Eagle Ford Consortium 2015

Conference Adds Program to Focus on Mexican Reforms
Eagle Ford Consortium 2015

Eagle Ford Consortium 2015

The fourth annual Eagle Ford Consortium, scheduled for May 27-29 in San Antonio, will address issues that affect Eagle Ford Shale counties.

New on the conference agenda is a pre-conference program on Mexican energy reform. Speakers will look at how border counties will be impacted by the new Mexican energy reform laws and how small and medium businesses can tap into the opportunities and be connected to the reforms.

Related: Eagle Ford Gas Headed to Mexico

Related: More Pipelines Cross Texas-Mexico Border

Keynote speakers for the conference will include Texas Railroad Commission Chair Christi Craddick and Texas Workforce Commission Chairman Andres Alcantari. Topics include:

  • An Optimistic View of the Economy
  • State of the Workforce in the Eagle Ford Shale
  • Regional Coordination of Emergency Responses Resources
  • Roads & Road Safety
  • Environmental
  • Workforce & Education
  • Applying Current Technology in the Oil & Gas Industry
  • Economic Development & Creative Financing
Eagle Ford Consortium Chairman Leodoro Martinez told the San Antonio Business Journal that once shale oil opens up for foreign investment later this year, midstream companies in Texas will have lucrative business opportunities to build up Mexico’s infrastructure. “What it does for our shale area, is that it opens up a lot of activity for our border communities such as Eagle Pass, Del Rio and Laredo,” Martinez said.

The Eagle Ford Consortium addresses issues that are the result of the economic impact of the oil and gas exploration that is taking place within the Eagle Ford Shale. For more information about membership or to register for the conference, go to eaglefordconsortium.org

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Elizabeth Alford

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Elizabeth Alford writes on significant news developments in the Eagle Ford oil and gas play taking place across South TX. She is a freelance writer with an extensive communications, PR, and staff writing background.
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