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By Lew Amicone | Google+ Lewis C. Amicone III is President and COO of Shale Plays Media LLC managing the technology strategy and operations of the company. Mr. Amicone is an Award-Winning Entrepreneurial Executive skilled at leveraging cutting-edge technology to optimize market penetration, exponentially grow sales and maximize bottom-line profitability. Mr. Amicone started his first company with $400 and took it to $10M a year in revenue before selling it in 2009. Mr. Amicone’s company Promopeddler Inc was #107 on the 2006 INC 500 list, and also was a 4 time winner of the top 100 fastest growing companies in Oregon. Mr. Amicone was name Entrepreneur of the year in 2008 by the Advertising Specialty Institute out of 23,000 distributors in the 22 Billion dollar promotional products industry. Previously Mr. Amicone worked at Intel Corporation in Oregon solving issues in manufacturing processes after having served in the United States Navy as a Machinists Mate on board the ballistic missile submarine USS Pennsylvania.

Veterans find solid ground on oilfield

Army Boots

WILLISTON, N.D. — Ben Lewis was helping his crane operator dismantle another oil rig when he heard a loud snap echo across the drilling site. Turning, he joined workers scurrying to the other side of the rig. “That’s when I saw the crane boom collapse,” he said. His heart racing, his breath hard to catch, Lewis looked back and saw ...

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Dig a little deeper in the Bakken and find Three Forks

Three forks shale

Marketwatch.com One year ago, I wrote this story, asking—could the Bakken ever hit 1 million barrels of oil per day (bopd) production? Well, now the Market is asking—when (not if) will it hit 2 million? A massive, 76-page report from Goldman Sachs from late September suggests 2023—that’s another TEN YEARS of growth—with the biggest growth year being next year, in ...

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Natural gas gains on U.S. supply report, chilly weather forecasts

Turning Up the Heat

Investing.com – ” Natural gas prices rose on Thursday after U.S. data revealed the country’s supply levels met expectations last week, while forecasts for a cool snap across the central and eastern U.S. also bolstered the commodity. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, natural gas futures for delivery in December traded at USD3.519 per million British thermal units during U.S. ...

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Western ND saltwater tank explodes causing 2700-barrel spill

Saltwater tank explodes

Saltwater tank explodes in western ND, causing fire, 2,700-barrel spill ALEXANDER, N.D. – A saltwater tank exploded near here Thursday causing several tanks to catch fire and spill about 2,700 barrels of saltwater and oil, the North Dakota Department of Health said. By: Amy Dalrymple, Forum News Service, INFORUM ALEXANDER, N.D. – A saltwater tank exploded near here Thursday causing ...

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Natural Gas Waste, the Next Turn to Big Profit in ND

Natural Gas

By Lew Amicone NORTH DAKOTA’S NEXT ENERGY BOOM: NATURAL GAS As the economic situation hits hard times nationwide, several states cannot stay up to date with infrastructure, as tax profits remain stagnant. In the case of North Dakota, the state is experiencing a facilities shortage as a result of rapid industrial growth in the Bakken and not because of a ...

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