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Advisor to former Wyoming governors appointed to Amoco Reuse Agreement board

Rob Hurless (UW’s Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute)

CASPER, Wyo. — Rob Hurless is deputy director of the University of Wyoming’s “Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute.”

Hurless has also served as Energy Advisor to former Wyoming Governor Matt Mead and as Energy and Telecommunications Advisor to former Governor Dave Freudenthal.

He will now join the Amoco Reuse Agreement Joint Powers Board. The Casper City Council approved his appointment to ARAJPB during their Tuesday, Dec. 17 meeting.

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“For the bulk of his career, Hurless was Publisher of the Casper Star-Tribune,” his Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute bio says.

The Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute is housed in the Wyoming Technology Business Center in Casper where the ARAJPB hold their meetings.

ARAJPB is “responsible for the oversight of the reuse of the former Amoco Refinery property,” a notice ARAJPB sent out regarding the board vacancy reads. “They control the Three Crowns Golf Course located on the Platte River Commons and they are tasked with the commercial development of the Salt Creek Heights and Platte River Commons Business Parks.”