June 6, 2017 archive

WTI and Brent Crude Settlements Energized on Tuesday

Oil futures rebounded on Tuesday as traders speculated that domestic government data reports will show yet another decline in crude supplies, according to Bloomberg MarketWatch. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, July West Texas Intermediate crude added 79 cents, or 1.7%, to settle at $48.19 a barrel. On the London ICE Futures Exchange, August Brent …

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Completion Reports June 7, 2017

  CADDO COUNTY Territory Resources Llc Marchand: Oil 32 Water 163 Pump 10 5N 9W Estes 2, September 15, 2016 SH, OIL, TD: 7105 ft Lat: 34.91928, Long: -98.14202 API: 35015359820002 Territory Resources Llc Marchand: Oil 85 Water 22 Pump 10 5N 9W Kla-da-ing 4, August 31, 2016 SH, OIL, TD: 6600 ft Lat: 34.92472, …

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Permits to Drill June 7, 2017

  Canadian County GERONIMO 1207 #6-2MH, June 06 2017 06 12N 7W NENENENE API: 01725020 Lat: 35.55073612141847, Long: -97.97328535964921 89 ENERGY LLC HH, DR, 15320 ft, MISSISSIPPIAN(10000) Grady County NORRIS TRUST #2-28H, June 06 2017 33 6N 8W SWNWNENW API: 05124016 Lat: 34.9546924333535, Long: -98.05252898281502 UNIT PETROLEUM COMPANY HH, DR, 16426 ft, HOXBAR(10740) Hughes County …

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NextEra Energy Loses a 2nd Round in Wind Farm Battle at Hinton

  Shot down again—-the largest wind development company in the U.S. as it seeks to expand wind farm operations in western Oklahoma. Oklahoma City U.S. District Judge Joe Heaton has ruled against NextEra Energy’s efforts to dismiss a ruling earlier this year against the company as it continues a fight with the City of Hinton …

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Oklahoma Energy Firms Boost Revitalized Powder River Basin in Wyoming

Oklahoma City’s Devon Energy and Chesapeake Energy are among those firms credited with turning Wyoming’s Powder River Basin into the revitalized¬†oil and gas region it is today. It’s a region that is seeing a revival in drilling operations. As Bloomberg News reported this week, the region will get $600 million in new wells from Chesapeake, …

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States Ask Denver Federal Appeals Court to Hold Fracking Rules on Federal Lands

The states of Colorado, Utah and Wyoming are putting up a fight over those federal government fracking practices the Obama administration launched on federal and tribal lands. In a filing this week in the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, the states argued the Bureau of Land Management does not have the authority to issue …

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Inhofe Stands With President in Pulling Out of Paris Climate Agreement

U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe is defending the move by President Trump to pull out of the Paris Climate Accord. It’s what he said Monday afternoon in an interview on MSNBC. “If he didn’t do it, there would always be people out there, radicals, some of the far left groups, that would sue the United States, …

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Electric Car Tax Now Law in Oklahoma

One of the measures quietly signed into law recently by Gov. Mary Fallin creates a tax on electric vehicles. HB 1449 calls for a $100 annual tax on electric vehicles and a $30 annual fee on hybrid electric vehicles. While it angered electric-car owners when the State House passed the measure on a 51-44 vote, …

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ACOG’s Clean Cities Awards

Energy awards have gone to the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation and Heartland Energy Options for their work in encouraging alternative fuels and advanced technology vehicles in Central Oklahoma. The Association of Central Oklahoma Government said the two received the 2016 Zach D. Taylor, Jr. Clean Cities Vision Awards. The Wildlife Conservation Department converted 33 …

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Pruitt Corrects Himself on Coal Claims

EPA Chief Scott Pruitt’s had to make some corrections to his Sunday morning TV talk show claims that the coal sector added almost 50,000 jobs since the fourth quarter. On Monday, a spokeswoman for the agency said Pruitt was actually referring to the broader mining sector including other industries. His critics were quick to pounce …

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