Jim Robinson http://wyomingpublicradio.net en Falling prices could slow Wyoming gas development http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/falling-prices-could-slow-wyoming-gas-development <p>Natural gas prices have declined steadily in recent months. The price of gas produced at the Opal Hub in south central Wyoming has dropped by about 60 cents since June.</p><p>Jim Robinson is the senior economist for the state Economic Analysis Division. He says gas development has grown in Wyoming, but it&rsquo;s increasing drastically in other states as well, including Pennsylvania and New York.</p> Tue, 03 Jan 2012 00:10:22 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 17437 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Falling prices could slow Wyoming gas development Oil and gas jobs up in 2011 http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/oil-and-gas-jobs-2011 <p>Oil and gas jobs in Wyoming rose sharply in 2011, according to the state Economic Analysis Division.</p><p>There were more than 18,000 drilling, mining and support jobs in Wyoming as of November. That&rsquo;s almost 3,000 more than a year before.</p><p>State Senior Economist Jim Robinson says these jobs are a subsector of the mining industry, and this growth is a sign of a thriving energy industry.</p> Mon, 02 Jan 2012 14:16:01 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 17410 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Oil and gas jobs up in 2011