Laramie, WY – A Wyoming natural gas exploration technology company has been recognized by a technology and business magazine. Welldog Inc. was named to the Red Herring 100 as a company that defines business innovation. Welldog Chief Operating Officer John Pope says his company uses technology to help mineral producers locate gas deposits. He says it's been particularly useful in solving problems in the Powder River Basin coal bed methane fields. He says one problem producers have is how much gas is trapped in a coal seam as opposed to water. Pope says being included in Red Herring's list of 100 companies is a huge honor.