Post Tagged with: "Wyoming"

More energy is used per person for transportation in states with low population density

More energy is used per person for transportation in states with low population density

EIA


Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: Great report from the EIA – However I have one question – How will all of the people leaving the major population centers change this report? 

According to the latest data estimates in …

Photo courtesy of the Casper Regional Landfill staff

Wind turbine blades being disposed of in Casper landfill

Source: Cowboy State Daily


The Casper landfill will soon be the home of more than 1,000 decommissioned wind turbine blades and motor housing units.

According to Cindie Langston, solid waste manager for the Casper Regional Landfill, the materials will be …

October 8, 2019 - 4:31 pm Energy News, Renewable Energy
Alaska Is the Biggest Bet Yet for Texas’s Anti-Shale Oil Billionaire

Alaska Is the Biggest Bet Yet for Texas’s Anti-Shale Oil Billionaire

From Bloomberg


Hildebrand gained fortune buying old, conventional oil assets, bet may be timely as investors begin to sour on shale

Texas oilman Jeffery Hildebrand became a billionaire by shunning the shale revolution taking place in his home state. Now, …

U.S. Shale Oil Output to Rise to Record 8.77 Million bpd in Sept – EIA

U.S. Shale Oil Output to Rise to Record 8.77 Million bpd in Sept – EIA

From Reuters


U.S. oil output from seven major shale formations is expected to rise by 85,000 barrels per day (bpd) in September, to a record 8.77 million bpd, the U.S. Energy Information Administration forecast in its monthly drilling productivity report …

Source: Amplify Energy

Shareholders of Amplify Energy and Midstates Petroleum Greenlight Merger

By Tyler Losier, Energy Reporter, Oil & Gas 360

Amplify Energy and Midstates Petroleum to merge after receiving shareholder approval
Amplify Energy Corporation (stock ticker: AMPY), a Houston-based independent E&P, has received the necessary shareholder approval for its previously announced

Cuda Oil and Gas Divests Quebec for US $8.05 Million

Cuda Oil and Gas Divests Quebec for US $8.05 Million

By Tyler Losier, Energy Reporter, Oil & Gas 360

Cuda Oil and Gas to sell all of its Quebec assets for a transaction value of US $8.05 Million
Cuda Oil and Gas Inc. (stock ticker: CUDA), a Calgary-based E&P with

Wyoming Coal Mines Close

Wyoming Coal Mines Close

From the Casper Star-Tribune

Two coal mines in Wyoming closed and sent 700 workers home Monday afternoon after their owner filed for bankruptcy, the latest blow to a region that has been battered by an economic downturn in the fossil …

July 2, 2019 - 5:19 am Closing Bell Story‎, Commodity Pricing, Energy News
Source: Plains All American Pipeline, L.P.

Anticipating More Wyoming Crude: Saddlehorn Pipeline Capacity to Expand by 50%

By Tyler Losier, Energy Reporter, Oil & Gas 360

New Ft. Laramie origin point announced, open season launched
Saddlehorn Pipeline Company, owned in part and operated by Magellan Midstream (stock ticker: MMP), is planning to expand its Saddlehorn pipeline to

Historic Agreement Could Finally Open Up Overseas Markets for Western States’ Natural Gas

Historic Agreement Could Finally Open Up Overseas Markets for Western States’ Natural Gas

From the Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — Signers inked a historic agreement Thursday at the Governor’s Energy Summit, potentially opening up natural gas markets for Western states and the Ute Indian Tribe by looping in the Wyoming Pipeline Authority.…

A Look at U.S.A.’s Energy States: Which Are the Best and Worst for Business?

A Look at U.S.A.’s Energy States: Which Are the Best and Worst for Business?

CEOs rank Texas at the top, California at the bottom

Chief Executive magazine has published its newest list of the best and worst states for business. Texas ranked Number One—again. California is Number 50—again.

