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‘First of its kind’ underground CO2 storage project approved near Kemmerer

GILLETTE, Wyo. — A new carbon storage proposal garnered federal approval Friday, clearing the way for the first underground carbon dioxide storage projects on Bureau of Land Management lands in southwestern Wyoming. The projects, proposed...

ExxonMobil to store CO2 on BLM lands in Wyoming

Up to 60 million cubic feet of CO2 per day from the Shute Creek natural gas plant can now be permanently sequestered underground in southwest Wyoming. Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile ExxonMobil has received a federal permit to inject...

Wyoming files motion against groups’ claims challenging federal lease sale

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming has filed a motion to intervene in a pair of cases filed by advocacy groups challenging Bureau of Land Management oil and gas lease sale held earlier this summer, according...

Peabody announces results of purchase of senior secured notes

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Wholly-owned subsidiaries of coal producer Peabody, PIC AU Holdings LLC, and PIC AU Holdings Corp. announced Aug. 29 they repurchased $18.214 million in aggregate principal amount of their 10.000% senior secured...

National average for gas falls for 11th week; Campbell County now has Wyoming’s cheapest...

GILLETTE, Wyo. — The national average price for a gallon of gasoline fell for the 11th consecutive week, and price drops in Campbell County mean it now has the cheapest gas in the state. GasBuddy,...

Barrasso pushes for energy independence in Wyoming at the Rockies Petroleum Conference

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Sen. John Barrasso wants Washington, D.C. to leave Wyoming’s energy sector alone. That stance was among the senator’s talking points Thursday as he spoke to representatives of the state’s oil and gas...

Former Vice President Mike Pence gives words of encouragement to Wyoming’s oil, gas industry

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — In his keynote speech at the Rockies Petroleum Conference in Cheyenne, Former Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday thanked the organizations for their contributions to the nation's energy production. "Maybe other than...
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Court rulings threaten to hasten Wyo coal’s demise

A federal agency must now consider coal’s climate and public health toll as a potential reason to decline leasing more coal reserves. Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile A federal judge in Montana issued two separate decisions this month that...

Wyoming governor calls for industry, community input to help coalition develop regional hydrogen hub

GILLETTE, Wyo. — On Thursday, Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon’s office shared a press release from the Western Interstate Hydrogen Hub Coalition seeking input from industry leaders, elected officials, community groups, tribes and residents to...

Virtual reality allows Rockpile Museum visitors an inside look at coal equipment

GILLETTE, Wyo. —  With virtual reality courtesy of Gillette College, Rockpile Museum visitors now have a 360-degree view of eight different pieces of equipment that help facilitate work at local coal mines. While still sitting on...