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Exxon plans carbon capture project near Kemmerer

Exxon plans carbon capture project near Kemmerer

By on Jan 21, 2020 in In the News | 0 comments

PINEDALE (WNE) — ExxonMobil Corporation filed an application on Jan. 13 with the Wyoming Industrial Siting Council to construct and operate the LaBarge Carbon Capture Project approximately 33 miles northeast of Kemmerer beginning in August. The company plans to build a fully operational carbon-capture, sales and disposal project adding equipment at the Shute Creek...

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Wyoming Coal Decline Could Continue, but Developments Might Help Industry’s Future

Wyoming Coal Decline Could Continue, but Developments Might Help Industry’s Future

By on Jan 20, 2020 in In the News | 0 comments

As coal markets continue to decline around the country, Wyoming’s energy industry could be in for a rough year, a University of Wyoming economist said. “From 2018 to 2019, Wyoming coal production was down 10 percent, which is just a little shy of 31 million tons,” said Rob Godby, the University of Wyoming director of the Energy Economics and Public Policies Center....

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Energy Resources Council Launches Search For Carbon-Capture Development Proposals

Energy Resources Council Launches Search For Carbon-Capture Development Proposals

By on Dec 11, 2019 in In the News | 0 comments

As Wyoming looks to become a leader in carbon capture technology, the University of Wyoming’s Energy Resources Council has launched its search for projects to develop that technology. The Legislature appropriated $5 million to the effort after a letter from Gov. Mark Gordon requested funding to support post-combustion reduction technology,...

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Wyoming needs to be all-in on carbon capture, officials say

Wyoming needs to be all-in on carbon capture, officials say

By on Nov 24, 2019 in In the News | 0 comments

If Wyoming’s coal industry is going to survive, the state and all of its counties need to be united and fully support carbon capture technology. That was the message two men from Glenrock Petroleum had for Campbell County Commissioners at their regular meeting Tuesday. Glenrock Petroleum seeks to become the nation’s first carbon-negative upstream exploration and...

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