November 2019 archive

Why NASA is important to farming

NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine, the former congressman from Oklahoma was among those explaining to FFA members how space affects farming technology at the 92nd National Convention and Expo. Ron Hays with the Oklahoma Farm Report was on hand as Bridenstine spoke. His story can be viewed by clicking here.  

Sierra Club hands out F’s to Republicans and A’s to Democrats on environmental votes

The Oklahoma Chapter of the Sierra Club is out with its environmental scorecard of the 2019 Oklahoma legislative session, one that targeted Republicans with F’s and Democrats with A’s. Of the three F grades in the Senate and five in the state House, all went to Republicans. The four A’s in the Senate went to …

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Environmental Quality Board seeks input from NW Oklahomans

Members of the Environmental Quality Board (EQB) of the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) encourage residents of western Oklahoma to attend a public forum scheduled for Friday, November 8, 2019. The public forum will be held following the regular business meeting of the board.  There is no way to estimate how long the business …

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Quakes shake northern and eastern Oklahoma and central Kansas

Earthquakes shook northern and southeastern Oklahoma and south-central Kansas Saturday night and Sunday morning. The strongest was a 3.2 magnitude quake Saturday night near Hutchinson, Kansas, strong enough to be felt by residents in the north central Kansas city of Concordia. The U.S Geological Survey reports no significant damage was reported. A 3.0 magnitude earthquake …

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Completion reports for November 1, 2019

Completion reports filed for November 1, 2019. CANADIAN COUNTY Native Exploration Operating Llc Mississippi: Oil 527 Gas 3563 Water 1933 Flow 14 12N 8W Grey Snow 14-1208 1mh, August 16, 2018 HH, OIL, TD: 15830 ft Lat: 35.50870, Long: -98.00887 API: 35017252410000 Revolution Resources Llc 24 14N 5W West Edmond Swd 1-24, September 03, 2019 SH, DISP, TD: 10793 ft Lat: 35.66932, …

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Permits to drill for November 1, 2019

Permits to drill issued for November 1, 2019. Beaver County HODGES #10-1, October 31 2019 01 5N 24E W2E2W2NE API: 00723933 Lat: 36.932234532815734, Long: -100.41004291883789 WILL ENERGY CORPORATION SH, RC, 9095 ft, COUNCIL GROVE(3250) Canadian County VAUGHN #1H-14-23, November 01 2019 11 12N 9W SWSWSESE API: 01725557 Lat: 35.523038625865595, Long: -98.11821619857874 CITIZEN ENERGY III LLC HH, DR, …

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Keystone oil leak in North Dakota totaled 9,100 barrels

  An estimated 9,120 barrels of crude oil have spilled from a leak in the Keystone pipeline in North Dakota this week, officials said. That’s equivalent to about 383,000 gallons of oil, which could fill more than half of an Olympic-sized swimming pool. The leak was detected Tuesday night near near Edinburg, a tiny community northwest of …

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Energy news in brief

** Tulsa’s Magellan Midstream Partners reported a third-quarter 2019 net income of $237 million or $1.19 per unit. The company announced its total revenue for the quarter was $657 million while the net income was $595 million or $2.60 per unit. ** Mid-Con Energy Partners headquartered in Tulsa had net income of $6 million or …

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New Mexico Democrats worried about intentions of their party’s Presidential candidates

  CARLSBAD, New Mexico (Reuters) – In the southeast corner of New Mexico, new houses, hotels and jobs are sprouting like flowers in the desert. Trucks hauling equipment and laborers jam once-barren highways on the way to thousands of oil rigs. The Democrats who control the state’s government have lofty plans for the billions of …

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Encana to move headquarters to Denver and change company name

Canada’s Encana Corp., a major oil and gas operator in Oklahoma announced it is moving its headquarters from Calgary to Denver, Colorado. The company also will change its name to Ovintiv Inc. next year. The decision comes as other majors including ConocoPhillips have been selling Canadian assets and cut back on investments in the country. …

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