2019 Press Releases

Friday, August 9, 2019
DENVER – Oil and natural gas employees and others stepped up during the 30-day Parks in Wreck challenge and successfully raised $6,030 to help fund repairs to trails, campgrounds and facilities at Canyonlands National Park outside Moab, Utah. The crowdfunding campaign organized by Western Energy...
Monday, July 15, 2019
Western Energy Alliance raising funds for non-profit Friends of Arches and Canyonlands ParksCampaign promotes legislation to use oil, natural gas revenues to fund park maintenance nationallyDENVER – National parks have never been more popular, yet the need for infrastructure repairs and maintenance...
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
New analysis shows 12 of 20 presidential candidates support closing public lands to responsible energy developmentWhite House bans on public lands would overstep laws passed by CongressLeasing bans ignore natural gas’s role in leading America’s greenhouse gas reductionsDENVER – Proposals to ban oil...
Thursday, June 20, 2019
DENVER – Western Energy Alliance will testify at a legislative hearing on Oil and Gas Development: Restoring Community Input and Public Participation in Leasing Decisions before the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on the Energy and Mineral Resources. The hearing will take place Thursday, June...
Thursday, January 24, 2019
DENVER - Today, Western Energy Alliance responded to the House Natural Resources Committee Democrats’ forum on “President Trump’s Oil and Gas Industry Favoritism During the Government Shutdown.”“Just because the government is shut down doesn’t mean private-sector economic activity grinds to a halt...
Monday, January 7, 2019
DENVER – A proposal by lawmakers in Congress to end fossil fuel use in 12 years with the “Green New Deal” ignores the leading role of natural gas in reducing carbon emissions, according to Western Energy Alliance. Use of natural gas in electricity generation has done more to reduce emissions than...