Report finds little impact on Western states from federal oil and gas leasing pause

Even if the federal government’s pause on new oil and gas leases on public lands became permanent, companies have already stockpiled enough leases to keep drilling on federally owned lands in Colorado for the next 35 years, a new analysis finds. The estimate of “future years of drilling opportunities” was calculated in a study of … Continue reading Report finds little impact on Western states from federal oil and gas leasing pause