CCIA announces 12 tech companies to present at 2016 Oil & Gas Cleantech Challenge in September

Wednesday August 17, 2016 0 comments Tags: Golden, CCIA 2016 Oil & Gas Cleantech Challenge, Chris Shapard

GOLDEN -- Colorado Cleantech Industries Association  (CCIA) announced the 12 technology companies selected to present at the third annual Oil & Gas Cleantech Challenge.CCIA_Cleantech_logoUSE

Finalists were selected from an international pool of applicants to present at the Challenge in Denver on Sept. 1.

CCIA developed the Oil & Gas Cleantech Challenge in partnership with Noble Energy, Encana and ConocoPhillips to assist the extractive energy industry in identifying new technologies to make energy development safer, cleaner and more environmentally responsible.

After a broad call for applications, the partners selected 12 companies, nine of which are U.S.-based, with three joining the program from Canada. Finalists are invited to pitch their technology to investors and decision-makers from the oil and natural gas industries.

Companies responding to the Challenge were asked to present innovative technologies capable of working on issues related to unmanned aerial vehicles, the Internet of Things/digital oilfield, items to reduce truck traffic, space-saving items to reduce footprint, plant or biological solutions, air (especially methane detection or control), water, remote/distributed power, power management, advanced materials and chemicals.

Companies selected to present include:

 

“The Oil & Gas Cleantech Challenge is one of CCIA’s signature programs and is a proven technology pipeline for the oil and natural gas producers,” said Chris Shapard, CCIA’s executive director.

“Together with partners from across the state and throughout the energy sector, we are confident that this year’s finalists will demonstrate cleantech’s ability to answer technology challenges in the oil and natural gas industry.”

In addition to industry partners, the 2016 Oil & Gas Cleantech Challenge is supported by Wells Fargo Foundation, Consulate General of Canada in Denver, Colorado Energy Office, Altira, Sheridan Ross, and Rocky Mountain Institute.