Monthly Archive: January 2015

Chesapeake Awaits Appeal Over Judge’s Ruling on Racketeering Trial

A Michigan judge is considering efforts of the Michigan Attorney General to add more antitrust charges against Oklahoma City-based Chesapeake Energy in an investigation of alleged bid-rigging over the company’s efforts to obtain private land leases. Ch…

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Completion reports Feb 2 2015

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New Mexico Leader Stops $2 billion Renewable Electrical Line

While major electric transmission lines have won approval from the Oklahoma Panhandle eastward to Tennessee, it apparently isn’t so easy for similar lines to get state approval in New Mexico. There, New Mexico Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn, a Republica…

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Corporation Commission Increases Probe of Wells to Earthquakes

Less than a week after the Oklahoma Corporation Commission expanded the geographic area of monitoring waste disposal wells for their possible connection to an increase in earthquakes in the state, a newly-created Governor’s Coordinating Council on Seis…

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Permits to drill Feb 2 2015

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Legislator Wants State Law Requiring Earthquake Insurance

Payne County Rep. Cory Williams, D-Stillwater has authored a bill in the State House to require all insurance carriers in Oklahoma to offer earthquake insurance coverage and the reason for it is due to the increased frequency and intensity of earthquak…

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Quality Jobs Program Adding Nearly 600 New Jobs

Close to 600 new jobs are expected from the enrollment of five more companies in the Quality Jobs Program of the Oklahoma Department of Commerce with benefits for the firms totaling nearly $11.5 million.
Commerce officials say two of the firms are oil…

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Losses Reported by ConocoPhillips–Layoffs Might be Coming

It was a net loss during the last three months of the year for ConocoPhillips, while the energy company made a overall profit in 2014. The company lost $39 million or three-cents a share during the fourth quarter. Full-year earnings totaled $6.9…

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Losses Reported by ConocoPhillips–Layoffs Might be Coming

It was a net loss during the last three months of the year for ConocoPhillips, while the energy company made a overall profit in 2014. The company lost $39 million or three-cents a share during the fourth quarter. Full-year earnings totaled $6.9 billi…

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2,000 Workers Let Go at Helmerich and Payne

The first oil and gas company in Oklahoma to announce major layoffs from the plummeting crude and gas prices is Helmerich and Payne based in Tulsa, a firm that says it is laying off 2,000 workers nationwide including 500 in Tulsa.
The announceme…

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