Oil and Gas Leasing

Converse County Oil and Gas Project Poses Serious Threats to Raptors, Sage-Grouse

Converse County Oil and Gas Project Poses Serious Threats to Raptors, Sage-Grouse

— Conservation groups protest plan to build 5,000 new wells in critical wildlife habitat.
Irresponsible Oil and Gas Leasing Monopolizes Public Lands

Irresponsible Oil and Gas Leasing Monopolizes Public Lands

— The real effects of fire-sale mineral leasing on our shared resources.
Oil Market Woes Raise Concerns That More Wells Will Be ‘Orphaned’

Oil Market Woes Raise Concerns That More Wells Will Be ‘Orphaned’

— When energy companies go bust, taxpayers are often on the hook to clean up abandoned wells that pose environmental hazards.