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Goshen County, Wyoming

2125 E 'A' St PO Box 160
Torrington, WY 82240
Phone: (307) 532-4051
Fax: (307) 532-7375
goshencounty.org

On the southeastern border of WY, northeast of Cheyenne; created Feb 9, 1911 from Platte and Laramie counties. Name Origin: For Goshen Hole Valley, which was probably named for the Biblical Egyptian home of the Israelites before the Exodus; generally interpreted as 'land of abundance or plenty.'

Area (sq mi):: 2232.16 (land 2225.32; water 6.84) Population per square mile: 5.50
Population 2005: 12,243 State rank: 14 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.40%; 1990-2000 1.30% Population 2000: 12,538 (White 89.10%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 8.80%; Asian 0.20%; Other 5.80%). Foreign born: 1.90%. Median age: 40.00
Income 2000: per capita $15,965; median household $32,228; Population below poverty level: 13.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,561-$25,786
Unemployment (2004): 4.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 18.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 20.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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An H7N9 LPAI closely related to the Tennessee and Alabama H7N9 viruses was previously detected on September 7, 2016, in a Wildlife Services wild bird surveillance pooled oropharyngeal and cloacal swab sample collected from a blue-winged teal in Goshen County, Wyoming, geographically located within the North American Central Migratory Flyway.
While both parties continue to deny the various claims made in the Harris County, Texas litigation between them, Haliburton has agreed to pay Samson USD 725,000 in cash and to cancel Samson's prior obligation to release approximately USD 172,000 in revenue held in suspense from the jointly owned Defender well in Goshen County, Wyoming.
For the Hawk Springs Project, Goshen County, Wyoming, Defender US33 #2-29H; the Defender well was completed, but a rod pump failed due to an obstruction of the pump inlet.
Samson Oil & Gas Limited reported that its agreement to sell 24,166 acres in the Niobrara Shale play of Goshen County, Wyoming, has been delayed due to "the extraordinary increase in leasing activity" in the region.
Samson Oil & Gas Limited (ASX: SSN) advises that the closing of its June 24th agreement to sell 24,166 acres in Goshen County, Wyoming, for a cash purchase price of between $61 million and $79 million has been delayed by the effects of the extraordinary increase in leasing activity in Goshen County.
Additionally, the company said that the sale will cause Samson to recognise a tax loss that will offset some of the income tax liability incurred earlier by the acreage sale in Goshen County, Wyoming in November 2010 and an expected tax benefit of about USD8m.
Oil and gas company Samson Oil & Gas Limited (ASX:SSN) (NYSE AMEX:SSN) has signed a three-party joint venture (JV) participation agreement with Halliburton Energy Services Inc and its existing private company partner for its Hawk Springs Project in Goshen County, Wyoming, it revealed on Tuesday.
Also, Samson received permission for its proprietary 3-D seismic survey on about 90% of the land within its 66 sq m Hawk Springs project in Goshen County, Wyoming to identify fracturing zones in the Niobrara Formation and locate potential conventional prospects in the Cretaceous Codell, Dakota, J and Permian Lyons sandstones.
<p>Oil and gas company Samson Oil & Gas Limited (ASX:SSN) (NYSE AMEX:SSN) reported on Tuesday that it has closed on the first sale of 19,451 acres of its Denver-Julesberg Basin acreage interests in Goshen County, Wyoming, for USD63.7m in cash.</p><p>This amount includes the USD10m deposit that was previously received by Samson from the buyer.