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CASPER — The U.S. became the world’s biggest exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG) during the first half of 2022, the Energy Information Administration said Monday. Over those six months, the price of natural gas — which began the year unusually high — nearly tripled.  Natural gas is transported...
Gas prices up more than $1 in 2021   By Nicole Pollack Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Gasoline prices in the mountain states ended 2021 more than a dollar higher than they started.  At the beginning of 2021, gasoline cost just over $2 in the Rocky Mountains, the East Coast...

A “boneyard at the Eagle Butte coal mine north of Gillette is filled with old mining equipment. Eagle Butte was one of several coal mines to temporarily close in 2019 due to Blackjewel’s bankruptcy. (Photo by Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile.com)

Fossil fuels boost revenue outlook, but add more budget volatility   By Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile.com   Wyoming’s revenue outlook has improved by $845 million on rebounding markets for coal, oil and natural gas just as lawmakers prepare for the upcoming budget session in February. But there’s a...
Biggest U.S. coal plant will halve production   By Nicole Pollack Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — The biggest coal-fired power plant in the country gets all of its coal from Wyoming. A second of its four units is now slated for retirement, halving total capacity before the...
Wyoming coal production falls by 21% in 2020   By Nicole Pollack Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Coal production in Wyoming plummeted 21% in 2020 as the U.S. saw its lowest yield since 1965, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Wednesday. The steep decline...

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