EmTech Inc. is a full-service provider in the electro mechanical technical world of electric motors, pumps, gear reducers, and variable frequency drives. EmTech Inc. provides new, recondition, and turnkey services within a 500-mile radius of Grand Junction with three locations to meet rotating equipment needs.
WPX Energy specializes in producing natural gas, natural gas liquids and oil from nonconventional resources such as tight-sands and shale formations. We produce the most natural gas in Colorado – enough to meet the energy needs of about 2.5 million homes per day. Our primary production is in western Colorado’s Piceance Basin where we operate more than 4,700 natural gas wells on 196,000 net acres.
Mesa County, on Colorado’s Western slope, is the fourth largest and 11th most populous county in Colorado. It is home to nearly 150,000 people and marked by mesas, monuments and rivers. The county spans 3,300 square miles and includes five municipalities and several unincorporated communities.
Western Colorado’s Garfield County covers about 3,000 square miles, with about 60% federal public lands, ranging from rugged alpine mountains to high mountain desert plateaus. Home to more than 57,000 people, Garfield County’s main industries include oil and gas energy development, tourism, and ranching. Garfield County’s Piceance Basin has substantial proven and potential gas resources that can serve long-term investments based on natural gas reserves, with over 10,000 wells in production. It has a premier seasonal climate for outdoor adventure and major rail, interstate and air access.
The Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce exists to promote economic growth and stand as the voice of business in the Grand Valley. Over 950 primarily small businesses make up the organization, which focuses on networking, advocacy and workforce development for existing businesses.
Grand Junction is the largest city on Colorado's Western Slope and serves as its hub for transportation, services, sports, retail and industry. Grand Junction is home to a thriving health care sector, Colorado Mesa University, and numerous diverse businesses and industries. Endless outdoor opportunities exist in Grand Junction, from rafting to world-class mountain biking, hundreds of miles of trails and stunning golf courses.
Moffat County the northwestern most county in Colorado is home to Craig, Colorado, expansive public lands and Dinosaur National Monument. Bordering the states of Wyoming and Utah, Moffat County provides easy access to markets in two states that complement the energy development industry in the county. A new hospital and Colorado Northwestern Community College campus round out a dynamic area positioned to work with businesses in the development of resources or looking for a community with solid values. Located 40 minutes from Steamboat Springs, locals have easy access to world class skiing, a natural hot springs pool and world class hunting. Definitely an unspoiled offering the best of the west.
Rio Blanco County is located in Northwestern Colorado and supports significant energy production of all types. The area also capitalizes on various industries that are somewhat unique including Natural Soda, a wholly owned subsidiary of Enirgi Group Corporation, which mines the largest and purest nacholite resource in the country producing bi-sodium carbonate for domestic and international markets. Colorado Northwestern Community College provides educational programs ranging from business management to pilot training and the region welcomes hunters from across the United States every fall for the big game season.
Encana, a leading North American energy producer, focuses on growing its strong portfolio of diverse resource plays producing natural gas, oil and natural gas liquids. By partnering with employees, community organizations and other businesses, Encana contributes to the strength and sustainability of the communities where it operates.
The Grand Junction Economic Partnership (GJEP) is a non-profit consortium of business, community and governmental leaders who strive to create greater economic vitality for Mesa County. The official economic development council for the county and its municipalities, GJEP provides a one-stop educational resource for businesses looking to relocate and expand.
The Business Incubator Center is a world-recognized series of business support programs that include a traditional business incubator, commercial kitchen, small business development center, business loan fund and innovation center focused on prototyping with 3D printers, robotics and micro electronics. The Business Incubator Center currently provides programs in Mesa and Rio Blanco county and works with companies from the entire Western Slope of Colorado.