March 8, 2020 archive

President and EPA to challenge court ruling on ethanol production

At the urging of Oklahoma U.S. Sens. Jim Inhofe and James Lankford and a handful of other Republican Senators, President Trump now plans to appeal a recent Denver federal appeals court ruling that directly affected a refinery in southern Oklahoma. President Trump has been persuade to appeal the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling …

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Regulators move to cut natural gas flow from Oklahoma wells

Gas flow from natural gas wells in Oklahoma will see a reduction after action last week by the Oklahoma Corporation Commission, a move opposed by some of the state’s large oil and gas companies as well as the American Petroleum Institute. The regulators okayed a proration formulate between April 1 and Sept. 30 that requires …

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Two Corporation Commissioners now oppose legislator’s reform bill

Oklahoma Corporation Commissioner Todd Hiett has apparently changed his mind and now opposes a bill proposed by Rep. Zack Taylor that prompted another regulator to offer public criticism of the measure. HB 1556, called the Oklahoma Corporation Commission Reform Act faces a Thursday deadline to be voted on in the House of Representatives, but Commissioner …

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