Free One-Day

Public Symposium


Wednesday February 28, 2007

Holiday Inn on the River

Casper, Wyoming




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Sponsoring Organizations


The University of Wyoming School of

Energy Resources, created by the Wyoming legislature and the Governor, is built on the three pillars of teaching, research and outreach.  The mission of the SER  Energy Outreach Center is to support scientific, engineering, and economic outreach for near-term and long-term energy planning through the open dissemination of information related to energy activities in Wyoming.  The Energy Outreach Center provides information outreach to the public, state, industry and nation; facilitates data sharing with industry groups and state agencies; and provides consulting specialists for the Wyoming energy industry.

For more information, see or contact the SER at (307) 766-2663.


The University of Wyoming Research Corporation, d.b.a. Western Research Institute (WRI) is a not-for-profit research and technology development organization. WRI is developing the coal technologies of the future, including coal conversion; providing support to the coal and utility industries in Wyoming; and delivering research and technology services for the oil and gas industry, including coal bed methane. WRI is the leading arm for the University of Wyoming’s School of Energy Resources Energy Outreach Center.  For more information, see or contact WRI at (307) 721-2428.












Keynote Speaker:  Eric Redman

Eric Redman joined Heller Ehrman LLP in 1983.  He founded the firm’s Energy Practice and its Clean Energy Technologies Group.  His practice focuses on energy and the environment, including public policy. In re-

cent years, his work has centered on energy projects and climate-friendly new energy technologies, particularly coal gasification for electric power and for fuels.

Heller Ehrman has offices throughout the world, with some 700 attorneys in 13 cities in the U.S., Asia, and Europe.  Mr. Redman works from the firm’s Seattle office.  The firm is a member of the Big Sky Carbon Sequestration Partnership, the USDOE-sponsored carbon capture organization for Montana and the Northwest.



Mr. Redman represents Summit Power Group in developing two major proposed coal gasification projects in Oregon and Texas.  He is assisting several advanced coal gasification technology companies with financing, commercialization, and development of their first projects.  In addition, he is helping commercialize and develop underground coal gasification in Canada and the U.S.

Mr. Redman has served as lead lawyer for all types of electric utilities, power project developers, industrial end-users, energy technology companies, oil pipelines, and independent power producers in a wide variety of matters.

He served as an aide to U.S. Sen. Warren Magnuson (D.-Wash), and has written a best-selling book about Congress, The Dance of Legislation, as well as many articles on electric power and environmental matters.

Mr. Redman is included in The Best Lawyers in America (2007) in the area of Energy law.



Harvard College (A.B. 1970); Oxford University (B.A. 1972, M.A. 1980); Rhodes Scholar; Harvard Law School (J.D. 1975).