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AFL-CIO sees little progress in addressing ‘workplace fatality crisis’ in oil and gas

May 13, 2014

States with a high energy presence are at the top of the ‘worst’ list for workplace fatalities: North Dakota, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and West Virginia.

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Roosevelt’s Elkhorn Ranch may be spared from encroaching oil development

October 23, 2013

There’s no real strategic plan for the Bakken oil play, no EIS guiding a comprehensive landscape scale management plan.

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What is all this frackin’ nonsense?

by The Sage Grouse May 15, 2012 May 15, 2012

The big controversy about fracking does not revolve around negligent practices once the fluid is sucked out of the well and sent to disposal. The …

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A debate about oil field social responsibility

by The Sage Grouse March 6, 2012 March 6, 2012

A debate about oil field social responsibility
 
Hey fellow travelers:
How often does a conversation with one of your oldest friends include these invectives:  “You are a …

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Keystone pipeline would benefit Wyo oil producers

November 15, 2011

Oil pipeline capacity is a challenge that Wyoming officials wish to have as they look across the Colorado border with a bit of rig-envy at …

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Niobrara Confidential

December 2, 2010

Investors and royalty owners itching to see initial production results from exploratory Niobrara oil wells may see a logjam of information released after the first …