FARMINGTON, N.M., Dec. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/-- An energy conference scheduled for March 18 and 19, 2013, will feature a series of presentations about new drilling for shale oil in the Mancos Shale Formation of the Four Corners Region of Northwest New Mexico. The conference will be held at San Juan College in the Henderson Fine Arts Center.
"This is the Renaissance of the San Juan Basin," said conference organizer Dr. Daniel Fine , senior energy analyst with the New Mexico Center for Energy Policy. "We are seeing a revolution on the part of American technology in natural gas and shale oil recovery in shale formations."
The conference is titled, "San Juan Basin Energy Conference." The 2013 theme is "Recognition of the Mancos Shale as the next chapter in the American revolution of unconventional natural gas and oil technology leading to national energy independence in 2020." BP America, Chevron, Continental Resources, Encana, PNM and the U.S. Department of Energy are expected to make presentations at the conference. To register or for more information go to ----> http://www.sanjuanbasinenergy.org/