Other energy briefs

Here is a brief summary of other energy stories:

** Wyoming state officials decided Thursday that a wind developer will need to contribute $3.1 million to the governments of Rock River, Laramie and Albany County to offset the impact on public services created by a $1 billion wind project on the border of Albany and Carbon counties.

** North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum touts the benefits of building a petrochemical plant in the state that converts natural gas liquids into plastics and other products.

** The Wall Street Journal reports coal company bankruptcies are increasing as a result of utilities transitioning to renewables and gas, notably in the Powder River Basin of Wyoming.

** A Montana federal judge could decide next month whether or not President Trump exceeded his authority in approving the Keystone XL pipeline.