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SBDC Oilfield Business Conference

March 10, 2014

The Angelo State University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will co-host a conference on oilfield-related issues for small businesses on Tuesday, April 8, at the LeGrand Alumni and Visitors Center, 1620 University Ave.

The conference is titled “Doing Business in the Oilfield: Where Does Your Small Business Fit?” and will run from 1:30-5 p.m. April 8.  Guest speakers will include Luke Legate of the Joint Oil and Gas Education Association; Randy Gill, area manager of FIML Natural Resources LLC, Ozona; Jeff Johnson, CEO of Dixie Electric; James Jones of the Del Mar College SBDC; and Gil Gonzales, director of the Rural Business Program at the University of Texas at San Antonio.

Topics will include:

  • New developments in local oilfield production
  • The oil and gas supply chain
  • Reaching supply chain buyers: What services are needed?
  • Approaching and qualifying to do business with the oilfield
  • Master service agreements
  • Resources
  • Question and answer panel

Cost of the conference is $15 per person and includes refreshments. Advance registration is required. To register and pay online, go to To register and pay by phone, call the SBDC at 325-942-2098.

The conference is co-sponsored by the Angelo State SBDC, Concho Valley Workforce Development Board, Downtown San Angelo Inc., San Angelo Chamber of Commerce, San Angelo Development Corporation and Howard College.

For more information, contact Dezaray Johnson in the Angelo State SBDC at 325-942-2098 or