Oil Shale Fact Sheet: Status of Research & Development

Monday, September 8, 2008

Current federal policy supports a robust oil shale research and development program on federal lands managed by the BLM. The purpose for the Research & Development program is to overcome significant technological obstacles and provide adequate information to evaluate the impacts of potential development prior to a commercial-scale leasing program.

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