9th Annual New Horizons Oil & Gas Conference
The Organizing Committee and the South Dakota School of Mines &Technology (SDSM&T) have rescheduled the ninth annual New Horizons Oil & Gas Conference for April 23-26, 2014 in Rapid City on the SDSM&T campus.
The conference focuses on oil and gas activities in the northern Great Plains and Rocky Mountains, especially as they affect the Williston, Powder River and Denver-Julesburg producing basins. This year we have an excellent group of participants discussing:
- Reservoir Stimulation
- The Impacts of Petroleum Development on Regional Water Resources
- The Petroleum Industry and Regional Economic Development
- Best Practices for Petroleum (as related to safety, well completion, etc.)
- The Niobrara Resource Play in the Northern Rockies
- Field Trip - Wednesday April 23, 2013 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The Field Trip will tour the southern Black Hills to visit exposures of strata which act as reservoir and source rocks in the adjacent basins.
- Conference – Day 1 on Thursday April 24,2014 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
— Poster Viewing 10:00-10:30 a.m.
— Poster Judging 3:00-3:30 p.m.
— Reception and Student Poster Awards Presentation 5:15-6:45 p.m.
- Conference – Day 2 on Friday April 25 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
- Short Course - Saturday April 26, 2014 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
— Presented by Pure Earth Resources, Inc. “Basic Tools for Shale Exploration”
Cost to Attend
Early Bird Registration: (prior to April 10): $250 per person
Standard Registration: $315
Short Course: $250
Field Trip: $100
Student Conference Registration: $35
Student Short Course Registration: $25
Student Sponsorship Assistance Fund
Individuals and businesses have the opportunity to contribute to a Student Sponsorship Assistance fund. This fund is used to enable student attendance and travel for the New Horizon Oil & Gas Conference and/or to fund graduate scholarships. Your voluntary contribution can be made during the registration process and is very meaningful and much appreciated by the student recipients.