Read Governor Gordon’s statement here.
Director, EORI-Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute job description can be found here:
“Wyoming has it all: the best wind, solar, gas, coal, nuclear and the ability to store 50 years’ worth of our nation's total carbon emissions,” the Governor said. “Innovation, not regulation, is our way forward to give our nation the energy it requires and simultaneously solve the world's climate concerns.”
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University of Wyoming’s energy expert, Rob Godby, states “We have seen a rebound in oil production in the state that’s not to where it was pre-pandemic but definitely on that course again. With prices as they’ve been over the last six months, much higher than most people expected, those revenues have really made up for losses elsewhere.”
Committee assignments include: Chairman of the House Transportation, Highways and Military Affairs Committee and member of the House Minerals, Business and Economic Development Committee.
WPCI is an innovative project for Wyoming that will help expand Wyoming’s robust infrastructure and facilitate growth in both oil and gas production and carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS).
According to the Governor’s website, "This proposal would appropriate $100,000,000 to the Legislative Stabilization Reserve Account from the General Fund to match private, state or federal funding for research, demonstration, pilot or commercial deployment projects related to Wyoming energy needs, including, but not limited to, carbon capture utilization and storage including soil carbon, carbon capture on coal/gas fired utility plants, carbon dioxide transportation, industrial carbon capture, coal refinery, and hydrogen production, transportation, storage and/or hub development, wind or solar."