Monthly Archive: November 2017

Saltwater Well Fight Grows in NE Kansas

The earthquake and wastewater injection well debate is growing in northeastern Kansas.  Environmental groups are fighting a plan by a Florida company to drill two saltwater injection wells near the town of Eudora, arguing they will create the same kind of earthquakes experienced in Oklahoma.

But there’s pushback from oil and gas consultant and …

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Inhofe Uses Hearing to Continue Defending Withdrawal From Paris Climate Accord

While the Trump administration’s delegation got a cold reception at this week’s United Nations climate summit in Bonn, Germany, Oklahoma U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe was still defending the President’s decision to remove the U.S. from the Paris climate accord.

During a hearing by the Senate Environment and Public Works committee where he is …

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Enel Green Power Starts Work on Firm’s First Wind Farm in Nebraska

Wind power giant, Enel Green Power North America, Inc. has started construction on its first wind farm in the state of Nebraska.

Work begins nearly a year after the company completed and connected to the grid the Drift Sand and Chisholm View II wind power plants in northern Oklahoma. Chisholm View II is an …

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Lankford—Take Care of Tax Reform to Improve the Economy

The tax reform bill proposed by Senate Republicans has strong support from Oklahoma U.S. Sen. James Lankford who took to the Senate floor to express his thoughts.

The bill has an obvious impact on the energy industry in Oklahoma, whether it’s a push to eliminate some wind tax credits or a move affecting oil …

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Fate of Budget Bailout Bill in Hands of Oklahoma Senate

The State Senate will take up the budget bailout bill on Friday after it won approval Wednesday in the State House on a 56 to 38 vote, but not before the oil and gas industry was targeted by some Democrats with more criticism.

The plan calls for the reduction of overall state spending by …

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WTI, Brent Fall on Tuesday as Data Reveals Unexpected Jump in Crude Inventories

Oil futures continued to slide on Wednesday as government data revealed a surprise climb in domestic crude inventories for a second consecutive week, according to Bloomberg MarketWatch.

December West Texas Intermediate crude declined by 37 cents, or 0.7%, to settle at $55.33 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

January Brent crude, the global …

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Devon Hits 5,100 Barrel-a-day Well in STACK

A newly-completed $9 million Devon Energy well in Blaine County is producing a whopping 5,100 oil-equivalent barrels a day, according to an announcement by the Oklahoma City energy company.

The Faith Marie 1-H is producing the highest oil productivity of any STACK well to date targeting the Lower Meramec interval said the company. The …

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In Unprecedented Move, EIA Hosts Harold Hamm at Webinar

Vocal critic of the Energy Information Administration, Oklahoma oilman Harold Hamm is going into the mouth of the lion on Thursday.

He will speak at a webinar sponsored by the EIA and appear alongside an EIA analyst as they discuss crude production trends and examine the agency’s oil forecasts.

If you recall, it was …

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Marathon Reports Pair of Large Wells in Blaine County

Marathon Oil is reporting two of three recently-completed wells in Blaine County have production of more than 2,000 Boed.

The largest had total production of 2,248 Boed. The Alta Bia, located at 31 15N 11W had a February spud date with the end of drilling in April and completion in May 2017.

The Landreth well …

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Completion Reports — November 8, 2017 through November 14, 2017

 

COUNTY Well name SCTN TWN RNG SPOT Completion Date Scan Date API Document Blaine ALTA BIA 1511 1-6-31MXH 31 15N 11W N2 NE NE NE Nov-03-2017 Nov-13-2017 01123689 500614285 Blaine LANDRETH BIA 1-14H 14 15N 11W SE SW SW SW Jul-29-2017 Nov-09-2017 01123762 500613912

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