLellan, M.Sc., P.Eng.
|1:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.||La sécurité sur les sites de forages au Québec
Luc Massé, Eng. – Junex inc.
|5:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.||Icebreaker|
|7:30 a.m.||BREAKFAST AND OPENING REMARKS BY: Me Lucien Bouchard
Sponsored by: GASTEM
|8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.||EXPOSITION|
|8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.||POSTER SESSION|
|8:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.||SESSION 1 – NATURAL GAS IN NORTH AMERICA|
|8:45 a.m.||Oil and Gas History in Québec
Jean-Yves Laliberté – Ministère Ressources naturelles et Faune du Québec
|9:30 a.m.||Shale Gas Development in North America – CSUG representative TBD|
|10:15 a.m.||Coffee Break|
|10:45 a.m.||Debunking Gasland
Chris Tucker – Spokeperson, Energy In Depth
|12:00 to 1:30 p.m.||Lunch with Special Guest Speaker: Personnalité à confirmer|
|1:00 to 4:30 p.m.||SESSION 2 – ÉCONOMIC ET ENVIRONMENTAL PERSPECTIVES|
|1:45 p.m.||M. John Hanger – Secretary Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (2008 – 2011)|
|2:30 p.m.||Balancing the Environmental Impacts and Economic Benefits of Shale Energy Development
Timothy J. Considine – Senior Professor University of Wyoming College of Busisness
|3:45 p.m.||The Role of Natural Gas in Quebec in Fighting Climate Change
Martin Imbleau – Vice President, Operations and Major Projects – Gaz Métro
|4:30 p.m.||Natural Gas Vehicles and Transportation
Paul Kerkhoven – Manager, Government Relations, Natural Gas Vehicle for America
|6:00 p.m.||Cocktails in the Exhibition Hall
Sponsored by: McCARTHY TÉTREAULT
|7:00 to 9:30 p.m.||Supper with Special Guest Speaker: Personnalité à confirmer
Sponsored by: QUESTERRE
|7:30 to 8:30 a.m.||Breakfast with Guest Speaker: Personnalité à confirmer
Sponsored by: JUNEX
|8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.||EXHIBITION HALL|
|8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.||POSTER SESSION|
|8:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.||SESSION 3 – SHALE ON THE INTERNATIONAL SCENE|
|8:45 a.m.||Utica Shale Activity in Ohio
Larry Wickstrom – State Geologist and Division Chief, Division of Geological Survey, Ohio Department of Natural Resources
Worldwide Shale Development and Operational Trends
Mike Wood – Vice President. Canada Shale, Talisman Energy
|12:00 to 1:30 p.m.||Lunch with Special Guest Speaker: Représentative from Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt
The Challenge of Quebec’s Regulatory Framework – Seizing the Opportunity to be a Worldwide Leader
Sponsored by: OSLER, HOSKIN & HARCOURT
|1:45 to 5:00 p.m.||SESSION 4 – TECHNICAL ASPECTS OF OPERATIONS|
|1:45 p.m.||Natural Fracture Systems, Hydraulic Fracture Stimulation and Fluid Flowback in Shale Gas Reservoirs
Basim Faraj – Vice President, International, Questerre Energy
Mapping Fault Systems in the St-Lawrence Lowlands and Implications for Groundwater Protection
John Brodylo – Vice President, Exploration, Questerre Energy
Results from Third Party Studies on the Environmental Quality in Shale Gas Producing Regions
Kerry O’Shea – Partner, Dillon Consulting
Impacts to Quebec’s Water Quality from Shale Gas Exploration and Development
André Laforest - Engineer, Hydrogeologist, Laforest Nova Aqua