24-26 July 2017

Austin, Texas

The integrated event for unconventional resource teams

Sponsoring Organizations:

Society of Petroleum Engineers American Association of Petroleum Geologists Society of Exploration Geophysicists

Supporting Organizations:

Association for Iron and Steel Technology Association for Iron and Steel Technology American Rock Mechanics Association American Society of Mechanical Engineers American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society
Convention Center Information

Austin Convention Center
Address: 500 E. Cesar Chavez St. Austin, TX 78701
Phone: +1 (512) 404 4000
Website

Convention Center Parking

The 201 East 2nd Street parking garage offers 10-stories, 1,000-spaces just two blocks west of the Austin Convention center. Entrances are located off of Brazos and San Jacinto. Operational hours: Sunday–Thursday, 6:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. and Friday–Saturday, 6:30 a.m.-2:00 a.m. Daily rates range from $18-$36.

The 601 East 5th Street parking garage offers 5-stories, 685-spaces just north of the Austin Convention Center. Entrance to the garage is located on 5th Street. Operational hours: Sunday–Thursday, 6:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. and Friday–Saturday, 6:30 a.m.-2:00 a.m. Daily rates range from $18-$36.

Airport Information

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS)
Address: 3600 Presidential Blvd. Austin, TX 78719
Phone: +1 512 530 2242
Website

The Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is run by the City of Austin Aviation Department. We're here to provide Austin-style quality service for travelers at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. We work 24 hours a day, seven days a week to ensure a safe, clean, friendly, efficient and sustainable airport.

Ground Transportation

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is located in Southeast Austin approximately eight miles or 20 minutes from the downtown area. Ground transportation is located on the lower level curbside outside of baggage claim.

  • Taxis
    Taxis cabs are available on the lower level curbside outside of baggage claim. Minimum fare for taxi customers is $13.10, this includes a $1.00 airport surcharge. All taxis have a four passenger maximum, excluding children 12-years and under. All taxis accept major credit cards.
    • Austin Cab: +1 512 478 2222
    • Lone Star Cab: +1 512 836 4900
    • Yellow Cab: +1 512 452 9999
  • Limousine
    Limousine services are available but must be arranged and paid in advance. For detailed information and list of providers, please visit Limousine Services at Austin-Bergstrom
  • Rental Car
    Rental car services are available at the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. The rental car facility is located north across from baggage claim. Use one of the pedestrian bridges or crosswalks and follow the signs to the rental car facility.
    • Level 1: Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty
    • Level 2: National, Alamo, Enterprise, Fox
    • Level 3: Avis, Budget, Advantage, Payless
      A complete list of providers can be found online at Rental Cars at Austin-Bergstrom
  • Transportation Network Companies
    A number of ride-hailing companies operate out of the Austin area and are allowed for airport pick-up. Two popular services, Uber and Lyft, however are deadlocked and do not operate within Austin city limits. View a full list of ride-hailing providers.
Public Transportation

CapMetro is Austin's public Transportation agency offering service throughout the city. Whether you're traveling across town, or neighborhood-to-neighborhood, CapMetro makes it easy for you to view schedules, prices and plan your trip accordingly. Single day fare passes range from $2-$7 depending on which service you choose. For more details, visit CapMetro

Driving Directions

Traveling from Dallas, San Antonio, Houston, Corpus Christi, El Paso or the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport? Complete driving directions from these locations are below.

Traveling from the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

Start out going east on Presidential Blvd. Take Presidential Blvd toward Airport Exit. Turn left onto Highway 71 E/TX-71. Merge onto TX-71 W. Merge onto I-35 N/US-290 E toward Waco. Take EXIT 234B toward Cesar Chavez/2nd-4th St. Merge onto N Interstate 35. Take the 1st left onto E Cesar Chavez St. 500 E CESAR CHAVEZ ST is on the right.

Traveling from Dallas

Travel I-35E South toward Waco. I-35E South becomes I-35 S. Keep left to take I-35 S toward Austin. Keep right to take I-35 S/US-290 W toward 15th-11th-Sts. Take EXIT 234A toward Cesar Chavez St/Holly St. Merge onto N Interstate 35. Take the 1st right onto E Cesar Chavez St. 500 E CESAR CHAVEZ ST is on the right.

Traveling from San Antonio

Travel I-35 North toward New Brunfels and San Marcos. Take EXIT 234B toward Cesar Chavez/2nd-4th Sts. Merge onto N Interstate 35. Take the 1st left onto E Cesar Chavez St. E Cesar Chavez St is just past Willow St. 500 E CESAR CHAVEZ ST is on the right.

Traveling from Houston

Start traveling I-10 W toward San Antonio. Merge onto TX-71 W via EXIT 695 toward La Grange/Austin. Turn slight right onto ramp. Stay straight to go onto Highway 71 E. Merge onto TX-71 W. Merge onto I-35 N/US-290 E toward Waco. Take EXIT 234B toward Cesar Chavez/2nd-4th Sts. Merge onto N Interstate 35.Take the 1st left onto E Cesar Chavez St. E Cesar Chavez St is just past Willow St. 500 E CESAR CHAVEZ ST is on the right.

Traveling from Corpus Christi

Begin onto I-37 N. Merge onto I-410 N via EXIT 133. Stay straight to go onto I-35 N. Take EXIT 234B toward Cesar Chavez/2nd-4th Sts. Merge onto N Interstate 35. Take the 1st left onto E Cesar Chavez St. E Cesar Chavez St is just past Willow St. 500 E CESAR CHAVEZ ST is on the right.

Traveling from El Paso

Travel onto I-10 E towards Austin. Take the US-290 E/I-10 W exit, EXIT 477, toward Fredericksburg. Stay straight to go onto US-290 E. Turn slight right onto S US Highway 281/US-290 E/US-281 S. S US Highway 281 is 0.1 miles past Ranchview Dr. Turn slight left onto E US Highway 290/US-290 E. Continue to follow US-290 E. US-290 E is 0.2 miles past Miller Creek Loop. Merge onto TX-1 Loop N/Mopac Expy N. Take the Cesar Chavez St exit toward 5th St/Lake Austin Blvd. Keep right to take the Cesar Chavez St W ramp. Merge onto W Cesar Chavez St. 500 E CESAR CHAVEZ ST is on the left.