Far East Energy Corp. is focused on exploring some of the largest coalbed methane (CBM) projects in China through its agreements with ConocoPhillips and China United Coalbed Methane Company. Coalbed methane is a form of natural gas that is extracted from coal beds.
Far East Energy announced today that Michael R. McElwrath, president and CEO of the company, will be a featured speaker at the US-China Oil &Gas Industry Forum to be held at the Omni Hotel in Fort Worth, Texas on September 14-16, 2010. Mr. McElwrath and/or company chairman, Donald Juckett, have attended the forum annually since its inception in 2004.
The annual event is held in either the United States or China. It contributes to gas policy development in China and provides a platform for commercial policy dialogue. High-level government officials from the US Department of Energy, US Department of Commerce and China’s National Development and Reform Commission and National Energy Administration will be in attendance. Also attending are representatives from both the US and Chinese oil and gas industries.
In addition to keynote speakers, there is an open discussion format designed to encourage dialogue on energy policy and related commercial issues. Mr. McElwrath spoke of the importance of the annual event, “It provides an excellent opportunity to not only influence Chinese energy policy, but also to discuss commercial issues of concern to both countries.”
For further information about Far East Energy, please visit the company’s website at www.fareastenergy.com.