Volume 93 Issue 5 | p. 24 | Concentrates
Issue Date: February 2, 2015

Wyoming Tightens Fracking Disclosure

Department: Government & Policy
Keywords: Wyoming, Fracking, Hydraulic Fracturing, Halliburton, Trade Secrets

Under a legal settlement, Wyoming regulators will adopt stricter standards for scrutinizing claims by oil and gas drilling companies that the chemical ingredients of fluids used in hydraulic fracturing are trade secrets. The settlement stems from a 2012 lawsuit brought by environmental groups that challenged the Wyoming Oil & Gas Conservation Commission’s criteria for granting trade-secret . . .

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