North America's great success in unlocking unconventional reservoirs has inspired many oil companies in the Middle East to focus on and develop their large unconventional endowment. To engage with the oil and gas industry in the region, SEG Middle East organized a technology workshop, “The Role of Geophysics in Unlocking Unconventional Reservoirs,” which was held in Dubai, UAE, 18–20 November 2013. The workshop attracted more than 90 professionals from national and international oil companies as well as service providers. The large number of participants indicates the enormous interest in understanding unconventional reservoirs, not only as a new challenge but also for the opportunities that come with it.

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