March 4, 2018 archive

Anti-Wind Bills Prompt Predictions of Lawsuits, Bankruptcies and More Broken Promises

Could some Oklahoma wind farms go down in flames because of the legislature? Lawsuits from the wind industry and school districts.  The bankruptcy of wind farms.  School bond projects in jeopardy. Higher electricity costs.The banking industry losing money it loaned for wind farms. A black eye for Oklahoma’s ability to recruit industries to the state. …

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Rig Counts Grow in Oklahoma and U.S.

The latest figures on the number of oil and gas rigs drilling for new energy showed a growth in the past week in the U.S. and in Oklahoma. Figures from Baker Hughes Company and the Independent Oil and Gas Service reflected a growth of 8 nationally to reach 981. In Oklahoma, the number of rigs …

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Contract Expanded for Mammoth Energy To Restore Puerto Rico’s Power

While OGE and PSO crews have come home from Puerto Rico where they helped restore electricity following the 2017 Hurricane Maria, hundreds of employees from another Oklahoma firm remain there. Mammoth Energy originally sent more than 400 employees to the island but the number was expanded to 880 by January then up to 922 workers …

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