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JBR President and Managing Principal, Bob Bayer, participated on a panel discussing oil shale in Utah at the 2012 Utah Energy Development Summit. Information on this session is listed below. In addition to the topic of oil shale, this Utah Energy Development Summit covered topics including conventional, unconventional, energy efficiency, renewable and additional energy sources.
This event was held at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, UT February 15, 2012. JBR also exhibited at this event.
Oil Shale: Securing Utah’s Energy Future
Unconventional Breakout Session
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
1:30pm – 3:00pm
Moderator: Dr. Jeremy Boak, Center for Oil Shale Technology and Research
Panelists: Rikko Hrenko, Enefit American Oil
Dr. Laura Nelson, Red Leaf Resources
Senator Kevin Van Tassell, Utah Legislator
Robert Bayer, JBR Environmental Consultants
Governor Herbert’s 10 Year Strategic Energy Plan recommends facilitating the expansion of responsible development of Utah’s energy resources. Utah’s Oil Shale is among the largest untapped sources of energy in the world; successful and responsible development will provide a local, reliable and economical source of crude oil and reduce our energy imports as a state and nation. This panel will showcase the most exciting Oil Shale projects in Utah and provide insight on their impact on Utah’s energy security.