Oil & Gas
Explosion & Fire Rock Woodward Disposal Operation

Explosion & Fire Rock Woodward Disposal Operation

Woodward–   An explosion and fire struck the Woodward operations of BS & W Solutions, a salt water disposal company located along highway US 270 at the northwest…

Devon Energy’s Annual Meeting to be held in June

Devon Energy’s Annual Meeting to be held in June

Oklahoma City—   Devon Energy’s announced its annual stockholders meeting will be June 4th at the company headquarters in downtown Oklahoma City. The invitation was made this week…

OSU’s $1 million from ConocoPhillips is Nothing What Texas A&M Got

OSU’s $1 million from ConocoPhillips is Nothing What Texas A&M Got

Houston, Texas— After donating $1 million to Oklahoma State University’s Spears School of Business to build a new home for the school, ConocoPhillips is making an even larger…

Oklahoma’s not Alone in Denying Link of Quakes to Fracking

Oklahoma’s not Alone in Denying Link of Quakes to Fracking

 From the San Antonio Business Journal Sanford Nowlin Reporter- San Antonio Business Journal The Texas Railroad Commission apparently isn’t shaken up by Ohio regulators’ decision to limit hydraulic…

Tom Ward’s Tapstone Energy Expanding With Help of City Agreement

Tom Ward’s Tapstone Energy Expanding With Help of City Agreement

Oklahoma City– Oklahoma City is preparing to make an economic development agreement with Tapstone Energy LLC, the oil and natural gas company founded by former SandRidge Energy CEO Tom…

What We Know About Aubrey McClendon’s Departure from Chesapeake

What We Know About Aubrey McClendon’s Departure from Chesapeake

USA Today–   Chesapeake Energy co-founder and CEO Aubrey McClendon, who resigned last April over personal loans and governance issues, received an exit package valued at more than…

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Gas Scare Prompted Evacuation of Baker Hughes in Tulsa

Gas Scare Prompted Evacuation of Baker Hughes in Tulsa

Tulsa–   A natural gas scare prompted the evacuation early today of the Baker Hughes…

Explosion & Fire Rock Woodward Disposal Operation

Explosion & Fire Rock Woodward Disposal Operation

Woodward–   An explosion and fire struck the Woodward operations of BS & W Solutions,…

Devon Energy’s Annual Meeting to be held in June

Devon Energy’s Annual Meeting to be held in June

Oklahoma City—   Devon Energy’s announced its annual stockholders meeting will be June 4th at…

Fracking in Colorado—-Not Without a Fight From Some Energy Companies

Fracking in Colorado—-Not Without a Fight From Some Energy Companies

Denver Business Journal Two of Colorado’s biggest oil producers, Anadarko Petroleum Corp. and Noble Energy…

Calpine’s Coweta Power Plant among Six to be Sold for $1.5 billion Cash

Calpine’s Coweta Power Plant among Six to be Sold for $1.5 billion Cash

Houston-based Calpine Corp. (NYSE: CPN) said April 18 it agreed to sell six power plants…

OSU’s $1 million from ConocoPhillips is Nothing What Texas A&M Got

OSU’s $1 million from ConocoPhillips is Nothing What Texas A&M Got

Houston, Texas— After donating $1 million to Oklahoma State University’s Spears School of Business to…

Oklahoma’s not Alone in Denying Link of Quakes to Fracking

Oklahoma’s not Alone in Denying Link of Quakes to Fracking

 From the San Antonio Business Journal Sanford Nowlin Reporter- San Antonio Business Journal The Texas…

Oklahoma Gasoline Prices Holding Steady

Oklahoma Gasoline Prices Holding Steady

Oklahoma City— The average price for a gallon of unleaded gasoline in Oklahoma is  $3.43,…

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Wind Energy

Oklahoma’s Part of Major Wind-Generated Electricity

Oklahoma’s Part of Major Wind-Generated Electricity

Inside Climate News–   In 2013, 12 states accounted for 80% of U.S. wind-generated electricity, according to preliminary generation data released in EIA’s March Electric Power Monthly report. Texas was…

30,000 Jobs Lost in Wind Industry in Past Year

30,000 Jobs Lost in Wind Industry in Past Year

Washington, D.C.–   While Oklahoma is now in fourth place for electricity generated from the wind, the industry nationally has lost thousands of jobs in the past year.…

Sierra Club Accuses Legislature of Squandering Opportunities

Sierra Club Accuses Legislature of Squandering Opportunities

Oklahoma City– Sierra club leaders lobbied legislators Tuesday at the Capitol as they held their lobby day to defend Oklahoma’s environment. And Chapter Director David Ocamb accused the…

Debate Grows on Electricity Bill in the Legislature

Debate Grows on Electricity Bill in the Legislature

Okla. bill seeks change in cost structure for homegrown energy Edward Klump, E&E reporter Published: Monday, April 7, 2014 Story Tools sponsored by American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers…

Lankford on Prairie Chicken Listing—Government Doesn’t Trust Oklahoma

Lankford on Prairie Chicken Listing—Government Doesn’t Trust Oklahoma

Washington, DC– Oklahoma U.S. Rep. James Lankford (R) has joined those critical of the decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to add the lesser prairie-chicken to…

Inhofe on Prairie Chicken Decision—Nothing But Politics!

