Oil And Gas Development
CASPER, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead said Tuesday he hopes a proposal to increase the buffer between dwellings and oil rigs will prevent an increase in opposition to energy development.
WYOMING RANGE — From a distance, the country looks gentle. Tall mountains flow into rolling hills. Rivers and creeks snake down gorges and into valleys as they wind haphazardly through sagebrush plains.
Neighbors of an oil well north of Belfry are asking Carbon County Commissioners to protect the community from the consequences of oil and gas exploration.
The Air Force is pushing ahead with controversial plans for an 18-million-acre bomber training complex that sprawls over much of Eastern Montana.
The Northern Plains Resource Council will hold a mixer Thursday evening to talk about efforts to prevent oil and gas development in the Beartooth Front.
Sen. Max Baucus has one major piece of unfinished business he’s scrambling to complete before he officially leaves office. Last year, he took on the mammoth task of completely overhauling our nation’s tax structure — an undertaking that is sorely needed to help our economy and create jobs. M…
Recent news about the spotted and the barred owls provides insight for future sage grouse management.
The Bakken oil boom and skyrocketing farm commodity prices kept the Billings economy chugging through the recession, and still economic developers believe its train has yet to come in.
There has been a great deal of interest concerning Energy Corporation of America’s recent grand opening of our new office in Billings and misinformation regarding our potential future operations in the area. That is why I want to take this opportunity to clarify some points with local reside…
With the Bakken drawing people to Eastern Montana, demand is far outstripping small towns’ capacity for sewer, water, streets, law enforcement and other public services.
CASPER, Wyo. — The federal government's nearly complete land use plan revision for a 2.4-million-acre area from northwest of Dubois to southeast of Jeffrey City is drawing the ire of some in the area, including county governments and a major energy producer.
CASPER, Wyo. -- Wyoming's new head oil-and-gas official is a former Arkansas regulator and oil-and-gas company lobbyist.
WHITEFISH — Montana U.S. Sens. Max Baucus and Jon Tester on Thursday reintroduced a bill that would bar mining and new oil and gas development on the North Fork of the Flathead River.
CASPER, Wyo. - The top state regulatory agency for oil and gas development in Wyoming is about to interview candidates to become the next state oil and gas supervisor.
RIVERTON — Few people so far have taken up a state offer to install taxpayer-funded cisterns at households with poor water quality near Pavillion in central Wyoming.
Wyoming oil and gas supervisor Tom Doll has resigned, Gov. Matt Mead announced late Thursday, slightly more than a week after Doll came under fire for remarks about some residents and a federal water investigation in west-central Wyoming.
PAVILLION, Wyo. - State officials are providing more details on water supply options for residents outside of Pavillion.
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration said Friday it will for the first time require companies drilling for oil and natural gas on public and Indian lands to publicly disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Ozone-forming air pollution measured along the Colorado Front Range by scientists is up to twice the amount that government regulators have calculated should exist, according to a new study.
The Petroleum County Courthouse in Winnett has seen an increase in oil lease activity.