Record federal royalties from oil & gas production surge based on final 2017 reports

NATURAL GAS INTELLIGENCE – Increased oil and natural gas production, as well as regulatory reform and other factors, led to a $400 million surge in economic output on federal lands during the first year of the Trump administration, according to a report by the...

EPA On ‘Right Track’ Industry Says Of Methane Rule Revisions

WESTERN WIRE – Western and national oil and gas industry groups today told the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that revisions to the agency’s methane rule were “on the right track” while touting industry’s success at cutting emissions significantly. EPA On...

New Mexico weighs options for reusing oil and gas wastewater

ASSOCIATED PRESS – New Mexico, with the help of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, has drafted a document that outlines areas where regulations can be streamlined to encourage the treatment and reuse of wastewater that comes from oil and natural gas...

Energy workers use personal outreach to Colorado friends, neighbors to defeat Prop 112 

WESTERN WIRE – In pushing back against a ballot measure that threatened tens of thousands of jobs in oil and gas and other sectors of the Colorado economy, the effort to defeat Proposition 112 came down to people power and personal outreach to friends and...

Prop 112 threatens Coloradan’s health — not fracking

THE DAILY CALLER (Alex Epstein) – Colorado voters are being asked to decide whether to extend those setbacks even further. Proposition 112 would increase oil and gas setbacks to 2,500 feet, thereby banning most oil and gas development — and destroying many of...