The Governor’s Office of Energy Development is pleased to produce short documentaries on Utah’s diverse energy and minerals landscape.
These films profile Utah’s rich resources, technologies and best-practices, and demonstrate how this robust sector drives Utah’s economy and supplies more than 50,000 high paying jobs.
OED Key Successes 2018
OED continues to drive high value results for Utah's thriving economy. Watch this one-minute highlight reel to learn more about the Office's successes in 2018
OED Baja California Energy Tour
Just months following Governor Herbert's trade mission to Mexico in April 2018, his Office of Energy Development (OED) led a stakeholder visit to Baja California to explore opportunities to export Utah's commodities abroad through the Port of Ensenada. While there, the OED signed an agreement with Baja California's Ministry of Economic Development to advance collaboration.
'FORGING' New Geothermal Technologies
On June 14, 2018, the U.S. Department of Energy announced Utah as the winning site to receive up to $140 million in funding across five years to build a first-of-its kind research laboratory to advance next generation geothermal technologies. Watch this 3 part series that chronicles the national competition and Utah's leadership.
Breaking Ground on Utah's First Tier 3 Fuel Project
On April 3, Gov. Herbert, the Governor's Office of Energy Development and multiple stakeholder groups joined Andeavor to break ground on the company's new hydrotreater expansion project, marking continued progress in improving Utah’s air quality through the production of cleaner ‘Tier 3’ fuels.