seismic exploration http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Seismic exploration company fails to reclaim land damage http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/seismic-exploration-company-fails-reclaim-land-damage <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Seismic exploration company, GeoKinetics, has been fined for failing to properly reclaim land damaged during work it did with Fidelity Exploration and Production Company in southeast Wyoming.</p><p></p><p>Last May, the Oil and Gas Conservation Commission issued a fine for $20,000 for damages to ranchers’ land, but half of it was suspended pending successful reclamation. Now the remaining $10,000 has been re-imposed by the Commission.</p><p></p> Wed, 13 Mar 2013 13:31:52 +0000 Irina Zhorov 37921 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Seismic exploration company fails to reclaim land damage Senate passes seismic exploration bill http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/senate-passes-seismic-exploration-bill <p>The Wyoming Senate defeated a bill dealing with seismic exploration, reconsidered it, and then passed it.&nbsp;</p><p>Supporters say that the goal of the legislation is to set tiered bonding for seismic exploration.&nbsp;</p><p>Wyoming Stockgrowers Association Executive Vice President Jim Magagna says the bonding will be based on the size of the acreage being accessed.&nbsp; &nbsp;He says that the bill was amended to say that when seismic</p><p></p> Fri, 01 Feb 2013 12:31:35 +0000 Bob Beck 36053 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Senate passes seismic exploration bill