CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Two electric utilities say they're interested in hosting a proposed lab to test out carbon-capture technologies at a working power plant in Wyoming.
A coalition of environmentalists and landowners is calling on the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to rewrite its proposed management plan for federal lands around Buffalo, arguing that the current draft would roll back protections aimed at preventing oil and gas development on areas unsuitabl…
Swinging teaches children about phsyics and is still the most popular outdoor element to your child's swing set.
To run the air conditioning unit most efficiently, set the thermostat at the same temperature all day, varying only by a few degrees at night, if at all, and avoid large temperature changes because the cooling system cannot "keep up." The lesser the difference between indoor and outdoor temp…
GREAT FALLS — A consulting company hired to evaluate NorthWestern Energy’s planned $900 million purchase of 11 hydroelectric dams has questioned whether the proposal budgets enough money for operations and maintenance of the structures.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Almost half of all newly drilled oil and gas wells considered high pollution risks in Wyoming weren't inspected over a recent three-year period, according to an Associated Press review of federal data.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Interior Department office that oversees revenue collection from oil and gas leases announced Thursday it is seeking a $533,520 civil penalty against a gas developer the agency said failed to report production on federal leases in northeast Wyoming.
HELENA — Republican House candidate Ryan Zinke took issue Thursday with elements of the energy plan proposed by his Democratic opponent, John Lewis.
HELENA — Democratic U.S. House candidate John Lewis released a plan Thursday to spark a discussion on energy and jobs in Montana.
Like most “major” announcements coming out of Washington, D.C., the new rules on carbon dioxide emissions are more smoke than fire.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — Energy exploration and production company Hess Corp. has contributed another $5 million to support oil and gas research at the University of Wyoming.
Proponents of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline have complained that election-year politics is behind President Barack Obama’s recent decision to hold off on approval of the $5.4 billion project.
A network of wellheads dot the landscape Dec. 9, 2013, at UR Energy’s Lost Creek uranium project in Sweetwater County, Wyo.
As Yellowstone County continues its positive growth pattern, one might think that in such good economic times — a large number of business expansions, strong job creation, and great private investment — now is the time to step back and just let things happen. Well, I would argue that we bett…
President Obama did no favors for Montana Democrats when he again delayed a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline. Gov. Steve Bullock, Sens. Jon Tester and John Walsh, all Democrats, protested the delay and repeated their calls to build the oil pipeline from Canada. Republican Rep. Steve Dain…
BUTTE — NorthWestern Energy has an agreement to build a new $23 million Montana headquarters building in Butte.
Oil-and-gas production from unconventional sources such as the prolific Bakken shale has exploded, and the U.S. now produces more oil than it imports.
This year’s frigid temperatures have been a stark reminder of the importance of reliable and affordable electricity for families in Montana and across the nation. For many, the electricity that heats homes and keeps the lights on comes from coal produced here in southeast Montana.
Exec says pipeline will help
The proposed Keystone XL pipeline was touted Tuesday as a key factor in the nation’s efforts to obtain secure energy resources and improve national security.