crude oil http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Booming Oil And Gas Production Taxes Pipeline Network http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/booming-oil-and-gas-production-taxes-pipeline-network <p>In the first quarter of 2014, the United States surpassed both Russia and Saudi Arabia as the world’s largest oil producer. It already hit that mark for natural gas late last year. All of that oil and gas has to be transported from the fields where it’s drilled to refineries and processing plants, and most of that is done by pipeline, but the nation’s pipeline infrastructure isn’t currently up to the task.</p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 23:47:03 +0000 Stephanie Joyce 61209 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Booming Oil And Gas Production Taxes Pipeline Network Secrecy Prevails With Crude-By-Rail Data http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/secrecy-prevails-crude-rail-data <p><span style="color: rgb(102, 102, 102); font-size: 17.108px; line-height: 1.5;">Hundreds of thousands of tank cars full of crude oil snake across the nation each year, and the number is only increasing. &nbsp;In the last five years, the number has jumped 14-fold. Sun, 22 Jun 2014 14:58:14 +0000 Stephanie Joyce 60209 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Secrecy Prevails With Crude-By-Rail Data State Promises Union Pacific Confidentiality For Crude Train Data http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/state-promises-union-pacific-confidentiality-crude-train-data <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">In the wake of recent derailments and explosions of crude oil trains, state officials will start receiving information about when those trains are moving through their states. Sat, 07 Jun 2014 00:54:59 +0000 Stephanie Joyce 59485 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org State Promises Union Pacific Confidentiality For Crude Train Data Potential for Gas Price Increase If Oil Ban Lifted http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/potential-gas-price-increase-if-oil-ban-lifted <p>For forty years the U-S has banned the export of most all crude oil. Matt Laslo reports a new debate is raging in Washington over whether to end the ban.</p><p>MATT LASLO: The U-S banned crude oil exports after the Arab oil embargo of 1973. It’s been in place since, which has negatively impacted global oil prices. Wyoming Republican Senator John Barrasso says he’s ready to lift the ban.</p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 23:46:41 +0000 Matt Laslo 53060 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Potential for Gas Price Increase If Oil Ban Lifted Report calls for better oversight of oil and gas production http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/report-calls-better-oversight-oil-and-gas-production <p>Current regulations are inadequate for monitoring and controlling oil and gas development, according to<a href="http://worc.org/userfiles/file/waterreddown.pdf"> a new report</a> from a coalition of western resource councils. In particular, the report focuses on the potential problems surrounding treatment and disposal of produced water, the contaminated water that's pulled up along with oil in the drilling process.<br /> Sat, 09 Nov 2013 00:25:56 +0000 Stephanie Joyce 49649 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Report calls for better oversight of oil and gas production Gas prices rise, but not as much as elsewhere http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/gas-prices-rise-not-much-elsewhere <div style="margin:0 0 10pt 0;"><span lang="en-US"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size:11pt;"><font size="4"><span style="font-size:14pt;">Gas prices are up across the Rocky Mountain States as Canadian oil costs increase. Although this means that prices in Wyoming are back to more than $3.00 per gallon, Wyoming drivers are still paying less than the national average. </span></font></span></font></span><br><p></p> Wed, 13 Feb 2013 14:12:55 +0000 Chelsea Biondolillo 36616 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Gas prices rise, but not as much as elsewhere Laramie Gas Prices Lowest in Nation http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/laramie-gas-prices-lowest-nation <p></p><p>It’s a good time to fill up in Wyoming, especially if you live in Laramie—which boasts the lowest gas prices in the nation, at $2.47. The state average is&nbsp;$2.83, which is about two and a half dollars less than the national average. &nbsp;That’s according to&nbsp;<a href="http://gasbuddy.com/" target="_blank">gasbuddy.com</a>,&nbsp;which collects data from&nbsp;volunteer price spotters around the country.</p><p>Gas Buddy&nbsp;Senior Petroleum Analyst, Patrick DeHaan says Wyoming’s&nbsp;location, low taxes, and prolific refineries contribute to the low prices.</p> Wed, 09 Jan 2013 00:53:36 +0000 Sara Hossaini 35004 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Laramie Gas Prices Lowest in Nation