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Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality approves controversial gas plant in Douglas

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming environmental regulators have approved a controversial natural gas processing plant in Douglas, ending a prolonged debate between residents concerned about the facility’s impact on local air quality and those who view it as integral to the future of energy development …

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Interior issues new public land fracking rule

Interior issues new public land fracking rule

WASHINGTON — Companies that drill for oil and natural gas on federal lands will be required to disclose publicly the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations, the Obama administration said Thursday. The new "fracking" rule replaces a draft proposed last year that was withdrawn amid …

May 16, 2013 5:30 pm Related Loading…
Study: N.D. oil output may jump threefold by 2025

Study: N.D. oil output may jump threefold by 2025

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota's oil production could be more than 2 million barrels a day by 2025 — about three times the current rate — according to a state-funded study released Wednesday.

July 25, 2012 6:06 pmLoading…
Congressional hearing in Denver tackles fracking

Congressional hearing in Denver tackles fracking

DENVER — Western state officials took turns bashing the federal government Wednesday at a congressional field hearing on proposed nationwide drilling rules on hydraulic fracturing.

May 02, 2012 6:00 pmLoading…

New process to expedite drilling on public lands

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Tuesday unveiled new procedures to speed up drilling on public lands, an area where Republicans and the oil industry have pressed the administration to do more to boost oil production and help drive down gasoline prices.

April 03, 2012 3:30 pmLoading…

Guest opinion: Don't credit government aid for energy production

President Obama has been on a kick to promote natural gas production. Unfortunately, he seems to think the key to doing this is more government involvement.

February 07, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Guest opinion: U.S. moves forward with responsible oil, gas development

Last week, I announced the next steps in the Obama administration’s strategy for expanding safe and responsible oil and gas development on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf to help power our economy while reducing our dependence on foreign oil.

November 16, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Barrasso offers oil and gas production bill

CHEYENNE - Sen. John Barrasso has introduced a bill that he says will remove barriers to U.S. onshore oil and natural gas production.

May 19, 2011 4:36 pmLoading…

Wyoming mineral industry wants own permit reviewers

CASPER — Wyoming’s mineral industries are lobbying for the right to hire their own contractors to speed up permitting normally performed by the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality.

September 19, 2010 11:45 pmLoading…

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