February 25, 2020 archive

Gigabit service comes to Noble

  OEC Fiber dubbed the City of Noble an official “Gig City” as elected officials celebrated, including Congressman Tom Cole, Oklahoma Secretary of Digital Transformation and Administration, David Ostrowe, Senator Mary Boren and Representative Jacob Rosecrants. “I know a lot of people talk and advertise they’re a gig city, but Noble truly is a gig …

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Completion reports for February 25, 2020

Completion reports filed on February 25, 2020. BLAINE COUNTY Devon Energy Production Co Lp Miss’an Less Chester/ Mississippi Lime: Oil 1578 Gas 3315 Water 633 Flow 12 15N 11W Everett 12_1-15n-11w 2hx, June 16, 2019 HH, OIL, TD: 21357 ft Lat: 35.78385, Long: -98.32534 API: 35011241470000 CADDO COUNTY Territory Resources Llc 12 5N 9W Leonard Wagner 1, August 19, 2019 SH, DRY, …

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Permits to drill for February 25, 2020

Permits to drill issued on February 25, 2020. Carter County AMSTERDAM #1-35-26XHW, February 21 2020 35 1S 3W NWNWSWSW API: 01926375 Lat: 34.423071017298305, Long: -97.491562497275 CONTINENTAL RESOURCES INC MU, AM, 18577 ft, WOODFORD(9182), HUNTON(9542) Creek County FISHER #15-2, June 10 2019 15 14N 10E NENESWNW API: 03729098 Lat: 35.69311091974415, Long: -96.2420539046395 WAELDER OIL AND GAS INC SH, …

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Solar bill could be fading away in the legislature

It would appear a bill aimed at prohibiting utility companies from increasing rates on solar customers might not make a Thursday committee deadline in the Oklahoma legislature. HB 3865 by Rep. Denise Brewer, a Democrat representing District 71 in Tulsa has yet to get a vote in the House Energy and Natural Resource Committee. Thursday …

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State regulators to meet Wednesday

Oklahoma Corporation Commissioners will hold a regular meeting Wednesday at the State Capitol. The 9:30 a.m. meeting in the Jim Thorpe building will include a signing agenda. Click here to view the agenda.

Traffic restricted on McClellan-Kerr waterway

Until the Army Corps of Engineers moves in dredging machines, commercial navigation along the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System in eastern Oklahoma will be restricted. The Tulsa World reported that Tulsa Port of Catoosa Director David Yarbrough indicated the navigation will remain limited by tow size and also face Commercial navigation along the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas …

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Power Pool asks feds for tariff rates in new energy market

The Southwest Power Pool, of which Oklahoma is a part filed a request last week with regulators requesting a tariff for rates, terms and services for the Pool’s Western Energy Imbalance Services market. The SPP hopes to launch the market in a year and has signed up seven utilities to be a part of it. …

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Sulfuric acid spill shuts down Arkansas highway

A sulfuric acid spill shut down a highway for several hours near Little Rock, Arkansas early Tuesday. The Arkansas Department of Emergency Management said 2,600 gallons of the acid spilled when an 18-wheeler was hit by another vehicle and the tanker broke apart on Highway 67 near the town of Austin located northeast of Little …

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Inhofe? Run again or retire? Decision coming soon

Oklahomans should learn next Friday whether U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe, at the age of 85 will seek re-election or retire from the Senate. He told reporters this week in Washington, D.C. he plans to announce next Friday but didn’t indicate if he has already decided or is weighing what to do. Inhofe was first elected …

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$8 billion pipeline now in hands of Supreme Court justices

The fate of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline is now in the hands of the U.S. Supreme Court which heard arguments Monday on whether it should be blocked from crossing the Appalachian Trail. The 600-mile natural gas project would begin in West Virginia and stretch through Virginia and North Carolina. But in December 2019, the 4th …

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