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Terrafirma, a Newpark Company, Exhibits at Shale Gas World Conference


Terrafirma, a Newpark Company, Exhibits at Shale Gas World Conference Pictured left to right: Jeff Juergens, Hugh Robertson

Terrafirma Roadways Ltd, acquired by Newpark Mats and Integrated Services in December 2013, exhibited at the 2nd annual Shale Gas World conference in Birmingham, UK May 13-14. This is the UK’s #1 shale gas conference and exhibition, attracting over 500 attendees and 40 exhibitors. Hugh Robertson, Terrafirma’s Managing Director, Fiona Benbow, Terrafirma Marketing Manager, and Jeff Juergens, President Newpark Mats and Integrated Services, met visitors in our booth including operators, government officials, and members of the local community. Our team also attended technical sessions covering government regulations and policies for shale gas development, environmental challenges, new technology for exploration, and the economic potential of shale gas as a solution for energy needs in the UK. Based in Oxfordshire, England, Terrafirma is the sole UK distributor of the DURA-BASE® Advanced-Composite Mat system and the market leader in the UK temporary roadway industry.