March 2019 archive

Enel Green Power just got bigger

Enel Green Power, a firm with wind farm operations in Oklahoma has just widened its reach in the U.S. by acquiring Kansas City-based Tradewind Energy, a long-time development partner in the wind industry. Terms were not disclosed but observers say it will give the Italian utility group’s ability to develop wind, solar and storage projects …

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Firefighters learn the hard way—it’s still muddy in Oklahoma

It might be dry enough for fire danger alerts to be posted in some parts of Oklahoma, but not around Guthrie. While helping the Meridian Fire Department on Wednesday, Guthrie Firefighters found themselves stuck in the mud. Their huge firetruck had to be pulled out with the help of the Coyle Volunteer Fire Department.  

Williams prepares for May 9 annual meeting

  Tulsa’s Williams plans to hold its 2019 annual stockholders meeting on May 9 and filed the notice with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The filing included a proxy statement and letter to stockholders from board chairman, Stephen W. Bergstrom. During the meeting in the Williams Resource Center Theater in Tulsa, 12 director nominees will …

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Inhofe says Green New Deal is an effort to turn us into a socialist country

  Writing in The Oklahoman this week, U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe repeated his claims that the Green New Deal is a bad deal for the country. Here is his op-ed piece: During the State of the Union, President Trump declared, “America was founded on liberty and independence — and not government coercion, domination and control. …

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Permits to drill for March 27, 2019

Permits to drill filed on March 27, 2019. Blaine County GAMBILL #7-1H, March 27 2019 07 18N 13W NWSESWSW API: 01124201 Lat: 36.044466631170245, Long: -98.63320007881073 DERBY EXPLORATION LLC HH, DR, 14460 ft, MISSISSIPPIAN(8815), WOODFORD(10365) Canadian County JIM THORPE 1207 #24-25-1MH, July 19 2018 35 12N 7W NENENENE API: 01725248 Lat: 35.4782775973682, Long: -97.9021937792389 CAMINO NATURAL RESOURCES LLC …

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Completion reports for March 27, 2019

Completion reports filed for March 27, 2019.   WASHINGTON COUNTY Harrington Orville Bartlesville: Oil 0.25 Water 65 Pump 26 27N 13E Kane 15k, January 10, 2019 SH, OIL, TD: 1317 ft Lat: 36.79386, Long: -95.89364 API: 35147281270001

Fertilizer blast kills truck driver in Arkansas

From the Associated Press: A commercial truck hauling a chemical commonly used as fertilizer exploded Wednesday on a highway in Arkansas, killing the driver and creating a massive crater in the road, authorities said. The explosion happened west of the city of Camden, or about 100 miles (160 kilometers) south of Little Rock. According to …

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Panhandle experiences high fire danger

While there are no existing burn bans in Oklahoma as of this week, windy conditions on Wednesday presented potentially dangerous situations for wild fires. The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry Services stated that the highest danger of wildfires existed in the western half of the Panhandle although the possibility of thunderstorms might have …

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Rep. Mullin joins team to fight Green New Deal

  Oklahoma Rep. Markwayne Mullin is doing more than just speaking out against the Democrats’ Green New Deal, one that he says is bad for the nation and more about politics than the environment. He is joining House Republican Whip Steve Scalise and Rep. Jeff Duncan on the House Energy Action Team (HEAT) to fight …

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New public information notice in place at Oklahoma’s Corporation Commission building

Those doing business in person at the Oklahoma Corporation Commission will see a new “notice” kiosk in the Jim Thorpe building. As of Thursday, March 28, the commission will use the kiosk that is made from the old east entry doors. They were saved and re-saved to create the kiosk which is used for public …

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