EQT Chairman Joins Industry Leaders Slated to Address DUG East Audience in Pittsburgh

Sep 12, 2011, 12:06 ET from Hart Energy

HOUSTON, Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- David L. Porges, president, chief executive officer and chairman of EQT Corporation, will deliver the morning keynote address on Thursday, November 17, at Hart Energy's 3rd annual DUG East conference and exhibition in Pittsburgh, PA.  

With more than 3.4 million acres, ~14,000 productive wells and 4.1 trillion cubic feet of proven natural gas reserves, EQT is one of Appalachia's largest exploration and production companies, a key player in burgeoning development in the Marcellus and other Appalachian shales. Porges joins a roster of esteemed government and industry speakers at the event, including:

  • Bob Perciasepe, Deputy Administrator, U.S. EPA
  • John P. Surma, Chairman and CEO, U.S. Steel Corporation
  • Dan O. Dinges, CEO, Cabot Oil & Gas
  • Nicholas J. DeIuliis, President, CONSOL Energy

DUG East takes place November 15-17 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh.  This high-level executive event covers the booming oil and gas activity throughout the Appalachian Basin.  Leading industry, government and association leaders speak on topics ranging from exploration and drilling in the Marcellus and Utica shales to environmental "best practices," changing economics, demand forecasts, technology and field performance.

In 2011, DUG East attracted more than 2,600 attendees from the oil and gas industry, the financial community and service companies, becoming the largest unconventional resource event in the world.

Two technical workshops also are offered on Tuesday, November 15, the day before the full conference convenes.  One workshop addresses environmental practices and water management; the other focuses on midstream infrastructure and finance issues.  For more information about the workshops and conference agenda, visit dugeast.com/ConferenceAgenda/

For more than 30 years, Hart Energy has been a leader covering energy news and technology for investors and energy industry executives.  The Houston-based company provides subscriber-only online information services (OilandGasInvestor.com, A-Dcenter.com, UGcenter.com, MidstreamBusiness.com), publishes industry magazines (Oil and Gas Investor, E&P, Midstream Business, FUEL), and produces high-level conferences and energy newsletters, notably the DUG™ (Developing Unconventional Gas) and DUO conferences, among others.  


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