September 10, 2017 archive

Unit Corporation Promotes David Merrill and David Dunham

Tulsa-based Unit Corporation recently announced that David T. Merrill was promoted to Chief Operating Officer. Merrill, who formerly served as Unit Corporation’s Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the company and its operating segments, according to a company press release. Merrill joined the company in …

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First Responders Sue Arkema Over Crosby, Texas Chemical Explosions

French chemical conglomerate, Arkema SA, was sued in Harris County District Court on Thursday by seven police, fire and emergency service workers alleging they sustained severe injuries resulting from an explosion at the company’s facility in Crosby, Texas following Hurricane Harvey. The lawsuit seeks more than $1 million in damages. The plaintiffs claim that Arkema …

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Oklahoma HB 2433 Fix for Trucking Industry In the Works

Oklahoma state legislators are trying to figure out a solution to House Bill 2433, a newly minted tax bill that has undesirable financial consequences for the trucking industry. “Nobody in the House caught it. Nobody in the Senate caught it,” said Representative Bobby Cleveland. “The governor’s office didn’t catch it. Nobody caught it.” After budget negotiations were at an impasse …

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