"This is the first "ABC " congress I have attended, and I was impressed by the quality of the speakers and presentations. Attending was a valuable use of my time. Thank you!" - Manager A&D, Laredo Petroleum, 2012 (Attendee)

"ABC does a great job of organizing conferences - I appreciate that they take the time to search out the experts in their areas. I always make a number of strategic contacts that benefit my company." - Owner/Manager, QC Energy LLC, 2013 (Attendee)

American Business Conferences

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The Emerging Shale Plays USA 2014 congress follows a highly popular series which has so far drawn in over 900 delegates from across the globe, including Emerging Shale Plays USA 2013 (April 24-25 2013, Houston, Texas), Emerging Shale Plays USA 2012 (March 21-22 2012, Houston, Texas) and Emerging Shale & Tight Plays Canada 2012 (July 18-19, 2012 Calgary, Canada).

American Business Conferences invites you to be part of the established Emerging Shale Plays Oil & Gas series, bringing together senior industry players to unlock the America's liquids-rich potential.


American Business Conferences are always at the forefront to cover emerging markets and investment opportunities in the Oil & Gas industry across the Americas. Past initiatives in the series include:

Emerging Unconventional Plays Latin America 2014 (April 23 - 24, 2014 Cartagena, Colombia)

For more information please visit: www.emerging-shale-plays-latin-america.com

Emerging Shale Plays USA 2013 (April 24 - 25, 2013 Houston, Texas)

For more information please visit: www.emerging-shale-plays-usa-2013.com

Emerging Shale & Tight Plays Canada 2012 (July 18 - 19, 2012 Calgary, Canada)

For more information please visit: www.emerging-shale-plays-canada-2012.com

Emerging Shale Plays USA 2012 (March 21 - 22, 2012 Houston, Texas)

For more information please visit: www.emerging-shale-plays-usa.com


  • The Emerging Plays USA congresses have been attended by over 64% end users
  • Directors, CEOs, COOs, Chiefs, Heads, and VPs of companies have made up over 43%
  • Delegates traveled from a variety of Texas State cities, as well as key cities in Colorado, Oklahoma and Philadelphia States, and from as far as South Korea and China !
  • The main industries attending the event included; Exploration & New Ventures, Geoscience, Operations & Business Development, and Finance
  • The USA congresses alone have had over 900 delegates


American Business Conferences has held over 50 Summits in the Oil & Gas space since 2010, with over 10,000 attendees. Our established Oil & Gas Congress series stretches globally across the USA, Canada, South America, Asia and Europe.

Our speakers have come from almost every major unconventional E&P company operating in the Americas and Europe including: YPF, Apache Corporation, ENAP, Chesapeake, Anadarko, Shell, BP, ConocoPhillips, Statoil, PennWest Exploration, Chevron, Hess Corporation, Continental Resources, BHP Billiton, PetroBakken, Talisman Energy, Plains Exploration & Production, Pioneer Natural Resources, Americas Petrogas, Cuadrilla Resources Ltd, Tamboran Resources, Nexen Inc, Sinopec, El Paso Corporation.

Our Sponsors and Exhibitors have included Halliburton, Baker Hughes, Schlumberger, WorleyParsons, SunTerra Well Services, Canada Company, FEI Company, PTI Group USA LLC, Gold Spur Trucking LLC, Target Logistics LLC, Golder Associates, Hydrozonix, Confluence Energy, Concord Energy Holdings, Colorado Lining Company, New Wave Energy Services, 212 Resources, Strad Energy Services, Layne Energy, Abtech Industries, Green Technologies, Fishbones, Heartland Solutions Inc., Portadam Inc., TrueNorth Steel, Flogistix, ConocoPhillips Inc. and Mission Well Services to name but a few.

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