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Oil, Natural Gas Lease Sales Proposed for Nevada and Utah

Oil, Natural Gas Lease Sales Proposed for Nevada and Utah

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has begun a one-month scoping process to take comments on potential oil and natural gas lease sales across parts of Nevada and Utah. The Interior Department agency is reviewing potential auctions for up to 35 parcels in Nevada totaling 63,604 acres and 18 parcels in Utah totaling 31,808 acres.…

November 23, 2022
North Dakota Oil, Natural Gas Production Flat as Bakken Operators in Maintenance Mode

North Dakota Oil, Natural Gas Production Flat as Bakken Operators in Maintenance Mode

North Dakota’s natural gas production averaged 3.09 Bcf/d in August versus 3.1 Bcf/d in July, according to the latest figures from the state’s Department of Mineral Resources (DMR).  The slight dip was mainly because of a processing plant outage, DMR’s Lynn Helms, Oil and Gas Division director, told reporters.  The natural gas capture rate held…

October 17, 2022
Court Rejects Industry, Wyoming Challenge to Biden Administration’s Oil, Gas Lease Pause

Court Rejects Industry, Wyoming Challenge to Biden Administration’s Oil, Gas Lease Pause

The Biden administration’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has broad authority to postpone oil and gas lease sales to address environmental concerns, a federal judge ruled in tossing one of several lawsuits filed by industry groups and GOP-led states. U.S. District Court Judge Scott Skavdahl of the District of Wyoming last Friday (Sept. 2) ruled…

September 7, 2022
Mancos Drilling Plan Scuttled by Colorado Court for Failing to Analyze GHG Emissions

Mancos Drilling Plan Scuttled by Colorado Court for Failing to Analyze GHG Emissions

A natural gas-rich drilling plan across 35,000 acres of Colorado’s Western Slope has been vacated by a federal court, which found that Department of Interior officials had not adequately taken into account the environmental risks. U.S. District Court Judge Marcia Krieger of the District of Colorado ordered the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and…

May 24, 2022
Interior Department to Relaunch Limited Federal Oil, Natural Gas Leasing

Interior Department to Relaunch Limited Federal Oil, Natural Gas Leasing

The Biden administration aims to substantially curb new oil and natural gas drilling on public lands as it attempts to combat climate change and emphasize renewable fuels. The White House said it would resume selling leases to drill for oil and gas on federal lands, though the number of acres available declined dramatically and it…

April 19, 2022
Biden Administration Resumes Oil, Natural Gas Leasing on Federal Land – With New Twists

Biden Administration Resumes Oil, Natural Gas Leasing on Federal Land – With New Twists

The Biden administration aims to substantially curb new oil and natural gas drilling on public lands as it attempts to combat climate change and emphasize renewable fuels. The White House said it would resume selling leases to drill for oil and gas on federal lands, though the number of acres available declined dramatically and it…

April 18, 2022
BLM Headquarters Relocating Back to DC from Colorado

BLM Headquarters Relocating Back to DC from Colorado

The Department of Interior (DOI) said it is relocating the headquarters for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) back to Washington, DC, from Grand Junction, CO. The DOI said “following years of transition and upheaval among the workforce” the change would “enable the bureau to better serve the American public and fulfill its mission as…

September 20, 2021
Wyoming Groups Aiming to Speed Up Resumption of Federal Oil, Natural Gas Leasing

Wyoming Groups Aiming to Speed Up Resumption of Federal Oil, Natural Gas Leasing

Wyoming’s two main oil and gas trade groups are seeking to expedite the resumption of oil and gas leases on federal property by the Department of the Interior (DOI). In a merits brief filed Aug. 30 in Wyoming District Court, the Western Energy Alliance and the Petroleum Association of Wyoming (PAW) allege that DOI is…

September 8, 2021
Critics Say Biden ‘Slow Walks’ Compliance with Court Order to Resume Federal Oil, Natural Gas Lease Sales

Critics Say Biden ‘Slow Walks’ Compliance with Court Order to Resume Federal Oil, Natural Gas Lease Sales

The U.S. government confirmed in a court filing it would resume federal oil and gas lease sales — and established a timeline — to comply with a ruling that called for an end to the Biden administration’s moratorium. Critics, however, noted that Biden administration officials intend to stretch the process out over several months as…

August 25, 2021
Matador Reports Record Permian Natural Gas, Oil Production and Accelerates Well Completions

Matador Reports Record Permian Natural Gas, Oil Production and Accelerates Well Completions

Matador Resources Co. reported record natural gas, oil and total oil equivalent production during the second quarter, driven by “better-than-expected” performance of 13 new wells in the New Mexico portion of the Permian Basin, according to CEO Joseph Foran. Natural gas production rose 23% sequentially to about 239.1 MMcf/d, while oil output was up 28%…

August 23, 2021
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