January 6, 2020 archive

Completion reports for January 6, 2020

Completion reports filed on January 6, 2020. BLAINE COUNTY Continental Resources Inc Mississippian(10750): Oil 547 Gas 6710 Water 3507 Flow 2 16N 13W Knutson 2-2-11xhm, October 24, 2019 HH, OIL, TD: 20900 ft Lat: 35.89802, Long: -98.55338 API: 35011241990000 CADDO COUNTY Citation Oil & Gas Corporation Permian – Hoxbar(1990): Oil 5 Water 198 Pump 35 6N 10W West Cement Unit 5-12, April 27, 2018 null, …

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Permits to drill for January 7, 2020

Permits to drill issued for January 7, 2020. Grady County RON HOWARD 1007 #21-16-1MXH, January 06 2020 21 10N 7W NENESWNE API: 05124746 Lat: 35.32982444305964, Long: -97.94103516810053 CAMINO NATURAL RESOURCES LLC HH, DR, 18295 ft, MISSISSIPPIAN(11344), WOODFORD(11549) Grady County UMBACH #2-21-28-33XHW, July 02 2019 28 6N 5W NWNWNENW API: 05124668 Lat: 34.97065461212952, Long: -97.73609590703454 CONTINENTAL RESOURCES INC …

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New board member named at Gulfport Energy

Oklahoma City’s Gulfport Energy Corporation has appointed Al Bledsoe to the board of directors effective the first of the year. He is a former executive with PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited which is considered one of the Big Four accounting firms. “We are very pleased to welcome Al to our Board as a new independent director,” commented …

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Coal firm hires executive to manage its oil and gas operations

Tulsa based Alliance Resource Partners, L.P., a major coal-mining operation in the U.S. has reached out to a Houston oil and gas firm to hire an executive to focus on Alliance’s own oil and gas ventures. Alliance announced Kirk Tholen, who once was a consultant for Devon Energy has joined the executive team as Senior …

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Federal mining agency to assist in search for missing Welch girls

The U.S. Department of Interior’s Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement plans to take part this week in a two-day meeting in a search for two young northeast Oklahoma girls who disappeared in December 1999. It will be the first time the federal agency will assist in searching hundreds of mines where law enforcement …

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OKC continues to work with Denver lawyer on state’s water issues

Denver, Colorado attorney Brian Nazarenus will continue to represent Oklahoma City in its water battles in 2020. As the Oklahoman’s William Crum reported this week, Nazarenus recently created a new law firm, Nazarenus, Stack and Wombacher LLC and the city continued with its agreement with him. It was last month when the city agreed to …

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Number of strong earthquakes continues to drop in Oklahoma

Oklahoma is no longer experiencing as many of the strong earthquakes it once did. A review of data from the Oklahoma Geological Survey showed a drop in the number of earthquakes stronger than 3.0 magnitude in 2019 for a fourth consecutive year. The survey recorded 62 such strong quakes last year, far below the 203 …

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Argument made to increase Oklahoma’s minimum wage

Legislators in Oklahoma are under growing pressure to increase the state’s minimum wage. The latest cry came from Tulsa World Editor Wayne Green who argued Oklahoma’s minimum wage is now less than the minimum wage paid in Arkansas. Click here to read his column.

Gross production tax collections on Oklahoma oil and gas dropped in December

Oklahoma Gross Receipts to the Treasury for calendar year 2019 paint the picture of a sound, but slowing state economy, State Treasurer Randy McDaniel announced Monday. And much of it can be attributed to dropping revenue from oil and gas gross production taxes. Gross receipts during all of 2019 are 5.7 percent more than during …

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Acquisition targets in 2020?

Enverus, an oil and gas data analytics company says several oil and gas firms active in the Permian Basin could be ripe for acquisition in 2020, including a handful of Oklahoma-based firms. The Austin, Texas based company released its summary of 2019 deal activity and outlook for 2020, suggesting the trend of buying small and …

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