Shale Insight Conference coming to Pittsburgh in 2014

From the Pittsburgh Business Times/ By Anya LitvakIMG_2496-620x465

Kathryn Klaber, chief executive officer of the Marcellus Shale Coalition, says the group’s Shale Gas Insight Conference is headed to Pittsburgh in 2014.

The gathering has been in Philadelphia for the past two years and it’ll remain there this fall, Klaber said. But come next year, it’s Pittsburgh’s time. This is, after all, where the coalition is based and where many of the companies interested in the topic are based and, of course, where the rigs are.

Apparently, the decision to begin the conference in Philadelphia was about gaining the support of the southeastern portion of the state, Klaber told me Wednesday.

It was about convincing them that they also benefit and have a stake in what’s happening hundreds of miles away.

That task is nearly complete, she said.

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Anya Litvak covers energy, transportation, gaming, engineering and construction. Contact her at[email protected] or 412-208-3824.
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