Weekly Davis Refinery Update
Interview: Dan Hedrington, principal, SEH
Hedrington gives details on the public meeting for The Davis Refinery’s air permit approval, January 17, in Dickinson. He also gives details on other ways to give public comments with the North Dakota Department of Health.
Interview: Brian Kalk, Director of Energy Systems Development, EERC
Kalk gives an overview of some groundbreaking technology involving CO2 capturing and agricultural greenhouses. He also explains how the energy ecosystem works in North Dakota from the higher education to transportation department to mineral research.
Interview: Justin Kringstad, director, North Dakota Pipeline Authority
Kringstad talks about the potential of shipping more oil out of the Bakken by pipeline in the upcoming years. He also talks about the technology increases in pipeline monitoring and spill prevention.
Interview: Anthony Molzahn, Aegis Flow
Molzahn discusses the increased investment in the AUS industry and how energy is one of the main drivers of the emerging industry.
Jason Spiess is a multimedia journalist, entrepreneur and content consultant. Spiess has over 25 years of media experience in broadcasting, journalism, reporting and principal ownership in media companies. (Over 30 years experience if you count his adolescent years as a newspaper delivery boy learning the importance and logistics of daily distribution and monthly door-to-door bill collecting.) Spiess has worked in the areas of oil and gas, UAS and precision agriculture, health care, cannabis, agriculture, real estate, government affairs and economic development. Spiess is the host of two radio programs, Building the Bakken and Coffee & Capitalism, and three specialty programs, MonDak OilField Review, Corporate Ink and UnStuck, that carry a radio network that spans five states and two countries. Spiess is a North Dakota native and graduated from North Dakota State University.
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