Past Event

Shale Gas Environmental Summit

27–28 October 2014
London, United Kingdom

SMi’s 5th Shale Gas Environmental Summit will provide the ideal platform for various industry representatives including operators, environmentalists, campaigners, NGOs, academics and researchers to come together and discuss the environmental aspects of shale gas extraction and production:

• How do we monitor and enforce the regulations?
• Does the UK need more rigid laws for fracking?
• What are the resulting impacts on climate change and wildlife?
• What are the impacts on water?

Speaker Panel includes:

• Julian O’Halloran, Reporter, BBC
• Alan Riley, Professor of Law, City Law School, City University
• Mark Ellis-Jones, Onshore Oil & Gas Programme Executive,
• Environment Agency
• Paul Crossley, Leader of the Council and Liberal Democrat Group Leader,
• Bath and North East Somerset Council
• Nick Grealy, Publisher, No Hot Air
• Harry Huyton, Head of Climate and Energy Policy, RSPB
• Jim Marshall, Policy and Business Advisor, Water UK
• Ken Cronin, Chief Executive, UK Onshore Operations Group
• Paul Stevens, Distinguished Fellow, Energy, Environment and Resources, Chatham House
• John Ord, Business Director – Thermal Power & Energy Networks, MWH Global
• Marianne Pascal Flynn, Geoscientist Research Fellow, IASS

To view the full speaker line-up and complete programme, visit