August 2020 archive

Completion reports for August 11, 2020

Completion reports filed on August 11, 2020. BLAINE COUNTY Ovintiv Mid-continent Inc. Mississippian(9321): Oil 1421 Gas 3003 Water 1341 Flow 2 16N 10W Castonguay 1610 6h-2x, December 05, 2018 HH, OIL, TD: 19420 ft Lat: 35.89795, Long: -98.23229 API: 35011240350000 Ovintiv Mid-continent Inc. Mississippian(9400): Oil 1136 Gas 2126 Water 1148 Flow 2 16N 10W Castonguay 1610 8h-2x, November 20, 2018 HH, OIL, TD: 19318 ft Lat: …

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Permits to drill for August 11, 2020

Permits to drill issued on August 11, 2020. Carter County OIL CITY UNIT #63, August 11 2020 27 3S 2W SWSESENW API: 01926257 Lat: 34.267616723626816, Long: -97.39769056612323 KODIAK OIL & GAS INC SH, AM, 1150 ft, PONTOTOC(850) Carter County OIL CITY UNIT #62, August 11 2020 27 3S 2W SESWSENW API: 01926256 Lat: 34.267616782020916, Long: -97.39878275594766 KODIAK …

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Oil futures end lower and Oklahoma energy firms saw drops too

  Oil futures fell in Tuesday’s trading but analysts say the fall was limited by higher hopes for tighter U.S. supplies of oil. West Texas Intermediate crude for September delivery slipped 33 cents or 0.08% to settle at $41.61 a barrel in trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. WTI had been as high as …

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Wichita Falls wind manufacturer gets funding help from Department of Energy

  A Wichita Falls, Texas wind manufacturer is one of eight receiving federal funding from the federal government for wind development research. Carter Wind Turbines received two awards from the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory and its Competitiveness Improvement Project. The laboratory with funding from DOE’s Wind Energy Technologies Office works with …

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Congressman offers praise for OU in getting federal geothermal grant

  The geothermal federal grant awarded OU reported last week by OK Energy Today drew congratulations from Fourth District Congressman Tom Cole. “I am very proud to hear that the Department of Energy is equipping and empowering the University of Oklahoma to pursue a groundbreaking project to unleash safe and sustainable energy,” said Congressman Cole. “Widely recognized …

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Oil and gas scholarships are handed out in Oklahoma

  The latest scholarships from the Oklahoma Oil and Natural Gas industry total more than $210,000 for students interested in  engineering, geosciences or energy management at the state’s three largest universities. Students at Oklahoma State, OU and Tulsa University were awarded $210,500 for the 2020-2021 academic year. The scholarship recipients, part of the Oklahoma Energy …

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Federal judge hints at leaving door open for continued operation of Dakota Access oil pipeline

  A federal judge appeared to open the door to allowing Energy Transfer to continue operating the Dakota Access Pipeline while it appeals an earlier decision that the Trump administration didn’t conduct a proper environmental review. POLITICO reported D.C. District Court Judge James Boasberg wrote in a motion Monday asking the Corps for its options …

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Energy news in brief

** Halliburton Company  announced that its board of directors has declared a 2020 third quarter dividend of four and one-half cents ($0.045) a share on the Company’s common stock payable on September 23, 2020, to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 2, 2020. ** Colorado’s lightning-sparked Pine Gulch Fire near Grand …

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Willie Nelson comes out against Permian Highway pipeline

Count country-singing legend Willie Nelson among those fighting the controversial Permian Highway Pipeline that’s under construction in Texas. He’s not put it to song, but he has written about the Texas Hill Country where the pipeline will pass. The Texas Hill Country is a gift from Mother Nature. Sprawling over 986 square miles in the …

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July Employment Report: Pandemic Job Losses Near 100,000 for Oilfield Services and Equipment Sector

  Oilfield job losses are growing. It’s plain and simple. Because of COVID-19 and the pandemic, production companies remain hesitant in many cases to resume exploration. As a result, the industry lost another 9,300 jobs in July in the U.S. bringing the total this year to nearly 100,000. And that includes in Oklahoma. While the …

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