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G2G Solutions, a newly established Billings business, has announced plans to install and operate flare gas treatment technology for Bakken well-sites in North Dakota. Treatment will drastically reduce flare emissions.
G2G is a tech savvy company with a mission to create cleaner air and generate revenues for producers and royalty owners.
Beginning this spring the company will deploy their proprietary mobile versions of proven technology, to offer services to oil field companies.
"We are pleased to announce G2G will be providing innovative technology allowing producers to reduce flare gas emissions while at the same time generating revenue from previously unrealized resources," stated G2G's co-founder Brian Cebull. "G2G has reached an agreement with a producer who is an industry leader in environmental stewardship. We are excited to work together to begin our equipment deployment, to help reduce emissions, and to recover a valuable energy resource. "
The Williston Basin in North Dakota and Montana is famous for rapidly growing oil production, predominantly from the Bakken and Three Forks formations. Due to the pace of drilling and completion of new wells, pipelines and meter runs cannot be constructed quickly enough to collect all natural gas associated with oil production.
Typically, that means that there is nothing that can be done with the gas which is a by-product of the oil production, except to burn it. Burning it produces the flares that are commonly seen in the Bakken oil fields.
G2G is offering companies the opportunity to recover the most valuable natural gas liquid portions of the flared gas stream; resulting in reduction of environmental pollution.
Cebull explained that the "natural gas" as it is commonly called is not the same thing as the "natural gas" used in homes, which is methane gas. Methane is just one of the components of the "natural gas" flow that is released in the process of bringing oil to the surface.
G2G's technology strips the most valuable gas liquids from the flow, including propane and butane, which can then be sold. In doing so, they reduce by 60 percent the carbon emissions that would otherwise occur.
G2G has both mobile and stationary equipment and will deploy several types of technology in phases beginning with their simplest design. The long-term goal is to provide 100% recovery, eliminating stranded gas flaring altogether.
G2G Solutions is an oil and gas service company headquartered in Billings, with field operations based near Sidney. The company was founded by professional engineers with decades of oil and gas experience. They are in the process of hiring three new people to launch their business this spring.
Cebull and his wife, Amy, are also owners of Nance Resources, a company engaged in upstream oil production based in Billings.
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