Wyoming’s Oil and Gas Supervisor discusses issues from flaring to fracking

Jun 7, 2013

Natural gas, a byproduct of oil extraction, is flared at a well pad near Douglas
Natural gas, a byproduct of oil extraction, is flared at a well pad near Douglas
Credit Willow Belden

Wyoming Public Radio’s Bob Beck spoke with the new supervisor of the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, Grant Black.  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.  He says the flaring issue is interesting.