John Deede | Shale Plays Media Google+ In an act of protest against the first-ever oil sands mine in the United States, 21 activists from the group Utah Tar Sands Resistance were arrested after chaining themselves to a fence and equipment in order to blockade the development of the land. Approximately 80 activists had gathered at the gates of the site off Pope Well ...Read More »
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John Deede | Shale Plays Media Google+ In eastern Utah’s Uinta Basin, an estimated 12-30 billion barrels of oil are laying just under the surface. The reserves have not yet been commercially developed, but the Canadian company U.S. Oil Sands has been cleared to begin strip mining bitumen on its 231-acre site in PR Spring. Utah’s hydrocarbon reserves differ greatly than those ...Read More »