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Shale Energy Supply Chain Sustainability Workshops

The Pennsylvania SBDC is excited to partner with the Colorado, North Dakota, and Montana SBDCs to hold a series of events for business owners involved in the shale supply chain in May 2015.

Three half-day workshops will be offered to small businesses currently part of the supply chain or considering new opportunities in the shale industry.

Each workshop will discuss the following topics:

Shale Energy Industry Overview

  • Current status and industry tends
  • Supply chain opportunities – downstream, midstream, upstream
  • Industry expectations - overview of culture, safety, compliance, training
  • Natural gas & shale oil utilization opportunities

Business Sustainability

  • Smart steps to sustainability
  • Improving efficiency, reducing risk
  • Best practices sharing & networking

Panel Discussion with National and Local Experts

  • Weathering the boom/bust industry cycle
  • Success stories, words of wisdom and cautionary tales
  • Additional resources to help your small business


All three workshops are available at no-cost to attend, to register please click the appropriate event below.  Pre-registration is required.

Workshop Dates

May 12, 2015
8:30 am – 12 noon
Empire Room, Riverside Public Library and Cultural Center
3700 Golden Street
Evans, Colorado 80620
Workshop Agenda

North Dakota
May 13, 2015
1 pm – 4 pm
Strom Center at Dickinson State University
1679 6th Ave West,
Dickinson, North Dakota 58601
Workshop Agenda

May 14, 2015
8:30 am – 12 noon
Community Service Building
1201 West Holly Street
Sidney, Montana 59270
Workshop Agenda