Wyoming

PRB Operator Gains Natural Gas Flaring Exemption in Wyoming

PRB Operator Gains Natural Gas Flaring Exemption in Wyoming

A unit of Texas-based Titan Energy LLC has been given the OK to flare up to 4 MMcf/d of natural gas over a three-month period from two wells in a new drilling area of Wyoming’s Powder River Basin (PRB).

January 11, 2019

Wyoming DEQ Sets Rules to Lower Oil, Gas Emissions

Wyoming’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) on Thursday finalized new standards aimed at reducing emissions from new and modified oil and natural gas facilities in the state.

January 2, 2019
DJ, PRB Infrastructure Expanding as Natural Gas, Oil Production Increases

DJ, PRB Infrastructure Expanding as Natural Gas, Oil Production Increases

With natural gas production topping 5 Bcf/d in the Niobrara formation of the Rocky Mountains, including the Powder River Basin (PRB) of Wyoming and the Denver-Julesburg (DJ) Basin of Colorado, the region is becoming a new center for infrastructure build-out.

November 15, 2018
Wyoming OKs Excess Flaring for ATX Energy’s PRB Operations

Wyoming OKs Excess Flaring for ATX Energy’s PRB Operations

Wyoming regulators have approved ATX Energy Partners’ request to flare for a short period natural gas that exceeds state limits at three wells in Johnson County in the Powder River Basin (PRB).

August 23, 2018
EOG Resources Ups the Ante in Wyoming PRB

EOG Resources Ups the Ante in Wyoming PRB

Known for its diverse holdings in major plays and basins stretching from South Texas to the Rockies, Houston-based EOG Resources Inc. on Friday went all in on parts of the Powder River Basin (PRB) in Wyoming to exploit the Mowry and Niobrara formations, with the PRB now its third-largest asset.

August 6, 2018

BLM Releases Final EIS on Wyoming Natural Gas Project

Marking a possible end to a seven-year process, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) released a final environmental impact statement for Jonah Energy LLC’s long-standing plans to carry out a normally pressured lance (NPL) natural gas project in Wyoming.

June 25, 2018

Motions Denied to Stay, Dismiss Appeal of Natural Gas Venting/Flaring Rule

Legal wrangling over an Obama-era rule governing associated natural gas flaring and venting on public and tribal lands will continue, for now, after a divided federal appeals court denied two motions by the rule’s supporters for a stay, and two motions by its opponents for a dismissal.

June 5, 2018
Samson Resources to Sell Part of Wyoming Stake; Gain Acreage There

Samson Resources to Sell Part of Wyoming Stake; Gain Acreage There

Tulsa-based Samson Resources II LLC has sold some of its noncore assets in the Powder River Basin (PRB) of Wyoming, one of two primary target areas for the company’s exploration and production (E&P) activity, to an undisclosed buyer for $44.4 million and the receipt of 15,000 net acres.

May 14, 2018
Energy Industry Urges Court to Reject Appeal of NatGas Venting/Flaring Rule

Energy Industry Urges Court to Reject Appeal of NatGas Venting/Flaring Rule

Two trade associations representing the oil and natural gas industry urged a federal appeals court to reject an effort by California, New Mexico and a coalition of environmental groups to reinstate, albeit temporarily, an Obama-era rule governing associated natural gas flaring and venting on public and tribal lands.

April 20, 2018

California, Enviro Groups Appeal Stay of Natural Gas Venting/Flaring Rule

The State of California and a coalition of 16 environmental groups are appealing a decision by a federal judge in Wyoming to stay the implementation of parts of an Obama-era rule governing associated natural gas flaring and venting on public and tribal lands.

April 6, 2018