In the executive summary of

May 16, 2019 - 1:09 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Economy, Jobs
Samson Resources Brings in Wells, Puts Green River Basin Assets Up for Sale

Samson Resources Brings in Wells, Puts Green River Basin Assets Up for Sale

Samson Resources II, LLC Announces Strong IP 30-day Rates from Four Vertical Well Fort Union Pad in the Green River Basin and Launch of Data Room for the Sale of its Green River Basin Assets

Courtesy of Chesapeake

Chesapeake Sees Growth from Less-Crowded Wyoming Basin in Second Half

From Reuters

Oil and gas producer Chesapeake Energy Corp on Wednesday reported better-than-expected quarterly production and said it expects growth in the second half to get a boost from the less-crowded Powder River Basin in Wyoming.

Chesapeake has been moving …

May 8, 2019 - 5:22 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Crude Oil News, Energy News
Cloud Peak Energy Gets Short Reprieve Amid Bankruptcy Concerns

Cloud Peak Energy Gets Short Reprieve Amid Bankruptcy Concerns

From the Casper Star-Tribune

Cloud Peak Energy gained another week of reprieve last Tuesday, when the coal company reached an agreement with creditors to extend a grace period for their unpaid debt until May 7.

In a filing last Wednesday …

May 6, 2019 - 12:21 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News
New Mineral Owners Association to Address Permitting War in Wyoming

New Mineral Owners Association to Address Permitting War in Wyoming

Thousands of acres locked up by big companies with no drilling lowers our values, mineral owners say

From the Casper Star-Tribune

Sparked by a permitting war among Wyoming’s oil and gas producers, mineral owners in eastern Wyoming say they are …

Wyoming’s Third Largest Coal Producer Faces Debt Payment Deadline on Monday, Default, Possible Bankruptcy

Wyoming’s Third Largest Coal Producer Faces Debt Payment Deadline on Monday, Default, Possible Bankruptcy

Rough going for Cloud Peak Energy

From the Casper Star-Tribune

Wyoming’s third-largest coal producer faces possible bankruptcy in the days ahead as the deadline approaches for a $1.8 million debt payment that the firm has left unpaid.

Cloud Peak Energy, …

April 12, 2019 - 8:01 am Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News
BP’s Sale Plan Buried by Snow in Wyoming Oil and Gas Field

BP’s Sale Plan Buried by Snow in Wyoming Oil and Gas Field

From Reuters

BP’s plan to sell its interest in a half-million acres (202,340 hectares) of land in Wyoming dotted with 2,000 oil and gas wells has been put on ice.

Over 4 feet (1.3 meters) of snow fell this winter …

Federal Judge Blocks Trump Administration from Drilling on Federal Land

Federal Judge Blocks Trump Administration from Drilling on Federal Land

The ruling temporarily halts drilling on 300,000 acres of federal land leases in Wyoming

From Fortune

A federal judge has ruled the Interior Department failed to consider the environmental impact of oil and gas leasing in the Western U.S. states, …

March 20, 2019 - 2:01 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Regulatory
Coal Mining’s Decline: Bankruptcy Judge Strips Retiree Healthcare and Union Contract, Introduces Virginia Businessman to Wyoming Coal

Coal Mining’s Decline: Bankruptcy Judge Strips Retiree Healthcare and Union Contract, Introduces Virginia Businessman to Wyoming Coal

From the Casper Star-Tribune

Westmoreland Coal’s path in Wyoming

The bankruptcy judge in the Westmoreland case ruled in favor of the coal firm Friday, which had sought to eliminate retiree health benefits and break the Kemmerer coal mine’s union contract

February 18, 2019 - 7:11 am Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Law
An Inexperienced Oil and Gas Commission Faces a Permitting War in Wyoming

An Inexperienced Oil and Gas Commission Faces a Permitting War in Wyoming

There’s a war for operatorship in Wyoming’s Powder River Basin, evidenced in 25,000 applications for drilling permits filed with the state. That war is starting to bog down monthly hearings and burden the staff of the Wyoming Oil and Gas

Wyoming Oil and Gas Regulators Approve Large Flaring Allowance as Infrastructure Is Built

Wyoming Oil and Gas Regulators Approve Large Flaring Allowance as Infrastructure Is Built

From The Casper Star Tribune

Wyoming regulators will allow an oil and gas firm to flare up to 4 million cubic feet of gas per day from two wells in the Powder River Basin for up to three months while …

January 9, 2019 - 3:43 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Natural Gas News
Williams Weighs Selling Stake in Wyoming Pipeline

