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Chesapeake Energy Addresses Drilling In Converse County
DOUGLAS, Wyo. (AP) — Some 200 people attended a meeting in Douglas to hear from Chesapeake Energy officials about energy development in Converse County. Company officials told the people on Tuesday night that the Niobrara Shale formation in the county will continue to be a priority target for…
Regulator: No Fines In Wyo. Gas Well Blowout
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming’s top oil and gas regulator says the companies involved in a natural gas well blowout in eastern Wyoming last month won’t face any fines. Tom Doll, the state’s oil and gas supervisor, tells the Casper Star-Tribune (http://bit.ly/Jb52hC
Mechanical Failure At Fault In Well Blow-out
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — State oil and gas regulators are blaming mechanical failure for a natural gas well blowout in eastern Wyoming last month. According to an Associated Press story, an investigation by the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission also found that workers…
Work To Plug Oil Well Near Douglas
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — An oil well that’s leaking natural gas in east-central Wyoming could be plugged soon. Chesapeake Energy says the work could begin as early as Thursday morning. A blowout at the well on Tuesday prompted 50 residents outside of Douglas to evacuate their homes amid c…
Volunteer Evacuation Continues Near Well Blow Out
About 67 people remain evacuated from a neighborhood northeast of Douglas after a well blow out Tuesday. The incident occurred at a Chesapeake Energy site around 4pm. “They were casing the well yesterday when they had a flow control problem, or blowout. There were no injuries on the rig. They…