16 Companies Vying For BLM Experimental Oil Shale Development

The Bureau of Land Management will soon narrow the field of applicants looking for experimental oil shale development land in Colorado and Utah. sixteen companies, including Chevron,
Exxon–Mobil and Natural Soda are all in contention to receive grants to work on 160 acre land plots.A BLM spokesperson says eight applications will be set aside for further consideration
based upon technical and financial qualifications. An announcement is expected Tuesday.