CASPER, Wyo. — A dispute over traffic signs in Rolling Hills has exposed simmering frustrations with oil development in this rural Converse County community, where an Oklahoma oil company has leased several hundred acres for potential drilling on the outskirts of town.
CASPER, Wyo. — Oil and gas companies could drill wells 500 feet from the nearest home under a proposal announced Tuesday by the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission.
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.
CASPER, Wyo. — Oil development in Laramie County is "devastating to the quality of life of residents who live within eye and earshot" of nearby drilling rigs, a high-ranking state health official wrote in a recent letter to local officials.
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.
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.
Responding to growth in Montana’s oil, coal and agriculture economies, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad on Tuesday opened an economic development office in Billings.
HELENA — State Revenue Director Mike Kadas on Thursday gave an interim legislative committee an update of Montana’s next reappraisal of residential and commercial property and a preview of some trends.
In the second week of March, the Montana Board of Oil and Gas Conservation:
Montana State University in Bozeman will offer an online, noncredit class on the Bakken oil development.
BISMARCK, N.D. — Too few pipelines moving crude to market is the biggest threat to wildlife in western North Dakota's booming oil patch at present, an industry official said Tuesday.
I have the privilege of serving as chair of the Billings Chamber of Commerce/Convention and Visitors Bureau where one of our sincere interests is in improving the quality of life in our city, region and state for our all of our citizens and businesses. When I say quality of life, I mean it i…
HELENA -- Gov. Brian Schweitzer, on the way out the door later this year due to term limits, sparred Monday with the Republicans who want to replace him as he touted another round of lucrative state oil leases.
MIDWEST CITY, Okla. — Backers of an oil pipeline that would cut across Oklahoma to deliver crude oil from Canada to refineries in Houston want the jobs that would come with the project, but environmental groups say the damage to natural areas isn't worth the benefits the shortcut would bring.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Laramie County will lease about 10 acres of county-owned land for oil development.
CHEYENNE — A residents' group says more than 50 people have joined in the last week in hopes of negotiating surface rights of mineral leases in their neighborhoods.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — New oil development is beginning to create jobs in southeast Wyoming.