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Chesapeake plugs blown Wyoming well

CASPER, Wyo. -- Chesapeake Energy Corp. and its contractors on Friday stopped the flow of natural gas from an out-of-control well in eastern Wyoming, nearly three days after the well into the Niobrara Shale formation blew out and led 50 nearby residents to evacuate their homes.

April 27, 2012 10:14 amLoading…
A cloud of natural gas spews from an out-of-control gas well

A cloud of natural gas spews from an out-of-control gas well

A cloud of natural gas spews from an out-of-control gas well owned by Chesapeake Energy Corp. on April 25, 2012, about 10 miles northeast of Douglas, Wyo.

April 25, 2012 8:44 pmLoading…
Residents evacuate after gas leaks from oil well near Douglas, Wyoming

Residents evacuate after gas leaks from oil well near Douglas, Wyoming

CHEYENNE — An oil well blowout in Wyoming prompted 50 residents to evacuate their homes amid concern that a spewing cloud of natural gas could explode.

April 25, 2012 8:57 amLoading…

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