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From new completion strategies to water and logistics challenges, the Permian is in the midst of an unprecedented moment in its storied history. Join North American Shale magazine at The Permian Conference & Expo to learn why oil and gas production in West Texas and New Mexico has entered a new era and how new investment strategies and innovative solutions and technologies of all sizes are influencing the play’s near- and long-term future.

From regulators to completion engineers to E&P CEOs and tech developers at companies large and small, The Permian Conference & Expo will feature operator updates, investor perspectives and technology trend explanations during the unique event at the newest Texas event venue: the Midland Convention Center. Produced by North American Shale magazine, the event will provide attendees with original in-depth stories, new and powerful intel on the play’s hottest topics and multiple networking sessions geared to connect decision makers from every segment of the industry to the newest technologies and strategies driving success.

No one tells the story of the Permian better than North American Shale magazine. Attend The Permian Conference & Expo this summer to stay current on the business opportunities in one of North America’s most storied and important shale plays.


The Permian Conference & Expo will be historic. The unique event will be the first-ever major shale event held at the state-of-the-art Midland Convention Center. Focused on Permian play technologies, efficiencies and successful strategies, the event will usher in a new era for the storied capital of the world’s greatest shale play.

Top Reasons to Attend The Conference & Expo in 2019

This conference is one of the best ways that you can gain technical knowledge and make valuable contacts, while saving on consulting and business development costs. Here is what you should expect.
  • Focused technical content and special events focused on the improvements in oil recovery and transport arising out of the Permian shale play
  • 80+ exhibiting companies showcasing the latest technologies, new product launches, and valuable industry services
  • Numerous networking events
  • Exclusive conference social media site, where you can connect with your colleagues before, during and after the event

How to Justify Your Attendance

Here are some tips on getting employer support to attend The Permian Conference & Expo.
  • Explain that your registration is “all-inclusive.” You will receive food and drinks at the event.
  • Offer to prepare and deliver a short presentation to your colleagues to share what you learned. That way, others on your team will gain the benefits of your attendance.
  • Explain what you plan to get out of attending and how that will benefit your company.
  • Log onto Permian Connect, an exclusive social media site for the conference, where you can connect with other attendees before, during and after the event.

Who Should Attend?

  • Operators
  • Investors
  • Drilling Companies
  • Fund Managers
  • Analysts
  • Completions Service Providers
  • Hydraulic Fracturing Technology Providers
  • Directional Drilling Companies
  • Academia and R&D Professionals
  • Well-Site Service Providers
  • Rail Providers
  • Supply Chain Services Companies
  • Trucking and Logistics Companies
  • Technology Providers
  • Consultants and Engineers
  • Transloading Services Companies
  • Infrastructure Investors and Lenders
  • And others!

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