On May 12th in Southpointe, PA, during the Fourth Annual Shale Gas Innovation Contest, out of 14 finalists, the following four companies each walked away with a winner’s check for $25,000:
- Appalachian Drilling Services, Inc. – Provides spell-proof, skid-mounted, rig-friendly waste storage units specifically built to withstand life on drilling rigs and mitigate the chances of any type of spill.
- EthosGen – Offers systems that convert waste heat to electricity through a unique piston-based Organic-Rankine Cycle (ORC) scalable power solution available from 12-250kw.
- Fairmont Brine Processing – Developedevaporation and crystallization process that fully treats wastewater and extracts reusable by-products.
- PixController, Inc. – Offers a low-cost methane gas detection system that integrates a digital methane sensor with temperature and barometric pressure data.
The list of the 14 Finalists with a full description of their technologies can be found at:
The Ben Franklin Shale Gas Innovation and Commercialization Center (www.sgicc.org) supports and commercializes early-stage technologies that enhance responsible stewardship of the environment while properly utilizing this energy asset.
Shale Gas Innovation & Commercialization Center
Bill Hall/ Director, 814-933-8203
Original Source: http://www.mromagazine.com/press-releases/four-winners-of-100000-shale-gas-innovation-contest-announced/