Gov Rick Perry at Rice Wednesday to address Emerging Energy Technology Conference

first_imgFacebookTwitterPrintEmailAddThis ShareCONTACT: David RuthPHONE: 612-702-9473E-MAIL: [email protected] Rick Perry at Rice Wednesday to address Emerging Energy Technology ConferenceTexas Gov. Rick Perry will give the keynote address for the Emerging Energy Technology Conference at 2 p.m. July 28 in the Shell Auditorium at Rice University’s Jones Graduate School of Business. He will discuss how state and local government impacts the energy landscape.Panelists at the July 27-28 conference include some of the brightest minds in academia and in the domestic oil and gas industry. The panelists will address a broad range of technologies, including the latest advances that are driving the surge of unconventional natural gas supplies in the U.S. The conference will also highlight recent advances in chemistry, well monitoring, computer software, seismic technology, hydraulic fracturing, CO2 injection and corrosion detection, treatment and prevention. To see the complete conference agenda, visit The conference is sponsored by Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship, the National Corrosion Center at Rice and the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers.Who:     Gov. Rick PerryWhat:    Conference keynote address, “The Importance of State and Local Regulations in the New Energy Reality”When:   2 p.m. July 28Where: Shell Auditorium, McNair Hall, Rice University Jones Graduate School of Business, 6100 Main Street, HoustonTwo luncheon speakers will also address the conference:On Tuesday, M. A. (Pete) Miller, Jr., chairman of the board, president and CEO of National Oilwell Varco Inc., will deliver the noon luncheon address, “The Impact of Emerging Technologies on the Future Viability of America’s Oil and Gas Industry.”On Wednesday, Chad Deaton, chairman, president, and CEO of Baker Hughes, will deliver the noon luncheon address, “The Role of Emerging Technologies in Developing America’s Unconventional Gas Resources.”Media wishing to attend the conference must register with the following information to [email protected] or by fax to 940-723-4132.One registration form per person:Name________________________________________________________________________________Company/Publication________________________________________________________________City_________________________________ State_________________________ Zip____________Phone__________________________________ Fax____________________________________E-mail Address____________________________________________________Media should park in the garage at McNair Hall. To see a map of the Rice University campus, visit For additional information, contact David Ruth, Rice University media relations, at 713-348-6327 or [email protected] last_img read more

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