Natural Gas Production
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 …
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 The new "fracking" rule replaces a draft proposed last year that was withdrawn amid …
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.
DENVER — Western state officials took turns bashing the federal government Wednesday at a congressional field hearing on proposed nationwide drilling rules on hydraulic fracturing.
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.
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.
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.
CHEYENNE - Sen. John Barrasso has introduced a bill that he says will remove barriers to U.S. onshore oil and natural gas production.
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.