Federal Government Seeks More Fracing Regulation to Slow Development on Public Lands

Title: Federal Government Seeks More Fracing Regulation to Slow Development on Public Lands Publication: The Outcrop, November 2012, p. 6-7 Western oil and natural gas producers are pushing back on new hydraulic fracturing (fracing) regulations from the Department of the Interior (DOI) that would create an entirely new, complicated and redundant regulatory process. Fracing is a safe, well-tested … More Federal Government Seeks More Fracing Regulation to Slow Development on Public Lands

Understanding the NEPA Process for Oil and Gas Development on Federal Lands

Title: Understanding the NEPA Process for Oil and Gas Development on Federal Lands Authors: Eileen Regan and Mark DeHaven, ERO Resources Corporation Publication: The Outcrop, May 2005, p. 1, 6-7 Almost 42 million acres of federal lands were leased for oil and gas development in 2004, including more than 35 million acres in the Rocky Mountains. Before … More Understanding the NEPA Process for Oil and Gas Development on Federal Lands

Public Issues Committee Guest Column: What NEPA Means to Petroleum Geologists Working the Rockies

Title: Public Issues Committee Guest Column: What NEPA Means to Petroleum Geologists Working the Rockies Author: Logan MacMillan Publication: The Outcrop, March 2005, p. 20-21 Over the past several years I have been following the changes in documentation of how the federal government will manage lands in an area of the Uinta basin in northeastern Utah, where … More Public Issues Committee Guest Column: What NEPA Means to Petroleum Geologists Working the Rockies