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Young Professionals Learn More About Oil Boom

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Bridging the gap between the young and old generations in the energy sector was the focus of the Young Professionals this afternoon.

The group held the first-ever lunch and learn series in the Magic City.

Every month, the group holds either a social, educational, or civic opportunity for young people working in the energy industry to network, gain insight and understanding about the oil boom going on in western North Dakota.

"The energy industry is rather unique. There is a great divide between ages between the last boom and the current boom. So, it helps us to kind of create an atmosphere where we can bring experienced energy professional in, we can talk to them, gain their insight, develop a greater understanding for further networking and it helps because there is an age gap between the older and younger generation in the energy industry right now," says Adam Landstrom of the director of the Minot Young Professionals.

The Minot group has only been around since January and they already have 70 members.  For information on how to join the group, visit www.ypenergy.org.

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