National Fracking Conference - “To frack or not to frack?”

18-Sep-2015 - 18-Sep-2015


Time: 12:00 - 17:30
Location: Mercure Darlington King’s Hotel, 9-12 Priestgate Darlington, DL1 1NW
For additional information and booking of a stand contact Michael Janes Chair Tees Valley Branch FSB E:
T: 01642 777808

National Fracking Conference - “To frack or not to frack?”


An opportunity for small and micro businesses to learn more about the potential of unconventional gas and to question some of the key stakeholders. This conference is an opportunity for those in the region who are interested to meet like-minded people.

National and local issues to be covered include:

  • Planning applications issues

  • Local and national economic impact of Fracking

  • Small business opportunities in the supply chain

Question time: “To frack or not to frack?”

12.00 - Arrival and registration
12.45 - Refreshments
13.30 - Introduction by Allen Creedy - FSB policy position
13.40 - Paul Booth Sabic and Tees Valley Unlimited regional position on Fracking
14.00 - Guest Speaker Ken Cronin, Chief Executive, UK Onshore Oil & Gas
14.30 - Guest Speaker - John Hodson.
15.00 - Guest Speaker - UKTI Chris Simpson | Lead International Trade Adviser |
15.20 - Comfort Break
15.30  - Hustings type event where the audience will have the opportunity to ask the panel questions – question time style. Each participant will then be given 2 minutes to sum up before retiring to the bar!
17.00 - Close and Networking

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