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Gov. Matt Mead: state needs to 'step up' effort on orphaned wells

CASPER, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead said Tuesday that Wyoming needs to “step up” its efforts to close wells abandoned after the bust of the coalbed methane industry, saying the state had fallen behind in its efforts to plug the wells in recent years.

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Some Wyoming landowners worry about their future amid new oil development

Some Wyoming landowners worry about their future amid new oil development

CASPER, Wyo. — Work never ceases on Dickau Road, a dirt byway 40 minutes north of Douglas where elk and antelope once made up much of the traffic.

April 06, 2014 10:57 am Photos



Grant Black abruptly steps down as Wyoming oil and gas supervisor

The Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission voted unanimously Monday to accept the resignation of State Oil and Gas Supervisor Grant Black, who had been in the role less than a year.

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Groups seek tighter flaring rules from Wyo regulators

CASPER, Wyo. -- A coalition of Wyoming residents and landowner groups has formally asked the state's oil and gas regulatory agency to tighten its rules for flaring natural gas.

May 20, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…

Samson official named Wyoming oil-gas supervisor

CASPER, Wyo. -- Wyoming's new head oil-and-gas official is a former Arkansas regulator and oil-and-gas company lobbyist.

March 15, 2013 3:31 pmLoading…

Four finalists for oil-and-gas supervisor

CASPER, Wyo. — Four men — each with at least 30 years of experience in the oil-and-gas industry — will interview Tuesday to become Wyoming's oil and gas supervisor.

March 08, 2013 11:30 pmLoading…

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