From The Intelligencer:
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump headlines the list of scheduled speakers for the 2016 Shale Insight Conference, set for Sept. 21-22 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in downtown Pittsburgh.
Although drilling and fracking activity remains relatively low amid the global price slowdown, the level of activity inside the convention center will be high with Trump taking stage. The businessman from New York City is tentatively scheduled to speak at approximately 11 a.m. Sept. 22.
Trump is an outspoken advocate of fossil fuels such as coal, oil and natural gas, while he accuses Democrat Hillary Clinton of working to end their use.
“It is a great opportunity to have presidential candidate Donald Trump share his perspectives on the oil and gas industry at this year’s Shale Insight Conference. The oil and natural gas industry is a driving force of the American economy and will be an impactful topic this election,” said Shawn Bennett, executive vice president of the Ohio Oil and Gas Association, one of the event sponsors.Read more by clicking here.
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