Wyoming Supreme Court Defines Trade Secrets, Remands Fracking Fluid Disclosure Case

Mealey's (June 16, 2015, 2:00 PM EDT) -- CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Supreme Court issued a unanimous opinion March 12, 2014, vacating a lower ruling that the components of hydraulic fracturing fluid are exempt from disclosure as trade secrets and instructing the lower court to apply the federal definition of trade secrets to review a Wyoming Oil & Gas Conservation Commission order denying requests for disclosure of the chemicals in the fluid; the mandate issued March 28 (Powder River Basin Resource Council, et al. v. Wyoming Oil & Gas Conservation Commission, et al.,...
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