Oil and Gas Commission http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Wyoming Oil And Gas Supervisor Resigns http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-oil-and-gas-supervisor-resigns-0 <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">After less than a year on the job, Wyoming’s oil and gas supervisor is resigning, effective Tuesday. Oil and Gas Conservation Commission Chair Bridget Hill declined to comment on Grant Black’s sudden resignation other than to say the Commission accepted it unanimously and thanked him for his service. Black didn’t return a call for comment.</span></p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 21:53:26 +0000 Stephanie Joyce 56136 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming Oil And Gas Supervisor Resigns Exemptions to Fracking Chemical Disclosure Law To Receive Renewed Scrutiny http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/exemptions-fracking-chemical-disclosure-law-receive-renewed-scrutiny <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Environmental and landowner groups are celebrating after the Wyoming Supreme Court found a lower court had ruled in error regarding disclosure of the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing or fracking.</span></p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 21:49:29 +0000 Stephanie Joyce 55247 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Exemptions to Fracking Chemical Disclosure Law To Receive Renewed Scrutiny Oil & gas regulators look at protecting state from bad actors http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/oil-gas-regulators-look-protecting-state-bad-actors <p>Oil and gas operators need more insurance, or bonding. That&rsquo;s what the leaders of several state agencies told the legislature&rsquo;s Minerals Committee at a meeting today. They said there&rsquo;s a gap in how much money is available and how much is needed to deal with abandoned oil and gas wells. The question is: where will that money come from?</p><p></p><p>Oil and Gas Commission Supervisor, Grant Black, says the bonding structure can be changed to avoid similar problems in the future.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 00:44:33 +0000 Irina Zhorov 47549 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Oil & gas regulators look at protecting state from bad actors 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