Montana Board Of Oil And Gas
A rancher from Circle who’s also been appointed to the Montana Board of Oil and Gas shared her experiences and her concern Thursday as Bakken oil leases come closer and closer to her ranch.
MISSOULA — Like a lot of other dramatic bluster coming south out of Canada this winter, the Keystone XL pipeline stands poised for its big approval fight this month.
Deborah Hanson from the Northern Plains Resource Council makes a point as she addresses the Montana Board of Oil and Gas on Wednesday afternoon.
Deborah Hanson and Bill Hand from the Northern Plains Resource Council address the Montana Board of Oil and Gas Wednesday afternoon.
Energy Corp. of America, the West Virginia-based oil-and-gas company that’s promised to bring the Bakken to the Beartooth front, has an environmental record that concerns area landowners.
A Denver energy company will begin drilling an oil well near Belfry — and possibly use hydraulic fracking — this spring, despite protests in Billings on Wednesday by about 80 opponents.
Nearly 1,300 people have signed an online petition protesting plans by a Denver energy company to develop up to 50 oil-and-gas wells around Roscoe and more wells in the Big Horn Basin of Montana and Wyoming.
The pessimists are right for now: The Heath oil play cutting a swath across Central Montana is no match for the Bakken.
In just eight years, Well Approach Fitness Professionals of Red Lodge has expanded five times and the latest expansion is a big one.
The unprecedented oil-and-gas boom in the Bakken and Three Forks shale underlying western North Dakota and Eastern Montana is creating tremendous wealth for some and an unprecedented number of jobs.
Someday, when the massive Bakken oil play is more fully developed and pumping crude, the western North Dakota countryside will look like one giant industrial subdivision.
From now on, producers drilling for oil and gas in Montana have to disclose most of the chemicals they are using in hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” under rules that recently were implemented.
BOZEMAN - Montana regulators are proposing a rule to require oil and gas companies to disclose what chemicals are being pumped into the ground as a way to extract natural gas and oil in a process called hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking."
After a major slowdown, oil permits filed with the state of Montana are on the rise again.
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