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Stories tagged: Mining and energy

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 ...


From staff reports
Nov 13, 2016

Arch Coal has kicked off its signature Teacher Achievement Awards Program. Now entering its 17th year, it is the longest-running, privately sponsored teacher ...

From wire reports
Nov 10, 2016

There is growing international demand for uranium, according to a recent paper produced by the Wyoming Geological Survey. Authored by state geologist Robert ...

By Mead Gruver, The Associated Press
Nov 2, 2016

The change could generate an estimated $2 million a year in additional revenue by encouraging more participation by petroleum developers who don't have to ...


From wire reports
Oct 30, 2016

(AP)R00;-- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 4 this week to 557. A year ago, 775 rigs were active. Depressed ...

By Mead Gruver, The Associated Press
Oct 18, 2016

CHEYENNE (AP) -- With dreams of turning carbon dioxide into everything from concrete to fish food, teams from six countries have advanced beyond the first ...

The Associated Press
Aug 21, 2016

HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 10 this week to 491. A year ago, 885 rigs were active. Depressed ...


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