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Opportunities and Obstacles to Reducing the Environmental Footprint of Natural Gas Development in the Uintah Basin
A public workshop to discuss “Opportunities and Constraints to Reducing the Environmental Footprint of Natural Gas Development” was held in Vernal Utah on October 14, 2010 at the Vernal campus of Utah State University. The workshop was sponsored by Utah State University, The Bingham Energy Research Center, The University of Colorado Natural Resources Law Center, and the Environmentally Friendly Drilling Project. See "EFD and USU Project Overview" for more details about the larger project that led to the workshop.
The meeting included presentations and panel discussions on:
A copy of the final workshop agenda and copies of the powerpoint presentations for each speaker can be found below.
The 145 attendees represented a range of regional and local energy industry actors, representatives from local, state, tribal, and federal government agencies, university scientists, and local community residents. A list of registered participants can be found below.
For more information about the workshop and the Uintah Basin EFD project, contact Douglas Jackson-Smith at Utah State University (doug.jackson-smith (at) usu.edu).
Presentations (all in pdf)
ACTS: Anadarko Completion Transport System
Assessing Opportunities and
Barriers to Reducing the
Environmental Footprint of Oil
and Gas Development in Utah
Enhanced Reclamation Program
Geospatial Decision Support For Shale Gas Site Development
Intermountain Oil and Gas
A Working Model for
Oil and Gas Produced Water Treatment
USU Bingham Entrepreneurship & Energy Research Center (BEERC)