Oil & Gas

No new date set for Utah oil and gas auction


A new date has not been set by the US government for an oil and gas natural lease auction of federal funds in Utah. Earlier this week it was postponed after overwhelming interest from the public, including climate activists.


Rose Petroleum spuds Mancos well


Rose Petroleum has spudded the State 1-34 Mancos well in Utah. The company said it had used a smaller rig for better cost efficiency and will bring in a larger rig in early January to drill the balance of the well to total depth. Surface casing will be set to 300 feet and once the surface casing is cemented in place, drilling operations will recommence.