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Montana Board Of Oil And Gas

Deborah Hanson from the Northern Plains Resource Council

Deborah Hanson from the Northern Plains Resource Council

Deborah Hanson from the Northern Plains Resource Council makes a point as she addresses the Montana Board of Oil and Gas on Wednesday afternoon.

October 15, 2014 3:32 pmLoading…
Deborah Hanson and Bill Hand

Deborah Hanson and Bill Hand

Deborah Hanson and Bill Hand from the Northern Plains Resource Council address the Montana Board of Oil and Gas Wednesday afternoon.

October 15, 2014 3:32 pmLoading…
Oil company's new Montana neighbors worry about past lawsuits, violations

Oil company's new Montana neighbors worry about past lawsuits, violations

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.

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Beartooth drilling protest continues

Beartooth drilling protest continues

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.

December 11, 2013 5:38 pm Video Photos

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Protesters line up against Beartooth Front drilling plans

Protesters line up against Beartooth Front drilling plans

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.

October 30, 2013 5:15 am Photos

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Shale formation in Montana frustrates oil drillers

Shale formation in Montana frustrates oil drillers

The pessimists are right for now: The Heath oil play cutting a swath across Central Montana is no match for the Bakken.

March 15, 2013 12:05 am Photos

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Red Lodge gym bulks up

In just eight years, Well Approach Fitness Professionals of Red Lodge has expanded five times and the latest expansion is a big one.

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Montanans create company to capture, sell excess Bakken gas

Montanans create company to capture, sell excess Bakken gas

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.

June 10, 2012 12:10 am Photos

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N.D. economic development leader says Bakken boom is boosting Montana

N.D. economic development leader says Bakken boom is boosting Montana

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.

October 20, 2011 7:00 pm Related Loading…

Montana implements fracking disclosure rules

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.

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Montana regulators eye new rules on 'fracking'

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."

May 29, 2011 1:55 pmLoading…
Permit activity shows Montana oil back in play

Permit activity shows Montana oil back in play

After a major slowdown, oil permits filed with the state of Montana are on the rise again.

August 01, 2010 12:15 am Photos

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