July 29, 2018 archive

Legislator says utility customers are losers in cancellation of Wind Catcher wind farm

 State Rep. David Perryman expressed extreme disappointment in the weekend announcement by Public Service of Oklahoma that it was canceling its Wind Catcher Energy Connection Project. “Oklahoma citizens and utility customers across the southwestern U.S. are the losers with the cancellation of this project,” said Perryman, D-Chickasha and minority floor leader for the Oklahoma House …

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PSO withdraws from proposed $4.5 billion Wind Catcher wind farm project

With the wind out of its sails at the hands of a Texas regulatory body, Public Service Company of Oklahoma has dropped plans to develop a $4.5 billion dollar Wind Catcher wind farm in the Oklahoma Panhandle. It would have been the largest wind farm to be constructed in the U.S. Considering the magnitude of …

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Oil and gas rig count slipped in Oklahoma but grew nationwide in past week

The latest rig counts show Oklahoma slipped by one in the past week while the national count grew by 2 to reach 1,048 working oil and gas rigs. The state count dropped to 137 compared to one week ago. Nationally, the count saw the number of oil rigs grow by 3 to reach 861 while …

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