Billings apparently no longer figures into an Arizona company’s plans for developing up to five refineries designed to produce diesel fuel from Bakken crude oil.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A Colorado oilman who once filed scores of lawsuits against energy companies claiming that they all had underreported natural gas production on federal lands now faces a civil penalty of his own from the federal government alleging he failed to report gas production.
WILLISTON, N.D. — The Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation is planning to drill the first tribe-owned oil wells on its North Dakota reservation next year.
BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota's Land Board has awarded $5 million in grants to schools and airports in the state's oil-producing region.
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.
Flares burn at a well site Oct. 21 in Converse County near Douglas. Converse County rejected a request from Chesapeake Energy for a tax exemption on flaring equipment pollution controls.
DICKINSON, N.D. — The majority of North Dakotans, regardless of location or political leaning, think oil-producing counties do not receive enough state oil impact funding to meet their needs, or are unsure, according to a new poll.
WILLISTON, N.D. — North Dakota produced a record 35 million barrels of oil in August, according to figures released Wednesday by the state’s Industrial Commission.
Calling oil and gas information from Montana too hard to come by and not very useful, environmentalists pressed the Board of Oil and Gas for more transparency Wednesday.
CASPER, Wyo. — A Houston oil company filed about 200 drilling applications in Laramie County during the last two weeks, a significant spike signaling rising competition among the companies seeking to unlock the area’s rich reserves.
More than a month after floating plans for a new oil refinery in Billings, Arizona-based Quantum Energy hasn’t been in touch with Yellowstone County commissioners.
CASPER, Wyo. — A Georgia company will begin accepting oil field waste at a $22 million facility near Bill next month.
Many American cities, including several in Montana, are ill-prepared to deal with the safety challenges of increased rail traffic, concluded a federal government report released Friday.
CASPER, Wyo. — The Anschutz Corp. is coming back to Wyoming to look for oil.
WILLISTON, N.D. — The budget for the oil boomtown of Williston has increased nearly fivefold in just three years.
Alex Epstein says he’s not too worried about running out of oil. But he sometimes worries that the industry won’t always have the freedom to develop it.
BISMARCK, N.D. — The largest shopping mall in the country is targeting workers in one of the nation’s top oil-producing areas.
An Arizona business that wowed Yellowstone County commissioners Tuesday with plans for a $500 million Billings-area oil refinery has little money and many unanswered questions about its CEO.
Yellowstone county officials are rolling out the welcome mat for the developers of a proposed $500 million oil refinery being considered for the Billings area.
Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to sell drilling rights in shale formations in Louisiana and Wyoming for $2.1 billion in two transactions.