Local companies take part in Shale Show

The first Shale Show took place this week at the Nolan County Coliseum complex in Sweetwater with roughly 200 indoor and outdoor oil industry exhibits set-up. Exhibitors arrived from more than a dozen states and from all energy regions of Texas. Exhibits include drilling rigs, helicopter ambulance, dozens of heavy vehicles indoors and out, two buildings of indoor trade show booths, high-profile speakers, etc. Shown is local business Crane Services, Inc. with Chris Martin at the booth. Find more photos in Page 3 of today's edition.