September 9, 2018 archive

Four to be honored by Oklahoma Geological Foundation

The Oklahoma Geological  Foundation announced it intends to honor four men at its Nov. 1 Legends Dinner to be held in Oklahoma City. One is Frank E. Phillips who will be honored with the Pioneer Legend Award. The banker and oilman who founded Phillips Petroleum Co. in Bartlesville in 1917 along with his brother Lee …

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Oil and gas groups say Edmondson is foolish to talk about tax hikes

Democratic candidate for Governor Drew Edmondson didn’t find any supporters from the Oklahoma Oil and Gas Association and the Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association for his call to raise the state’s gross production tax on oil and gas to a full 7 percent. “OKOGA strongly opposes any effort to raise taxes on the oil and natural …

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