Colorado Cleantech Industries Association Announces 2015 Oil & Gas Cleantech Challenge Presenting Companies

GOLDEN, Colo. - Aug. 18, 2015 - PRLog -- The Colorado Cleantech Industries Association (CCIA) today announced the innovative technology companies drawn from a nationwide pool of applicants that have been selected to present at the second annual Oil & Gas Cleantech Challenge in Denver, September 2, 2015.

Through partnerships with Noble Energy, Encana and ConocoPhillips, CCIA developed the Oil & Gas Cleantech Challenge in 2014 to assist the oil and natural gas industry in identifying new technologies to make energy development safer, more environmentally responsible and cleaner. After a national call for applications, the energy partners selected nine companies, seven of which are Colorado based, that will be given the opportunity to pitch their technology to decision-makers from the oil and natural gas industries.

Companies responding to the Cleantech Challenge were asked to provide novel 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, water, remote/distributed power, power management, advanced materials and chemicals. The following companies have been selected to present on September 2:

American Cleaning Technologies (ACT)

Apogee Scientific, Inc.

Carnot Compression, LLC

Leptron Unmanned Aircraft Systems

NanoConversion Technologies

OptiEnz Sensors

Steelhead Composites

Sturman Industries

VAIREX Air Systems

"Results from last year's Oil & Gas Cleantech Challenge have proven that the program is filling a need for the oil and natural gas producers, as well as the cleantech companies," said Chris Shapard, CCIA’s executive director, "and this year's program reinforces our role in providing that linkage. ConocoPhillips, Encana, and Noble Energy have been highly engaged partners of the Oil & Gas Cleantech Challenge, bringing their teams and knowledge to bear in support of the event."

In addition to industry partners, the 2015 Oil & Gas Cleantech Challenge is supported by Wells Fargo, Altira, Davis Graham & Stubbs, Colorado Energy OFfice, Sheridan Ross, and Denver Office of Economic Development.


About CCIA

Founded in 2008, Colorado Cleantech Industries Association (CCIA) is a statewide organization dedicated to promoting Colorado’s cleantech industries. CCIA impacts Colorado’s policies, people, products and programs that drive expansion of a cleaner, cheaper, more efficient and secure energy economy. Through advocacy, public policy leadership, development and education, CCIA works to ensure that Colorado is a global cleantech leader. For more information about CCIA, visit
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