January 1, 2020 archive

Completion reports for January 1, 2020

Completion reports filed for January 1, 2020.   None were filed.

Permits to drill for January 1, 2020

Permits to drill for January 1, 2020.   None were issued.

$3 million settlement over claim against contractor at Fort Sill

Kansas defense contractor, LaForge and Budd Construction Company, Inc. agreed this week to pay $3 million to settle civil claims over allegations of submitting false claims to the Army at Fort Sill. U.S. Attorney Timothy J. Downing in Oklahoma City made the announcement, explaining the company had entered into a 2010 contract to do work …

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Williams finishes natural gas line into New Jersey

Tulsa’s Williams announced it has puts its natural gas line serving New Jersey tri-state area consumers nearly 11 months ahead of schedule. The company said it’s Gateway Expansion Project is finished and in time for the 2019-20 winter heating season. The Gateway Expansion Project is an expansion of the existing Transco pipeline system, providing 65,000 …

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Regulators to decide on Cooperative’s fight with OGE

The fight to determine who provides electrical power to the Tall Oak Woodford Cryo Plant in southeastern Oklahoma goes before the Oklahoma Corporation Commission on Thursday. People’s Electric Cooperative, Inc., based in Ada has been attempting to stop Oklahoma Gas and Electric from serving the plant. The cooperative, in a filing in early 2019 claimed …

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Newfield targets rich oil production area of STACK

  Houston’s Newfield Exploration Mid-Con Inc. is planning four more sister wells in an area of the STACK that had big producers for the company. Located at 29 16N 8W, the four Dan Fiu wells will be located at a site about 8 miles west of Kingfisher. The permits were issued in early December and …

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Continental Resources finishes year with big producers in SCOOP and STACK

Oklahoma City’s Continental Resources Inc. is finishing 2019 with four sister wells producing more than 2,300 barrels of oil a day in the SCOOP. But a fifth well’s production from a site in an adjacent section makes combined production more than 2,500 barrels of oil a day from all five wells. And the company had …

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Straight-hole company continues exploration of Northern Oklahoma

Kansas-based Trans Pacific Oil Corporation continues its straight hole drilling efforts in Northern Oklahoma with the completion of three more wells in Alfalfa and Woods counties. But they were low producing wells out of the Mississippi formation. Known for its straight-hole drilling, the Wichita company completed two wells in Alfalfa County. The Shaw B 1-22, …

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Magazine ranks Oklahoma high for attracting new residents

Some surprising results, and some not-so-surprising are found in Forbes’ latest report on which states people are moving to and those they are fleeing. The magazine ranks Oklahoma number four nationally for states where people are moving to for jobs. Here’s how Forbes described Oklahoma’s attraction: 4. Oklahoma Oklahoma’s economy had been booming, but slumping …

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Biden wants fossil fuel leaders jailed over destruction of environment

Democratic presidential hopeful and former Vice President Joe Biden no doubt didn’t score points with Oklahoma oil leaders over the weekend. If he gets his way, they would be put behind bars for harming the environment. During a campaign stop in  Peterborough, New Hampshire, Biden went so far as to state that if fossil fuel …

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