Environmental concerns cause Wyoming to plug 316 producing oil wells
A heated discussion over what to do with 316 producing wells took place last week in Wyoming. The Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission decided Tuesday to plug the wells, which once belonged to BW Oil LLC, and forfeit a $168,000 bond on the field, reports Casper Star Tribune. The company violated a July 2014 order to clean up oil spills and fix inadequately cased wells.

In 2015, the field produced $159,000 worth of oil, but cost $196,000 to operate, according to a th...

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