June 12, 2017 archive

Crude Oil Futures Advance on Monday

Oil prices ended higher on Monday as traders await the weekly update on domestic petroleum supplies and global output figures, according to Bloomberg MarketWatch. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, July West Texas Intermediate crude tacked on 25 cents, or 0.6%, to settle at $46.08 a barrel. On the London ICE Futures Exchange, August Brent crude, the …

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Completion Reports June 13, 2017

  ALFALFA COUNTY Chesapeake Operating Llc Mississippian(6391): Oil 177 Gas 453 Water 1858 Artificia L Lift 2 24N 11W Jeremy White 35&26-25-11 1h, April 12, 2017 HH, OIL, TD: 16904 ft Lat: 36.59338, Long: -98.35398 API: 35003232670000 Chesapeake Operating Llc Mississippian: Oil 273 Gas 542 Water 1984 Artificia L Lift 2 24N 11W Jeremy White …

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Permits to Drill June 13, 2017

  Garfield County O’QUIN #3-10WH, June 12 2017 03 23N 5W SWSWSESE API: 04725104 Lat: 36.49254568432676, Long: -97.71544161926604 SK PLYMOUTH LLC HH, DR, 11644 ft, WOODFORD(6286) Kay County SINDELAR #10, June 12 2017 05 28N 1E SWSENENW API: 07124877 Lat: 36.938726627155425, Long: -97.22120371121022 DEMCO OIL & GAS COMPANY SH, DR, 3450 ft, HOTSON(635), CAMPBELL(890), HOOVER(1950), …

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Correction to Cigarette “Fee” Story

A correction to our June 9 story headlined “Oil Companies Join In Legal Challenge to Oklahoma Cigarette “Fee”. We wrongly identified Hutchinson Oil Company LLC as being headquartered in Clinton. The firm is located in Elk City and runs Hutch’s Convenience stores in Oklahoma and Kansas.      

Cushing Oilfield Firm Wins Partial Victory in Attempt to Recover Embezzled Money

The Oklahoma Supreme Court recently gave a partial victory to Cushing-based Hough Oilfield Service in its attempts to recover nearly $176,000 from a former employee and her husband. Hough Oilfield, a firm started in 1980 by David Hough and later renamed HOTCO, filed suit in 2012 against Linda Newton and Randall Newton. Linda Newton had …

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General Mills Inks Wind Power Contract in Texas

The growth of the wind industry in the U.S. isn’t letting up. Witness the 15-year wind power purchase deal General Mills just made with Renewable Energy Systems, an agreement that will help in the construction of the Cactus Flats wind project in Texas. The 150-megawatt Cactus Flats wind project is being developed in Concho County, …

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Rep. Russell on Privatizing Air Traffic Control System—-Dumbest Thing

Oklahoma U.S. Rep. Steve Russell was blunt over the weekend when asked what he thought of the Trump administration’s plan to privatize the nation’s air traffic control system. “I think it’s the dumbest thing we’ve ever thought about doing,” said Russell during the Oklahoma Associated Press Convention. “I realize I’ll be swimming upstream on this …

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Government Wants Keystone Lawsuits Dismissed

  The Trump administration has taken the latest step in the court fight over the efforts of environmentalists who stop the Keystone XL pipeline which would eventually move oil to Cushing, Oklahoma and southward to the Gulf oil refineries. It was Friday when government lawyers argued federal courts don’t have the legal standing to review …

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Opposition Grows to Colorado Oil and Gas Exploration Following Deadly Home Explosion

The April 17 explosion that killed two men in Firestone, Colorado has resulted in efforts against oil and gas drilling in other nearby suburbs of Denver, Colorado. As E and E News reports, some residents of Broomfield, a community located about 20 miles north of Denver, are collecting signatures on a referendum to make it …

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Wildlife Conservation Program Reauthorized by US Senate

The U.S. Senate’s given unanimous approval to a measure called the Wildlife Innovation and Longevity Driver Act, a bill co-sponsored by Oklahoma U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe. He’s a senior member of the Senate’s Environment and Public Works Committee and praised the US Fish and Wildlife Partners for fish and Wildlife program. “This program, in tandem …

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