Natural gas projects in Wyoming

Proposed Wyoming energy development on U.S. Bureau of Land Management land. (click to view)

Emission questions loom large over oil and gas industry | Natural gas projects in Wyoming

Normally Pressured Lance Formation

  • TARGET: Deep natural gas
  • LOCATION: Adjacent to Jonah field in Sublette County
  • OPERATOR: EnCana Oil & Gas USA Inc.
  • PROJECT AREA: 141,000 acres
  • ESTIMATED WELLS: 3,500
  • ANALYSIS: Environmental Impact Statement
  • BLM Contact: Kellie Roadifer, Pinedale Field Office (307) 367-5309.

LaBarge Platform Infill

  • TARGET: Natural gas
  • LOCATION: Straddling the Green River and the Sublette and Lincoln counties border
  • OPERATORS: EOG Resources Inc., Exxon Mobil, Chevron U.S.A. Inc. and Wexpro Co.
  • PROJECT AREA: 218,000 acres
  • ESTIMATED WELLS: 838 wells from 463 pads
  • BLM contact: Lauren McKeever, Pinedale Field Office (307) 367-5352.
  • Project website

Moneta Divide Field

  • TARGET: Deep natural gas
  • LOCATION: Eastern Fremont County
  • OPERATORS: EnCana Oil & Gas USA Inc., Burlington Resources Oil & Gas Co. LP and Noble Energy Inc.
  • PROJECT AREA: 265,000 acres
  • ESTIMATED WELLS: 4,250
  • BLM contact: Chris Krassin, Lander Field Office (307) 332-8452.
  • Project website

Beaver Creek

  • TARGET: Coal-bed methane
  • LOCATION: Nine miles south of Riverton
  • OPERATOR: Devon Energy Production Co.
  • PROJECT AREA: 16,518 acres
  • ESTIMATED WELLS: 208 coal-bed methane on 40-acre spacing, and 20 conventional natural gas.
  • BLM contact: Curtis Bryan, Lander Field Office (307) 332-8415.
  • Project website

Moxa Arch Infill

  • TARGET: Natural gas
  • LOCATION: West of Green River, bisected by Interstate 80
  • OPERATORS: EOG Resources Inc., with some other interests
  • PROJECT AREA: 476,300 acres
  • ESTIMATED WELLS: 1,861 new wells, of which 1,226 would be drilled in the “core” area (in addition to prior authorization for 1,400 wells)
  • ANALYSIS: Full environmental impact statement
  • STATUS: Beginning work on supplemental draft
  • BLM contact: Michele Easley, Kemmerer Field Office (307) 828-4503.
  • Project website

Hiawatha Project

  • TARGET: Natural gas
  • LOCATION: South of Rock Springs, straddling the Wyoming-Colorado border
  • OPERATORS: QEP Resources and Wexpro Co.
  • PROJECT AREA: 157,335 acres
  • ESTIMATED WELLS: 4,208
  • BLM contact: James Speck, Rock Springs Field Office (307) 352-0358.
  • Project website

Continental Divide-Creston (infill) Project

  • TARGET: Natural gas
  • LOCATION: Wamsutter area, straddling Interstate 80
  • OPERATOR: BP America Production Co., and Devon Energy Corp.
  • PROJECT AREA: 1.1 million acres
  • ESTIMATED WELLS: 8,950
  • BLM Contact: Eldon Allison, Rawlins Field Office (307) 328-4267.
  • Project website

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