Wyoming Industry Leaders Warn of “Crippling” Effects of Federal Lands Moratorium

Leaders in Wyoming’s oil and natural gas industry warned of the threat posed to the state’s economy and budget by the Biden administration’s moratorium on leasing on federal lands during a regulatory hearing on Tuesday.

Wyoming is the second-biggest producing state for oil and natural gas on onshore federal lands, which churned out $833 million in state and local tax ...

Source: Energy In Depth