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The Ukraine-Russia crisis has Congress and the Obama Administration rushing to consider monumental changes to accelerate exports of natural gas that will permanently and negatively impact the energy landscape for natural gas domestically, due to OPEC-linked liquid natural gas prices.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The U.S. Department of Energy is withholding records involving a Wyoming carbon-capture project on the grounds that a legal investigation is underway and that releasing documents could compromise the probe.
CASPER, Wyo. — A federally-owned petroleum reserve in Wyoming at the center of the 1920s Teapot Dome scandal could soon be sold or leased to a private producer — nearly 100 years after its misuse sent a cabinet secretary to prison.
The United States just doesn’t burn as much coal as it used to.
The Bakken shale oil boom in western North Dakota and Eastern Montana could help make the United States the top oil-producing nation in the world, surpassing even Russia, in second place now, and the current leader, Saudi Arabia.
CASPER, Wyo. - Workers are sampling water near a former uranium mill on the Wind River Indian Reservation to see how flooding two years ago has affected the movement of contaminants there.
NEAR ELK MOUNTAIN, Wyo. — Other than a few signs on the side of a Carbon County gravel road and a small poured concrete pad, there’s not much to see at what could be the future home of the nation’s first coal-to-gasoline plant.
It's impressive what a handful of middle school students can do with a motor, a battery and a bottle of water.
CASPER, Wyo. — Lawyers for the state of Oregon are opposing plans for a terminal that could ship some Wyoming natural gas overseas.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming’s oil and gas superintendent and an environmental group based in the state are generally supportive of a federal report that calls on energy companies to reveal all the chemicals they use in hydraulic fracturing.
RAWLINS, Wyo. — A planned multibillion-dollar operation that would convert coal into gasoline and diesel fuel near Medicine Bow is getting a boost from a Wyoming Supreme Court ruling upholding a state air permit for the facility.
BOZEMAN — Last December, Angie Tomsheck walked into her professor's office and told him she didn't want to go home for the holidays, she didn't want to take her exams — heck, she didn't even want to eat lunch.
The value of Montana’s Renewable Energy Standard law and renewable energy in general has been made a subject of debate in races for political office this fall. It’s surprising that this debate is occurring given that poll after poll has shown Montanans to be highly supportive of renewable en…
Mikayla Nelson, a Billings Central Catholic High School freshman, met President Barack Obama on Monday during a ceremony at the White House.
MISSOULA — Officials in Missoula are launching environmentally friendly green upgrades with more than $880,400 in grants.
WYODAK — Utilities across the country are building dozens of old-style coal plants that will cement the industry’s standing as the largest industrial source of climate-changing gases for years to come.
The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded $12 million to the Western Governor’s Association to plan for new electricity transmission lines.
CASPER - A geothermal plant that adds electricity production to the output of an old oil field 35 miles north of Casper has been sold to the U.S. Department of Energy for an undisclosed amount.
CASPER - Wyoming officials are asking the federal government to reconsider a plan to sell its inventory of excess uranium. Gov. Dave Freudenthal and members of the state's congressional delegation claim such sales by the U.S. Department of Energy would depress uranium prices and wipe out pl…
On Tuesday, a U.S. Department of Energy official was in Montana to visit a weatherization worker training center in Bozeman with Gov. Brian Schweitzer. Cathy Zoi, assistant secretary for energy efficiency and renewable energy, couldn't have picked a better example of how government can promo…