Congressional panel splits on regulation of ‘orphaned’ oil and gas wells

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Governor signs orphan well tax exemption into law

A photo of an orphaned oil well in St. Martin Parish taken by the Louisiana Department of Resources in 2010. (Louisiana Department of Natural Resources)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter in the States Newsroom Washington bureau. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues as well as climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.

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