Belching Cows Now Rank Second for Methane Gas Emissions

The passing of gas by America’s cattle is no longer the number one emitter of methane, according the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s greenhouse gas inventory released this week. It was three years ago, when cows overtook the oil and gas industr…

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$267,000 in Drill Bits Stolen from Drilling Site

Oilfield thieves have been busy in northern Colorado where they recently stole seven oil and natural-gas drill bits worth an estimated $267,000. The Weld County sheriff’s office, located in the oil active northern part of the state is investigat…

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Employee Changes confirmed at Linn Energy Over Low Oil Prices

Houston-based Linn Energy confirms it has made employee changes this week in the wake of the oil downturn, but a spokeswoman did not refer to them as layoffs or cuts in the Oklahoma operations. Rather, Sarah Nordin, with Investor and Public Relat…

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Lankford Doesn’t Trust Iran or the White House in Nuke Talks

Oklahoma U.S. Senator James Lanford is spending the weekend making a point about the Iranian nuclear agreement negotiations with the U.S. that the end result could have a direct impact on Oklahoma’s economy and its oil and gas industry. Namely, Iran m…

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Oil Continues Winning Streak on Thursday

Oil prices continued to gain ground even as investors began digesting the latest crude supply numbers on Thursday. May West Texas Intermediate Crude gained 32 cents to close trade at $56.71 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. On the London IC…

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Nation’s Ethanol Production Hits 25-week Low

Another drop in ethanol production in the U.S. is reported by the U.S. Energy Information Agency. Latest figures indicate production was 924,000 barrels a day in the past week, or 38.81 million gallons daily. That’s down 12,000 barrels from the …

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House approves Bill Yanking Tax Credits for Wind Farms

The name of Rep. David Dank will carry on should the state Senate give final approval to the bill that will end the five-year exemption from ad valorem taxes for the state’s wind energy industry. The House voted Thursday, 78-3 in favor of the …

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Are You a Typical American Driver?

New figures from the American Automobile Association show the typical American motorist drives 29.2 miles a day, making two trips with an average total time of 46 minutes. AAA says the figures come from a study underway by the AAA Foundation for Traff…

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Naton’s Ethanol Production Hits 25-week Low

Another drop in ethanol production in the U.S. is reported by the U.S. Energy Information Agency. Latest figures indicate production was 924,000 barrels a day in the past week, or 38.81 million gallons daily. That’s down 12,000 barrels from the …

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OGE Energy Corp to Discuss 1st Quarter in May

The parent company of Oklahoma Gas and Electric will hold a conference call to discuss its first quarter 2015 financial results on May 7th. OGE Energy Corporation will hold the conference call that Thursday morning at eight Central time.
Analysts expe…

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