Monthly Archive: October 2014

Oil and Gas Employment Increases in Oklahoma Despite Tumbling Oil Prices

The latest energy index from the Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association indicates new workers in the state’s oil and gas industry has pushed levels higher even after falling oil and natural gas prices sent the index tumbling last month. And it sugg…

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Corporation Commissioner Murphy Chosen President of Southwest Power Pool Committee

Oklahoma Corporation Commissioner Dana Murphy has a new title—that of President of the Regional State Committee of the Southwest Power Pool.
She will take over as President in January 2015, according to announcement made by the Corporation Commissio…

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Judge Rules Against Reuters in Harold Hamm Divorce Trial

An Oklahoma County court divorce judge ruled Thursday that his order closing the divorce trial of billionaire oilman Harold Hamm, founder of Continental Resources will apply for documents and transcripts sealed in the past few months of testimony, and …

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Ruling Against Chesapeake in Wyoming Could Have Greater Implications

Oklahoma City-based Chesapeake Energy lost a bid this week for a tax exemption on its gas-flaring equipment in Wyoming’s Converse County. The exemption was small but because hundreds of new wells might be completed in the county this year, the d…

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Ruling Against Chesapeake in Wyoming Could Have Greater Implications

Oklahoma City-based Chesapeake Energy lost a bid this week for a tax exemption on its gas-flaring equipment in Wyoming’s Converse County. The exemption was small but because hundreds of new wells might be completed in the county this year, the denial …

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Inhofe Tells EPA its Refinery Rules Should be Abandoned

Oklahoma U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe says the Environmental Protection Agency should abandon its proposed new control requirements for petroleum refineries. He wrote the EPA this week, stating that the requirements are not justified by a sound risk …

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Inhofe Tells EPA its Refinery Rules Should be Abandoned

Oklahoma U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe says the Environmental Protection Agency should abandon its proposed new control requirements for petroleum refineries. He wrote the EPA this week, stating that the requirements are not justified by a sound risk assess…

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Jobless Rates Improve in Most Oklahoma Counties

A breakdown of unemployment in the State’s 77 counties shows few significant changes, according to figures released by the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission. Once again, the state’s southeast counties have the highest jobless rates. Latimer cou…

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Inhofe Tells EPA its Reinfery Rules Should be Abandoned

Oklahoma U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe says the Environmental Protection Agency should abandon its proposed new control requirements for petroleum refineries. He wrote the EPA this week, stating that the requirements are not justified by a sound risk assess…

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Inhofe Tells EPA its Reinfery Rules Should be Abandoned

Oklahoma U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe says the Environmental Protection Agency should abandon its proposed new control requirements for petroleum refineries. He wrote the EPA this week, stating that the requirements are not justified by a sound risk …

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