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Federal oil & gas lease sale nets $14M

February 13, 2014

Federal oil & gas lease sale nets $14M
— February 13, 2014
(Press release) — The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) generated more than $14 million for …

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BLM posts proposed parcels for May 2014 oil and gas lease sale

February 5, 2014

BLM posts proposed parcels for May 2014 oil and gas lease sale
— February 5, 2014
(Press release) The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Wyoming State Office …

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BLM seeks comments on August 2014 oil and gas lease sale parcels

January 25, 2014

BLM seeks comments on August 2014 oil and gas lease sale parcels
(BLM press release) — The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) High Plains District (HPD) …

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CREG reports record 2013 revenue for Wyoming, but flat projections

October 25, 2013

Wyoming brought in $346M in investment income in 2013. Revenue estimators predict the state will have flat to declining income over the next few years.

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Wyoming’s multi-million dollar effort to clean up abandoned wells fails to launch

September 26, 2013

Efforts to clean up abandoned coal-bed methane gas wells lacks financing and is mired in outdated rules and regulations guiding oil and gas development.

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National Public Lands Day pays homage to great American legacy

September 26, 2013

Steve Kilpatrick writes that energy, agriculture, and recreation are like a three-legged stool: we need all the legs for balance on Wyoming’s public lands.

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Don’t count on a rush of drilling rigs in the Shoshone National Forest

August 23, 2013

Ninety-eight percent of 23,475 public comments favor one or more “conservation-oriented” management goals on the Shoshone National Forest, such as special “wilderness” protections, no surface …

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Parcels for August oil and gas lease sale up for public review

May 9, 2013

Parcels for August oil and gas lease sale up for public review
— May 9, 2013
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Wyoming State Office has posted …

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Feds open public scoping for new oil and gas drilling in Sweetwater County

May 7, 2013

Feds open public scoping for new oil and gas drilling in Sweetwater County
— May 7, 2013
The Bureau of Land Management Rock Springs Field Office recently …

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Wyoming steps up enforcement on energy industries

April 12, 2013

The commission, by delaying definitive action for two years, also risked human health and the environment in Wyoming. Violations of our environmental protections are serious …

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Last minute donation lands Wyoming Range deal

January 2, 2013

Last minute donation lands Wyoming Range deal
— By Kelsey Dayton
January 2, 2013
Efforts to raise money to buy and retire oil and gas leases in the …

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Wyoming lawmakers will discuss taking ownership of federal lands

October 8, 2012

Inspired by efforts in Utah, Wyoming lawmakers are considering legislation to take control of federal lands in the Cowboy State.

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BLM posts federal oil and gas parcels slated for November sale

August 9, 2012

BLM posts federal oil and gas parcels slated for November sale
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Wyoming State Office has posted its proposed list of …

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Public can comment on federal oil and gas lease sales

July 23, 2012

Public can comment on federal oil and gas lease sales
The Bureau of Land Management has schedule two competitive federal oil and gas lease sales for …

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BLM posts parcels for August oil and gas lease sale

May 9, 2012

BLM posts parcels for August oil and gas lease sale
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Wyoming State Office has posted its proposed list of parcels …

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Industry’s fracking problem

May 4, 2012

All the fuss about fracking centers on two things; the proliferation of oil and gas drilling in and around our drinking water aquifers, and the …

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Workplace safety seminar May 15 in Casper

May 2, 2012

Workplace safety seminar May 15 in Casper
Wyoming energy and construction trade groups will host a worker safety seminar, “Building the Culture of Safety,” on Tuesday, May …

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Crew stops flow of gas at well blowout

April 25, 2012

Natural gas is no longer venting from the Combs Ranch Unit 29-33-70 1H well north of Douglas as of 11:05 a.m. today (Friday), according to …

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Wyoming escapes ozone season, but not ozone problem

April 20, 2012

Wyoming escapes ozone season, but not ozone problem
Pinedale area residents can breathe easy now that the wintertime ozone season has passed without any exceedences of …

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O’ Canada

April 6, 2012

Political cartoonist Greg Kearney sings a Wyoming-inspired homage to the Canadian national anthem based on (relatively) low prices at the pump.