Feb. 13, 2007


Description

This presentation will provide an overview of the current U.S. land drilling market, examining the internal dynamics and demographics that have driven rig count to the highest levels in 20 years. The presentation will also provide an overview of the evolution towards basin resource plays by examining change in non-vertical drilling volume and downhole well stimulation, and include an overview of capacity expansion in the U.S. land fleet.
Please register early online in order to facilitate the Northside study group to better plan and streamline the luncheon. Walk-ins will be accepted on a space available basis. Please arrive early, walk-ins are seated on a first come/first serve basis. Thank You.

Featured Speakers

Speaker Richard Mason
Publisher of the Land Rig Newsletter Land Rig Newsletter Richard Mason is publisher of The Land Rig Newsletter, a monthly publication that provides trends analysis for the land-based contract drilling sector of the oil and gas industry. He has been quoted, and occasionally misquoted, in major media, ranging from the ...

Publisher of the Land Rig Newsletter
Land Rig Newsletter
Richard Mason is publisher of The Land Rig Newsletter, a monthly publication that provides trends analysis for the land-based contract drilling sector of the oil and gas industry. He has been quoted, and occasionally misquoted, in major media, ranging from the Wall Street Journal to BBC International radio.
 
Mr. Mason has authored articles for a variety of oil and gas trade publications over the last decade, including World Oil, the American Oil and Gas Reporter, Oil and Gas Investor, and Drilling Contractor.He previously worked 10 years as a field representative for the Texas Tech University archives, collecting historical materials on petroleum, agriculture, and irrigation development in the American Southwest.He also spent a year in Midland Texas as director for the Nita Stewart Haley Memorial Library, a privately held historical archive.
 
Mr. Mason has worked in various capacities for four West Texas newspapers, including the Midland Reporter Telegram, and the San Angelo Standard. He served as Business Editor for: , City of Land and Sky, a coffee table book about the city of Lubbock published by the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce. He also authored the agricultural chapter for:Lubbock: From Town to City, A History of Lubbock Vol II, published by the West Texas Museum Association. He is a 1974 graduate of Ohio University with a Bachelor of Arts degree, with honors, in History.

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Organizer

Jason Baihly


Date and Time

Tue, Feb. 13, 2007

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
(GMT-0500) US/Central

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Location

Greenspoint Club

16925 Northchase Drive
Houston, TX 77060