Monthly Archive: October 2015

Rig Counts Fall in Oklahoma and the U.S.

Losses mounted in the past week in Oklahoma and the rest of the nation when it came to the number of oil and gas rigs still active, despite the energy slump, according to Baker Hughes Company. Oklahoma lost 6 more rigs to reach a level of 84 com…

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Rig Counts Fall in Oklahoma and the U.S.

Losses mounted in the past week in Oklahoma and the rest of the nation when it came to the number of oil and gas rigs still active, despite the energy slump, according to Baker Hughes Company. Oklahoma lost 6 more rigs to reach a level of 84 compared …

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Prayer Vigil Planned to Fight OGE over Solar Charges

Bob Waldrop in Oklahoma City admits it. When he and others hold a prayer vigil Monday night outside the Corporation Commission headquarters in the Jim Thorpe building, they will be appealing to a higher calling in their fight against OG and E over sol…

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Wall Street Journal Sides with Pruitt in EPA Fight

Under the headline “The EPA Deserves a Stay,” the Wall Street Journal is siding with Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt in his fight with the Environmental Protection Agency over it Clean Power Plan.
“President Obama’s palace revolution on c…

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Wall Street Journal Sides with Pruitt in EPA Fight

Under the headline “The EPA Deserves a Stay,” the Wall Street Journal is siding with Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt in his fight with the Environmental Protection Agency over it Clean Power Plan.
“President Obama’s palace revolution on climate…

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Muskogee Oil and Gas Pipe Maker Laying Off 75 Workers

The oil and gas downturn is claiming more workers in Oklahoma—this time at the Vallourec Star manufacturing plant in Muskogee. The pipeline maker is laying off about 75 workers by the end of the year, blaming reduced demand for its product due…

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Muskogee Oil and Gas Pipe Maker Laying Off 75 Workers

The oil and gas downturn is claiming more workers in Oklahoma—this time at the Vallourec Star manufacturing plant in Muskogee. The pipeline maker is laying off about 75 workers by the end of the year, blaming reduced demand for its product due to wh…

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House Subcommittee Prepares to Vote Down Clean Power Plan

Oklahoma Congressman Markwayne Mullin and others on a U.S. House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee plan a vote Tuesday to disapprove the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan.
He and others on the Subcommittee on Energy and Power wil…

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House Subcommittee Prepares to Vote Down Clean Power Plan

Oklahoma Congressman Markwayne Mullin and others on a U.S. House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee plan a vote Tuesday to disapprove the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan.
He and others on the Subcommittee on Energy and Power will mark…

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State Chamber Endorses Massive Turnpike Plans

The State Chamber of Commerce calls the nearly $1 billion turnpike expansion and improvement plan announced by Governor Mary Fallin and the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority to be a “bold plan.”
The Chamber announced its support after the announcement of th…

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