Monthly Archive: July 2017

ONEOK Doubles Down on STACK Expansion at Canadian County Gas Processing Facility

Tulsa-based ONEOK, Inc. plans to double its Canadian Valley natural gas processing facility in the STACK to 400 million cubic feet per day to support increasing production growth, according to a company press release issued Monday afternoon.

The Canadian Valley II project in Canadian County, Oklahoma, is expected to be complete by the end of …

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WTI Makes Big Jump Past $50 a Barrel on Tuesday

West Texas Intermediate oil futures charged past $50 a barrel on Tuesday as Brent crude continued to post another positive gain, according to Bloomberg MarketWatch.

On the New York Mercantile Exchange, September West Texas Intermediate crude rose 46 cents, or 0.9%, to settle at $50.17 a barrel, its highest close since May 24.

September …

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Completion Reports August 1, 2017


JACKSON COUNTY Glb Exploration Inc Canyon(5500): Water 75 Pump Canyon(5500): Oil 5 Water 42 Pump 30 1S 23W Brewer 1-30, July 02, 2017 DH, OIL, TD: 5940 ft Lat: 34.43659, Long: -99.65069 API: 35065202980001

KINGFISHER COUNTY Spess Oil Company Inc Hunton-mississippi- Prue: Oil 71 Gas 73 Water 54 Pump Oswego: Oil 3 Water 15 Pump

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Permits to Drill August 1, 2017


Blaine County LONDYN BIA 1411 #1-9MH, July 31 2017 09 14N 11W SESESESE API: 01123836 Lat: 35.69695817406511, Long: -98.36718985291095 MARATHON OIL COMPANY HH, DR, 17275 ft, MISSISSIPPIAN(10924)

Canadian County KILIMANJARO 1106 #1UMH-2, July 07 2017 02 11N 6W SESESESE API: 

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Superfund Program to be Examined in Senate Hearing


A subcommittee of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works will hold a hearing Tuesday exploring the EPA’s Superfund program.

Entitled, “Oversight of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Superfund Program,” the hearing will be held by the Subcommittee on Superfund, Waste Management and Regulatory Oversight.

Three witnesses will testify including independent consultant …

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Shutting Down—an Energy Information Network

One of the energy websites across the U.S. is shutting down operations. announced Monday it is closing.

“It is with great sadness that we announce the closure of,”  said the firm. It will no longer operate as of Aug.2 when the website goes offline.

As liked to describe itself, it was …

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Congressman Cole Opposes Privatizing Air Traffic Control System

Oklahoma Congressman Tom Cole is one of the latest to take a stand against President Obama’s call to privatize the air traffic control system.

The U.S. Representative said a privatized Federal Aviation Administration would be unfair to the American taxpayer.

“It is simply wrong to take billions of dollars’ worth of assets purchased by …

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Inhofe Promotes General Aviation While Criticizing FAA’s Environmental Reviews

Writing in a publication of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe promoted his bill which calls for expanded investments at general aviation airports across the U.S.

He touted his Forward Looking Investment in General Aviation, Hangars and Tarmacs Act of 2017, the FLIGHT Act.

“This legislation will give general …

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Halliburton Makes $29 million Settlement with SEC


Halliburton, with the major operation in Duncan, has agreed to pay $29 million to settle an investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission.

The investigation  was into allegations that the company had violated the books and records and internal accounting controls provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act while selecting and making payments …

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Pruitt Denies Using EPA as Stepping Stone to Higher Political Office


EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt scoffs at the idea among environmentalists and national media that he’s using the office for greater political motives—maybe a run for Governor in Oklahoma.

It’s what he made clear in a recent interview with The Oklahoman and a story published July 31.

“To think somehow that…I would go …

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