Proponents say federal incentives can help Wyoming prop up its economy and be a leader in the climate change battle, but the technology remains untested at scale.
Environmental agency objects, along with others who say faulty justifications allowed approval of Delaware-sized Converse County Oil and Gas Project.
Today’s Wyo. Oil and Gas Conservation Commission hearing will consider 110 letters objecting to the plan by Aethon Energy, plus Aethon’s own justifications for the request.
Wyoming submitted its bid for Occidental Petroleum’s 1 million acres of land and 4 million mineral acres July 10. Officials haven’t heard any news, they said this week. One called the silence worrying.
Wyoming is a national leader in many aspects of oil and gas industry management, but recent developments threaten to undermine our effective and conservative approach.