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Oil Shale Industry

BLM offers options on oil shale royalty rates

DENVER — Federal officials are looking at options for setting royalties for commercial oil shale development, including implementing sliding-scale royalties or giving the interior secretary authority to set a higher rate than a 12.5 percent minimum rate if it's deemed appropriate.

March 22, 2013 4:34 pmLoading…

Wyoming conservation group protests BLM oil shale plan

CASPER, Wyo. -- A Wyoming conservation group is one of three organizations opposing a federal Bureau of Land Management decision to open federal lands to oil shale research and development.

December 11, 2012 11:30 pmLoading…

New federal oil shale plan limits Wyoming research land

DENVER — The federal government’s new plan for oil shale development on public lands would keep activity off thousands of acres of environmentally sensitive areas, with new leases initially being issued strictly for research on how to commercially produce oil from oil shale in Utah, Wyoming …

February 03, 2012 4:15 pmLoading…

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