Who is involved in tar sands and oil shale development in Utah

Much of the land leased for Strip mining are within the boundaries of the Utes’ Uncompahgre Reservation, on lands stolen from the Tribe under the Dawes Act of 1887.

This is a partial list of companies and agencies that are in tar sands development in Utah. UTSR has been following and sharing information with the public about tar sands related issues. We have done research, GRAMA requests, formal complaints, public comments and attended state agency meetings about tar sands and oil shale in Utah. 

Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands administration (SITLA)

Enefit American Oil

Petroteq formerly known as MCW energy 

Red Leaf Resources

Us Oil Utah formerly known as US Oil Sands and Earth Energy Resources

Vivakor Viva ventures energy group