STATE COLLEGE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Enter the 2017 Shale Gas Innovation Contest! February 6, 2017 is the last day to apply. Small businesses, researchers, or entrepreneurs in Pennsylvania with new products or services that are either in the development stage or recently launched with applicability to the oil and gas industry are eligible. Three winners will each receive $20,000!
A simple online application can be found at http://www.sgicc.org/2017-shale-gas-innovation-contest.html. Applications must be submitted by Midnight EST on Monday, February 6, 2017.
The Sixth Annual Shale Gas Innovation Contest’s GOLD Sponsor is Ben Franklin Technology Partners. Industry sponsors include: AquaTech, Chevron Technology Ventures, EQT Corporation, Fluid Recovery Systems, LPR Energy, LPR Land Services, the Marcellus Shale Coalition, Praxair, Range Resources, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC, and Williams. Non-Profit sponsors include: Carnegie Mellon University’s Scott Institute for Energy Innovation, and the Penn State University’s Institute for Natural Gas Research.
Entering the competition is easy, requiring the completion of the simple online application. Any idea or already commercialized product or service related to the oil and gas industry is eligible. Examples include well pad EH&S products or services, novel materials or chemicals to enhance performance or prevent corrosion/improve product yield, remote site monitoring technologies, natural gas or NGL use or conversion technologies, and water management or remediation technologies.
Finalists will be chosen by a panel of industry experts.
To download an application, visit www.sgicc.org and click on the 2017 Shale Gas Innovation Contest tab. For details regarding eligibility or other questions, contact Bill Hall, SGICC Director at either 814-933-8203 or firstname.lastname@example.org.