CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The federal agency in charge of environmental protection at surface mines including Wyoming's huge open-pit coal mines has agreed to work toward regulating the toxic chemicals that sometimes get ejected into the air during blasting.
GILLETTE, Wyo. — Investigators say a haul truck driver who died at Cloud Peak Energy's Spring Creek mine last June was not wearing a seat belt when he drove through a berm into a spoil pit.
State regulators are taking public comment on a revised application for a major coal mine near the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation.
WILLISTON, N.D. — The advertisements in bar bathrooms across the oil patch aren’t likely to hawk drink specials or upcoming events. Rather, the space is generally reserved for want ads for jobs that pay almost $20 an hour.
CASPER, Wyo. — Three oil field service companies have agreed to pay $1.2 million to settle a complaint filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleging that some employees were subjected to ethnic slurs.
NEW YORK — A decision by OPEC last week to maintain current levels of oil production is hammering major energy companies in the U.S. and abroad.
A government report with significant implications for the U.S. energy industry says the breeding grounds of a struggling bird species need a 3-mile or larger buffer from oil and gas drilling, wind farms and solar projects.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission voted Tuesday to recommend an increase to the minimum allowable distance between oil and gas drilling rigs and dwellings.
COOS BAY, Ore. — Federal regulators have concluded that a terminal on the Oregon coast to export natural gas to Asia and its supply pipeline would cause some limited environmental damage, but nothing that cannot be dealt with by mitigation measures offered by the builders and regulators.
WASHINGTON — Unlike the dog that chased the car until, to its consternation, he caught it, Republicans know what do with what they have caught. Having completed their capture of control of the legislative branch, they should start with the following six measures concerning practical governan…
Seemingly overnight, gasoline prices have plunged. Regular unleaded is approaching $3 per gallon at my local Wawa. That’s the lowest price since just after the recession ended.
State regulators say Arch Coal Inc. has submitted a revised application for a major coal mine near the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation.
GILLETTE, Wyo. — A contractor who died in a weekend accident at Peabody Energy's North Antelope Rochelle Mine in northeastern Wyoming has been identified.
WILLISTON, N.D. — North Dakota produced a record 35 million barrels of oil in August, according to figures released Wednesday by the state’s Industrial Commission.
GILLETTE, Wyo. — A Wyoming man remains detained on federal charges that he took a locomotive from a coal mine where he worked and intentionally crashed it into another train at a nearby mine.
ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. — Questar Gas is proposing to cut its natural gas rates in Wyoming by $900,000.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — University of Wyoming students now have a special teaching laboratory to learn about oil and gas drilling rigs.
WASHINGTON — The number of chronic safety violators among mine operators has fallen sharply in recent years, according to government figures released Thursday.
CASPER, Wyo. — A Georgia company plans to open a facility in the Powder River Basin that will separate water from oil produced by the area's proliferating oil wells.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — The U.S. Energy Department has awarded a $4.25 million grant to the University of Wyoming for wind energy research.