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Guest opinion: Congress must withstand pressure to export LNG

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.

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Feds withhold records on Wyoming CO2 capture project

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.

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Once center of scandal, 'Teapot Dome' oil field prepped for sale

Once center of scandal, 'Teapot Dome' oil field prepped for sale

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.

March 04, 2013 2:05 pmLoading…

Will the oil boom make western North Dakota the new Egypt?

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.

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Water tested near former Wind River uranium mill

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.

August 29, 2012 8:01 amLoading…
Wyoming coal-to-gasoline plant 1 of only 2 under way in U.S.

Wyoming coal-to-gasoline plant 1 of only 2 under way in U.S.

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.

March 25, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Fast learning: Students race homemade cars, test science skills at regional competition

Fast learning: Students race homemade cars, test science skills at regional competition

It's impressive what a handful of middle school students can do with a motor, a battery and a bottle of water.

February 04, 2012 3:30 pm Photos

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Oregon state lawyers want LNG permits revoked

Oregon state lawyers want LNG permits revoked

CASPER, Wyo. — Lawyers for the state of Oregon are opposing plans for a terminal that could ship some Wyoming natural gas overseas.

December 06, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

Wyoming has mixed feelings on federal fracking report

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.

August 11, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

Medicine Bow, Mead praise coal-to-gas plant ruling

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.

March 16, 2011 1:50 pmLoading…

MSU nets grant to study fuel-producing fungi

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.

December 26, 2010 11:30 pmLoading…
Harnessing wind makes economic sense for Montana

Harnessing wind makes economic sense for Montana

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…

October 27, 2010 12:05 amLoading…
Billings student represents Will James with panache

Billings student represents Will James with panache

Mikayla Nelson, a Billings Central Catholic High School freshman, met President Barack Obama on Monday during a ceremony at the White House.

October 18, 2010 5:35 pm Video Loading…

Missoula making green upgrades with over $880,000 in grants

MISSOULA — Officials in Missoula are launching environmentally friendly green upgrades with more than $880,400 in grants.

August 22, 2010 2:47 pmLoading…
Coal may be king for decades

Coal may be king for decades

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.

August 18, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Feds award $12M to plot out power lines

The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded $12 million to the Western Governor’s Association to plan for new electricity transmission lines.

December 19, 2009 9:00 pmLoading…
DOE buys electric plant in oil field near Casper

DOE buys electric plant in oil field near Casper

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.

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Wyoming leaders denounce plans to sell uranium

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…

October 09, 2009 3:30 pmLoading…

Gazette Opinion: ARRA funds will warm 4,000 homes in Montana

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…

October 09, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

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