Energy Research (23)
This graphical analysis shows that Utah’s oil and gas industry in early 2012 is recovering steadily.
This study analyzes the fossil fuel economy in five Rocky Mountain states—CO, MT, NM, UT, and WY—and how states and communities can maximize benefits and minimize the costs of energy development.
The Clean Energy report compares how Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming are taking advantage of clean energy and energy efficiency opportunities to create green jobs.
This report summarizes recent research and policy documents, and provides a brief overview of the current state of oil shale development in the U.S. West.
While a handful of companies reported being active in the field-testing of new technologies in 2009, only one company had announced plans to upscale to a prototype (semi-works scale) facility.
We examine how the West has changed, the rising importance of environmental amenities, and the relative role of energy development in the economy of western states.
We present information about the extent of energy reserves in the U.S. and on western public lands, and their scale in light of domestic production and consumption trends.
This report discusses the supply-side orientation of U.S. energy policy, and reviews existing data that describe available reserves, pricing structures, and patterns of consumption and demand.
Fossil Fuel Extraction as a County Economic Development Strategy: Are Energy-Focusing Counties Benefiting?
This report examines fossil fuel extraction as an economic development strategy for rural Western counties and whether it has benefited counties in the long run.
This report analyzes the economic and fiscal contribution of the oil and natural gas industries in New Mexico along with a case study of proposed energy development on Otero Mesa.