All Posts Tagged With: "Wyoming oil and gas lease sales"
“We don’t see any reason why the state shouldn’t be getting what private landowners can get. We’ve heard of private landowners getting more than 20 percent. So, why should we, the people of Wyoming, settle for less?,” asks Dan Neal, executive director of the Equality State Policy Center.28Jun2011 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
Last year was a very good year for the mineral industry in Wyoming, according to final results issued by the state Department of Revenue’s Mineral Tax Division. The total take was more than $15 billion, a sharp rebound from 2009, which saw the figure plummet to $12.6 billion.8Jun2011 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
$998,089 in leasing rights and rental fees were generated this week at the BLM’s quarterly oil and gas lease auction held in Cheyenne. Nearly half of the receipts go to the State of Wyoming. A total of 13,821 acres in 13 parcels were sold.6May2011 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
The agency said the backlog totaling 1,501 leases was caused by new policies and concerns over wildlife and the environment in the summer of 2010, particularly the status of the Sage Grouse, as well as the change in presidential administrations.4Apr2011 | admin | 0 comments | Continued