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By Jonathan Gallardo
Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange 

Officials say oil rebounding, but work with feds needed

 

September 9, 2021



GILLETTE — A year after its prices dropped below zero, oil seems to be on the rebound, but a lot of work remains to be done under the Biden administration.

That was the message that three state officials had for people Wednesday morning at the Energy Exposition at the Cam-plex Wyoming Center.

Tom Kropatsch, the deputy oil and gas supervisor for the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, said 2019 was a great year for Wyoming oil, with 101.8 million barrels produced, which was the highest figure since 1991. In 2020, despite the pandemic, Wyoming produced 89.1 million barrels, a highe...



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