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.
Why doesn’t the oil and gas industry have to live up to the same standards applied to other industries?
Wyoming oil and gas regulators are under pressure to finally take action against broke, out-of-compliance coal-bed methane operators.
Public meeting will focus on state’s orphan well cleanup plan…
— March 24, 2014
Representatives of Gov. Matt Mead’s office and several other state agencies will meet with interested members of the public about the state’s plan for reclaiming and
In the case of coal-bed methane, Wyoming officials are left with a large number of small wells at risk of being orphaned. Whereas Wyoming typically deals with about 100 orphaned wells in a typical year, there are now 1,200 orphaned wells.