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  • Associated Press

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management lacks sufficient resources to inspect high-risk oil and gas wells on federal land as a drillin…

  • Associated Press

BISMARCK, N.D. — The state Health Department says a well blowout spewed more than 23,000 gallons of oil and 4,600 gallons of briny wastewater …

Doing oil and gas development right means treating the neighbors right.

  • LARRY MAYER/Gazette Staff

Despite a steep decline in oil prices and drilling activity, oil production from the Bakken has experienced only a slight decline, experts say.

  • LARRY MAYER/Gazette Staff

A three-judge panel from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals sent case back to U.S. District Judge Sam Haddon.Haddon had dismissed the case …

  • Forum News Service

WILLISTON, N.D. – The Department of Mineral Resources is keeping a close watch on the confluence of the Missouri and Yellowstone rivers where …

  • LARRY MAYER/Gazette Staff

Oil drilling in Montana has all but tapped out, according to state records showing that the state has been without a major drilling rig since April.

  • Associated Press

CASPER, Wyo. — Samson Energy can continue burning off byproduct natural gas from eight oil wells northeast of Cheyenne for two more months fol…

  • By BENJAMIN STORROW Casper Star-Tribune

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming’s oil and gas industry began 2015 by shedding a drilling rig for the third consecutive week, Baker Hughes reported on M…

  • By BENJAMIN STORROW Casper Star-Tribune

CASPER, Wyo. — Plunging oil prices are prompting companies to shelve expansion plans in the Cowboy State, raising doubts over the future of Wy…

  • By BENJAMIN STORROW Casper Star-Tribune

CASPER, Wyo. — EOG Resources, a Houston oil company, has submitted plans to the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to drill up to 1,500 oil wells …

  • By BENJAMIN STORROW Casper Star-Tribune

CASPER, Wyo. — Oil and gas companies could drill wells 500 feet from the nearest home under a proposal announced Tuesday by the Wyoming Oil an…

  • Associated Press

WILLISTON, N.D. — North Dakota oil regulators say a well that leaked oil, gas and brine for more than two days was brought under control over …

  • By BENJAMIN STORROW Casper Star-Tribune

CASPER, Wyo. — Oil development in Laramie County is "devastating to the quality of life of residents who live within eye and earshot" of nearb…

  • By BENJAMIN STORROW Casper Star-Tribune

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming’s drilling fleet has grown 25 percent since June, with the state adding two more rigs last week to bring the total numb…

  • By BENJAMIN STORROW Casper Star-Tribune

CASPER, Wyo. — A Houston oil company filed about 200 drilling applications in Laramie County during the last two weeks, a significant spike si…

  • By BENJAMIN STORROW Casper Star-Tribune

CASPER, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead said Tuesday he hopes a proposal to increase the buffer between dwellings and oil rigs will prevent an increase …

  • Associated Press

BISMARCK, N.D. — Federal oil field inspectors are hustling to clear a backlog of hundreds of uninspected well sites on public and tribal lands…

  • Associated Press

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Almost half of all newly drilled oil and gas wells considered high pollution risks in Wyoming weren't inspected over a recent…

A landowner near Belfry has been told to stop selling water to an oil company drilling in the area.