Wyoming

Black Hills Asks Wyoming Regulators to Review Consolidated Gas Rates

In another step to consolidate its multiple natural gas utilities in three states, Rapid City, SD-based Black Hills Corp. asked the Wyoming Public Service Commission (PSC) to review proposed rates for affiliates in the state it wants to combine.

June 7, 2019
Wyoming Joins Utah, Colorado in Push to Export Shale Gas Domestically and Internationally

Wyoming Joins Utah, Colorado in Push to Export Shale Gas Domestically and Internationally

Wyoming’s first-year Gov. Mark Gordon has decided to explore new avenues for accessing export markets for his state’s considerable natural gas reserves.

June 6, 2019

Wyoming Joins Native Americans and States in Natural Gas Push

Wyoming’s first-year Gov. Mark Gordon has decided to explore new avenues for accessing export markets for his state’s considerable natural gas reserves.

June 5, 2019

Wyoming BLM to Revise Environmental Assessment on Sand Creek Drilling Proposal

A Wyoming unit of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has reversed the environmental assessment (EA) process to consider possible climate change impacts on a proposed 156-well drilling project by Houston-based EOG Resources Inc. in the Powder River Basin (PRB).

June 5, 2019
Wyoming Oil, Gas Project Moves One Step Closer to Approval

Wyoming Oil, Gas Project Moves One Step Closer to Approval

The Interior Department’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) issued a supplemental draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for a controversial 5,000-well oil and gas project proposed by five producers in Wyoming’s Powder River Basin.

May 1, 2019

Challenges Moot on Natural Gas Venting/Flaring Rule, Says Court

An appellate court panel in Denver has dismissed legal challenges by California, New Mexico and a coalition of 16 environmental groups over an Obama-era rule governing associated natural gas flaring and venting on public and tribal lands.

April 11, 2019
Wyoming Governor to Review Sage Grouse Habitat Program

Wyoming Governor to Review Sage Grouse Habitat Program

Wyoming’s Republican Gov. Mark Gordon indicated Wednesday he would review an ongoing program to protect sage grouse habitat, but he said the program’s primary elements and protections would remain unchanged.

April 3, 2019

Federal Oil, Natural Gas Leasing in Jeopardy After Wyoming Ruling

Wyoming’s resurgent oil and natural gas production may be in jeopardy after a federal judge on Tuesday ruled against the Interior Department’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for not adequately considering the effects of climate change in authorizing lease sales in the West.

March 21, 2019
Judge Orders Wyoming Drilling Halted on Climate Change Issues

Judge Orders Wyoming Drilling Halted on Climate Change Issues

A federal judge ruled late Tuesday that the Interior Department’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) did an inadequate job of considering the effects of climate change when it authorized oil and gas lease sales in the West, and he ordered a temporary halt to drilling on more than 300,000 acres in Wyoming.

March 20, 2019

New Wyoming Governor Sees Energy as ‘Pillar’ of Economy

Wyoming’s new Gov. Mark Gordon indicated in a state of the state address earlier this month that his administration would continue ongoing efforts to keep energy — oil, natural gas and coal — at the forefront of the economy.

January 17, 2019