Industry Leaders Gather at Smithers Rapra’s High Performance Polymers for Oil & Gas 2013

  Industry Leaders Gather at Smithers Rapra’s High Performance Polymers for
  Oil & Gas 2013

                     April 10-12, 2013 in Houston, Texas

High Performance Polymers for Oil & Gas 2013

Business Wire

PORTLAND, Maine -- January 2, 2013

Smithers Rapra is pleased to announce the dates for the High Performance
Polymers for Oil & Gas 2013 conference, the only North American event
exclusively dedicated to the high performance polymer role in the oil and gas
industry. The 3-day conference will take place April 10-12, 2013 at the Westin
Houston, Memorial City in Houston, Texas.

High Performance Polymers for Oil & Gas  will have concurrently run workshops
available at an additional fee on the morning of April 10^th before running a
full two day technical conference. This event will bring together engineers,
processors, end-users, designers, R&D, and senior management for a technical
discussion of non-metallic sealing systems, low temperature resistance, high
pressure-high temperature application experience and many more industry
specific topics.

“At High Performance Polymers for Oil & Gas, we will explore the emerging
applications, manufacturing techniques, processing improvements and testing
advances that are moving this growing industry forward,” said Alexandra
Reeves, Conference Director for Smithers Rapra, “This year’s conference will
be shaped by our esteemed advisory board consisting of BjørnMelve, Dr. Ing.,
Senior SpecialistMaterialSurfaceTreatment&Polymers, RDI FD GPU UDWP,
StatoilASA; Marie Schmidt, Industry Platform Manager - Oil & Gas, Solvay
Specialty Polymers; Dr. Helmut G. Benning, Rubber processes, Stator
Manufacturing,Baker Hughes INTEQ GmbH; Frederic Tronc, R&D Project Manager -
Polymer Material Department, Technip; Tim Bremner, Vice President of Materials
Technology, Hoerbiger Corporation of America, Inc.”

Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities are available; please contact Brian
Santos at +1 207 781 9618 or email bsantos@smithers.com  if you are interested
in learning more about the benefits of partnering on this annual,
international High Performance Polymers for Oil & Gas event.

Complete information and registration information for High Performance
Polymers for Oil and Gas 2013  can be found at
http://www.oilgasconference.com.

About Smithers Rapra

Smithers Rapra is the global leader in rubber, plastics, polymer and
composites testing, consulting and information products and events, with key
focuses including the tire, industrial, transportation, consumer and medical
industries. For more information, visit http://info.smithersrapra.com or
www.smithersrapra.com.

Contact:

For Smithers Rapra
Stephanie Whitman, +1 207-781-9616
swhitman@smithers.com