February 14, 2020 archive

Permits to drill for February 14, 2020

Permits to drill for February 14, 2020. Major County: 29 20N 14W to Comanche Exploration Co. LLC. Kingfisher County: 31 16N 7W to Paloma Operating Co. Inc.

Completion reports for February 14, 2020

Completion reports filed on February 14, 2020. CARTER COUNTY Citation Oil & Gas Corporation 31 3S 3W Healdton 1 Unit 49, July 17, 2018 SH, INJ, TD: 1141 ft Lat: 34.24737, Long: -97.54862 API: 35019220360000 GRADY COUNTY Continental Resources Inc Springer: Oil 364 Gas 1001 Water 2064 Flow 32 7N 6W Chester 3-32-5xhs, June 17, 2019 HH, GAS, TD: 22829 ft Lat: …

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Few changes in rig counts across Oklahoma and the U.S.

Rig counts held steady in Oklahoma and across the U.S. over the past week.  Figures from Baker Hughes Co. showed Oklahoma continued with 50 active rigs, a far cry from the 119 active rigs reported a year ago. Across the U.S. the count remained at 790, still 261 below the 1,051 rigs reported last year …

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Wyoming to consider banning disposal of old wind turbine blades

There’s growing concern in the Wyoming House of Representatives about the disposal of old and outdated wind turbine blades. The House voted this week to introduce a bill to ban the disposal of the old blades in Wyoming. House Bill 217 would make it a misdemeanor to dispose of such blades in Wyoming and would impose …

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Boulder, Colorado to drop business with firms invested in oil and gas

Insurance companies with business investments in oil and gas are being targeted by county commissioners in Boulder, Colorado, a city known for its environmental and progressive political activism. If they don’t make the check list, they’ll be eliminated from county business. Boulder County proclaimed it plans to screen insurance companies it does business with to …

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Public forum to be held by DEQ in Oklahoma

Members of Oklahoma’s Environmental Quality Board want to hear from the public about any number of things related to the state’s environment. They’re planning to hold a public forum on Feb. 21 following a regular business meeting at the DEQ’s headquarters in downtown Oklahoma City. The exact start time of the public forum isn’t known …

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New Mexico coal plant investors are criticized

Plans to improve the San Juan coal plant in northwest New Mexico and use carbon capture to make it a clean operation are being criticized in a new report. Investors in Enchant Energy’s project are being told the company is underestimating the cost of the project and could be at risk for up to $450 …

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Wyoming’s governor vows to protect oil and gas and coal

  While environmentalists are applying more pressure to convince state leaders to eliminate fossil fuel and coal-mining operations, Wyoming’s Gov. Mark Gordon is pushing back. In his recent State of the State address, Gov. Gordon told legislators the state has enough savings to take time about future spending cuts as revenue declines from fossil fuels. …

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State Street’s share of Chesapeake Energy

As oil and gas companies file their required annual reports of investment firms controlling some of their shares, Chesapeake is one of the latest. Its’ filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission focuses on State Street Corporation, which has shared dispositive power over 104,751,590 shares in the Oklahoma City company. The Boston, Massachusetts-based firm also …

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Colorado says thousands of well production reports have not been filed

A newspaper report in Colorado says three oil and gas companies have failed to file nearly 10,000 well production reports in the past few years, a discovery made by a tax audit. But one Oklahoma City company has failed to file dozens of reports as well. The Colorado Independent reported the well production reports are …

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