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Oil and Gas Development

2020 was dominated by immense impacts from the pandemic, but the statistics bring a comforting sense of déjà vu for Wyoming’s oil and gas industry. The Wyoming State Geological Survey released their “snapshot” of the extractive industry in their annual publication: Oil & Natural Gas Resources in Wyoming. The January 2021 summary report analyzes the…

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — U.S. officials have approved a 5,000-well oil and gas project spread across a huge expanse of eastern Wyoming that would generate thousands of jobs but has raised concerns over potential harm to to birds of prey and other wildlife. Five major oil and gas companies proposed the development on more than…

A lobby of outdoor enthusiasts is stepping up to defend their passion. The national organization Artemis Sportswomen, a wing of the National Wildlife Federation is lobbying the Trump Administration to stop their impeding oil and gas lease sales. These sales are occurring from September through the end of the year, and involve thousands of acres…

The BLM gives Moneta Divide Project a thumbs up. After a project review, the Bureau of Land Management has approved the plan for the further development of oil and gas wells in the Moneta Divide oil fields, managed by the Lander and Casper field offices. Aethon Energy Management and Burlington Resources Oil and Gas Company…

It’s a battle between two foundations parts Wyoming life. A recently published report suggests that the tidal wave of oil and gas leases in the Bureau of Land Management is limiting your access to hunting across the entire West. The report, published by the National Wildlife Federation, says prime fishing and hunting territory is being…


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