Interview: Rob Lindberg, Bakken Backers
Lindberg explains how the Bakken Backers are helping oil and gas companies in western North Dakota. Lindberg also talks about his public speaking events where he and Kathy Neset perform Bakken informational sessions.
Bakken Backers is a coalition of businesses, leaders, workers, and citizens who support the Bakken and its benefit to North Dakota.
There are many ways to support the growth of North Dakota’s oil and gas industry, as well as all its secondary jobs and businesses.
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.
Oil and gas operations are commonly found in remote locations far from company headquarters. Now, it's possible to monitor pump operations, collate and analyze seismic data, and track employees around the world from almost anywhere. Whether employees are in the office or in the field, the internet and related applications enable a greater multidirectional flow of information – and control – than ever before.