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Wyoming's Year in News Photos

Wyoming's Year in News Photos

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)

December 17, 2014 6:09 pm
Wyoming's Year in News Photos

Wyoming's Year in News Photos

An access road and active drill pad are seen just south of Highway 387 on Thursday, June 26, 2014, from a LightHawk flight over Campbell County, Wyo. (Ryan Dorgan, Star-Tribune)

December 17, 2014 6:09 pm
Jonah Energy

Jonah Energy

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…

December 13, 2014 3:13 pm
High Plains Gas

High Plains Gas

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.

November 11, 2014 5:58 pm
Flaring

Flaring

Flares burn at a well site Oct. 21 in Converse County near Douglas. Converse County rejected a request from Chesapeake Energy for a tax exemption on flaring equipment pollution controls.

October 27, 2014 6:14 pm

Shell sells shale gas rights for $2.1 billion

Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to sell drilling rights in shale formations in Louisiana and Wyoming for $2.1 billion in two transactions.

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First-time petition hopes to stop 'Bakken bombs'

First-time petition hopes to stop 'Bakken bombs'

BISMARCK, N.D. — A Fargo man has turned to an online petition in hopes of getting state officials to stop what he calls "Bakken bomb trains" by forcing oil companies to strip volatile natural gas liquids from oil before shipping.

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Zinke unveils energy plan, focuses on resource extraction

Zinke unveils energy plan, focuses on resource extraction

Republican U.S. House hopeful Ryan Zinke was in Billings on Wednesday presenting an energy policy he says will put Montanans to work building infrastructure for resource extraction.

July 30, 2014 4:30 pm Video Related Loading…
Grilled chicken

Grilled chicken

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Bakken oil production up, flaring dips

Bakken oil production up, flaring dips

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota oil production ramped up by another 36,000 barrels per day in May, pushing daily production solidly above the 1 million barrel milestone it narrowly eclipsed the previous month.

July 15, 2014 10:36 am Photos

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N.D. governor urges building of more oil, gas pipelines

N.D. governor urges building of more oil, gas pipelines

BISMARCK, N.D. — Gov. Jack Dalrymple urged industry and government officials on Tuesday to build more pipelines to keep pace with the breakneck speed of North Dakota's oil production.

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HMF62214 Accent Art

HMF62214 Accent Art

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…

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Nearly half of Wyoming oil, gas wells uninspected

Nearly half of Wyoming oil, gas wells uninspected

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.

June 14, 2014 9:02 pmLoading…

Energy briefs

Industry opposes rail car rules

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BLM reviewing plan for 5,000 Converse County wells

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Federal land managers have begun evaluating a proposal to expand an east-central Wyoming oil and gas field with up to 5,000 new wells, asking for public comment on the project.

May 18, 2014 12:21 pmLoading…

Wyoming oil, gas commission rejects petition on industry rules as unnecessary

CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission voted Tuesday to reject a citizens' petition calling for the state to update its rules governing the oil and gas industry.

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Report: 2014 Bakken oil output 1.1 million barrels a day

Report: 2014 Bakken oil output 1.1 million barrels a day

WILLISTON, N.D. — Oil production in North Dakota and Montana's Bakken and Three Forks formations will average 1.1 million barrels per day this year, according to estimates announced Wednesday by a research firm.

April 02, 2014 4:13 pmLoading…

Despite their opposition, many landowners await pipeline construction

LINCOLN, Neb. — If the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline ever gains approval, Ronald Weber will watch from his farmhouse as workers lay the line beneath a half-mile of his cropland in northeast Nebraska.

March 18, 2014 4:02 pmLoading…

Rail cars used to ship Bakken oil called 'unacceptable'

WASHINGTON — Rail tank cars being used to ship crude oil from North Dakota's Bakken region are an "unacceptable public risk," and even cars voluntarily upgraded by the industry may not be sufficient, a member of the National Transportation Safety Board said Wednesday.

February 26, 2014 2:08 pmLoading…
Keystone XL Pipeline route

Keystone XL Pipeline route

February 19, 2014 2:24 pmLoading…

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