International Oil Shale Symposium 2012



7 May 2012
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Oxford Business Group is pleased to announce our media partnership with The Jordan International Oil Shale Symposium which will be held on 7-9 May, in Jordan. In this respect we send you the following message from the conference organisers:

Dear Oxford Business Group Subscribers,

The Jordan International Oil Shale Symposium (JIOSS) is the first event of its kind for the oil shale industry, bringing international co-operation to Jordan to develop a commercial oil shale market. JIOSS has the perfect mix of policy makers, industry players, financers R&D, providing an unrivalled platform to do business in oil shale.

Designed to answer the most-pressing issues in development, the agenda for JIOSS features renowned figures in oil shale and key stake holders in Jordan's country planning come together to share with you:

Critical programme highlights:

  • Real schedules for commercialisation
  • Latest project developments and lessons that can be applied from the most advanced oil and power projects
  • Refining, upgrading and forming alternative competitive market niches
  • Expectations of the international finance community and the criteria investors need to see fulfilled to commit to shale ventures
  • Constraints: why aren't more oil shale projects moving forward on a commercial scale?
  • Mitigation and management of sustainable water supply issues and environmental impack
  • Off-setting carbon and greenhouse gases in oil shale operations
  • Past expectations: is the industry where it is expected to be?


The brochure is now ready to download!

SAVE UP TO $ 100 if you register before 31st March 2012! To register, please visit the website on call us on +971 (0)4 335 2437, fax us on +971 (0)4 335 2438 or email us at

Partnership Opportunities: 'On behalf of the Natural Resources Authority (NRA) and co-organisers we urge the global business and finance community to participate. Your support as an event partner and sponsor will be a valuable asset to the industry'.

Dr. Mousa Alyzoud, Director General, Natural Resources Authority (NRA), Jordan

Establish yourself as a key innovator in the oil shale industry from the off-set in a country set to be at the centre for commercial oil shale development. We offer a range of tailored packages. Contact Arshed Hussain on +971 4 407 2715, +971 50 559 3922 or for more information.

We look forward to welcoming you in May!

Best regards

Katie Briggs Conference Director Jordan International Oil Shale Symposium Tel : + 971 (0) 4 335 2437 Email : Web :

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