Oil Businesses Flock To Sweetwater For First Shale Show 10/2/13
October 2, 2013
Some experts estimate the Cline Shale formation holds nearly 30 billion barrels of oil. Those numbers have oil related businesses of all kinds excited. Tuesday, many came out to the inaugural shale show to see what the Cline Shale could have in store for their business.
"This is exciting time for our company," said Scott Wilson the President of ML Holdings Crane Group.
Salesman were working hard both networking and pitching their companies, all in attempt to carve out their stake in a possible Cline Shale boom.
"We are here just studying the market and seeing what possibilities it has for our business in the future," said Luke Parish, the Co-owner of Hydraulic Supply and Service Co.
ML Holdings Crane Company started in Sweetwater working with wind energy. They see the interest in the Cline Shale as an opportunity way to grow their business.
"We're really excited and hoping to see that same activity with the oil shale," Wilson said.
Even companies from Odessa and Midland, busy enough with other oil formations, made their way out to the show, as they expect business out here to boom.
"This show is letting vendors like us get in front of the clientele that's going to specifically be in this area," said Ken Livingston of Odessa Pumps.