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Governor Mark Gordon says fossil fuels have “no certain future” in Wyoming if the Biden Administration continues to prevent new exploration for more resources. Governor Gordon was live in an interview with Mac Watson on KODI’s Mac in the Morning show on Thursday, March 24. In the interview, the governor says there is “no certain…

While Wyoming remains one of the nation’s top energy producers, a new study shows it is one of the least energy-efficient states with the lowest national GDP. Energy continues to be at the forefront of the United State’s economy and political discourse. However, the economies of the nation and the 50 states have changed over…

Wyoming legislators may use 2022 to legally define the ownership of the state’s undiscovered dinosaurs, mammoths, and other fossils on private land. The 66th Session of the Wyoming Legislature will convene on Monday, Feb. 14. There are dozens of House Bills and Senate Files for legislators to consider during the session. One of the proposed…

The federal government is no longer preventing Wyoming from moving forward with oil and gas lease sales next year – but sage grouse are, at least partially. B.L.M. Wyoming announced that they are moving forward with oil and gas lease sales during the first quarter of 2022. But the acreage being offered for lease is…

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — While most states pursue ways to boost renewable energy, Wyoming is doing the opposite with a new program aimed at propping up the dwindling coal industry by suing other states that block exports of Wyoming coal and cause Wyoming coal-fired power plants to shut down. The law signed April 6 by…

By MEAD GRUVER and MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — President Joe Biden’s bid to tackle climate change is running straight through the heart of the U.S. oil and gas industry — a much bigger, more influential foe than Democrats faced when they took on the coal industry during the Obama years. Coal…

By MEAD GRUVER Associated Press CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming will push back against any federal regulations brought by the Biden administration that hinder development of fossil fuels and other resources, Gov. Mark Gordon told state lawmakers kicking off their annual session Tuesday. “There is good reason to be concerned the actions of the next…

The fossil fuel industry got a heck of a lifeline thrown their way. In a recent vote, the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission agreed to eliminate the current amount of conservation taxes on oil and gas companies for a period of 6 months, ranging from April 1st to September 30th of this year. This…


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