Future Supplies are Focus of 2003 SPE Annual Conference

A high-powered panel of key industry leaders from around the world join together to discuss how the oil and gas industry can meet future energy supply needs during the Opening General Session at the 2003 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition.

The session, titled Myths and Realities about Future Supplies, led by Peter Davies, Vice President and Chief Economist for BP plc, is scheduled from 10 a.m. to noon on Monday, 6 October, at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado, U.S.A.

This session focuses on how the oil and gas industry can produce an adequate supply of energy to meet the needs of the world in the future. The panel will discuss the role of technology; the importance of obtaining access to areas with remaining potential through good corporate citizenship and environmental responsibility; the contribution of gas, LNG and GTL, and unconventional sources of gas; and the need to attract and retain technical personnel neccessary to face the challenges of meeting future supply needs.

Session panelists include:
  • John Gibson, President and CEO, Halliburton Energy Services Group
  • Nasser Jaidah, Director of Oil & Gas Ventures, Qatar Petroleum
  • G. Kemble Bennett, Vice Chancellor and Dean, Dwight Look College of Engineering, Texas A&M University and Director, Texas Engineering Experiment Station
  • Mark Sikkel, Vice President, ExxonMobil Production Company

  • This opening session sets the stage for this year's technical program, comprised of more than 380 presentations arranged in 73 technical sessions. The presentations emphasize the latest advances in exploring for and producing oil and gas.

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