Williams asks FERC to allow operation of Atlantic Sunrise pipeline

Williams  reported that the Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project has achieved mechanical completion and 1.7 Bcf/d of critically needed capacity is now ready to be placed in service pending final approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). The company requested such permission from the FERC earlier today. Backed by long-term shipper commitments, the nearly $3 …

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Environmental activist vows to bring ‘revolution’ to the corporation commission

  Ashley Nicole McCray, the Democratic candidate trying to unseat Republican Corporation Commissioner Bob Anthony maintains she is not the person she was when she was the smiling activist posing with a banner that said ‘F*** the Police!” She also claims she is not anti oil and gas even though she has demonstrated against oil …

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Environmental group grades Oklahomans and others on US House environment protection votes

A report from the liberal Environmental Working Group Action Fund isn’t complimentary to Oklahomans in the U.S. House when it comes to protecting the environment. The EWG Action Fund released a report this week grading every member of the House on chemical policy and chemical safety votes. The grade was based on 17 bills and …

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EPA said to be considering more Biofuels exemptions for small refinery operators

The Environmental Protection Agency apparently isn’t finished with exemptions from the Renewable Fuel Standard for small refiners in Oklahoma and other states. Months after recently-resigned EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt tripled the number of exemptions to the small refiners, the EPA is now reported to be considering whether to give them partial exemptions. Politico’s Morning Energy …

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Southwestern Energy wraps up purchase of $900 million in senior notes

Southwestern Energy Company, a Texas based firm with natural gas exploration operations in northern Arkansas, West Virginia and Pennsylvania announced the results and increase in its offers to buy $900 million in senior notes. The Spring, Texas based company said the offer was increased to $901,728,320 allowing the purchase of  senior notes due in 2020, …

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Open season finished on new pipeline for Delaware basin in New Mexico and West Texas

An open season has been concluded by the operator of an expanded oil pipeline system in the Delaware Basin of eastern New Mexico. It means more oil will be moving out of the area toward the Gulf Coast refineries.  Oryx Midstream Services based in Midland, Texas announced the completion by four of its operating subsidiaries.  …

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Quarterly earnings report date set by Holly Energy Partners

Dallas-based Holly Energy Partners, L.P., a company with refinery operations in Oklahoma, Kansas and other states says it will announce results for its quarter ended Sept. 30 on Oct. 30, 2018. The release will take place prior to the opening of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. The Partnership has scheduled a webcast conference …

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New SEC filing by NGL Energy Partners LP

  Tulsa’s NGL Energy Partners LP has made a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. It’s a change of ownership of securities by director John T. Raymond and reflected an increase in his holdings of company shares. The filing can be seen here.

Oil drilling in STACK shows no letup

The latest release of permits to drill in Oklahoma shows more interest in Blaine County where 8 permits were issued on Tuesday by the Oklahoma Corporation Commission. Blaine county is one of the three primary counties that make up Oklahoma’s STACK play. Five went to Newfield Exploration Mid-Con Inc. while three were given to Continental …

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Dems complain Interior spending bill would hurt wildlife

You didn’t see the names of any Oklahoma U.S. Representatives on a letter to congress expressing concerns about the final version of the Interior-Environmental fiscal 2019 spending bill. Nearly 100 signed the letter urging House leadership to reject the anti-wildlife riders in the final version of the bill including any that could be seen as …

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