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Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission

216 energy project to get CARES money

CASPER (WNE) — The $12 million in CARES Act funding allocated for the second round of the Energy Rebound Program will be distributed among 216 selected projects, the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission announced Friday. Gov. Mark Gordon established…

New oil and gas rule showing promising results

By Camille Erickson  Casper Star-Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange CASPER – A new rule designed to ease the number of drilling applications received by the state and level the playing field for oil and gas operators appears to be working…

Legislators eye mineral tax cuts

By Camille Erickson Casper Star-Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange CASPER — Wyoming lawmakers mulled ways to prop up the ailing oil and gas industry Monday, including possible cuts to state mineral taxes. The Legislature’s Joint Minerals, Business and Economic Development…

Oil prices spike with Iranian action, effect likely temporary

By Camille Erickson Casper Star-Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange CASPER — Crude prices spiked over the weekend after the U.S. assassinated a top Iranian military official Friday in Baghdad, bringing additional volatility to the oil-rich region. Brent crude, a global marker for…

Wyo gas revenues down 74% in ‘new reality’

By Angus M. Thuermer Jr., WyoFile.com As leaders scramble to prop up the state’s troubled coal industry, a “new reality” threatens from another key sector: Declining natural gas production has cut Wyoming’s annual gas tax income 74% in 12 years….