STIS History

Spanning over 45 years of Paraho technology
History of STIS

History of STIS

Founded in 2006, Shale Tech International Partners (STIP) owns the rights to the original Paraho® technology and through its affiliate,  Shale Tech International Services LLC (STIS), operates an oil shale processing plant in Rifle, CO.  STIS is  committed to the continuous development of the second generation Paraho II™ technology. Paraho technology development spans more than 45 years. Below is a list of highlights and milestones.


Our History