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Wyoming oil production steady through July

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming oil’s slow and steady climb continued through the first half of 2014.

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Cody-based group advocates for better water for horses

Cody-based group advocates for better water for horses

CODY, Wyo. — A black mustang shook its nose while lumbering along the edge of a fence outside town.

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2nd annual bull-riding event memorializes young cowboy

2nd annual bull-riding event memorializes young cowboy

The second annual Dustin Bergsing Memorial Bull Riding event will be this Saturday at Miller's Horse Palace in Laurel.

May 01, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Jason Bold and Darrylln Guffey show a saddle

Jason Bold and Darrylln Guffey show a saddle

Darryllyn Guffey and Jason Bold show a custom-made saddle that will be given to the winner of the second annual Dustin Bergsing Memorial Bull Riding event.

April 29, 2013 3:16 pmLoading…
Settlement ends lawsuit over Montanan's oil field death

Settlement ends lawsuit over Montanan's oil field death

A confidential settlement has been reached in a lawsuit involving a Montana man who died working at a Marathon Oil well in North Dakota.

February 08, 2013 8:15 pm Photos

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Family sues Marathon Oil over Edgar man's death

Family sues Marathon Oil over Edgar man's death

Attorneys have filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against Marathon Oil Corp. in the death of Dustin Bergsing. Bergsing, of Edgar, died on a Marathon Oil well site in Mandaree on Jan. 7.

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Edgar man died of hydrocarbon poisoning

Edgar man died of hydrocarbon poisoning

The January death of a 21-year-old Montana man at a Marathon Oil well site was not from natural causes.

July 06, 2012 1:30 pmLoading…
Conservancy, ranch team up to improve habitat

Conservancy, ranch team up to improve habitat

GRASS CREEK, Wyo. -- Armed with wire cutters and chain saws, a team of volunteers spread across the LU Ranch on Thursday to remove a rusting old fence as part of an ongoing effort to improve livestock operations and wildlife habitat.

June 02, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Stewardship, balance emerge as common themes in public land talks

Stewardship, balance emerge as common themes in public land talks

CODY, Wyo. — For the first time anyone can remember, county commissioners, conservationists, energy officials and a number of user groups sat down Wednesday night at one table, in one room, to discuss public lands and the many opinions surrounding their use.

May 04, 2012 12:05 am Photos

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Gov. Mead wraps up Texas trip

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Gov. Matt Mead is wrapping up a trip to Texas where he's been meeting with officials of some of the nation's largest energy companies to try to drum up support for the University of Wyoming's School of Energy Resources.

January 11, 2012 2:38 pmLoading…

No cause yet known in oil field death

BISMARCK -- North Dakota Medical Examiner, Dr. William Massello, said Tuesday it may be a couple of months before results are returned from the lab and he can determine what caused the death of 21-year-old Dustin Bergsing, who was found early Saturday at a remote Marathon Oil well in northwe…

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Casper residents near pipeline could lose trees

CASPER, Wyo. - ConocoPhillips plans to cut down trees in eight backyards in Casper that are near a gas pipeline.

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Vista West IV tree removal begins

CASPER, Wyo. — A landscaping company contracted by Marathon Oil Co. has begun removing the trees along its pipeline right of way through the Vista West IV subdivision west of Casper.

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ConocoPhillips is splitting company; change not expected to affect Billings refinery

ConocoPhillips is splitting company; change not expected to affect Billings refinery

Nine years after Conoco Inc. merged with Phillips Petroleum Co., the company is splitting itself up along operational lines. The deal is not expected to impact the company's Billings refinery, officials said.

July 14, 2011 12:30 pm Photos

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Energy, conservation groups looking for compromise on BLM plan

CODY, Wyo. — Groups on both sides of a land-use debate in the Bighorn Basin will use an extension of the public comment period on the Bureau of Land Management proposal to dig deeper into the agency’s new management plan.

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Marathon delays tree removal at Vista West IV

Marathon Oil Co. has postponed plans to begin cutting trees on its right of way through the Vista West IV subdivision west of Casper, a company spokeswoman said Friday.

June 25, 2011 11:30 pmLoading…

BLM looks to create flexible management plan

CODY, Wyo. — The Bureau of Land Management estimates that the Bighorn Basin may contain 62 million barrels of undiscovered oil and 26 million barrels of natural gas liquids.

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BLM management plan

BLM management plan

Energy development in the Bighorn Basin is one element of controversy in planning for management of Bureau of Land Management lands in the area over the next couple of decades.

May 18, 2011 6:00 pmLoading…
Hundreds of oil and gas leases sitting idle in Bighorn Basin

Hundreds of oil and gas leases sitting idle in Bighorn Basin

CODY, Wyo. — More than two-thirds of the drilling leases issued to oil and natural gas companies in the Bighorn Basin are inactive, figures from the Bureau of Land Management show.

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2nd man sentenced in fraud against Marathon Oil

CHEYENNE, Wyo.  — A judge has sentenced a Sheridan contractor to two years and nine months in prison for his role in a kickback scheme that targeted Marathon Oil Co.

July 20, 2010 3:15 pmLoading…

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