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Afternoon Oct. 21:

MarkWest Energy led tour of their Bluestone Processing Facility just north of Pittsburgh
A tour of a large gas processing facility capable of handling 210 MMcf of gas and 20,000 barrels per day of ethane and heavier fractionation capacity will include questions and answers will provide valuable insight to this important midstream process in the natural gas value chain.

MarkWest Energy Partners is a leading provider of midstream services engaged in the gathering, processing, and transportation of natural gas; the transportation, fractionation, storage, and marketing of NGLs.

Universal Well Services led Well Field Operations, Facilities and Equipment Review at Universal Well Services Training Facility in Meadville, PA
Comprehensive presentation on shale development field operations with Hands-on Access to field infrastructure and equipment is provided. This session will prepare you for the well pad field visit the next day.

Universal Well Services provides natural gas and oil well services in the Marcellus and Utica Shale formations including hydraulic fracturing, cementing, nitrogen and acidizing services for reservoir enhancement.

Morning Oct. 22:

EQT Well Site Tour
Tour Drill Site Operation and Hydraulic Fracturing Operations – Experience firsthand the size, logistics and dynamics of a shale well pad including hydraulic fracturing and drilling operations. In addition to an up-close tour, access to field personal for questions and discussion of the operations and an enticing Northern Barbeque lunch are provided.

EQT is one of the Marcellus region’s largest exploration and production companies, developing and implementing innovative and environmentally-friendly drilling technology to effectively and efficiently tap into unconventional reservoirs, such as shale, tight sands, and coalbed methane.