October 2018 archive

Devon finds more success in Kingfisher County

Devon Energy Production is reporting three more Kingfisher county wells in Oklahoma’s STACK play including one producing more than 1,000 Boed. The completion reports issued Monday by the Oklahoma Corporation Commission showed all three wells were drilled on the same pad located at 4 16N 9W located midway between Kingfisher and Watonga. The Mosasaurus 4-16n-92 …

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Completion reports for Oct. 29, 2018

Completion reports for Oct. 29, 2018. KINGFISHER COUNTY Devon Energy Production Co Lp Mississippian (less Chester)(8794): Oil 796 Gas 3137 Water 1725 Pump 4 16N 9W Mosasaurus 4-16n-9w 11h, April 28, 2018 HH, OIL, TD: 13975 ft Lat: 35.88527, Long: -98.15673 API: 35073257030001 Devon Energy Production Co Lp Mississippian (less Chester)(8844): Oil 455 Gas 1329 Water 2763 Pump 4 16N 9W Mosasaurus 4-16n-9w 14h, April 29, …

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Permits to drill for Oct. 29, 2018

Permits to drill for Oct. 29, 2018. Canadian County SWITZER 5-8-11-5 #4MXH, August 28 2018 05 11N 5W NENENWNW API: 01725261 Lat: 35.46350386589809, Long: -97.75675706420775 ROAN RESOURCES LLC HH, AM, 18986 ft, MISSISSIPPIAN(8450)

Corporation Commissioner Anthony reappointed to national regulatory board

Oklahoma Corporation Commissioner Bob Anthony has been reappointed to the Board of Directors of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners. The appointment was made by NARUC’s president John W. Betkoski and the new term ends Oct. 31, 2022. While Anthony was a member of the Association, he was elected chairman of the National Regulatory …

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Altus police get big donation from CenterPoint Energy

The Altus Police Department got improved technology this week, thanks to a donation of 40 mobile data laptop terminals from CenterPoint Energy. The company is in the process of replacing these laptop terminals used for field technician trucks; the donated units will support field officers of the Altus Police Department. “Safety is one of CenterPoint …

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ONE Gas reports drop in 3Q earnings

Tulsa’s ONE Gas, Inc. is reporting third quarter 2018 net income of $16.3 million or 31 cents a share, a drop from the $18.8 million and 36-share earnings reported a year ago. Year-to-date 2018 net income is $127.5 million or $2.41 per diluted share which is better compared to a year ago when the net …

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NASA’s Bridenstine to speak Tuesday in OKC

The Oklahoma Aerospace Forum scheduled for Tuesday in Oklahoma City will feature former Oklahoma congressman Jim  Bridenstine who is now head of NASA. He and U.S. Rep. Steve Russell will be speakers during the day long  event at the Skirvin Hotel. Bridenstine will speak at 11:15 a.m. while Congressman Russell will deliver the closing remarks …

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Banker gets 10 years in prison for $1.2 billion Venezuelan oil fraud scheme

The former managing director and vice chairman of a Swiss bank was sentenced to 10 years in prison Monday, after previously pleading guilty for his role in a billion-dollar international scheme to launder funds embezzled from Venezuelan state-owned oil company Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PDVSA). Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s …

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NextEra Energy gets another extension in talks with military

For a third time, the Oklahoma Attorney General has extended a deadline for NextEra Energy to reach an agreement with the military over encroachment of flight areas around air bases in the state. Mike Hunter made the announcement on Monday that the deadline has been extended for NextEra to reach a mitigation plan with the Department …

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Despite court ruling, gravel operation remains open on Mayes County creek

The Mayes County man who sued 5 years ago to stop a gravel operation on Saline Creek says it’s time the  Ozark Materials  River Rock Company shut down the operation. Earlier this month, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the company’s appeal following a ruling by the Denver Federal Appeals court upholding David Benham’s lawsuit. …

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