Gordon’s administration is preparing a July 1 bid to Occidental Petroleum for 1 million acres of land and 4 million mineral acres, using a process that won’t require legislative approval.
Powder River Basin Resource Council
Bebout says the letter about Moneta Divide gas- and oilfield “was sent by my secretary and contained misinformation and I corrected her.”
The House on Friday passed a Gov. Mark Gordon-backed bill that would subsidize carbon capture projects through Wyoming residents’ electrical bills, without the original $1 billion subsidy limit.
Feds are on track to approve a 4,250-well oilfield expansion, which will boost revenues and add millions of tons of greenhouse gasses to a changing climate.
Former miner and guest columnist Michele Irwin argues that transition is inevitable, and Wyoming can act now to make sure it’s done right.