oil & gas http://kuer.org en Reduced BLM Auction Brings In $3.3 Million http://kuer.org/post/reduced-blm-auction-brings-33-million <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The <a href="http://www.blm.gov/pgdata/content/ut/en.html">Bureau of Land Management</a> sold most of the parcels it offered in today’s auction of oil and gas drilling leases in eastern Utah, but there was a lot of land taken off the table before it began.</p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 22:43:14 +0000 Dan Bammes 38451 at http://kuer.org Reduced BLM Auction Brings In $3.3 Million Withdrawal of Lands from BLM Lease Sale Spurs Critics http://kuer.org/post/withdrawal-lands-blm-lease-sale-spurs-critics <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The decision to withdraw almost 100-thousand acres of public land from tomorrow’s auction of oil and gas drilling leases is being criticized by industry groups and members of Utah’s Congressional delegation as caving in to pressure from environmental groups.&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 21:34:23 +0000 Dan Bammes 38390 at http://kuer.org Withdrawal of Lands from BLM Lease Sale Spurs Critics Drilling Company Makes a Deal With Environmentalists http://kuer.org/post/drilling-company-makes-deal-environmentalists <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>A company producing helium in Utah wanted to avoid a fight with environmentalists over its plan to drill new wells in Emery County.&nbsp; So executives worked out a deal in advance.</p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 19:05:15 +0000 Dan Bammes 38095 at http://kuer.org Drilling Company Makes a Deal With Environmentalists