July 15, 2020 archive

Completion reports for July 15, 2020

Completion reports filed on July 15, 2020. CANADIAN COUNTY Triumph Energy Partners Llc Mississippi Solid: Oil 203.37 Gas 2487 Water 863 Flow 7 14N 9W Snyder 10-18 1409mh, September 19, 2019 HH, OIL, TD: 16325 ft Lat: 35.69687, Long: -98.19226 API: 35017253290000 CUSTER COUNTY Mewbourne Oil Company Cherokee(12650): Oil 22 Gas 1657 Water 946 Flow 7 12N 18W Vernette 7 Ob 1h, October 17, 2019 HH, …

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Permits to drill for July 15, 2020

permits: none were processed today

American Airlines plans layoffs and furloughs of Tulsa workers in October

  Tulsa city leaders have been hit with a stunning announcement that American Airlines plans to layoff more than 100 workers and furlough another 1,000 workers in October at its maintenance facilities in northeast Oklahoma. The company issued a WARN notice Wednesday with the  Oklahoma Office of Workforce Development and also notified Tulsa Mayor G.T. …

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Oil prices at 4-month high as U.S. crude supply posts biggest decline of the year

  With U.S. crude supplies seeing their biggest weekly decline so far this year, oil futures rose Wednesday to their highest level in more than four months. West Texas Intermediate crude for August delivery rose 91 cents or 2.3% on the New York Mercantile Exchange and finished the day at $41.20 a barrel. September Brent …

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Lucas applauds President’s changes to NEPA

  Considered a major win for the energy industry following critical court rulings against the oil and gas industry, President Trump on Wednesday unveiled final changes to the National Environmental Policy Act. The NEPA permitting law requires agencies to carry out detailed environmental reviews for major projects. But President Trump has argued that environmentalists and …

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House Committee approves Mullin’s bipartisan tribal energy bill

  A U.S. House Committee has approved a bill by Oklahoma Congressman Markwayne Mullin and Rep. Tom O’Halleran of Arizona designed to make sure tribal governments get federal resources and help to advance their energy programs. The Tribal Power Act, H.R. 5541 passed unanimously during a markup by the House Energy and Commerce Committee of …

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OCC’s attempt at partial reopening of headquarters is delayed

  The Oklahoma Corporation Commission’s first attempt at a partial reopening of its headquarters building for a hearing involving the City of Moore, the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railway and the Oklahoma Department of Transportation has been delayed due to COVID-19. The Commission has postponed its special meeting scheduled on Thursday to handle the issue …

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Webinar focuses on water midstream sector

The water midstream sector drew the attention of the Petroleum Alliance of Oklahoma in its Morning Fuel webinar. Kevin Laffery, President and CEO of Lagoon Water Midstream took part in a discussion of the challenges and opportunities of the sector. The webinar was hosted by Alliance Chairman David Le Norman and President Book Simmons. Click …

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FERC Commissioner says agency won’t be able to meet court ruling

  Oklahoma Corporation Commissioners aren’t the only regulators dealing with delays of hearings and a backlog of cases. Consider the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission where Commissioner Richard Glick said this week it will be “almost impossible” for the agency to respond to requests for rehearing within 30 days as required by the D.C. Circuit Court …

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Energy news in brief

** A new wind farm south of Lubbock, Texas, is powering pumps and other equipment in Exxon Mobil’s Permian Basin oil field, part of a surprising trend of using renewable energy to extract fossil fuels. ** Climate-focused tech companies and environmental researchers are launching a partnership today to build a computing tool to track greenhouse gases down to every power plant, …

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