Utah Gov. Gary R. Herbert will advance the dialogue on critical energy issues facing the west and the nation when he hosts the fourth annual Governor’s Utah Energy Development Summit May 20-21 in Salt Lake City, Utah presented by the Utah Governor’s Office of Energy Development.“Utah’s energy sector is an important part of our state economy,” said Gov. Herbert. “The Energy Development Summit provides an important opportunity to explore partnerships and growth within the energy sector. We will also recognize businesses and individuals at the heart of Utah’s energy economy and the value they bring to the state.” Gov. Herbert will also welcome Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, who will join him on a National Energy Policy Panel hosted by Jack Gerard, CEO of the American Petroleum Institute. “I look forward to joining Governor Herbert for his Utah Energy Development Summit later this month,” said Governor Hickenlooper. “The governor and I have partnered to advance the regional energy conversation in the past through the Western Governors Association, and I look forward to continuing to work with him in addressing our states' many shared energy issues.” (...) To read more, please visit PRWeb.