February 5, 2020 archive

Legislator wants state law requiring 2 crewmen on freight trains

  State Rep. David Perryman (D-Chickasha) has filed legislation to help protect the public from railroad-related accidents in Oklahoma by requiring a minimum of two crew members on a freight train. House Bill 2874, currently pending in the House Transportation Committee would require all freight trains running in Oklahoma to be operated by a crew …

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Number of permits to drill on a skid in Oklahoma

The last time an oil and gas company obtained a permit to drill in Oklahoma was January 28. Last Tuesday.  In the week since, no permits have been released or approved by the Oklahoma Corporation Commission. It is an indication of the slowdown in the oil patch. And there is always the impact of oil …

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