September 24, 2018 archive

Permits to drill for Sept. 24, 2018

Permits to drill for Sept. 24, 2018 Blaine County BORNBOOMER 31_30-16N-9W #3HX, September 24 2018 36 16N 10W NWNWSESE API: 01124090 Lat: 35.81479279003281, Long: -98.21077922859926 DEVON ENERGY PRODUCTION CO LP HH, DR, 19197 ft, MISSISSIPPIAN (LESS CHESTER)(9333), MISSISSIPPIAN(9763), WOODFORD(10278) Caddo County VINES #1-14HM, September 24 2018 14 12N 13W SESESESE API: 01523303 Lat: 35.50852172114545, Long: -98.5364384651797 CONTINENTAL …

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Completion reports for Sept. 24, 2018

Completion reports for Sept. 24, 2018.   None were filed.

WTI hits $72 while Brent crude jumped to highest level in four years

As Brent crude prices jumped to their highest level in four years, crude prices closed in the U.S. at more than $72 a barrel in Monday’s trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Prices for West Texas Intermediate crude, set at the Cushing hub closed Monday at $72.27 a barrel, an increase of $1.49 or …

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Key Energy proposes merger with Basic Energy Services

Houston’s Key Energy, the Texas company with a regional office in El Reno and operations throughout Oklahoma announced Monday a proposal to combine with Basic Energy Services in an all-stock merger. Key sent letters to management and Basic’s Board of Directors on September 20 and again on Sept. 23 outlining the merger proposal and a …

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Southern Wyoming to get two new wind farms

From the Denver Post: Two large wind energy projects that would generate a combined 780 megawatts of electricity are being proposed in south-central Wyoming. The Rawlins Times reports the projects were presented to the Carbon County Commission this week by a representative of Intermountain Wind LLC. The Boulder-based firm is a consultant for BluEarth Renewables …

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Keystone XL pipeline enters 2nd decade of construction efforts

Hard to believe but efforts to complete the Keystone XL pipeline are entering their second decade. That’s right. It was more than a decade ago when TransCanada first applied to build the pipeline to carry tar sands oil from Alberta, Canada to the Texas Gulf Coast. A lot has happened in the oil and gas …

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Aging Tulsa Levee system gets attention of Rep. Mullin

As a member of the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee, Oklahoma Rep. Markwayne Mullin recently toured the Tulsa County Levee system. He said the levee, built in the 1940s is “long overdue for maintenance.” The Republican Representative explained the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has provided funding to study the issue and make improvements. …

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Enable Midstream Partners announces development of another new pipeline system

Oklahoma City-based Enable Midstream Partners, LP  announced the development of the Gulf Run Pipeline, an interstate natural gas transportation project, by its wholly-owned subsidiary Enable Gulf Run Transmission, LLC. The company is adding another 165 miles of pipeline to the 13,300 miles of pipeline it already owns and operates. The Gulf Run Pipeline project is …

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OGE crews expected back in Oklahoma by Tuesday

OGE line crews who left nearly two weeks ago to help with electrical power restoration following Hurricane Florence in North Carolina are expected home by Tuesday. The 79-member team of line crews and resource personnel were expected at their respective service districts. The crew members were deployed to help Duke Energy with restoration efforts related …

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Earthquake update in northern Oklahoma

Another small earthquake was recorded in northern Oklahoma over the weekend. It was late Sunday night just west of Cushing, according to the U.S. Geological Survey and measured 2.7 magnitude. It happened close to the site of the largest earthquake ever recorded in the state. It was a 5.8 magnitude quake in September 2016 near …

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