On May 18th, Monday, 2015, the Columbia University Petroleum Society is hosting an SPE (Society of Petroleum Engineers) Distinguished Lecturer Presentation by Joseph H. Frantz, Jr.
"Shale Plays: How Technology, Governments, Regulators, Academia, and the Public Have Changed the World's Energy Supply and Demand Equation".
A networking and social breakfast will begin at 10:00 AM, followed by the distinguished lecture at 11. Lunch and discussion will be provided afterwards.
Meals, lecture, and discussion will occur in Room 603 of the Schermerhorn building on Columbia's Morningside campus. A map of campus is provided here: http://www.columbia.edu/files/columbia/content/morningsidemap_2013july.pdf
Joseph H. Frantz, Jr. is the VP of Engineering Technology with Range Resources Corporation. He started working on shale reservoirs in 1984 and has been involved with studies on many shale fields across the U.S. Joseph has worked in every facet of upstream development. He has authored or co-authored more than 40 publications and taught an industry school on Developing Shale Reservoirs. He has served on numerous Technical Committees within SPE, Chaired the Pittsburgh PA SPE Section, and Co-Chaired a Regional SPE Meeting. He earned a BSc in Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering from Pennsylvania State University in 1981.