Monthly Archive: May 2017

Completion Reports May 31, 2017


BECKHAM COUNTY Atalaya Resources Llc Des Moines: Oil 143 Gas 1267 Water 2200 Flow 12 11N 21W Jones Trust 12 11 21 #1h, May 10, 2017 HH, OIL, TD: 17479 ft Lat: 35.45021, Long: -99.37891 API: 35009219840001

Fourpoint Energy Llc Missourian: Oil 560 Gas …

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Permits to Drill May 31, 2017


Blaine County RED LAND #1-35H, May 19 2017 35 17N 10W SESESWSW API: 01123804 Lat: 35.899279364450564, Long: -98.24158282146381 PRIDE ENERGY COMPANY HH, AM, 14685 ft, MERAMEC(9462)

Blaine County RED LAND #2-35H, May 30 2017 35 17N 10W SESESWSW API: …

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Details of Deadly Texas Panhandle Train Crash Coming Out a Year Later

Details of the deadly June 28, 2016 collision of two freight trains that killed three people near the town of Panhandle, Texas are coming out as the incident remains under investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board.

Only one man survived the crash of the two Burlington Northern Santa Fe trains. One of the …

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Small Quakes Recorded in Southern Kansas Over Memorial Day Weekend

Two small earthquakes were recorded in southern Kansas over the Memorial Day weekend.

The U.S. Geological Survey says a 2.5 magnitude quake was recorded Sunday about 10 miles west of the town of Belle Plaine. The town is located a few miles east of I-35 so the epicenter would be located north of the …

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ConocoPhillips Reaches $39 million Pollution Settlement with New Jersey

The State of New Jersey has announced it reached a $39 million settlement with Houston-based ConocoPhillips in an issue concerning ground water contamination.

Attorney General Christopher Porrino said ConocoPhillips was one of 50 oil and chemical firms sued by the state in 2007 over the contamination. The lawsuits accused the companies of being responsible …

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Colorado Confirms 2nd Gas Leak Was Found Near Deadly Blast Site

A second underground leak has been found in the same Colorado neighborhood where a house explosion in April killed two men and badly injured a woman.

It’s what the head of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission told a neighborhood group, explaining that the underground gas plume was discovered in Firestone. News of …

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Former Top FBI Agent Calls Out State Supreme Court in 26-year old Bribery Case

A former top FBI official in Oklahoma who was an agent who held high positions in the FBI’s Washington, D.C. headquarters says it’s time the Oklahoma Supreme Court ordered ATT to refund billions in a bribed Corporation Commission case.

Writing this week, Buck Revell stated, “Justice delayed any further is justice denied; Bribery is …

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2014 Oilfield Death at Continental Resources Well Under Probe by EPA

The 2014 death of an oilfield worker at a Continental Resources well in North Dakota is one of two incidents now under investigation by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

The worker, Zachary Buckles died from toxic vapors at a well near Alexander, North Dakota. He was a “flow tester” assigned to measure tank levels …

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Chaparral Energy Announces Over The Counter Stock Listing

Oklahoma City-based Chaparral Energy Inc. announced Friday that its Class A common stock shares began trading over-the-counter on the OTCQB market under the symbol CHPE.

“This marks a key step in Chaparral’s transition into a publicly traded company,” said K. Earl Reynolds, Chaparral’s CEO. “We believe we can create significant value for our shareholders …

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EPA’s Pruitt Assures Osage County Landowners of Pollution Plan

Scott Pruitt, the former Oklahoma Attorney General who now commands the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency made a visit to the state on Friday, reviewing environmental work in Osage County.

He came to inspect pollution discovered nearly a year ago at Bird Creek on the Chapman Ranch.

“It’s our agency doing what it’s supposed to do, …

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