November Events in the Marcellus Shale
EKT Interactive provides custom training solutions to the Oil & Gas industry. Our activities in the Marcellus and Utica Shale regions include the development of first responder and well site safety training programs. As part of our commitment to being up to date with the latest developments in this important market, we contribute to local chapters of industry groups including PIOGA, STEPS of PA, AADE, Marcellus Shale Coalition, PA Fire Commissioner and more.
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Our representatives in the area regularly attend and contribute to great meetings such as the ones below. If you can’t make it or are just keeping an eye on developments in the shale, we’ll be passing on our insights to our subscribers and followers.
Feel free to get in touch, and we hope to see you around!
Nov 7: Entering the Marcellus Shale Supply Chain
Topics to be covered are:
• Overview of Natural Gas Development Processes
• Breakdown of the Supply Chain and Supply Tiers
• Industry Challenges and Opportunities
• Emerging Trends and Technologies
• Supplier Requirements
For program and registration: http://catalystconnection.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?Event=403
Nov 7: YPE Crew Change:
Join National Oilwell Varco (NOV), and YPE Pittsburgh at The Pittsburgh Bottleshop in Bridgeville, PA, for our 1st Wednesday of the month Crew Change! If you are in the energy sector and work or live north of the city, this is your premier networking opportunity. Remember that YPE Pittsburgh Crew Changes are for all ages and experience levels and are a great time to go out with your mentors and friends and get to know each other better.
Nov 8: AADE Monthly Meeting
Nov 8: 2013 Economic Outlook for Manufacturers and Wholesalers
On November 8, 2012, PNC Chief Economist Stuart Hoffman will provide an economic update for U.S. manufacturers and wholesalers. Mr. Hoffman will share his insights with business leaders across the country through a simulcast at select locations. The outlook will be comprehensive in nature, but will also describe regional trends and how to access detailed regional data.
Topics to be discussed:
• Pace of recovery
• Jobs/ unemployment
• Housing markets
• Interest rates
• Economic risk factors
For program and registration: http://catalystconnection.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?Event=413
Nov 8: Shale Gas 101 for Small Business
This seminar will address the opportunities that the deep gas industry may have on our local communities and businesses. Discussion will include: What is the big deal with the deep shale gas industry? What is Marcellus and Utica Shale? Understanding the deep shale industry How can I benefit from the deep shale industry? Where do I fit in the supply chain? Opportunity analysis and target placement Self-assessment and industry expectations Where can I get training and assistance?
For program and registration: http://www.pasbdc.org/events/2012/11/08/shale-gas-101-for-small-business-clearfield
Nov 9: Doing Business in the Marcellus and Utica Shale Play
This program is designed to encourage private enterprise to build their business in the Marcellus and Utica Shale play.
Oil and Gas Explorers and Producers, who are dedicated to hiring local companies for their supply chain, will discuss opportunities and provide information that will help businesses understand what steps they need to take to begin/continue doing business in the shale gas industry.
A moderated panel comprised of current suppliers will share their experience, tips and advice.
Network with industry professionals and learn more about the exciting opportunities available as a result of the shale gas development.
For program and registration: http://www.smc.org/event-shalegas110912
Nov 13-15: DUG East conference and Exhibition
4th annual DUG East Conference & Exhibition — David L. Lawrence Convention Center: The largest gathering of Marcellus unconventional oil and gas professionals
The oil and gas industry is buzzing with the potential for the Utica shale to layer below the world-class Marcellus play, at the same time the Appalachian states are happily realizing the financial benefits of current and planned developments. The 2012 DUG™ East Conference & Exhibition will focus on the positive growth that operators, service companies and local economies are experiencing across the Utica and Marcellus regions, including first-hand reports from senior-level oil and gas executives who are bringing these exciting plays to fruition.
For program and registration: http://www.dugeast.com/
Nov 14: PIOGA Monthly Safety Committee Meeting
More details as they become available. For our coverage of the October PIOGA Safety Committee meeting, go to this related article: PIOGA Safety Committee Discusses OSHA, PA Act 9, and More…
Nov, 14: YPE Crew Change
Sponsors: ENERPAC, PIOGA
Location: Jumper’s Junction
2111 N. Franklin Dr.
Washington PA 15301 USA
Nov 21: YPE Crew Change
Sponsors: Appalacian Well Services and Crescent Directional Drilling
Location: Primanti Brother’s
200 Executive Drive
Cranberry Twp. PA 16066 USA
Nov 22: Happy Thanksgiving from everyone at EKT Interactive!
Nove 28: YPE Crew Change
Sponsor: Babst Calland
Location: Olive or Twist
140 6th Street
Pittsburgh Pa 15222 USA
Nov 28-29: 2nd Annual Energy & Innovation Conference
This event will bring together manufacturers, business leaders, scientists, venture capitalists, and environmentalists from the region and will provide a forum to accelerate technology development and assist in commercializing new technologies and products.
What to look forward to at this two-day event:
- Showcase the benefits of collaborative research programs
- Provide “How to” informative sessions for industry on ways to partner with the NETL-RUA for commercialization; including best practices and available resources and funding
- Offer technical break-out sessions in the areas of Shale Gas, Materials Design and Development, Process Design as well as Integration and Optimization
- Brief technical overviews will be provided by NETL-RUA researchers, as well as panel sessions focused around manufacturing needs and issues
- Poster sessions each day will showcase the current research projects at NETL-RUA, with plenty of networking time built into the agenda
For program and registration: http://catalystconnection.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?Event=409
Nov 29: Oil & Gas Taxation
Oil and Gas producers in the Appalachian Basin are experiencing significant changes due to the development of the Marcellus and Utica Shale plays. Tax professionals, and accounting and finance personnel who serve these oil and gas producers should be aware of these changes and the impact they will have. Participants will be updated on these critical industry changes and be instructed on how to structure related transactions in a tax efficient manner.
Who Should Attend
- Practicing CPAs, EAs and attorneys who serve oil and gas producers and CFOs, controllers and accountants of independent oil and gas producers.
About EKT Interactive
EKT Interactive, Inc is a leading provider of customized, large-scale, interactive safety and operations training programs for the oil & gas industry. Our web-based e-learning program, accessible at your convenience, saves time away from the job and travel costs. Online learning modules are developed by field-experienced oil and gas instruction experts using proven web learning applications that closely match classroom effectiveness.