June 24, 2018 archive

Stillwater Central RR makes push to restore passenger service from OKC to Tulsa

Stillwater Central Railroad is building steam to start a rail  passenger service between Oklahoma City and Tulsa. The subsidiary of Watco Companies has announced it is seeking proposals from passenger rail service to begin the service in at least the next year. Stillwater Central bought 97.5 miles of track four years ago from the Oklahoma …

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Baker Hughes Center to be renamed on Monday with new director

The Baker Hughes Oil and Gas Technology Center in Oklahoma City not only has a new director but on Monday gets a new name. The Center becomes the BHGE Energy Innovation Center of North America with Taylor Shinn in charge. He replaces Mike Ming, the former Oklahoma Secretary of Energy who served as its general …

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No growth in oil and gas rig activity in Oklahoma and the U.S. in the past week

Both Oklahoma and the U.S. reported a drop in active oil and gas drilling rigs in the past week. Oklahoma dropped by 2 to 138 while the national count fell by 7 to 1,052. Of the surrounding states with oil and gas activity, only one, Kansas reported an increase in the number of rigs. Kansas …

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