March 2019 archive

Cattle producers predict Green New Deal will be back

Cattle producers are still worried about the efforts of Democrats to adopt a Green New Deal energy policy, one they say threatens the beef industry. As Ron Hays at the Oklahoma Farm Report indicated recently, the National Cattle Beef Association predicts the Green New Deal will reappear again in one form or another. The NCBA’s …

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Shares acquired by OGE Energy Corp. board members

  They weren’t considered to be a major acquisition, but the shares acquired this past week by four executives at OGE Energy Corp. still had to be reported to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The March 28 filing showed the amounts acquired by board of directors members David L. Hauser, J. Michael Sanner, David E. …

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Major investor in Chesapeake Energy reports sale of stock

An investor in Oklahoma City’s Chesapeake Energy reports the sale of more than half a million shares in the company but it’s considered a small amount compared to the shares it still holds. In a filing with the Securities Exchange Commission, NGP Energy Capital Management LLC based in Irving, Texas stated it disposed of more …

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Permits to drill for March 28, 2019

Permits to drill for March 28, 2019.   Kingfisher County MOUSE RAT 1605 #7-9MH, March 28 2019 09 16N 5W SESESWSE API: 07326529 Lat: 35.87158842005861, Long: -97.73226343259273 OKLAHOMA ENERGY ACQUISITIONS LP HH, DR, 12500 ft, MISSISSIPPIAN(7179) Kingfisher County MOUSE RAT 1605 #10-9MH, March 28 2019 09 16N 5W SESESWSE API: 07326527 Lat: 35.87164336055564, Long: -97.73226343570087 OKLAHOMA ENERGY …

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Completion reports for March 28, 2019

Completion reports filed on March 28, 2019. KINGFISHER COUNTY Chisholm Oil & Gas Operating Llc Mississippian (less Chester): Oil 513 Gas 1551 Water 2198 Pump 10 18N 5W Peach 18-05-15 2mh, May 21, 2018 HH, OIL, TD: 11730 ft Lat: 36.04462, Long: -97.71251 API: 35073259010000

Tinker Air Base repairs in jeopardy over storm damage to bases in Nebraska and Florida

Severe flooding in Nebraska has added to monumental storm damage to U.S. Air Force bases as the Air Force needs $5 billion over three years to repair bases. And repairs to an Oklahoma air base are in jeopardy as a result. Bases in Nebraska and Florida were severely damaged by weather in the past six …

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Federal Reserve wonders who is leaving Oklahoma and why?

  A new report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City says more people are moving out of Oklahoma to live in other places in the U.S. than moved into the state. In the report this week, the bank asked the question, “Who has been leaving Oklahoma and will the trend continue?” Chad Wilkerson, …

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Another multi-million dollar judgment against Monsanto

Three Oklahomans whose lawsuits against the maker of Roundup weed killer were transferred to California two years ago got more reassuring news this week when a jury awarded a man suffering from cancer $80 million in damages. As OK Energy Today has reported, at least three Oklahomans suffering from cancer also blame Roundup for the …

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Lankford says GOP leaders were right to call out Democrats on their Green New Deal

It’s more about socialism than it is about the environment. It’s what Oklahoma U.S. Sen. James Lankford says about the Green New Deal as he echoed similar sentiments from fellow Sen. Jim Inhofe. In an interview with OK Energy Today, Sen. Lankford said he supported the move by Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell to call …

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Uncertainties force Magellan Midstream to cut capex budget by $200 million

Tulsa’s Magellan Midstream Partners has grabbed headlines by cutting its capex budget by $200 million this year because of uncertainties about construction of the Permian Gulf Coast pipeline. The uncertainties arose after Magellan had teamed with Energy Transfer Partners, Delek U.S. Holdings and Marathon Oil to build the multi-billion dollar pipeline. The line was an …

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