Oil & Gas
OKC Oilfield Expo Underway

OKC Oilfield Expo Underway

The OKC Oilfield Expo is underway Wednesday and Thursday in Oklahoma City at the Cox Convention center, featuring 465 booths across 100,000 square feet. Last year’s show was…

Oil Prices Drop to Lowest Level in 2 Years

Oil Prices Drop to Lowest Level in 2 Years

NEW YORK, Sept 30 (Reuters) – World oil prices tumbled to their lowest in more than two years on Tuesday, with U.S. crude posting its biggest daily decline…

Oklahoma Oil Rig Count Slips by 2

Oklahoma Oil Rig Count Slips by 2

Oklahoma’s oil and gas rig count dropped by two over the past week reaching 213 working rigs, according to the latest weekly report from Houston-based Baker Hughes Inc.…

Oil Execs Defend Safety of Shipping Oil by Rail

Oil Execs Defend Safety of Shipping Oil by Rail

While the Obama administration continues with a delay on a decision of the northern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline, more and more oil is being moved by…

Magellan Midstream Plans Colorado to Cushing Pipeline

Magellan Midstream Plans Colorado to Cushing Pipeline

Tulsa-based Magellan Midstream has announced plans to build yet another pipeline to Cushing’s tank farm, this time from northern Colorado and its oil-rich Niobrara Shale formation to central…

Oil and Gas Lead State in August Revenue Collections

Oil and Gas Lead State in August Revenue Collections

State Treasurer Ken Miller says gross receipts to the treasury in August grew by the highest percentage in more than a year, with gross production tax revenue on…

General

PSO Seeks Bids from Electricity Suppliers

PSO Seeks Bids from Electricity Suppliers

anPublic Service Company of Oklahoma has gone public seeking bids from firms to provide more…

Taller Wind Towers Being Researched

Taller Wind Towers Being Researched

Are taller wind towers coming to Oklahoma and the southwest? Could be, based on the…

Underground Caverns to be Part of Wyoming Wind Farm Project

Underground Caverns to be Part of Wyoming Wind Farm Project

Huge underground salt caverns in central Utah are a key part of a massive plan…

Boeing Moving 900 Jobs to OKC

Boeing Moving 900 Jobs to OKC

Boeing says it is considering a plan to relocate nearly 900 defense jobs to Oklahoma…

OKC Oilfield Expo Underway

OKC Oilfield Expo Underway

The OKC Oilfield Expo is underway Wednesday and Thursday in Oklahoma City at the Cox…

Oil Prices Drop to Lowest Level in 2 Years

Oil Prices Drop to Lowest Level in 2 Years

NEW YORK, Sept 30 (Reuters) – World oil prices tumbled to their lowest in more…

Oklahoma Oil Rig Count Slips by 2

Oklahoma Oil Rig Count Slips by 2

Oklahoma’s oil and gas rig count dropped by two over the past week reaching 213…

Oil Execs Defend Safety of Shipping Oil by Rail

Oil Execs Defend Safety of Shipping Oil by Rail

While the Obama administration continues with a delay on a decision of the northern leg…

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Wind Energy

Taller Wind Towers Being Researched

Taller Wind Towers Being Researched

Are taller wind towers coming to Oklahoma and the southwest? Could be, based on the U.S. Energy Department’s recent move granting $2 million for two groups to study…

Underground Caverns to be Part of Wyoming Wind Farm Project

Underground Caverns to be Part of Wyoming Wind Farm Project

Huge underground salt caverns in central Utah are a key part of a massive plan to export wind-powered electricity from Wyoming to Los Angeles. The four caverns, each…

Massive Wind Farm Planned for Wyoming to Generate Electricity for Los Angeles

Massive Wind Farm Planned for Wyoming to Generate Electricity for Los Angeles

If four energy companies move ahead with their plan to provide wind-driven electrical power for Los Angeles, it would be the second largest wind power project in the…

How DOE is Spending Your Money on Wind Research

How DOE is Spending Your Money on Wind Research

How your money’s being spent by the federal government. The Department of Energy’s awarded $4.5 million for what it labels “Innovative Wind Power R and D Projects.” The…

An Examination of Wind Tax Credits by the State Treasurer

An Examination of Wind Tax Credits by the State Treasurer

Oklahoma City– State Treasurer Ken Miller’s out with his monthly Oklahoma Economic Report and in it warns the state must approach carefully how it handles the wind industry,…

Wind Growth Slowed Worldwide in 2013

Wind Growth Slowed Worldwide in 2013

Boulder, Colorado– While more wind farms are going up in Oklahoma and the legislature takes up an interim study on their growth, a Colorado based study group says…

Gasoline Prices in Oklahoma

Gasoline Prices Drop 8 Cents in Past Week

Gasoline Prices Drop 8 Cents in Past Week

Gasoline prices dropped 8 cents a gallon in the past week in Oklahoma, reaching an average of $3.17 according to this…

