December 2019 archive

Completion reports for December 5, 2019

Completion reports filed for December 5, 2019. COAL COUNTY Newfield Exploration Mid-con Inc Woodford(8475): Gas 7214 Water 441 Flow 28 3N 11E Brown 0311 5h-33, April 17, 2019 HH, GAS, TD: 13900 ft Lat: 34.69608, Long: -96.15811 API: 35029213860000 ELLIS COUNTY Fourpoint Energy Llc Cleveland(8937): Oil 327 Gas 675 Water 708 Pump 24 19N 26W Knowles 25×36-19-26 1ha, January 28, 2019 HH, GAS, TD: 19480 …

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Permits to drill for December 5, 2019

Permits to drill issued on December 5, 2019. Alfalfa County WHITE 24-25-11 #2H, December 04 2019 24 25N 11W SESESWSW API: 00323392 Lat: 36.623473987560615, Long: -98.3391928892461 BCE-MACH LLC HH, DR, 10873 ft, MISSISSIPPIAN(5885) Blaine County GAMBILL FEDERAL #6-7-1XH, December 05 2019 07 18N 13W NESESWSW API: 01124246 Lat: 36.04432927924356, Long: -98.63303096343678 DERBY EXPLORATION LLC HH, DR, 20408 …

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State tax collections drop and Treasurer blames slowdown in oil and gas industry

For the first time in more than two and a half years, monthly Gross Receipts to the Treasury are less than collections from the same month of the prior year due to a number of key factors, State Treasurer Randy McDaniel announced Thursday. And he blamed what has happened in the oil and gas industry. …

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Energy news in brief

** General Motors and LG Chem reportedly plan a joint venture to invest $2 billion in an electric vehicle battery plant in Ohio. ** Enbridge has left drilling debris in Michigan’s Straits of Mackinac for three months, and won’t recover it until spring, following work related to a potential tunnel for the Line 5 pipeline.  ** University of Wisconsin students and faculty plan …

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Report shows most states cut spending on environmental protection in past decade

A new report out from the Environmental Integrity Project shows that in the past decade, at least 30 states have slashed funding for their environmental protection agencies. Oklahoma was not one of them but it has reduced its employment in the area of environmental protection. The report says 20 states saw funding cut by more …

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OERB introduces December newsletter

  The Oklahoma Energy Resources Board has issued its December newsletter. It includes articles about new staff members, a community night in Newcastle, and the success of the recently-held 2019 Oklahoma Oil and Gas Expo. Click here to read the newsletter.  

Study says 15 million Americans would lose their jobs under a fracking ban pushed by Democratic Presidential candidates

When Sen. Elizabeth Warren vowed she would ban fracking on the first day of her presidency—if she were elected, it set the U.S. Chamber of Commerce wondering about the impact of such a call. Warren wasn’t alone in the call made as she and other Democratic Presidential candidates hope to attract support to win their …

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Oklahoma Congressional delegation calls for approval of USMCA

Oklahoma’s congressional delegation, Republicans and Democrats alike say nit’s time the U.S. Mexicoo-Canada Agreement known as USMCA was passed into law. All five house members and the state’s two U.S. Senators made the call this week in support of the trade agreement negotiated by President Trump, an agreement to replace the North America Free Trade …

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Northeast Nebraska to get major new wind farm

Work started last month on a major new wind farm in northeast Nebraska. The contract for the 300 MW Thunderhead wind farm went to Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives Inc., a construction company with specialized energy and civil expertise. Chicago-based Invenergy is developing the Thunderhead Wind Energy Center in Antelope and Wheeler counties. It will have …

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Man-camp provider gets delisting warning from NYSE

Civeo Corporation, the Houston company that provides hospitality services or so-called “man camps” for oil and gas operators received a recent de-listing warning from the New York Stock Exchange. The company has operations based in El Reno, Oklahoma and was warned after its stock fell in trading below $1 over 30 consecutive trading days. One …

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