2016 Press Releases

Thursday, February 25, 2016
DENVER – Western Energy Alliance wishes to make it clear that our initial statement on the Utah Public Lands initiative was not specific to Ute Tribal lands.“Western Energy Alliance strongly respects and supports the Ute Tribe’s sovereignty, and we look forward to participating in a process that...
Thursday, February 4, 2016
DENVER – On two fronts today western oil and natural gas producers find themselves in the center of major announcements from President Obama and the State of Utah, and Western Energy Alliance offers reaction. First, officials from the White House indicated President Obama will include a $10 tax per...
Friday, January 22, 2016
Through technological innovation, producers have greatly reduced methane emissionsIndustry’s success shows redundant federal regulations are not necessaryNatural gas industry delivering greater greenhouse gas reductions than othersDENVER – The proposed rule announced today by the Bureau of Land...
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
DENVER – Western Energy Alliance welcomes the release by House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob Bishop and Congressman Jason Chaffetz of draft language for the Utah Public Lands Initiative. After years of working with the state, counties, conservation groups, ranchers, industries, and other...
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
DENVER – In his final State of the Union address, President Barack Obama reaffirmed his go-it-alone posture on key issues, including energy production and the environment. The president will continue side-stepping Congress by using executive actions to implement his climate change goals, which...

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