The bankruptcy of Patriot Coal, a Peabody Energy spinoff, put pension benefits at risk for 12,000 miners and sparked a series of lawsuits.
In a hearing that lasted nearly 4 hours on Tuesday, the OGCC staff laid out why Patriot and High Plains are not deserving of another chance.
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…
Oil and gas operators have idled thousands of coal-bed methane gas wells in Wyoming in recent years, creating a multi-million environmental liability.