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1 Oct 2015

Judge Denies Bureau of Land Management’s Right to Make Drilling Rules

Judge Denies Bureau of Land Management’s Right to Make Drilling Rules

The following news summary comes from the API Smart Brief via Mead Gruver of the Associated Press. Click here to see the full article. US District Judge Scott Skavdahl has blocked the Bureau of Land Management from setting nationwide regulations on oil and natural gas drilling on federal lands. “In the absence of a statute […]

28 Sep 2015

Today’s Headlines…Grousing over Sage Grouse

Today’s Headlines…Grousing over Sage Grouse

Below are today’s headlines on the opposition surrounding the landmark decision not to list the Sage Grouse as an Endangered Species. The news clips come from the Independent Petroleum Association of America’s (IPAA) Endangered Species Watch Daily IPAA – ESA Media Clips – 9/28/15 Republicans, Environmentalists Grouse Over Protection Plans. Morning Consult. “Today’s actions constitute the equivalent of […]

26 Sep 2015

News: Well Production Records Released


The news clip below is from Independent Enterprise and was written by April Ehrlich. The article announces that production records for New Plymouth are now available to the public. To see the original, click here. Production records for the well producing natural gas for New Plymouth are now available, thanks to a new Idaho law. Prior […]

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