SPEI: Shale Gas Development

REGISTER TODAY AT http://www.spe.org/career/educ_training/tc/SGD.php



  • Shale gas basics
  • Geologic aspects
  • Key shale properties
  • Gas resource analysis
  • Optimizing hydraulic fracture treatments
  • Production forecasting
  • Global development activities

Lunch is provided.

Learning Objectives

  • Review the status and characteristics of various Shale Gas plays
  • Recognize the factors controlling gas-in-place, reserves, and productivity
  • Understand how to collect, analyze, and interpret critical data
  • Review the steps for calculating reserve volumes and forecasting production
  • Gain practical insight and techniques for quality-control and due diligence
  • Network and share ideas with other attendees from the shale gas industry

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for those involved in evaluating or developing Shale Gas and also those wanting to understand more about this resource. The target audience for this  course includes engineers, geologists, geophysicists, investors, managers, government officials, planners, and technical support staff.  Participants are assumed to have a basic understanding of general engineering and geologic terms.


0.8 CEUs (Continuing Education Units) awarded for this 1-day course.


A fee equal to 25% of the course fee will be charged for cancellations less than 15 working days before the course begins. No refunds will be made for cancellations after the course begins.

For more details, please contact us at trainingcourses@spe.org.

See main registration page for member and non member pricing.

Location: The Holiday Inn Houston, South Loop
8111 Kirby Drive
Houston , Texas 77054

Date: May 6, 2011, 9 a.m. - May 6, 2011, 6 p.m.