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August 18, 2005 | eenews.net | Published News | Mary O'Driscoll, senior reporter
U.S. officials, the petroleum industry and environmentalists are studying Alberta's tar sands development for ideas on how to exploit oil sands and oil shale resources that some say could turn Utah, Wyoming and Colorado into the nation's oil production center.Tapping tar sands on the periphery of the Uinta Basin east of Salt Lake City would yield 12 million to 16 million barrels of low-sulfur oil, said James Bunger, acting energy director for the Utah governor's economic development office.And oil shale deposits...

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