February 22, 2020 archive

Williams gives up on New York pipeline

  After years of fighting New York state officials as well as environmentalists, Tulsa-based Williams Cos. Inc is giving up on its proposed Constitution Pipeline.  And it’s left environmentalists elated. The pipeline was an effort to transport natural gas from Pennsylvania’s shale fields to New York. “Williams — with support from its partners, Duke Energy …

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Unit’s CEO announces retirement

New leadership is coming to Tulsa’s Unit Corporation as Larry D. Pinkston has retired as Chief Executive Officer and President. He will be replaced by David T. Merrill effective April 1, 2020. Pinkston, who joined the company in 1981 and became Chief Financial Officer in 1989, will remain on Unit’s Board of Directors. His retirement …

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Cimarex announces cleaner environment efforts

  Denver-based Cimarex Energy Co., a firm with exploration operations in western Oklahoma is linking executive pay to the reduction of natural gas flaring and of air emissions. The board of directors of Cimarex Energy also set 2020 targets for such reductions saying the industry needs more environmental credibility. The targets include an increase in …

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