Wednesday's proposal affects conservation plans for grouse in Wyoming, Idaho, Nevada, Colorado, Utah, California and Oregon.
Drillers are making money — even though prices have yet to get back to their peak.
The biggest change came in February when regulators changed how flowlines are created, tested and eventually abandoned.
CPR News found a common practice designed to let oil and gas companies maintain ownership of old holdings.
Anticipation of business-friendly policies has led to reports of near-euphoric levels confidence during most of the Trump presidency.
Marijuana’s share of Denver's energy pie is “growing overall at a much faster rate than the overall energy use in the city.”
Energy producers are responding to prices.
The regulations set requirements for installing, testing and shutting down flowlines, which carry oil and gas from wells to nearby equipment.
Interior had previously announced it was delaying the Obama-era rule until January 2019, arguing that it was overly burdensome to industry.