SALT LAKE CITY — Two area men have been appointed by Gov. Gary Herbert to the state's Board of Oil, Gas and Mining, replacing members who are retiring.
The board is the policy-making body for the state Division of Oil, Gas and Mining, the agency with regulatory oversight of those industries.
Carl F. Kendell and Chris D. Hansen are replacing Douglas Johnson and Sam Quigley.
Kendell is a petroleum geologist with 38 years of experience in oil and gas exploration and development, mostly in the western United States. A graduate of Weber State University, he works as a geologist for Summit Resources.
Hansen is a graduate of Brigham Young University with bachelor's and master's degrees in geology. He has worked in the oil and gas exploration industry, performing geologic evaluations of coal properties in the West. He has been responsible for environmental permitting and compliance in coal and mining industries and is the environmental coordinator for Arch Western Bituminous Group.
- Carbon County deputy saves father, son from...
- Dispatchers answer man's repeated 911 calls...
- Sugar House man intends to sue police, city...
- Fire rips through Orem structure under...
- Grading Utah schools, 2014: Top 20 highest...
- Woman killed in Sandy shooting
- Police: Vernal woman arrested with car full...
- Regulators, groups eye EPA rule on coal ash
- Majority of Utahns oppose moving state... 51
- Prison relocation sites down to four as... 50
- Obama signature all that's left in... 39
- End gun violence, say faith leaders on... 33
- Sugar House man intends to sue police,... 33
- Popular Utah County water recreation... 21
- Audit: Utah still relies heavily on... 16
- Utahns favor Count My Vote and SB54,... 15