Entrepreneurs… here’s a contest for an innovation in the Gas/Shale industry!

STATE COLLEGE, PA – Are you a researcher, entrepreneur, or innovator working in the shale gas space in Pennsylvania?  The Ben Franklin Shale Gas Innovation and Commercialization Center www.sgicc.org announced today the program will award a total of $100,000 in cash prizes for the three best shale gas-oriented innovations, new product ideas, or service concepts that are either in the development stage or recently launched. 

In addition to the cash prizes, successful applicants will gain exposure to investors, potential partners, and industry sponsors.  This year, the Shale Gas Innovation Contest is co-sponsored by Ben Franklin Technology Partners (http://www.benfranklin.org), Acorn Energy (www.acornenergy.com), American Natural Gas Alliance (www.anga.us), Aquatech (http://aquatech.com), Baker Hughes (www.bakerhughes.com) Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (www.cabotog.com), Chesapeake Energy (www.chk.com), Chevron (www.chevron.com), CONSOL Energy (www.consolenergy.com), First National Bank (www.fnb-online.com ), GE (www.ge.com) Little Pine Resources (http://littlepineresources.com), the Marcellus Shale Coalition (http://marcelluscoalition.org), Praxair (www.praxair.com), Range Resources (www.rangeresources.com) and Seneca Resources (www.natfuel.com/seneca).