October 16, 2016 archive

OCC Hosting 2016 Oil and Gas Institute in Tulsa on October 21

The Oklahoma Corporation Commission’s 2016 Oil and Gas Institute will be held on Friday, October 21, 2016 at the OU-Tulsa Schusterman Center. Topics to be covered at this year’s program include earthquakes, municipal regulation and key issues raised by the advancement in drilling technology. “This is an opportunity for attorneys, energy professionals and others to …

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Halliburton, U.S. Silica Announce Single Shipment Record Move of 19,000 Tons of Frac Sand

Houston-based Halliburton Company and Maryland-based U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. announced Thursday the companies likely set a North American record by moving nearly 19,000 tons of U.S. Silica White® frac sand in a single train shipment from Ottawa, Illinois to Elmendorf, Texas. According to a Halliburton press release, BNSF Railway was used to transport the largest shipment of …

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Despite Weekly Gains, WTI and Brent Crude Slide on Friday

Oil futures fell on Friday despite a fourth consecutive week of gains as traders, according to Bloomberg MarketWatch. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, November West Texas Intermediate crude lost 9 cents, or 0.2%, to settle at $50.35 a barrel. For the week, prices rose 1.1%, after posting gains in each of the last three weeks. …

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