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                                                                                                    Presentations                                             

Eagle Ford Shale Issues Dr. Paul K. Carlton, Jr., MD
TXDot: Impacts to the Transportation System Melissa D. Montemayor
Engineering and Technical Skill Sets to Support Development of the Eagle Ford Shale Mr. Harold "J.R." Reddish, P.E.
Addressing Environmental Issues in the Eagle Ford Shale: Environmentally Friendly Drilling Systems Richard C. Haut

 

 

Regional Leadership Perspective - Panel Discussion

Speakers include:
Mr. Larry Dovalinai, City Manager, Cotulla, Texas

The Honorable Jim Juff, Judge, County of Live Oak                  Dr. Deborah F. Dobie, Superintendent, Carrizo Springs ISD                                                                                                                 Introduction by / Moderator: Mr. Leodoro Martinez

 

 

 

Legislative Perspective - Panel Discussion

Speakers include:
The Honorable Judith Zaffirini, State of Texas, Senate District 21

The Honorable Ryan Guillen, Texas House of Representatives, District 31                     The Honorable Richard Pena Raymond, Texas House of Representatives, District 42  The Honorable Tracy O. King, Texas House of Representatives, District 80   

                                       Moderator by: Dr. Ray M. Keck

 

 

 

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Maximizing Resources through Regional Partnerships

OCTOBER 22 - 23, 2012

TEXAS A&M INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY

LAREDO 

 

PROGRAM

Under the leadership of Texas Senator Judith Zaffirini, the summit promises to engage leaders and stakeholders from the region and the state in an effort to maximize the benefits and address challenges of the Eagle Ford Shale development.  Key academics, educators, economists, and industry experts are headlining the summit. The event is at no cost for participants.  

The program includes the following speakers: 

Dr. Richard Haut, Houston Advanced Research Center; Dr. Paul K. Carlton Jr., Texas A&M Health Science Center; Melisa D. Montemayor, Texas  Department of Transportation; J.R. Reddish, S&B  Infrastructure; and Dr. Thomas Tunstall, UTSA, Institute for Economic Development, to name a few.  Click here for the Summit Agenda and the Program.

PRESENTATIONS

Addressing Environmental Issues in the Eagle Ford Shale: Envrionmentally Friendly Drilling Systems Program. The EFD-TIP project provides a proving ground for new water treatment and re-use technologies. For more information, contact Richard C. Haut, Houston Advanced Research Center. Click here to access the powerpoint presentation.

Texas Department of Transportation Laredo District Eagle Ford Shale: Impacts to the Transportation System. This presenation focuses on the impact of well production within a 30-county area on the roads such as traffic congestion, road maintenace and pavement, and coordination of governmental entities. For more information, contact Melisa D. Montemayor, Texas Department of Transportation, Laredo District. Click here to access the powerpoint presentation.

Ongoing Impact of the Eagle Ford Shale on South Texas. This presentation focused on the ongoing impact, in particular the employment/job growth, state and local revenue generation, and occupational impacts. Additionally, the presentation addressed top majors in demand for employers in the oil and gas industries. For more information, contact Thomas Tunstall, Ph.D., Research Director for the Institute for Economic Development, University of Texas at San Antonio, TX. Click here to access the powerpoint presentation.

Eagle Ford Shale Economic Impact for Counties with Active Drilling. This presentation was prepared by the Center for Community and Business Research, University of Texas at San Antonio, Institute for Economic Development. This report showed the impact of drilling, both short and long term projection into the year 2021. The region will be impacted in terms of job growth, full-time jobs, local and state government revenues in the counties with active drilling and surrounding areas. Click here to access the powerpoint presentation.

Engineering and Technical Skill Sets to Support Development of the Eagle Ford Shale. This report presented information on the shortage of engineering and technical talent to support the oil and gas industries, the need for businesses and education institution to partner, and the need for education to be a state and national priority to support his booming oil and gas industry in South Texas. For more information, contact Harold "JR" Reddish, PE, President Chief Executive Officer, S&B Infrastructure Private, Ltd. Click here to access the powerpoint presentation.

Workforce Analysis for the Eagle Ford Shale (EFS Workforce Full Report). This presentation was prepared by the Center for Community and Business Research, University of Texas at San Antonio, Institute for Economic Development. This detailed report shows the Top 35 Occupations impacted, direct and indirect impacts of drilling for all 14 counties. Click here to access the powerpoint presentation.

Eagle Ford Shale Issues. This report focused on opportunites for improvement around health and safety issues. Topics covered included improved communications amoung health and safety stakeholders, oil and gas industries represtatives, educational entitites, and health care entities. This report presented information on health and safety prevention as well as access to health care. For more information, contact Dr. Paul K. Carlton Jr., MD, FACS, Lt Gen, USAF, Retired, Director of the Office of Innovations and Preparedness, Texas A&M University System Health Science Center. Click here to access the powerpoint presentation.

SPONSORSHIP

The Summit is graciously sponsored by AEP, ANGA, CenterPoint Energy, Eagle Ford Shale Consortium, Lewis Energy Group, and Webb County.   

CONTACT INFORMATION  

Please contact Jacqueline Benavides, TAMIU’s Texas Center for Border Economic and Enterprise Development, at  (956) 326-2545 or email jbenavides@tamiu.edu  for additional information.

 

 

 

 

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