January 12, 2018 archive

Devon’s 4th Q Report to be made Feb. 20

Oklahoma City’s Devon Energy Corp. will release its fourth-quarter and full-year 2017 results next month. The company says it will make the results known on Tuesday, Feb. 20 after the close of U.S. financial markets. Results will be available on the company website at www.devonenergy.com.  

Rig Counts Grow in Oklahoma and U.S.

The latest rig counts in  Oklahoma and across the U.S. showed growth in the past week. Oklahoma’s count of oil and gas rigs grew by 3 to reach 121 while the national count was up 15 to 939. In the past week, the U.S. oil rig count grew by 10 to reach 752 while the …

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T. Boone Pickens Shuts Down Oil-Trading Operations

“It has been one hell of a roller coaster ride.” Oilman T-Boone Pickens on close of his oil trading operations. At age 89, oilman T. Boone Pickens apparently figures he has seen and experienced it all in his days of investment in the oil and gas industry. Riding the highs and surviving the lows.  Giving …

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Opponents Appeal to Scott Pruitt’s Religious Beliefs

As EPA Administrator and former Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt moves ahead with a proposed end to the Clean Power Plan, his opponents and detractors are taking a cue from Pruitt’s own practices. They’re resorting to religion. As E and E reporter Nina Heikkinen recently wrote, those who don’t want to see an end to …

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Deadly and Disastrous Wildfires Prompt Senators to Introduce Assistance Act

  Nearly 10 months after hundreds of thousands of acres of land in northwest Oklahoma and southern Kansas and the Texas Panhandle were burned in wildfires, U.S.  Sen. Jim Inhofe and Sen. Tom Udall of New Mexico introduced the Wildfire Regulatory Relief Act. The fires burned more than 1,200 square miles in Oklahoma and Kansas. …

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State Senate Democrats Get Energy Committee Assignments

Democrats in the Oklahoma State Senate got their committee assignments this week for their caucus. And that included those named to various energy-related committee. Sen. John Sparks, Democratic leader made the announcement. “Our members come from a variety of backgrounds—education, business, agriculture, first responders,  military, mental health and the law—and that real world experience serves …

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