HOUSTON, May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — With bigger wells and more pipeline capacity, activity is picking up in the Marcellus and Utica shale plays, shining a light on the regions’ exceptionalism and prospects for serious growth. Speakers at DUG East discuss these trends in North America’s top natural gas-producing stars. Executives from leading producers, including Antero Resources, Occidental, Rice Energy, and Consol Energy, will join top industry experts targeted presentations at the DUG East conference and exhibition in Pittsburgh, June 20-22.

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More than 20 executive-level speakers, over 1,000 industry professionals and 100+ exhibitors will gather in the David L. Lawrence Convention Center this June. They will gain the latest updates on midstream infrastructure, hear forecasts from the industry’s best and visit exhibits from top technology providers.

According to Bloomberg’s recent article, U.S. Shale Investment Is Back on the Upswing, over $7.25 billion in deals were completed in the Marcellus in 2016, including 13 individual deals that surpassed $100 million each. Increased M&A activity means more efficiency, more output and lower prices in the Appalachian regions. This year’s Technology Showcase brings the latest advancements in completions, proppant, and water management technologies with case study examples from leading companies.

«The Appalachian plays are in the limelight of activity as producers have mastered efficient production strategies and are expanding to maximize profitability,» Leslie Haines, conference host and executive editor-at-large for Oil and Gas Investor said. «The keynote presentations at this year’s DUG East conference will give insights to recent successes and forward-looking strategies, offering valuable market intelligence to all who attend.»

This year’s DUG East conference is packed with keynote presentations, panels, spotlights and more, led by a series of featured speakers, including:

  • Benjamin Hulburt, Chairman, President and Chief Executive OfficerEclipse Resources
  • Steve Woodward, Senior Vice President, Antero Resources Corporation/Antero Midstream Partners LP
  • Tony Duran, Chief Information OfficerRice Energy Inc.
  • Diana M. Duran, Geological AdvisorOccidental Petroleum Corporation
  • Rodney Gray, CEOInflection Energy LLC
  • David Dell‘Osso, Vice President and General ManagerSouthwestern Energy Corporation
  • Andrea Passman, Vice President of DevelopmentConsol Energy

To see the complete agenda or register, please visit DUGEast.com.

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Kate Clark



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