April 12, 2020 archive

NexTier is latest to layoff workers in El Reno

|   El Reno is again feeling the impact of the oil slump as Houston-based NexTier Completion Solutions Inc. started a layoff of workers at its operations in the city. The layoffs started last week. NexTier filed a notice with the Oklahoma Office of Workforce Development of its intentions to start the layoff of at …

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Mexico relents and agrees to OPEC’s oil production cut

After putting its foot in the door being closed to finalize a proposed 10 million barrel a day of crude oil production, Mexico changed its mind and came out in support of reductions, something urged by U.S. producers including those in Oklahoma. The country’s leaders clashed with Saudi Arabia and its allies, including Russia who …

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3 candidates file for Corporation Commission

  Oklahoma Corporation Commissioner Todd Hiett, who filed for reelection last week now has two challengers. The latest is Tulsa businessman Todd Hagopian who filed as a Libertarian candidate. He joined  Harold D. Spradling, 85 of Cherokee who is a candidate for the Republican nomination. The filing resulted in a primary challenge for the sitting …

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