Introduction to Shale Gas

Introduction to Shale Gas
Single User Price: $1,595.00


The paradigm shift in the natural gas market has occurred due to the development of shale gas production. The shear size and locations of the production areas has made shale gas the most significant change to the North American energy complex in the last ten years.

With the pending impact of shale gas on the complex, it is critical to understand all the implications and issues associated with this new production. The energy professional will need to be well versed in regards to natural gas shale production.

This course will look to provide a thorough understanding of the history, the current state of development as well as looking to the future. We will also be examining the key issues surrounding shale gas production such as regulatory, environmental concerns and market implications. At the conclusion of the class, the participant should come away with a thorough understanding of the dynamics in the development of natural gas shale and the implications on not only the North American market but globally as well.

What You Will Learn

  • History of Shale Gas Production
    • The beginning to present day
  • Extraction Methods “The Revolution”
    • The development of the current extraction methods
  • Location and size of Production Areas
    • Where the fields are located, the estimated reserves, why it all matters
  • Environmental concerns
    • What are the issues surrounding development and extraction of shale gas
  • The Impact of Shale Supply on the North American Market
    • Analysis of the drivers changing the NA marketplace
  • Global Implications
    • How and why shale gas production will impact the global market

Who Should Attend

Program is intended for general audiences. Ideal for professionals seeking to gain a fundamental understanding of these emerging industries. Program assumes little to no previous knowledge of Shale Gas markets and technologies.

Class Details

Industry Segment
Natural Gas
Alternative Fuels
Course Level
CPE Credits
Competency Path
Natural Gas
Course Type
Course Times
Day 1: 9:00am–4:00pm
Day 2: 9:00am–4:00pm