Wyoming Policy Makers Delegation to China

June 2014, Shanxi, Shaanxi, and Ningxia Hua

 

"Your organization has tremendous credibility.  The Wyoming Legislature and Executive Branch in Cheyenne need to know what an asset you are to the state".

-Tom Lubnau, Former Speaker, Wyoming House of Representatives

 

In 2014, JHCGA organized the first ever Wyoming House Legislative leadership trip to Shanxi, Shaanxi, and Ningxia to meet with fellow policy makers in China in these coal-producing provinces to discuss pathways forward and enhanced value opportunities for coal.

 

This state to province delegation was organized in cooperation with U. S. Department of Energy; the China Council for Promotion of International Trade, Shanxi Branch; the Foreign Affairs Office of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region; the Foreign Affairs Office of Shaanxi Province; and the Shaanxi Provincial Institute for Energy Resources & Chemical Engineering.

 

The Delegation yielded the following Summary Report and Memorandum of Understanding between the State of Wyoming and China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Shanxi Branch.

 

Upon returning the Wyoming, House Leadership showcased a Powerpoint in town hall and constituent meetings discussing the leadership trip, what is happening in China, and what it could mean for Wyoming's coal future as it relates to technologies such as Enhanced Oil Recovery Technologies as potential pathways forward for coal. 

 

 

 

                                                      Members of 2014 Wyoming Delegation

 

Tom Lubnau, Speaker, Wyoming House of Representatives (leader of delegation)

Tim Stubson, Majority Whip, Wyoming House of Representatives

Mary Throne, Minority Floor Leader, Wyoming House of Representatives

John L. Freeman, Wyoming House of Representatives

Dustin Bleizeffer, Editor-in-Chief, Wyofile

Zunsheng (John) Jiao, Chief Geologist, Carbon Management Institute, University of Wyoming

Olivia Meigs, Director of Communications, Jackson Hole Center for Global Affairs

Mark Newcomb, Board of Directors, Jackson Hole Center for Global Affairs

Matthew Targett, Vice President, Research and Development, LP Amina

Shi Zhenchun, President, Peabody China

David Wendt, President, Jackson Hole Center for Global Afffairs

 

 

 News coverage of the 2014 legislative delegation from Wyoming:

 

 

 

在2014年, JHCGA举办有史以来第一次怀俄明州众议院立法领导前往山西,陕西,宁夏在这些产煤省份的中国同胞的政策制定者开会讨论路径前进和提高价值的机会煤炭。

 

这种状态下,以省代表团组织了与美国能源部合作;中国贸促会国际贸易促进,山西分公司;宁夏回族自治区外事办公室;陕西省外事办公室;与陕西省能源研究所资源与化学工程。

 

该代表团取得了如下总结怀俄明州和中国理事会之间的谅解报告和备忘录国际贸易,山西分公司的推广。

 

在返回的怀俄明州,院领导展示在市政厅和组成的会议一个放映演示文件讨论领导行程,什么是发生在中国,它可能意味着怀俄明州的煤炭未来,因为它涉及到的技术,如提高石油采收率技术的潜在途径转发煤炭。