A Dynamic “DUO”

Frontier Attends Third Annual Developing Unconventional Oil (DUO) Conference

Denver, CO, May 17, 2012 – Frontier Energy Group, LLC was one of more than 215 exhibitors participating in the 3rd annual Developing Unconventional Oil (DUO) Reservoirs Conference & Exhibition.

The three-day event, which is organized by Hart Energy, took place at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado.  The theme of this year’s DUO conference was “Geology, Technology, and Economics of Oil Resource Plays.”  There was a special emphasis on issues related to the Niobara and Bakken shale plays.

“This is one of the most important conferences of the year, and we are very glad that we participated,” says David Vigil, Bakken Regional Manager at Frontier.  “I learned a lot, and I had a great time.  I’d highly recommend it to anyone in the industry.”

Frontier was proud to host the keynote speaker, Former U.S. Senator, Pennsylvania, Rick Santorum.  Senator Rick Santorum discussed unleashing America’s energy.  Santorum explained, “We need to expand domestic innovations and energy resources.”

DUO kicked off on May 14th and included panel discussions, demonstrations, and vendor booths.  The event drew a diverse mix of participants and attendees, including operators, geoscientists, and economists.  Keynote speakers included Joel Walls, a noted geophysicist and founder of Petrophysical Services, Inc.; Lee K. Boothby, chairman, president, and CEO of Newfield Exploration Co.; James J. Volker, chairman and CEO of Whiting Petroleum Corp.; and special guest speaker Gale A. Norton, former U.S. Secretary of the Interior.

Event organizers estimated that this year’s DUO conference drew more than 2,500 attendees and more than 30 speakers from the energy industry.

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About Hart Energy

Houston-based Hart Energy is one of the largest energy publishers in the world.  The company is known for publishing several respected magazines, including Oil and Gas Investor; E & P; Midstream Business; and FUEL.   For more information, visit

About Frontier Energy Group, LLC

Frontier provides comprehensive oilfield drilling and production services to oil and gas companies throughout the Western United States.  Frontier Energy Group, LLC, is the parent company of Frontier Wellhead & Supply, LLC, with operational headquarters based in Watford City, North Dakota.  Together with Frontier Hot Oil, LLC; Frontier Pressure Testing, LLC in Williston, North Dakota; as well as Cable, LLC and Luft Machine, LLC in Colorado; Frontier provides a one-stop oilfield drilling and production service company.  To learn more about the company, visit