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Inhofe: Obama Developed “Culture of Radical Alarmists”

At a recent conservative conference, Oklahoma’s U.S. Senator, Jim Inhofe, railed against the Obama Administration’s fossil fuel policy.

Inhofe issued a warning to remain “vigilant” because Obama “built a culture of radical alarmists.”

“Liberal extremists are not going to give up,” said Inhofe, during a keynote address at the Heartland Institute’s 12th International Conference …

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Wildcatters Gala Honors Oil and Gas Leaders

The Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association bestowed its highest honors during the association’s recent Wildcatters Gala at the Skirvin Hilton in Oklahoma City.

The event honored the late Aubrey McClendon as the inaugural OIPA Legend of the Industry, included the induction of Mark Monroe into the OIPA’s Wildcatters …

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Environmentalists Vow Fight in Nebraska Against Keystone XL Pipeline

President Trump might have signed off on the Keystone XL pipeline but opponents aren’t finished in their fight.

One group, Bold Nebraska based in Hastings plans to continue the battle against what its President Linda Anderson calls a “reckless” pipeline.

In a Friday morning email notice she said, “Here’s the good news: Trump …

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Senators Applaud Trump’s Approval of Keystone XL Pipeline

Oklahoma U.S. Senators Inhofe and Lankford wasted little time Friday in offering statements of gratitude over the Trump Administration’s approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline permit.

Sen. Jim Inhofe, a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee said, “President Trump continues to deliver on his promises to prioritize energy independence …

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Teens Win Oil and Gas Fight in Colorado

Some teenagers in Colorado have pulled off a victory over the State when it comes to oil and gas development.  The Colorado Court of Appeals, in a 2-1 decision, ruled the state regulators wrongly denied a 2013 rulemaking petition from Earth Guardians. The group of teens, based in Boulder had asked the state …

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Seventy Seven Energy’s Proposed Merger Moving Ahead with Stockholders Meeting

Oklahoma City-based Seventy Seven Energy Inc. is moving ahead with plans to possibly merge with Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. based in Houston, Texas.

A special meeting of Seventy-Seven stockholders will be held April 20 at 9 a.m. at SSE’s offices, 777 NW 63rd in Oklahoma City.

Stockholders will consider and vote on the proposed …

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Trump Okays Keystone XL Pipeline……Overturns Obama Decision

From Fox News

 

The Trump administration has issued a presidential permit to pipeline builder TransCanada to build the Keystone XL pipeline.

White House press secretary Sean Spicer tweeted that President Donald Trump would discuss the pipeline later Friday morning.

The State Department says that it determined that building Keystone serves the U.S. national interest. …

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Oklahoma Drinking Water Improvement Projects

The Washington D.C.-based Environmental Council of the States is out with a list of nearly $15 billion dollar waster and wastewater projects it describes as “ready to go.”

Oklahoma has 20 of the projects with a total of $642,185,000 in funding this year. Eleven are for drinking water projects and 9 are …

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Keystone XL Permit to be Signed by Monday

What the Obama administration refused to do, the Trump administration will do—approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline and do it by Monday, according to a report by Politico.

“Undersecretary for political affairs Tom Shannon plans to sign the pipeline’s cross-border permit on or before Monday, the last day for the 60-day timeline that …

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Vandalism Against Dakota Access Pipeline Confirmed in South Dakota and Iowa

The Texas developer of the Dakota Access Pipeline is taking its sabotage claims against the line seriously enough it’s asking a court against releasing spill response plans for fear it could be used by activists and terrorists.

Energy Transfer Partners made the revalation of “recent coordinate physical attacks” in the court filing in …

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