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Surface Transportation Board chair says he’s committed to filling coal vacancies

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Surface Transportation Board Chairman Martin J. Oberman said in a letter today to Wyoming’s U.S. senators that he's committed to filling coal-related vacancies on the board’s Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee as soon...

Gas prices at lowest level since February; Campbell County’s average gas price down 14...

GILLETTE, Wyo. — As the nation’s average gas price fell for the third straight week, so too did Campbell County’s. While the nation saw overall gas prices fall 12.4 cents from a week ago,...

Wyoming senators: Surface Transportation Board chairman should add coal industry representation

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Wyoming's U.S. senators asked Surface Transportation Board Chairman Martin J. Oberman in a letter Nov. 18 to fill three vacant seats on the board's Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee with coal...

Wyoming Energy Authority awards Upton rare elements project $4.4 million grant

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Wyoming Energy Authority awarded Rare Element Resources a $4.4 million grant to advance its rare earth element processing and separation demonstration plant project in Upton, the company announced Monday. With the grant,...

Gas prices fall ahead of Thanksgiving weekend; Campbell County sees 15 cent drop

GILLETTE, Wyo. — The nation's average gas price fell for the second straight week, this time down 11.9 cents from a week ago to $3.64. Campbell County's average price fell 15 cents from last...

Groups petition to keep taxpayers from cleaning oil and gas messes

Insufficient bonds to ensure cleanup of wellsites is a particular concern in Wyoming, petitioners say, where federal minerals make up the bulk of production. by Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile WYOFILE -- Conservation and taxpayer advocacy groups filed...
Peabody Energy Headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri (Courtesy of Paul Sableman/Flickr, Creative Commons)

Peabody and subsidiaries buy up about two-thirds of their senior secured notes

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Peabody, PIC AU Holdings LLC and PIC AU Holdings Corporation announced that about two-thirds of their 10.000% senior secured notes due 2024 offer had been tendered as of the 5 p.m....

BLM, USFWS ask public to comment on Two Rivers Wind Project

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Wyomingites have until Dec. 9 to respond to the Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's request for comment on an environmental assessment for a proposed wind energy...

Wyoming stakeholders asked to weigh in on applying for direct air capture funding

GILLETTE, Wyo. — The University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources, the Wyoming Business Council and the Wyoming Energy Authority are considering applying for funding through the U.S. Department of Energy's Four Regional Clean...

Conservation groups petition BLM to raise oil and gas bonding rates

GILLETTE, Wyo. — The Western Organization of Resource Councils, Taxpayers for Common Sense and the Natural Resources Defense Council this morning petitioned the Department of the Interior and the Bureau of Land Management to...