Production, Production, Production

Chief Executive Officer – enCore Energy Corp.

About Paul Goranson

Mr. Goranson, through his 35+ year career, has taken the initial work in the field of in-situ recovery (ISR) technology and elevated commercial uranium production to a large scale. He has extensive experience in nearly all aspects of the uranium industry, including managing operations, uranium sales marketing, and regulatory affairs at several greenfield, active, and closed in-situ and conventional uranium facilities. 

He is an experienced executive with an impressive history in the uranium extraction industry, including building, renovating and operating a number of ISR facilities in the United States, including our Alta Mesa and Rosita ISR projects. 

Mr. Goranson has conducted engineering, construction, and project management of new and refurbished in-situ recovery (ISR) uranium facilities along with the startup, operation, reclamation, and decommissioning of those facilities. I have also managed the reclamation, groundwater corrective action programs, and decommissioning projects at conventional mining and milling facilities. Several of these projects have been large, with budgets up to $155 million in size. 

Most recently, Mr. Goranson was the Chief Operating Officer for Energy Fuels Resources (USA) Inc., where he was responsible for the operations of the company’s conventional and in-situ recovery uranium projects, including Nichols Ranch and Alta Mesa ISR Projects. Mr. Goranson served as President, Chief Operating Officer and Director for Uranerz, where he was responsible for commissioning, operating and expanding the Nichols Ranch ISR Uranium Project. Mr. Goranson was President, Cameco Resources, the company that operated Cameco, Inc.’s U.S. ISR operations. Also, Mr. Goranson was Vice President of Mesteña Uranium LLC, where he led the construction, startup and operation of the Alta Mesa project which achieved over one million pounds of uranium production per year. His responsibilities included marketing uranium,  negotiating long-term uranium supply contracts and spot uranium sales with nuclear utilities . In addition to his experience with conventional and ISR uranium production, Mr. Goranson has extensive experience in uranium markets, Federal and State regulatory affairs and government policy.

Mr. Goranson is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Texas, and he holds a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in Natural Gas Engineering from Texas A&M University-Kingsville and Texas A&I University, respectively.

enCore Energy Corp.

Chief Executive Officer

enCore is the most diversified in-situ recovery uranium development company in the United States. enCore is focused on becoming the next uranium producer from its licensed and past-producing South Texas Rosita Processing Plant by 2023. 

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