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By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 30, 2019

The City of Riverton is now a formal participant in the creation of the Bureau of Land Management's environmental impact statement for the Moneta Divide oil ...

From staff reports
Jun 9, 2019

The Bureau of Land Management hosts a public meeting from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, in the Riverton Branch Library Com-munity Room, 1330 W. Park, to discuss ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 5, 2019

The third round of the $20 million Carbon XPRIZE competition officially began June 1, when five of 10 finalists were invited to begin testing their ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jun 5, 2019

He graduated from Riverton High School on May 27, 2012. That Sunday afternoon as his fellow classmates celebrated across the community, Sergio Ramos Jr. drove ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 5, 2019

Wyoming coal production was down almost 12.5 million tons in 2018 but still hadn't reached the low reported two years ago. Only 297.5 million tons of coal was ...

Steve Peck, Publisher
May 21, 2019

First in a series Aethon Energy planners are counting on Boysen Reservoir to dilute pollutants from higher volumes of discharge water from the planned ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 14, 2017

Wyoming lawmakers failed to pass a bill this year that would have increased taxes on wind production, but Sen. Cale Case, R-Lander, doesn't think the idea is ...

By Robert H. Peck, Staff Writer
Jun 14, 2017

Exposed during runoff from heavy spring snow, the hole could be part of the original Federal Gold Mining Co. production shaft from 1898. A sinkhole ...

From staff reports
Jun 14, 2017

Here's our 62nd versions of the annual Mining and Energy Edition. It's produced each year to coincide with the summer convention of the Wyoming Mining ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jun 14, 2017

Our 62nd mining and energy edition bridges generations. What's the most important story in this year's Mining and Energy Edition? There's no ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jun 14, 2017

Our industry is smaller, but Wyoming can thrive on it, plus diversification Wyoming's energy industry is the smallest it's been in years. So is the ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 14, 2017

Jim Gores began to notice the impacts of global economic forces on the Wyoming energy industry almost 10 years ago, at the height of the Great Recession. The ...


By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Jun 14, 2017

More than 200 abandoned natural gas wells on the Wind River Indian Reservation might undergo remediation, and the work can be one of several ways to help ...

By Robert H. Peck, Staff Writer
Jun 14, 2017

Restoration work brings more life to historic site steadily Despite budget shortfalls and unexpected obstacles, the Carissa Mine and Mill restoration ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jun 14, 2017

The Environmental Protection Agency may have walked away, and the attention from Wyoming's Department of Environmental Quality has fizzled, but the lack of ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 14, 2017

Wyoming's minerals and energy operated at its safest level in years in 2016. There were no fatalities on Wyoming mine sites in 2016 and fewer lost-time ...

The Associated Press
Apr 13, 2017

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The State of Wyoming has been awarded up to $2 million in federal funds to retrain workers in the northeast part of the state who lost their ...

From staff reports
Apr 9, 2017

HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 15 this week to 839. A year ago, 443 rigs were active. Houston ...


From staff reports
Apr 9, 2017

In 2016, Magpul expanded its Cheyenne operations to meet the huge market demand in the firearms industry. However, in the first quarter of 2017, the ...

From staff reports
Mar 28, 2017

About 40 percent of coal produced in the U.S. comes from federal land in Western states. BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- President Donald Trump's move to ...

From wire reports
Mar 28, 2017

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Oil has been pumped into a controversial section of the Dakota Access pipeline after months of delays caused by protests and Native ...


The Associated Press
Mar 10, 2017

(AP) -- Peabody Energy will cover coal mine reclamation in Wyoming with third-party insurance rather than self-bonding. Peabody is the last of the large coal ...

From wire reports
Feb 12, 2017

HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of drilling rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 12 during week to stand at 741. A year ago, 541 rigs ...

The Associated Press
Feb 5, 2017

The U.S. rig count peaked at 4,530 in 1981, and it bottomed out in May at 404. HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in ...


From staff reports
Jan 22, 2017

HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. leaped by 35 this week to 694. A year ago, 637 rigs were active. Houston ...

The Associated Press
Dec 8, 2016

The Chokecherry-Sierra Madre farm in Wyoming is one of the biggest wind energy projects in the United States. CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- One of the ...

The Associated Press
Dec 2, 2016

The agency says the review failed to look closely at potential environmental impacts. LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) -- The Environmental Protection Agency has ...


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