July 1, 2020 archive

US oil stocks fall causing jump in crude prices

  Oil futures got a shot in the arm on Wednesday following a report showing the largest weekly drop in domestic crude inventories so far this year. The Energy Information Administration reported Wednesday that U.S. crude inventories fell by 7.2 million barrels for the week ended June 26. That followed three consecutive weeks of increases. As a …

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Completion reports for July 1, 2020

Completion reports filed on July 1, 2020. BLAINE COUNTY Paloma Operating Co Inc Mississippian(11661): Oil 67 Gas 12752 Water 1264 Flow 19 14N 12W Beltbuster 19-14n-12w 1h, January 30, 2018 HH, GAS, TD: 17751 ft Lat: 35.68104, Long: -98.52503 API: 35011238490001 CANADIAN COUNTY Cimarex Energy Co Woodford(11076): Oil 78 Gas 1416 Water 1302 Flow 32 11N 7W Jd Hoppinscotch 4-32h, July 21, 2018 HH, GAS, TD: …

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Permits to drill for July 1, 2020

Permits to drill issued on July 1, 2020. Pottawatomie County MATTHEWS #1-6, July 01 2020 06 6N 2E NWSENWNE API: 12523655 Lat: 35.026677613957936, Long: -97.13045248048662 EAGLE ROAD OIL LLC SH, RC, 6415 ft, RED FORK(5300), BROMIDE(5952)

Inhofe butts heads with EPA leaders

  Oklahoma U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe finds himself somewhat at odds with the EPA Administrator over the National Defense Authorization Act. US Senators earlier this week agreed to incorporate amendments to their version of the NDAA, S. 4049 (116), that would impose additional sanctions on the Russia-to-Germany Nord Stream 2 pipeline, boost carbon capture and sequestration technologies, promote advanced nuclear technologies and extend the popular …

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Final figures show Hiett with a 3-to-1 margin in primary victory

  Oklahoma Corporation Commission Chairman Todd Hiett won the GOP nomination by a nearly three to one margin in Tuesday’s primary election. Final figures from the Oklahoma Election Board show Hiett, who is seeking his second full-term on the Commission ended up with 266,061 votes while his challenger, Harold Spradling received 90,631 votes. Spradling, 85 had previously …

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Bankruptcy court for Sable Permian Resources

  Another company with links to the late Oklahoma oil and gas leader Aubrey McClendon has entered bankruptcy. Sable Permian Resources, once a part of McClendon’s American Energy Partners filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy in Houston. The move came only a few days before Chesapeake Energy in Oklahoma City filed bankruptcy. Permian Resources was once part …

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How are the highways, turnpikes? Know before you go with updated Drive Oklahoma mobile app

    The Oklahoma Department of Transportation’s mobile application for Apple and Android phones has a new name and a new look to assist motorists. Drive Oklahoma continues to provide real-time traffic and road condition data for highways, interstates and, now for the first time, includes Oklahoma’s turnpikes. “Placing ODOT and Oklahoma Turnpike Authority data into a …

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Covid-19 Fears Spur More Cars on Roads, Threatening Air Quality

  The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a diminished use of public transportation across the U.S. and it has some officials worried about increased dangerous new levels of air pollution because more cars are on the streets and highways. More cars on the roads in congested urban centers like New York City—the virus epicenter in …

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Energy advocate says some New Mexico politicians are wrong about energy development

  An energy policy advocate in New Mexico urges continued development of the state’s oil and gas resources and is critical of Democrat candidates who want to abandon fossil fuels. It’s what Victoria Gonzales, New Mexico’s State Director of the Consumer Energy Alliance wrote this week in an opinion piece for the Las Cruces Sun …

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Iowa adopts tax break on gas with ethanol blend

  While Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt is in something of a fight over  biofuel waivers for small refineries like the one in Wynnewood, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds has approved legislation that reduces the Iowa tax on gas with an ethanol blend of 15 percent or higher. It applies the same six-cent per gallon break to …

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