Grant Black http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Commissioners Appoint New Oil And Gas Supervisor http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/commissioners-appoint-new-oil-and-gas-supervisor <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">The Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has a new permanent supervisor. Mark Watson received a unanimous vote from the commissioners.</span></p> Tue, 13 May 2014 19:16:53 +0000 Stephanie Joyce 58223 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Commissioners Appoint New Oil And Gas Supervisor 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 Pavillion report tentatively to be released this year http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/pavillion-report-tentatively-be-released-year <p>The Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission says it hopes to file a report about well bore integrity in Pavillion by the end of the year.</p><p></p><p>The report will be part of a larger effort to figure out the causes of groundwater contamination in Pavillion. The study will include a total of about 50 oil and gas exploration and production wells located within a quarter mile of 14 domestic water wells.</p> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 23:01:58 +0000 Irina Zhorov 44768 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Pavillion report tentatively to be released this year Wyoming’s Oil and Gas Supervisor discusses issues from flaring to fracking http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-s-oil-and-gas-supervisor-discusses-issues-flaring-fracking <p>Wyoming Public Radio’s Bob Beck spoke with the new supervisor of the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, Grant Black.&nbsp; Since he started the job a few weeks ago, Black has been dealing with issues ranging from the flaring of natural gas to water contamination.&nbsp; He says the flaring issue is interesting.</p> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 22:27:30 +0000 Bob Beck 41985 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming’s Oil and Gas Supervisor discusses issues from flaring to fracking