CBM Drilling Proposed for Wind River Reservation

Riverton, WY – Devon Energy plans to drill up to 336 coal-bed methane wells on the Wind River Indian Reservation. According to Bureau of Indian Affairs documents, the project would be on nearly 14-thousand acres southeast of Riverton. Drilling could begin as soon as next year and is expected to occur over a ten-year period. Public comments regarding the proposal are being accepted until October 18th by the B-I-A and Bureau of Land Management.