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Texas- based oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. reported Friday that 1,398 rigs were exploring for oil and 437 were searching for gas. Of the major oil- and gas-producing states, Texas lost 10 rigs, Louisiana and North Dakota each dropped by three and Alaska and Oklahoma were down two apiece.
VIRUNGA NATIONAL PARK, Congo-- Just a few weeks ago, rangers and militiamen were engaging in gunfights in Africa's oldest national park. Cannons boomed as Congolese army troops shelled rebels.
DENVER-- The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says drought conditions are expected to stick around for the fall in Colorado. Colorado and Wyoming had their warmest summers on record this year, and parts of eastern Colorado and Wyoming are experiencing exceptional drought, which is the most intense level reported by the U.S.
CHEYENNE, Wyo.-- A land conservation group has reached a long-sought agreement with a petroleum company to prevent a controversial gas drilling project inside a national forest by buying out a vast area of federal oil and gas leases in northwest Wyoming.
CHEYENNE, Wyo.-- A study ranks Wyoming among the least energy-efficient states in the nation. The study by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy ranks Wyoming 48th out of 50 states and the District of Columbia.
CHEYENNE, Wyo.-- Wyoming's unemployment rate increased slightly to 5.7 percent in August. For the month of August, Fremont County posted the highest unemployment rate in the state at 6.6 percent, followed by Lincoln County at 6.4 percent, Big Horn at 6.1 percent and Laramie at 5.9 percent.
CASPER, Wyo.-- A Wyoming Business Council study finds that farmers markets contributed over $1 million to the state's economy in 2011.. The results are based on responses collected by the Business Council from 14 of the 44 farmers markets operating in Wyoming. Kim Porter of the Business Council says farmers markets are a tremendous resource for communities.
COLUMBUS, Ohio-- For decades, one tiny county in the rolling hills of Ohio's rural reaches was a depressed farm community saddled with double-digit unemployment. Now, Carroll County boasts more active oil and gas wells than any other in the state, and the tax dollars are flowing right along with the crude and natural gas.
Oct 2- Double Eagle Petroleum Co:. *Says promoted Ashley Jenkins to vice president and Chief Financial Officer. *Agreed to sell certain of its undeveloped Wyoming leases to a private company.
WASHINGTON-- The Supreme Court has turned away an appeal challenging a federal rule that bars development on 50 million acres of roadless areas in national forests.
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Hours after the Interior Department proposed new rules for fracking on public lands, Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead on Friday called the move unnecessary.
CNBC's Brian Shactman has the key takeaways on the White House's proposed new rules and regulations on fracking and whether it will hurt or help domestic energy exploration and jobs, with Gov. Matt Mead, (R-WY).
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