Energy

Oil Company Acquires Rep. Lummis Family Ranch
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A major oil development company has acquired a 5,000-acre ranch southeast of Cheyenne that until recently belonged to U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis and her family. Laramie County records show the Lummis family transferred the Lummis Ranch South Camp property to a limited liab…
Oil, Gas Regulators Reject Petition on Well Rules
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming regulators have rejected a landowner group’s petition for stricter rules on oil and gas operations, saying they’re already reviewing the regulations on their own. The Oil and Gas Conservation Commission voted Tuesday to turn down the Powder River Basi…
Wyoming Plant Back Online
OPAL, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming natural gas processing plant is back to supplying its customer demands less than two weeks after an explosion and fire shut it down. Williams Partners said Tuesday that the plant near the town of Opal (oh-PAL’) is processing about 1.1 billion cubic feet of n…
UPDATE: Opal, Wyoming Evacuation Order Lifted…Fire Still Burning
UPDATE 1p.m. Thursday – OPAL, Wyo. — Residents of a small town in southwestern Wyoming are being allowed to return home nearly 22 hours after an explosion at a natural gas processing plant forced their evacuation. No injuries were reported in the explosion at about 2 p.m. Wednesday in …

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