September 22, 2020 archive

Completion reports for September 22, 2020

Completion reports filed on September 22, 2020. completions: none were processed today

Permits to drill for September 22, 2020

Permits to drill issued on September 22, 2020. permits: none were processed today

Oil stocks endured a weak trading day on Tuesday

  Oil futures were up Tuesday in the U.S. but it didn’t cause a great rebound in oil company stocks. Here is how some Oklahoma energy firms and related operations ended the day in trading. Alliance Resource Partners finished down one cent to $2.94. Blueknight Energy Partners dropped two cents for a 1.38% decline to …

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WTI oil futures climb, but hold below $40 a barrel

    Oil settled higher on Tuesday, finding support from expectations for a second weekly decline in U.S. crude supplies. Prices scored a partial rebound from the sharp decline in oil seen a day earlier, when the rise of COVID-19 cases and potential for renewed activity restrictions in Europe fed a global equity selloff reported …

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Corporation Commissioners keep their headquarters closed

  The COVID-19 pandemic has forced Oklahoma Corporation Commissioners to extend their early-March order to close the Jim Thorpe headquarters to the public. In a Tuesday meeting, commissioners voted 3-0 to extend the order to November 15. It was their fourth extension of the original order. Tim Rhodes, Director of Administration informed commissioners that work …

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Dallas to Houston high speed train approved by feds

  The high-speed train that promises to transport passengers between Dallas and Houston in 90 minutes has been approved by the Federal Railroad Administration, according to Texas Central Railroad, the company in charge of the project. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration issued the two key rulings, which provide the regulatory framework and the …

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Evergy’s solar demand charge was ruled illegal, but it’s still being collected

  Evergy’s continued collection of a demand charge on solar customers, a charge ruled illegal by the Kansas Supreme Court, has drawn more criticism. The company maintains it will continue collection of the charge until February. Click here to read more from Solar Builder.  

Records reflect important of Horn’s reelection to Democrats

  The reelection of Oklahoma Democrat Rep. Kendra Horn is reported to be one emphasized by the national Democratic party. A review of campaign contributions, based on records with the Federal Election Commission show Horn, who is seeking at second term as the fifth district representative has outraised Republican state Rep. Stephanie Bice by a …

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Democrats’ clean energy bill includes amendments from OK Reps

  While the White House has already threatened to veto a sprawling clean energy package proposed by Democrats, the House Rules Committee lined up 98 amendments to be heard this week including three by Oklahoma Representatives. Republican Rep. Frank Lucas offered two amendments which according  to the committee will get 10 minutes of debate. Each …

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Pipeline billionaire is big giver to pro-Trump PAC

  Oil pipeline billionaire Kelcy Warren gave $10 million to a pro-Trump super-PAC last month, according to Federal Election Commission records released Sunday. Forbes reported the contribution puts the Dallas tycoon and leader of Energy Transfer Partners as one of the top financial supporters of President Trump in his bid for reelection. Warren and his wife Amy …

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