A proven, efficient and environmentally sound means to help Utah become energy independent while providing long-term jobs for local families.
Proven. Enefit is a mining and oil company with a 30-year track record of producing liquid fuels out of mined oil shale in a safe, smart, and economically viable manner. Learn More
Abundant. Enefit’s Utah project is located within one of the richest areas of the region’s oil shale formation, containing at least 3.5 billion barrels of recoverable fuels that can be safely mined without “fracking” or the processing of oil or tar sands. Learn More
Advanced. Enefit is uniquely experienced in employing the best available technologies for clean, safe, and reliable production. Learn More
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Lower Water Use. The project will be designed for minimal water use in every step of mining and production. Learn More
Efficient. Oil from oil shale is a reliable and efficient resource. Learn More
Prosperous. Enefit can meet 1/3 of Utah’s liquid fuel demand while providing stable jobs for local families to thrive. Learn More

What’s New

Enefit American Oil welcomes Ryan Clerico as new CEO

Enefit American Oil CEO Rikki Hrenko-Browning will join the Utah Petroleum Association as the organization’s new President on Jan. 2, 2019. Until then, Hrenko-Browning will continue in her position at EAO, after which Ryan Clerico, EAO’s Head of Development and Environment, will become CEO. Clerico has been with EAO since August 2012 and has previously served as acting CEO.

Long-awaited utility corridor EIS nears finish line; needs final push from supporters

For the past five years we’ve been keeping you informed about the environmental review process to allow Enefit to extend utilities for our Utah Project across a sliver of federal land. We are pleased to say that the Final Environmental Impact Statement has been approved by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s office and will be published in the Federal Register Friday, May 18.


Publication of the FEIS triggers a 45-day public comment period, ending on July 2. Friends and allies of the Project have graciously provided supportive comments throughout the process to the Bureau of Land Management, the agency overseeing the environmental review. We respectfully request that individuals and groups once again send in comments to the BLM at blm_ut_vernal_comments@blm.gov. If you’d like to review the FEIS or other project information, visit the BLM’s website at go.usa.gov/csa9j.



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