Williams Weighs Selling Stake in Wyoming Pipeline

From Bloomberg

  • Its 50% of Jackalope system could fetch more than $500 million
  • Division gathers and processes gas in Powder River Basin

 

Williams Cos., one of the biggest natural gas pipeline operators in the U.S., is seeking buyers …

November 30, 2018 - 12:33 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News
Tallgrass Energy Announces Pony Express Pipeline Expansion

Tallgrass Energy Announces Pony Express Pipeline Expansion

Tallgrass Energy Announces Pony Express Pipeline Expansion

November 15, 2018 - 6:30 am Closing Bell Story‎, Midstream, Press Releases
Wyoming Watching Colorado’s Anti-Fracing Ballot Issue

Wyoming Watching Colorado’s Anti-Fracing Ballot Issue

From the AP/Sheridan Media

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Energy leaders in Wyoming are closely watching the fate of a Colorado ballot initiative that would severely limit fracking on non-federal land in that state.

The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports that Colorado-based …

October 29, 2018 - 12:45 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Politics & Opinions
Wyoming Has 18,000 Drilling Permits in the Queue for Approval and 30 Active Rigs

Wyoming Has 18,000 Drilling Permits in the Queue for Approval and 30 Active Rigs

Wyoming attractive as other basins face challenges

From the Casper Star Tribune

With not enough pipeline capacity to move the prolific mineral development in Texas’s Permian basin, large firms are thinking of distributing their resources elsewhere.

A number of companies …

Voters Could Dramatically Curtail Drilling in Colorado, but if Production Moves, who will Benefit?

Voters Could Dramatically Curtail Drilling in Colorado, but if Production Moves, who will Benefit?

From The Casper Star-Tribune

Until recently, people in Cheyenne, Wyoming would rarely encounter a drilling rig close to home. They might spot the light of a flare in the dark distance, like a candle flickering above the prairie, but the …

September 4, 2018 - 9:54 am Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Law, Politics & Opinions
Energy Promoter Sentenced to 18 months, $14.4 Million for Stealing $5 Million from DOE Stimulus Grant

Energy Promoter Sentenced to 18 months, $14.4 Million for Stealing $5 Million from DOE Stimulus Grant

Michael J. Ruffatto, promoter of the never-built Two Elk project near Gillette, pleaded guilty to federal criminal fraud charges

From WyoFile

PITTSBURGH — A federal judge sentenced Two Elk power plant promoter Michael J. Ruffatto to 18 months in prison …

July 5, 2018 - 1:10 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News
Samson Resources II Expands in Sweetwater

Samson Resources II Expands in Sweetwater

Privately held Samson Resources has acquired approximately 33,000 gross acres / 10,500 net acres plus working interests in 30 wells (29 operated by Samson) in the company’s core operating area of Sweetwater County, Wyoming. Samson acquired the acreage and wells …

June 11, 2018 - 1:59 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Oil and Gas 360 Articles
Wyoming Coal Production Reflects Demand for Higher Heat

Wyoming Coal Production Reflects Demand for Higher Heat

Nation’s largest two surface mines mostly hold course, others see large drops

From the Casper Star Tribune

Wyoming mines that produce lower heat coal appear to have struggled in the first quarter of the year while the state’s largest mines …

May 1, 2018 - 11:16 am Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News
Grieve CO2 EOR Project

Elk Petroleum’s Grieve CO2 Project Starts Production

Elk Petroleum Limited (ticker: ELK) has commenced production on its Grieve CO2 EOR Project. The company said it expects initial gross oil production of 1,100-1,200 BOPD.

CEO Brad Lingo commented, “I’m exceedingly pleased to announce the start-up of oil production …

$20 Million XPRIZE: International CO2 Competition Leaps to Final Round for 5 Wyoming and 5 Alberta Teams

$20 Million XPRIZE: International CO2 Competition Leaps to Final Round for 5 Wyoming and 5 Alberta Teams

One Alberta team and one Wyoming team will each collect a $7.5 million grand prize

Finalist teams are from India, China, Scotland, Canada and the U.S. – competition is sponsored by NRG Energy and Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance

In

April 10, 2018 - 7:56 am Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Power Generation