Buoyed by unexpectedly high oil and gas prices, revenue collected by Wyoming during the 2021 fiscal year far outstripped earlier estimates.
A group of employees at a northern Wyoming power plant are speaking out against the vaccine mandate.
The announcement comes as officials are set to hold lease sales in numerous Western states next year amid a fierce debate over federal fossil fuel reserves.
With four weeks left before Wyoming’s last underground coal mine shutters, the employee transition is well underway.
The report found advanced nuclear projects like Wyoming’s Natrium plant could prove cheaper, more flexible and more efficient than traditional nuclear reactors.
Natural gas bills are already unseasonably high. With the season’s first wintry nights on the way, they’re about to get even higher.
The royalties would apply to some uranium, bentonite and trona operations in Wyoming.
In the four months since TerraPower and Rocky Mountain Power announced plans to build an advanced nuclear facility at a retiring Wyoming coal plant, the state has emerged as an early industry leader.
Entangled in the congressional infrastructure debate, Wyoming’s biggest source of mine cleanup funding expired last week, raising questions about the future of reclamation.
The agency published its complete list of nominated lands on Aug. 31, and initiated a public scoping period that lasted from Sept. 1–Oct. 1. It has not yet set a date for the sale.
A new energy tax structure that would be shared across all electricity producers failed to gain support among a group of Wyoming lawmakers.
Sen. John Barrasso introduced a bipartisan bill on Friday that aims to prevent wildfires and boost the natural carbon storage capacity of forests and rangelands.
The disputed gas production occurred in Wyoming’s Powder River Basin and New Mexico’s San Juan Basin.
Fifteen of the workers will move to jobs at the neighboring surface mine, and 10 will retire. The company expects another 10–12 positions to open at the surface mine before the closure. That leaves upwards of 50 workers lacking a clear path to employment after November.
Bridger Coal Company will close its underground mining operation near Rock Springs in November. Ninety-four employees will be affected, though not all will be laid off.
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Western wildfires are spreading farther. They’re burning hotter. And now they’re climbing higher.
Twenty years ago, after the events of Sept. 11, 2001, shattered Americans’ sense of safety, a stable energy supply didn’t feel like such a given. Suddenly, it seemed more like a vulnerability.
Wyoming’s largest utility committed last week to exiting coal in the next two decades. The plan has drawn criticism from coal advocates and opponents alike.
Retraining of Wyoming’s energy workers has become a focal point for lawmakers and industry experts, who see potential for both calamity and possibility in the state’s changing job market.
With nearly half of the state's land owned by the federal government, Wyoming tops the potential lease count. The federal government is considering 459 parcels of Wyoming land, totaling more than 568,000 acres, for the upcoming lease sale.
Despite a federal court ruling, the administration has been slow to reinstate the oil and gas leasing program.
Unlike Wyoming, PacifiCorp is turning away from fossil fuels.