A Wyoming state senator wants to resurrect old dreams of a coal slurry pipeline to ship Powder River Basin coal.
Flaming Gorge Reservoir has capacity to hold 3.5 million acre-feet altogether. That’s a big bucket, exceeded in the Colorado River Basin by only two others: Lake Mead, near Las Vegas, and that giant sandstone bowl of splish-splash in Utah called
New rules for royalty-free gas flares up for comment…
The Wyoming Office of State Lands and Investments has issued its proposed policy changes regarding royalty-free flaring of natural gas. Written comments are due to the agency by the close of
With Wyoming’s shale oil industry still very much in its infancy, a large volume of state-owned natural gas is going up in smoke, and along with it a small fortune in royalties that are supposed to fund our public schools. According to the Office of State Lands and Investments — which has the fiduciary responsibility to maximize revenue from state-owned lands and minerals to fund Wyoming schools — estimates that 411,789 thousand cubic feet (mcf) of gas was flared from October 2009 to October 2011. That’s an approximate loss of $200,000 to Wyoming’s K-12 students.
Natural gas pipeline ruptured in Campbell County…
A natural gas pipeline that went into service in January is temporarily shut-down after a Wednesday evening explosion in Campbell County, according to local officials who were contacted by the owner of the