Inhofe Catches Corps Not Supporting EPA Water Plan

The Waters of the U.S. rule is lacking factual, technical and legal support according to Oklahoma U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe and he says he has documentation from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to back up his claim.
In a July 27 letter sent to Jo…

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Sen. Inhofe Disappointed House Won’t Consider DRIVE Act

A disappointed U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe is hoping leaders in the House change their mind and take up his DRIVE Act, the first major transportation bill to be drawn up in several years. House leaders plan to head home Thursday for a summer recess and not…

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SandRidge Energy Receives Delisting Notice

SandRidge Energy is on the clock to get its stock price to a dollar or more. The company said Monday it had received notice from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) that its stock could be delisted unless SandRidge could meet the one dollar requirement….

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U.S. Crude Slips Below $48 on Monday

Traders pulled back even further on crude oil as fears of lower demand crept back into the picture on Monday. September West Texas Intermediate crude lost 75 cents to end trade at $47.39 a barrel. September Brent crude contracts on the London ICE Futur…

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Wall Street Analyst Not Surprised If Chesapeake Energy is Sold

A prominent Wall Street analyst said he wouldn’t be surprised if Oklahoma City based Chesapeake Energy is sold. Barron’s reports SunTrust Robinson Humprey has upgraded its rating of Chesapeake’s stock from Neutral to Buy on Monday. According to the rep…

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Durant to Get New Steel Mill Plant

Durant has been chosen as the site for a new steel manufacturing plant that will create an estimated 300 new jobs for southern Oklahoma, according to an announcement made Monday by Gov. Mary Fallin. Commercial Metals Company, an Irving, Texas based com…

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Gov. Fallin Gets Support in Fighting EPA’s Clean Power Plan

Governor Mary Fallin just gained an ally in her opposition to the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan rules set to be implemented sometime in August.

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has told the EPA in a letter that he mig…

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Survey Finds More Shallow Fracked Wells Nationwide than Believed

They call it the nation’s first survey of fracking well depths and Standford University scientists maintain it shows there is more shallow fracking than many previously considered across the country. The report says it occurred at 16 percent of …

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Pickens to be Part of New Mexico Energy Summit

Oilman T. Boone Pickens will be one of the speakers at the 2015 Southeastern New Mexico Energy Summit to be held September 14 in Carlsbad.
The announcement was made by Carlsbad Mayor Dale Janway.

“These annual energy summits began three years…

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Colorado Prepares to Meet New EPA Rules

While Oklahoma is challenging new Environmental Protection Agency rules taking effect next month and targeting coal-fired power plants, the state of Colorado is preparing to meet them but not with a lawsuit.

An Associated Press report quotes C…

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