Tommy Hilliard, a company man for Jonah Energy, talks on the phone below the Ensign drilling rig he oversees Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 in the Jonah Field near Pinedale. (Alan Rogers, Star-Tribune)
WILLISTON, N.D. -- A Williston-based energy company has plans to roll out at least four plants in the Bakken region that would refine crude into diesel and strip natural gas liquids from oil.
Cesar Diaz demonstrates his routine of daily walk-through maintenance checks with an infrared camera at a central delivery point of a natural gas operation Tuesday at the Jonah Field south of Pinedale. Jonah Energy has recently employed the use of infrared cameras, which help operators see o…
As a consumer sales representative for the Rocky Mountain Region at Montana Dakota Utilities, Andrew Newman spends a lot of his time prospecting for new customers, and quite a bit of time making his existing customers happy. In short, MDU has a lot going on in Billings these days.
CASPER, Wyo. — Chris Peterson felt the temperature drop in his Glenrock home Nov. 10.
CASPER, Wyo. — Doubts over High Plains Gas Inc.’s ability to pay a $6.8 million bond grew Thursday after the Sheridan company failed to submit the money a day after it was due.
HELENA — NorthWestern Energy said a spill of the chemical used to give natural gas its warning smell has created an unpleasant odor near the company's gas-gathering operation near Cut Bank, but it does not present a danger to the public.
Ed Presley, CEO of High Plains Gas Inc., points out coal-bed methane well sites on Sept. 30 at his company’s office in Sheridan. Presley plans to revive CBM wells across the Powder River Basin, many of which were abandoned after natural gas prices plummeted several years ago.
GLENROCK, Wyo. — Natural gas service was being restored to the town of Glenrock on Tuesday after a pipeline interruption caused an outage, leaving more than 1,000 people without gas as temperatures dropped to near zero degrees.
CASPER, Wyo. — Converse County recently rejected Chesapeake Energy’s bid to earn a tax exemption for pollution controls on its flaring equipment in a move that state and local officials say could set an important precedent for Wyoming’s growing oil fields.
SHERIDAN — In late September, seated in his office amid mountains of maps, financial documents and other paperwork, Ed Presley contemplated the future of an industry many have left for dead.
Vehicles burning gasoline refined from crude oil is already one of the world's biggest sources of carbon dioxide emissions, and one of the United States' largest sources of crude oil is the Bakken shale in North Dakota.
LARAMIE — Epiphanies come to different people in different places. John Pope’s came in the shower.
A new survey shows that Montanans’ income and individual wealth are not keeping up with the state’s fast economic growth.
CODY, Wyo. — Energy West Inc. is selling its subsidiary, Energy West Wyoming Inc. to Black Hills Corp. for $17 million.
BISMARCK, N.D. — A company announced plans Monday to build a $4 billion manufacturing plant in North Dakota that will convert a byproduct of natural gas processing into an ingredient for making plastic products, representing what Gov. Jack Dalrymple called the largest private investment in s…
ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. — Questar Gas is proposing to cut its natural gas rates in Wyoming by $900,000.
Just two years ago, Anvil Corp. was a sleepy little engineering firm on the Billings West End that focused on design for the oil and gas industry in Yellowstone County.
Driller Scott MacPhearson runs the control room of the Ensign 157 rig on Sept. 8 in the Jonah Field near Pinedale. Ensign is a contract partner for Jonah Energy, which recently acquired Encana’s natural gas assets in the area.