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2007 Energy Expo puts spotlight on energy education

Staff ReportGlenwood Springs, CO Colorado

For the fifth consecutive year, EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc. is bringing its Energy Expo to Rifle. The Expo serves as an opportunity for the community to learn more about the oil and gas industry. It returns to the Garfield County Fairgrounds on Wednesday, May 2, from noon to 6 p.m. Its vitally important that we continue to educate the community about our industry, said Doug Hock, director of community and public relations for EnCana. This forum brings all aspects of the natural gas development process together under one roof its a great opportunity to ask questions and get answers. Community members will have the opportunity to talk with EnCana and other industry operators, including Antero Resources, Berry Petroleum, Bill Barrett Corp., ConocoPhillips, OXY, PetroHunter Operating, Shell Exploration & Production and Williams Production. In addition, there will be contractor companies, area colleges, workforce-training groups, as well as government and regulatory agencies in attendance. Participants will also have the chance to learn about new technology and innovations including state-of-the-art drilling rigs, green fracing, noise suppression and other environmental initiatives. In addition to speaking with industry representatives, attendees are encouraged to visit a variety of educational exhibits, see industry equipment used in natural resource development and view educational video presentations.The 2007 Energy Expo will feature more than 80 exhibits.For more information, contact EnCana at (970) 285-2600.

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