Montana Petroleum Association
The Endangered Species Act, the nation’s 40-year-old law of last resort for protecting wildlife from extinction, has become an economic roadblock to farmers and the coal and oil industry, witnesses told a congressional field hearing Wednesday.
Organizers with Special Olympics Montana are still looking for people interested in raising money for the organization by rappelling off of the tallest building in Montana, First Interstate Bank in downtown Billings.
HELENA -- Business and conservation groups testified Monday for the confirmation of state Environmental Quality Director Tracy Stone-Manning, but Republican senators questioned her about past environmental activism.
HELENA — In Montana’s high-profile U.S. Senate race, there may be no starker contrast between Democratic Sen. Jon Tester and his main challenger, Republican U.S. Rep. Denny Rehberg, than on energy and environmental issues and interest groups active in the race.
Montana Energy 2012, the first exposition of its kind in Billings, sold out quickly as more than 350 people came seeking a piece of the oil riches flowing out of the Bakken shale formation.
The proposed Keystone XL pipeline is not a risk-free project. However, there are risks in not building this oil pipeline from Alberta to Texas.
The renaissance in domestic oil production, including strong growth in the Bakken formations of North Dakota and Montana, has pushed the United States into first place in the world for increased production.
The Earth First troop took a break from their planned annual meeting on July 12 over near Missoula to come and create a scene at the governor’s office. Not only did they show disrespect for the governor, his office and the people of Montana, they are dead wrong in their demands. The obstruct…
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."
HELENA — Democrats are blasting away at U.S. Rep. Denny Rehberg, R-Mont., as a patsy for “big oil,” rapping him for not supporting repeal of oil-industry tax breaks, even as oil corporations rake in big profits.
MISSOULA — When it comes to gas prices, Montana is often behind the times.
The only remarkable thing about President Obama’s new energy plan, unveiled at Georgetown University last week, is that it blames the oil and natural gas industry for not developing existing leases fast enough. For those of us in the Montana oil and gas business who have spent three years be…
Fuel for your car or truck is a year-round expense, while heating your home during the winter is a seasonal hit. However, in a tight economy, a brutal winter could break some people's budgets. And producers need to be sure they make enough of the right product to sell.
When Niger Innis addressed the Montana Petroleum Association, The Gazette noted his affiliation with the Congress on Racial Equality (CORE); it did not report that CORE has in the past received significant funding from Exxon.
BUTTE - The price of gasoline has risen nearly 30 cents a gallon in recent weeks, but it may hover at the current rate for some time.