Justin Yoder, a welder for a coal dragline manufacturer, stands for a portrait outside a truck stop on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, in Wright. (Ryan Dorgan, Star-Tribune)
Cesar Diaz demonstrates his routine of daily walk-through maintenance checks with an infrared camera at a central delivery point of a natural gas operation Tuesday at the Jonah Field south of Pinedale. Jonah Energy has recently employed the use of infrared cameras, which help operators see o…
What would an additional $500 in energy expenses do to your household’s annual budget? Cause you to miss a car payment? Is it a month’s rent or mortgage? The amount of a few little “luxuries” like cable TV or a tablet computer for your kids?
With the holidays at hand, consumers are feeling a little more flush now that gas prices have dipped below $3 a gallon.
Billings apparently no longer figures into an Arizona company’s plans for developing up to five refineries designed to produce diesel fuel from Bakken crude oil.
Our proposition is simple: businesses and residents should have more opportunities to produce their own energy, and get credit for it from their utility.
Ed Presley, CEO of High Plains Gas Inc., points out coal-bed methane well sites on Sept. 30 at his company’s office in Sheridan. Presley plans to revive CBM wells across the Powder River Basin, many of which were abandoned after natural gas prices plummeted several years ago.
HELENA — Blackfoot tribal leaders from Montana and Canada are calling on the U.S. government to cancel oil and gas leases on land near Glacier National Park that is considered sacred to them.
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — A Canada-based energy company is considering building an oil refinery at Devils Lake.
CODY, Wyo. — Energy West Inc. is selling its subsidiary, Energy West Wyoming Inc. to Black Hills Corp. for $17 million.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A proposal to export twice as much Wyoming wind power to Los Angeles as the amount of electricity generated by the Hoover Dam includes an engineering feat even more massive than that famous structure: Four chambers, each approaching the size of the Empire State Building, wou…
Alex Epstein says he’s not too worried about running out of oil. But he sometimes worries that the industry won’t always have the freedom to develop it.
It sounds a bit odd to get sentimental about policy.
Yellowstone county officials are rolling out the welcome mat for the developers of a proposed $500 million oil refinery being considered for the Billings area.
CASPER, Wyo. — The head of the company planning to build 1,000 turbines in Carbon County says the project will proceed with or without federal tax incentives.
BISMARCK, N.D. — A group representing North Dakota's various energy sectors is recommending the state spend almost $1 billion over the next two years on roads, bridges and other infrastructure.
HELENA — Montana-Dakota Utilities is asking state regulators to approve a 5.4 percent rate increase for its nearly 81,000 natural gas customers in eastern Montana — just eight months after an earlier increase was approved.
LARAMIE — The University of Wyoming College of Law's Center for Law and Energy Resources in the Rockies has received a $25,000 gift from BP America to develop the center's summer energy law institute.
Montana's U.S. House candidates claim to offer "all-of-the-above" solutions to the nation's energy problems — a familiar mantra among politicians keen to give equal attention to fossil fuels and renewables such as wind and solar.