Fruitland and Payette residents seek more control over their new oil and gas frontier

Idaho is new to the oil and gas extraction business. The Willow and Hamilton Fields near Payette and Fruitland are the only economically producing wells in Idaho, according to Mick Thomas, Department of Lands Oil and Gas Division administrator.
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Idaho is new to the oil and gas extraction business. The Willow and Hamilton Fields near Payette and Fruitland are the only economically producing wells in Idaho, according to Mick Thomas, Department of Lands Oil and Gas Division administrator.

Oil & gas drillers need these wells for wastewater. The feds will now handle Idaho’s.

July 31, 2018 10:46 AM