April 6, 2020 archive

Permits to drill for April 6, 2020

Permits to drill for April 6, 2020. permits: none were processed today

Completion reports for April 6, 2020

Completion reports filed for April 6, 2020. BLAINE COUNTY Marathon Oil Company 27 17N 10W Olive June 1710 2-22-15mxh, December 24, 2018 HH, DRY, TD: 10090 ft Lat: 35.92695, Long: -98.25131 API: 35011240440000 Marathon Oil Company 27 17N 10W Olive June 1710 2-22-15mxh, December 24, 2018 HH, DRY, TD: 10090 ft Lat: 35.92695, Long: -98.25131 API: 35011240440000 Paloma Operating …

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Energy news in brief

** President Trump on Friday said he would nominate a judge who has called on his colleagues to curb agency independence to a seat on the federal appeals court where many of the nation’s environmental and regulatory disputes are decided. ** U.S. oil-by-rail volumes have declined 11% from a year ago as new pipelines and price declines offer cheaper …

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Oil loses gains made last week–Hamm still optimistic

As a survey of 30 analysts, strategists and traders showed they believe oil prices will plunge below $20 a barrel, the price of oil on Monday fell more than $2 to a level of slightly more than $26 a barrel. The CNBC survey indicated some analysts believe crude prices will actually fall to as low …

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Texas regulators to consider curbing oil production—OK regulators are mum

  Oklahoma regulators have yet to respond to one oil group’s request to consider action to help oil and gas producers, but in Texas, the Railroad Commission plans an April 14 emergency meeting to discuss curbing oil production. The meeting will specifically discuss a complaint from Pioneer Natural Resources and Parsley Energy “to determine reasonable …

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92 cent gasoline reported in Oklahoma

Gasoline prices in Oklahoma have dropped another dime this week, reaching $1.47 a gallon, but the statewide average is nearly 40 cents more than the $1.09 average for Pottawatomie County, home to the city of Shawnee. AAA Oklahoma reports motorists in Shawnee can pay as low as 92 cents a gallon for gasoline pumped at …

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Trump now hints he might consider tariffs on oil imports

    A day after meeting with oil executives from around the U.S. including Oklahoma oilmen Harold Hamm and Dave Hager, to discuss the crude oil crisis, President Trump signaled he might consider imposing tariffs on imports of crude oil in order to protect American workers from the crash in oil prices. It’s what he …

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Valero shuts down two ethanol plants and converts a third

Valero Energy Corp. has temporarily closed two of its ethanol plants and is retooling a third to make hand sanitizer as gasoline demand collapses globally. Ethanol, produced from corn processed in the plants, is used in gasoline, but the coronavirus pandemic has kept many commuters at home. “When gasoline consumption goes off the cliff, ethanol …

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NM project to reuse oil and gas waste water in growing crops moves forward

    Plans are moving ahead for a southeast New Mexico operation to treat oil and gas waste water from the Permian Basin drilling activities to be reused to water crops in the region. A Wyoming environmental company is behind the effort in Lea County and working with Hungry Horse Environmental Services based in Hobbs, …

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Corporation Commission offices still closed

      Only the Oklahoma Corporation Commission’s Ports of Entry on major highways remain open as the main offices at the State Capitol and those in Tulsa and elsewhere are still closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a recent announcement, the regulators said the OCC’s public buildings and offices would remain closed to …

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