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Refinery Fire Injures Four in Coffeyville, Kansas

Refinery Fire Injures Four in Coffeyville, Kansas

From the Wichita Eagle COFFEYVILLE, Kan. — A Texas company says four workers at a southeast Kansas oil refinery were burned in an early morning fire. CVR Refining…

Washington, D-C An energy company with holdings in Oklahoma, southern Kansas and north Texas is unveiling a new documentary about the American energy renaissance and showing it at…

Chesapeake Announces Land Swap in Wyoming

Chesapeake Announces Land Swap in Wyoming

OKLAHOMA CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with RKI Exploration & Production, LLC (RKI) to exchange nonoperated interests in approximately…

Oil & Gas Bans Spread with Energy Boom

Oil & Gas Bans Spread with Energy Boom

Denver, Colorado–   The Denver Post takes a look at oil and gas bans nationally in the wake of energy booms. By Mark Jaffe The Denver Post Development…

Hearing on Tuesday in Oil and Gas Rate Challenge

Hearing on Tuesday in Oil and Gas Rate Challenge

Oklahoma City– An attorney’s legal challenge to Oklahoma’s new law concerning an increase in gross production taxes on oil and gas goes before the State Supreme Court on…

Owl Deaths in Uncovered Tank Under Investigation

Owl Deaths in Uncovered Tank Under Investigation

FAIRVIEW, Okla. — From the Enid News and Eagle One of two owls rescued from an uncovered oil field tank west of Enid has died, according to the…

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Refinery Fire Injures Four in Coffeyville, Kansas

Refinery Fire Injures Four in Coffeyville, Kansas

From the Wichita Eagle COFFEYVILLE, Kan. — A Texas company says four workers at a…

Oklahoma Gasoline Prices—-Still Falling

Oklahoma Gasoline Prices—-Still Falling

AAA Oklahoma, July 29, 2014 –   In spite of continuing geopolitical tensions in eastern…

Oklahoma’s Coal Fired Plants Aren’t Alone in Being Targeted

Oklahoma’s Coal Fired Plants Aren’t Alone in Being Targeted

Flagstaff, Arizona From the Associated Press   The largest coal-fired power plant in the West…

Ag Secretary Says EPA Has too Much Power in Water Rules

Ag Secretary Says EPA Has too Much Power in Water Rules

Oklahoma City– From the Oklahoma Farm Report Oklahoma Secretary of Agriculture Jim Reese has submitted…

Washington, D-C An energy company with holdings in Oklahoma, southern Kansas and north Texas is…

Chesapeake Announces Land Swap in Wyoming

Chesapeake Announces Land Swap in Wyoming

OKLAHOMA CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) announced today that it has entered into an agreement…

Oil & Gas Bans Spread with Energy Boom

Oil & Gas Bans Spread with Energy Boom

Denver, Colorado–   The Denver Post takes a look at oil and gas bans nationally…

EPA Administrator says Oklahoma’s Wrong to Oppose Power Plan

EPA Administrator says Oklahoma’s Wrong to Oppose Power Plan

Washington D-C U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy today defended the proposed Clean Power…

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Wind Energy

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…

Poll Says Oklahomans Want More Regulation of Wind Industry

Poll Says Oklahomans Want More Regulation of Wind Industry

Oklahoma City– A new poll shows Oklahomans support more regulations of the Wind industry in the state.  Check out the story on The McCarville Report. http://mccarvillereport.com/archives/22892  …

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

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 tax…

Two More Wind Farms in the State

Two More Wind Farms in the State

Oklahoma City– Two wind projects in Oklahoma, one in the Panhandle and another in south central Oklahoma will be financed by a J.P. Morgan-led consortium investing $400 million…

EDF Renewable Energy Expands Operations near Oklahoma

EDF Renewable Energy Expands Operations near Oklahoma

Amarillo, Texas– Still another wind farm in the Texas Panhandle has gone operational as the State presses ahead in staying the nation’s number one state for wind-powered production…

New Wind Farm Will Keep Texas Number One in Wind Energy

New Wind Farm Will Keep Texas Number One in Wind Energy

AMARILLO, Texas While GE moves ahead with construction of its huge energy research center in Oklahoma City, subsidiaries of the company joined E. ON SE (E.ON) in forming…

Gasoline Prices in Oklahoma

Oklahoma Gasoline Prices—-Still Falling

Oklahoma Gasoline Prices—-Still Falling

AAA Oklahoma, July 29, 2014 –   In spite of continuing geopolitical tensions in eastern Europe, the Middle East and northern…

Oklahoma Gas Prices Tumble for 15 Days

Oklahoma Gas Prices Tumble for 15 Days

AAA Oklahoma,  Oklahoma’s pump price average for regular gasoline has tumbled 18 cents since hitting $3.53 on June 27, according to…

Gasoline Prices Keep Falling in Oklahoma

Gasoline Prices Keep Falling in Oklahoma

Oklahoma City– Gasoline prices in Oklahoma continue slipping despite growing tensions around the world—the shootdown of the Malaysian airliner over Ukraine…

Oklahoma’s an Energy Expensive Place to Live

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…

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CNG

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…

Legislator Calls Propane Study Denial by Speaker ‘Slap in the Face’ to Businesses & Families

Oklahoma City– State House Speaker Jeff Hickman’s decision not to allow an interim legislative study on the propane shortage that affect Oklahoma this past winter has angered…

Chesapeake Energy Sells More Gas Units

Oklahoma City– With fewer and fewer natural gas wells being drilled nationally, Chesapeake Energy’s subsidiary MidCon Compression is selling 162 units in Arkansas for a total of…

Pickens Endorses CNG Bill in the Legislature

OKLAHOMA CITY – A legislative proposal that would help counties convert their fleets to compressed natural gas and increase CNG infrastructure now has the endorsement of T.…

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

Oklahoma Gasoline Prices—-Still Falling

AAA Oklahoma, July 29, 2014 –   In spite of continuing geopolitical tensions in eastern Europe, the Middle East and northern Africa, motorists in Oklahoma are paying…

Oklahoma Gas Prices Tumble for 15 Days

AAA Oklahoma,  Oklahoma’s pump price average for regular gasoline has tumbled 18 cents since hitting $3.53 on June 27, according to FuelGaugeReport.AAA.com. The state average has declined…

Gasoline Prices Keep Falling in Oklahoma

Oklahoma City– Gasoline prices in Oklahoma continue slipping despite growing tensions around the world—the shootdown of the Malaysian airliner over Ukraine and the unrest in Iraq where…

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…

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

Ag Secretary Says EPA Has too Much Power in Water Rules

Oklahoma City– From the Oklahoma Farm Report Oklahoma Secretary of Agriculture Jim Reese has submitted comments to the federal government in regards the so called Waters of…

EPA Money to State Water Resources Board

DALLAS – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded over $11 million to the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB). The grant is part of EPA’s Clean…

Fight Proposed Over EPA’s New Water Rules

Washington, D-C From Radio Oklahoma Network’s “Oklahoma Farm Report.”   The Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corp of Engineers continue to be in hot water on…

Legislators to Study Water Sources in State

Oklahoma City–   One of the numerous interim studies approved by State House Speaker Jeff Hickman concerns water. With the approval of Interim Study 14-010, members of…

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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…