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Technical / TECH-06 / 2 days

Shale Gas Technical Course

Cameron Six P.Eng.

President and CEO

Alec Kovaltchouk P.Geo.

Vice President, Geoscience



This 2-day course is an introduction to the technical components related to North American shale gas resources and their future development. By the end of this course, participants will be able to fully understand the exploration and exploitation strategies employed by industry to develop these resources. The course lecture material is supported by an asset life cycle case study.


  • Characterization of shale gas plays
  • Geology
  • Technical factors related to gas in place and ultimate recovery
  • North American shale gas plays
  • Assigning reserves and resources
  • Resource play case study

Designed for

The material in the course is designed for engineers, land negotiators, accountants, technologists, and anyone who wants to understand the process of determining and appropriately assigning shale gas resources and reserves.