Inhofe on Prairie Chicken Decision—Nothing But Politics!

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) today stated that U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (FWS) decision to list the Lesser Prairie Chicken (LPC) as threatened is…

Gasoline Prices in Oklahoma

Oklahoma Gasoline Prices Holding Steady

Oklahoma Gasoline Prices Holding Steady

Oklahoma City— The average price for a gallon of unleaded gasoline in Oklahoma is  $3.43, down a penny from a week…

Gas Prices Go Up Again

Gas Prices Go Up Again

AAA Oklahoma, April 15, 2014 – Oklahoma’s statewide gas price average hit $3.47 today, the highest it has been since Sept.…

Gasoline Prices Level Off in Oklahoma

Gasoline Prices Level Off in Oklahoma

AAA Oklahoma, March 25, 2014 – Oklahoma pump prices have apparently found a home for the time being, AAA Oklahoma reports.…

Statewide Gasoline Prices Up Again to $3.41 Average

Statewide Gasoline Prices Up Again to $3.41 Average

Oklahoma City–   Gasoline prices have risen a few more cents a gallon in Oklahoma over the past week, reaching a…

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CNG

Bridenstine—Get the Government Out of the Way!

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and Congressman Jim Bridenstine, R-Oklahoma-1, today introduced companion legislation, S. 2170 and H.R. 4286, to empower the private sector…

CNG Bill Wins Approval in Senate Committee

OKLAHOMA CITY – State Rep. Josh Cockroft today praised the Senate Energy Committee passage of legislation to help counties convert their fleets to compressed natural gas. House…

Lankford—”That’s not a Strong Response”

Washington, D-C   U.S. Representative James Lankford says energy played a key role in Russia’s decision to invade Crimea and he continues blaming the Obama administration in…

Lankford to White House—Loosen LNG Exports

Washington, DC Oklahoma U.S. Representative James Lankford says the White House should shoulder some of the blame for Russia’s invasion of Crimea.  In an interview with OkEnergyToday,…

Natural Gas Prices in Oklahoma

Mullin Supports Extension of Propane Emergency Assistance

WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) today helped address the current propane crisis affecting the Second District and the nation as a whole. Mullin cosponsored H.R. 4076,…

Inhofe & Levin See Eye to Eye on Natural Gas Use

The Wall Street Journal ICYMI: Fill ‘er Up—With Natural Gas By U.S. Sens. Jim Inhofe & Carl Levin Not long ago, Washington was debating how to secure energy from…

Some in Congress Want Hearings into Propane Gas Shortage

Washington, DC   Some Mid-Western lawmakers in Iowa, Nebraska, Illinois and Minnesota want Congressional hearings into the propane gas shortage.  None from Oklahoma joined in the effort.  …

Legislators Briefed on Propane Price Spikes in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY – An informational meeting on the spike in propane prices was held in the state Capitol on Tuesday by state Rep. Mark McBride. The meeting…

Gasoline Prices in Oklahoma

Oklahoma Gasoline Prices Holding Steady

Oklahoma City— The average price for a gallon of unleaded gasoline in Oklahoma is  $3.43, down a penny from a week ago according to GasBuddy.com. Last week’s…

Gas Prices Go Up Again

AAA Oklahoma, April 15, 2014 – Oklahoma’s statewide gas price average hit $3.47 today, the highest it has been since Sept. 15, 2013, according to FuelGaugeReport.AAA.com. “It’s…

Gasoline Prices Level Off in Oklahoma

AAA Oklahoma, March 25, 2014 – Oklahoma pump prices have apparently found a home for the time being, AAA Oklahoma reports. Today’s average across the state is…

Statewide Gasoline Prices Up Again to $3.41 Average

Oklahoma City–   Gasoline prices have risen a few more cents a gallon in Oklahoma over the past week, reaching a high of $3.41 a gallon, according…

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

Lucas—Another Example of Overreach

Washington, DC—   “This is another example of some people would say ‘ruling by presidential decree.’ Oklahoma Congressman Frank Lucas is clearly an opponent of the latest…

Water Resources Board Member Says He Won’t Resign

From the Lawton Constitution—-   The organization Oklahomans for Responsible Water Policy (ORWP), based in Antlers, is calling upon Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) member and vice…

Inhofe Speaks Out Against EPA Water Agreement

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), senior member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, today released the following statement regarding the U.S.…

Injection Well Regulations Spurred by Earthquakes in Oklahoma

Oklahoma City—   Governor Mary Fallin and the State legislature are the next stop for new Corporation Commission rules aimed at closer monitoring of oil and gas…

Oklahoma Corporation Commission

Corporation Commissioner to be Part of NGA Conference

Oklahoma City–   Oklahoma Corporation Commissioner Dana Murphy has accepted an invitation from the National Governors Association (NGA) to be on a panel addressing the topic “Handling…