2013 Press Releases

Thursday, May 16, 2013
Regulatory uncertainty continues to threaten jobs and economic growth(DENVER)- In response to the second release of the hydraulic fracturing (fracing) rule from the Department of the Interior (DOI), Western Energy Alliance repeated that the rule is an unnecessary layer of federal regulation. The...
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Western Energy Alliance witness to testify at congressional hearing(Washington D.C.) – On Wednesday, May 8, 2013, John Byrom, President & CEO of DJ Simmons, Inc., will represent Western Energy Alliance before the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee regarding hydraulic fracturing on federal...
Thursday, May 2, 2013
National Survey Shows Voter Support for Increased Domestic Production in the West(Denver)- Today Western Energy Alliance publically released the findings of a national telephone survey of 1,000 high-performing voters evaluating public opinion about domestic oil and natural gas production and the...
Friday, March 15, 2013
Colorado's early adoption paves way for rapid growth in natural gas vehicle market(DENVER) - America's Natural Gas Alliance (ANGA) is displaying several automobiles fueled by clean, affordable and abundant natural gas as the exclusive representative of compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles, at the...
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
CRS confirms troubling trend on federal lands(DENVER) - A recently released Congressional Research Service report confirms what has been evident for some time – oil and natural gas production is down on federal lands, even as it's up dramatically on private and state lands. The increase in oil...
Monday, February 25, 2013
Exports boost American GDP while keeping domestic prices low(Washington D.C.)- Today, the American Petroleum Institute (API) and Western Energy Alliance will hold a press conference urging the Department of Energy (DOE) to move forward with Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) exports. The press conference...
Monday, February 18, 2013
Scientific study to help regulators, community and industry understand winter ozone levels(VERNAL, UT) – At 2:00 p.m. on February 19, 2012, Western Energy Alliance will join the Utah Division of Air Quality, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Uintah County...
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
President’s stated goals continue to conflict with actions(DENVER) – In tonight’s State of the Union address, President Obama again took credit for the improved energy profile of America, while promising more policies that will continue to counteract his stated goals. From tax increases to climate...
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
(DENVER) - Western Energy Alliance released the following statement regarding the nomination of Sally Jewell as Secretary of the Interior."Western Energy Alliance welcomes the nomination of REI CEO Sally Jewell as Interior Secretary," said Tim Wigley, President of Western Energy Alliance. "Her...
Monday, January 28, 2013
Roan Plateau showcases why oil & gas production is declining on federal lands, hindering western economic growth and job creation(DENVER)- Today Western Energy Alliance reacted to the Department of Interior's (DOI) decision to once again revise the existing Resource Management Plan Amendment (...
Thursday, January 24, 2013
The more natural gas America exports, the more the country benefits(DENVER)- Western Energy Alliance submitted comments to the Department of Energy (DOE) today, urging the agency to move forward with Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) exports. The comments were submitted in response to a study performed...
Friday, January 18, 2013
Continues to urge full economic analysis(DENVER)- Western Energy Alliance applauded the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) decision today to reissue another draft of its hydraulic fracturing (fracing) rule. Given the complexity of the rule and the substantive technical input from industry, tribes,...

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