Triple A says Gasoline Prices Hold Steady

Triple A says Gasoline Prices Hold Steady

Triple A’s out with a new average gasoline price for Oklahoma listing it at $3.28 a gallon, in the same price…

Gasoline Prices Slip Slowly in Oklahoma

Gasoline Prices Slip Slowly in Oklahoma

Gasoline prices average $3.23 a gallon for unleaded regular in Oklahoma, according to the Monday reports of GasBuddy.com.  The new average…

Lowest Gasoline Prices in 4 Years in Oklahoma

Lowest Gasoline Prices in 4 Years in Oklahoma

AAA Oklahoma, Aug. 5, 2014 – Oklahoma’s average retail price for a gallon of regular gasoline today – $3.267 – is…

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CNG

CNG—Focus of Tulsa Conference

NGVOK, the conference on CNG use and development got underway Tuesday at the Cox Convention Center in Tulsa. It was a sold-out CNG Summit last year as…

ONEOK Finishes One Plant—Builds Another in North Dakota

ONEOK Partners, L.P. (NYSE: OKS) today announced that its 100-million cubic feet per day (MMcf/d) natural gas processing facility in eastern McKenzie County in North Dakota –…

Inhofe & Donnelly Introduce Natural Gas Long Haul Truck Bill

  WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) joined Indiana Democratic Senator Joe Donnelly today in introducing a measure to level the playing field between diesel…

ONEOK Creating $470 million Gas Processing Plant and Infrastructure

TULSA, Okla., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – ONEOK Partners, L.P. (NYSE: OKS) today announced plans to invest approximately $365 million to $470 million between now and the fourth…

Natural Gas Prices in Oklahoma

Oklahoma’s an Energy Expensive Place to Live

  Oklahoma is the 5th most energy expensive state to live in, according to a new study by WalletHub.com. The study is based on the highest and…

ONEOK’s Fight With Learjet Possibly Headed to US Supreme court

Washington, D-C   From Politico’s Morning Energy Report—word that ONEOK might go before the U-S Supreme court.  The Tulsa-based company will learn more after the court’s regular…

State Finance Leaders Owe a Big thanks to Oil & Gas

Oklahoma City— Another sign that Oklahoma’s oil and gas industry continues its wild success in producing revenue for the state government—the latest figures from the Office of Finance.…

T-Boone Says it’s Flawed Thinking to Export Gas Because of Russia

What T-Boone Pickens says about Exporting natural gas to Ukraine. “There are a lot of calls for increasing natural gas exports from the U.S. to Europe. Producers…

Gasoline Prices in Oklahoma

Gasoline Prices Drop 8 Cents in Past Week

Gasoline prices dropped 8 cents a gallon in the past week in Oklahoma, reaching an average of $3.17 according to this week’s Fuel gauge report from the…

Triple A says Gasoline Prices Hold Steady

Triple A’s out with a new average gasoline price for Oklahoma listing it at $3.28 a gallon, in the same price range where it has been for…

Gasoline Prices Slip Slowly in Oklahoma

Gasoline prices average $3.23 a gallon for unleaded regular in Oklahoma, according to the Monday reports of GasBuddy.com.  The new average is only one penny below the…

Lowest Gasoline Prices in 4 Years in Oklahoma

AAA Oklahoma, Aug. 5, 2014 – Oklahoma’s average retail price for a gallon of regular gasoline today – $3.267 – is the lowest price for this date…

Oil/Gas Leasing

A Lesson to be Learned Just Across the Red River

The City Manager in Dallas is under fire for the way she handled a natural gas lease.  Here’s the full story from the Dallas Morning News.  …

Water

Why Water Doesn’t Get Mainstream Media Coverage

A story worth reading—if you’re interested in water. And amidst a nagging drought and growing concerns about disposal wells and their impact on groundwater and earthquakes, who…

Governors to Meet Thursday in Norman for Drought Forum

When Governor Mary Fallin was chair of the National Governors? Association, her year-long theme was job creation and development. As chairman of the Western Governors? Association, Nevada?s…

Water Fight Brews Over Farm Bureau Lawsuit

Southern Oklahoma residents aren’t happy with the Oklahoma Farm Bureau and its lawsuit over water—-especially the water from the Arbuckle-Simpson Aquifer as the Daily Ardmoreite found out…

EPA’s Expansive Water Rules to be Studied at National Conference in OKC

Oklahoma City– Water administrators from around the nation have gathered in Oklahoma City this week for their 53rd annual meeting of the Association of Clean Water Administrators.…

Oklahoma Corporation Commission

Interim House Studies to Include Disposal Wells, Wind Farms & Fracking

Oklahoma City–   Three of the State House interim studies will focus on subjects that came to be controversial during the just-ended legislative session—wind farms and their…