Before the Bakken. Before America's oil and gas revolution. Before fracking was a buzzword. Before all that, there was the Jonah.
CASPER, Wyo. — Jonah Field is waiting.
Encana Corp. announced the sale Monday of its Jonah field assets in Wyoming to the private equity firm TPG Capital. The company said the transaction was worth $1.8 billion.
Anyone who walked on Jonah Field over the last couple years knew that new field turf was necessary, and inevitable.
LARAMIE — A new playing surface will be installed this summer at Wyoming's War Memorial Stadium.
CASPER, Wyo. — A recent federal worker safety alert about dust from sand used in hydraulic fracturing caught few Wyoming oil and gas officials and companies by surprise, despite a lack of research into the danger by state agencies.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming entrepreneur Neil McMurry, who helped construct the state's highway system and was instrumental in developing one of the country's most significant natural gas fields, died Thursday morning in Casper. He was 88.
CASPER, Wyo. — Encana Corp. is getting help developing natural gas in Wyoming's Jonah field.
CASPER — Garrett Angell's decision wasn't sealed the first time he set foot on the Jonah Field turf.
A stretch of the Jonah Field natural gas patch in Sublette County is seen in February 2008. Some Pinedale residents are calling for tougher regulations on energy companies in order to further mitigate winter ozone pollution.
LANDER, Wyo. — A proposed natural gas field in Fremont and Natrona counties will provide 300 permanent jobs, 600 construction jobs and an estimated $7 billion in Wyoming tax revenue during the life of the project, a representative for the project’s main developer says.
CASPER, Wyo. — A fire at a natural gas compressor station in southwest Wyoming on Tuesday set off two explosions, sent smoke billowing into the sky and caused two people to be taken away by ambulance, authorities say.
PINEDALE — A fire and explosion has occurred at a compressor facility in the Jonah natural gas field in western Wyoming.
President Barack Obama’s decision last week to back off from a more stringent ozone standard is intended to avoid an estimated $90 billion cost to implement, and to avoid adding another layer of regulatory “uncertainty” at a time when the nation’s unemployment rate remains dangerously elevated.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. - A federal appeals court has overturned a lower court's ruling in a case seeking to stop intense natural gas drilling in the Jonah Field in southwest Wyoming.
PINEDALE, Wyo. -- State, federal and company officials admit they don't fully understand how to restore air quality and avoid further exceedences of federal Clean Air Act standards in the once-pristine airshed of the Upper Green River Basin.
CASPER, Wyo. — Samson Oil and Gas Ltd. is selling its natural gas assets in the greater Green River Basin.
PINEDALE — A Houston-based company is seeking permission to build a small natural gas pipeline in Wyoming's Jonah natural gas field.
PINEDALE, Wyo. — A Houston-based pipeline company seeks federal permission to construct a small pipeline to serve the lucrative Jonah natural gas field in Sublette County.
LARAMIE — The University of Wyoming College of Engineering and Applied Science will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday for the new Encana Integrated Simulation Data Center.