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High Plains Gas Presents Plans to Restart CBM Wells in Powder River Basin

A number of idle coalbed methane (CBM) wells in the Powder River Basin could be restarted as parts of plans drawn up by High Plains Gas. The Sheridan-based CBM company has presented Wyoming state officials with plans to reactivate the idle CBM wells.

| July 18th, 2014 | Continued

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The U.S. Grid is the Worst in the Industrialized World (outages are up 285%!)

Power outages in the United States are up an astonishing 285% since 1984. The U.S. ranks last among the top nine Western industrialized nations in the average length of outages.

| July 15th, 2014 | Continued

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Wyoming’s Largest Railroads Shipped More Crude Oil, Natural Gas and Gasoline in 2013

Much of the oil, natural gas and gasoline traveling by train in Wyoming was hauled by the Union Pacific, and the vast majority originated outside the state.

| July 2nd, 2014 | Continued

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As The Energy Boom Goes Urban, Wyoming Now Faces Many Of Colorado’s Challenges

Although Wyoming has a long history with oil and gas, it’s almost always been in rural areas. A boom in Laramie County would change that and some say the state is ill-prepared to deal with the issues that arise when communities bump up against drilling.

| June 24th, 2014 | Continued

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Wyoming to Test for Same Groundwater Pollutants in Pavillion

State officials said Thursday that they intend to test the Pavillion area’s groundwater for nearly all the potential pollutants examined by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in its study of the region’s water supplies.

| June 14th, 2014 | Continued

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Public Meetings Set for Massive Converse Oil
and Gas County Project

The project consists of drilling up to 5,000 new oil and gas wells on 1,500 well pads over a 10-year period. The BLM is preparing an environmental impact statement to analyze the impacts associated with the project.

| May 24th, 2014 | Continued

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WYOGCC Approves Microbes Process to Convert Coal into Methane in Wyoming

A novel technique for extracting methane from hard to reach coal deposits is set to be applied at a project site in Wyoming. Technology from Ciris Energy, which focuses on the microbial bioconversion of carbon has been approved by the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality for deployment

18Jul2014 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Oil and Gas Help Drive State Economy

State economist Jim Robinson points to the modest rebound in natural gas prices and the increased number of oil and gas drilling permit applications as a jobs creator. Wyoming’s oil and gas industry currently provides 17,100 jobs, 400 more jobs than in May 2013.

8Jul2014 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Arkose–Cantex Acquires Interest in Wyoming Oilfield

Cantex Energy Corp. announced today that it has entered a Letter of Intent to acquire a 60% Working Interest in the ESPY oil and gas field in Carbon County Wyoming from Thorofare Resources Inc.

23Jun2014 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Gov Mead Begs for Coal’s Rescue While Denying Man’s Role in Climate Crisis

he mining industry and the $1.2 billion in annual revenue Wyoming reaps from it are indeed under threat. After peaking at more than 460 million tons in 2008, Wyoming coal production has declined to a pace of about 400 million tons annually today.

24May2014 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Feds Reviewing Plan for 5,000 New Wyoming Oil, Gas Wells

The Bureau of Land Management published a formal notice in the Federal Register on Friday that energy companies want to drill the wells over a 10-year period on more than 2,300 square miles in Converse County.

20May2014 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Wyoming Energy Updates

Largest Wind Power Development Proposed
No More Approval of Drilling Permits Verbally
$935 Million Oil Asset Sale in Wyoming
Editorial board: Why Just Focus on Setbacks?

16May2014 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Analyst Predicts World’s Next Shale Boom — and It’s Not China

The world’s next shale revolution likely will be in Australia, which appears to be the most attractive place for companies to pursue tight oil and gas, according to a Lux Research analysis released Tuesday.

14May2014 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Feds Failed to Inspect Higher Risk Oil
and Gas Wells

Investigators said weak control by the Interior Department’s Bureau of Land Management resulted from policies based
on outdated science and from incomplete monitoring data.

12May2014 | | 0 comments | Continued