well setback http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Setback Rule Review A Priority For Oil And Gas Commission http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/setback-rule-review-priority-oil-and-gas-commission <p>Interim Oil and Gas Supervisor Mark Watson says he's making it a priority to review Wyoming's setback rules.</p><p>Setback rules govern how close oil and gas development can be to things like houses and streams. The current limit is 350 feet.</p><p>At an Oil and Gas Commission meeting Tuesday night in Casper, several residents said they'd like to see the distance raised to a mile, because of concerns about potential health impacts of energy production. Watson says they're asking a lot.</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:02:31 +0000 Willow Belden 56901 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Setback Rule Review A Priority For Oil And Gas Commission Oil And Gas Regulation Review Kicks Off http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/oil-and-gas-regulation-review-kicks <p>The Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission is planning to review several controversial issues, including flaring, well-setbacks and bonding, starting in March.<br /><br />Those topics have come up a lot in recent years, with the boom in drilling. The Powder River Basin Resource Council <a href="http://www.powderriverbasin.org/assets/WOGCC-petition-for-rulemaking.pdf" target="_blank">asked the Commission</a> to address them last year, and so have several residents in recent opinion pieces in the Casper Star-Tribune.<br /> Sat, 01 Mar 2014 00:53:07 +0000 Stephanie Joyce 54713 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Oil And Gas Regulation Review Kicks Off