Leadership Class to Learn About Oil and Gas Issues

Issues facing the oil and gas industry in Oklahoma will be explored next week when Leadership Oklahoma, Class 31 will spend a few days in Oklahoma City.

The approximately 50 members of the class will visit the city Jan. 11-13 learning more about state government but will also explore issues facing the state’s oil and gas industry. The 50 are from across the state and are taking part in the annual class that attempts to educate leaders about awareness and commitment to service.

They will arrive Thursday to spend three days in the City. Oil and gas industry topics to be covered include technology, innovation and economic implications tied to taxation, environment and regulation.

The class will also tour Tinker Air Force Base, Devon Tower and new developments in downtown Oklahoma City.

Local sponsors for the Oklahoma City event are: Acorn Growth Companies, The Alliance for Economic Development of Oklahoma City, Arnall Foundation, Bank of Oklahoma, Michelle Britten, Citizens Bank, Cox Communications, Sammye Cravens, Devon Energy, Heritage Institutional, IBC Bank, Jones PR, Farooq Karim, David Lewis, Todd Lisle, Manhattan Construction, Metro Tech, Brad Naifeh, Newview Oklahoma, OG&E, Rees Associates, The State Chamber of Oklahoma, Marnie and Clayton Taylor, Timberlake Construction, and the University of Central Oklahoma.

Leadership Oklahoma has more than 1,400 graduates whose goal continues to be fostering change for a better Oklahoma.

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