News Releases

2013

State Map

Wyoming Geological Survey Releases Three New Geologic Maps in November
November 12 - These publications include a surficial 500K geology map of Wyoming depicting rocks and deposits exposed on the surface and bedrock geology maps for the Stampede Meadow (Fremont County) and Centennial (Albany County) 24K quadrangles.

State Map

Wyoming Geological Survey Releases Three New Geologic Maps
September 20 - The Wyoming State Geological Survey (WSGS) has published three new geologic maps designed to help provide data related to energy and mineral exploration and development in Wyoming, as well as management of water resources and geologic hazards.

Development Areas

New Interactive Map on Wyoming Oil and Gas Development Areas
July 18 - The Wyoming State Geological Survey (WSGS) recently released a new interactive map identifying areas in Wyoming where oil and natural gas projects are slated for development.

Fossil Book

New Book by World’s Foremost Expert Available on Wyoming’s Ancient Fossil Lake
July 3 - A comprehensive new guide to Wyoming’s fossils of the Green River Formation promises to be a landmark reference for amateurs and professionals alike.

Wyoming Approaches Coal Mining Milestone

Wyoming Geological Survey Provides Results of Statewide Study on Rare Earth Elements
June 3 - Wyoming’s mineral wealth may soon include rare earth elements (REEs) – used in numerous high-tech devices – with mining operations planned for the Bear Lodge Mountains in Crook County and the potential for additional REE deposits in the state.

Wyoming Approaches Coal Mining Milestone

Wyoming Approaches Coal Mining Milestone
April 30 - Governor Matt Mead announced today that Wyoming will mine its ten billionth ton of coal in May. “This is a significant achievement for our state and country. Coal mining has provided thousands of jobs in Wyoming over the last 150 years, all the while fueling America’s economy,” Governor Mead said.

Wyoming Geological Survey Releases Energy Report Series

Wyoming Geological Survey Releases Energy Report Series
February 19 - Wyoming continues to be a leader in the production of vital energy resources used to power the nation, as detailed in a series of reports on oil and natural gas, coal, and uranium, published by the Wyoming State Geological Survey (WSGS).