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In Utah, scaled-down oil shale dreams still alive

Cratering oil prices have slowed Utah’s oil-shale business, but the nascent commercial industry is still on its feet, moving forward on projects that proponents hope someday will unlock a vast trove of hydrocarbons embedded under the Uinta Basin.

Symposium speaker: Oil shale not ‘environmental Armargeddon’

A research chemist from Colorado and two technology management students from Singapore were involved in an intensive 10-week crash course this summer involving Utah’s vast oil shale resources.