23-25 July 2018 Houston, Texas
George R. Brown Convention Center
The integrated event for unconventional resource teams

Sponsoring Organizations:

Society of Petroleum Engineers American Association of Petroleum Geologists Society of Exploration Geophysicists

Supporting Organizations:

Association for Iron and Steel Technology Association for Iron and Steel Technology American Rock Mechanics Association American Society of Mechanical Engineers American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society

Uniting the Disciplines. Driving Results.

With 3,500+ attendees, 300+ technical presentations and 150 exhibiting companies in Austin in 2017, there is no doubt that the fifth edition of URTeC was an overwhelming success.

What past attendees have said about us...

  • Great focus, relevant, good value.

  • Very pleased with size and scope of exhibition.

  • It was very good, it was my first time there and I was impressed with the technical level.

  • Very happy to have attended and a valuable use of my time.

  • It was a well constructed event.

URTeC Attendee Stats at a Glance

Visited the Exhibition Hall

Would Recommend URTeC to a Colleague

Expressed overall satisfaction with URTeC

Will return to URTeC 2017

Cited the Technical Program as what interested them most

Agreed sessions were of mutual interest to multiple disciplines

URTeC Delivers...

Five years of quantified success

The combination of 12 of the world’s leading professional societies bringing both depth and breadth to the technical base of the conference

Collaborative platform and innovation exchange sustaining and propelling industry success

The industry’s premier, peer-reviewed, multi-disciplinary event for unconventional resource development attracting the brightest minds and thought leaders under one roof

First hand access to the knowledge gained from the industry research, innovations and solutions exchanged in this one-of-a-kind learning pipeline that cuts across the complete spectrum of resource play development

Who Attends URTeC?

By Profession
Academic 9
Engineer 43
Geologist 32
Geophysicist 16
By Title
Staff Employee 33
Mid Management 21
Executive Management 14

Independent Consultant 9
Young Professional 9

In-Transition Displaced 4