January 13, 2021 archive

Completion reports for January 13, 2021

Completion reports filed on January 13, 2021. HUGHES COUNTY Presley Operating Llc 11 8N 8E Steele 1-11, November 04, 2020 SH, PLUG, TD: 4500 ft Lat: 35.18423, Long: -96.43125 API: 35063249240000 TEXAS COUNTY Breitburn Operating Lp 13 5N 13E Hough Morrow A Unit (Welch 3) 214, June 23, 2020 SH, TA, TD: 6717 ft Lat: 36.89761, Long: -101.61123 …

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Permits to drill for January 13, 2021

Permits to drill issued on January 13, 2021 permits: none were processed today

Crude oil futures inch closer to a 1-year high in trading

  While crude oil futures approached 1-year highs in Wednesday’s trading, Oklahoma energy stocks for the most part suffered losses. With one major exception. Matrix Service Co, headquartered in Tulsa had a nearly 26% gain for the day as its shares soared $3.13 each to finish the day at $15.36. Officially, that’s a gain of …

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New Mexico reaches $11 million settlement over 2015 Gold King mine blowout

The state of New Mexico says it has reached an $11 million settlement with the operators of the Gold King Mine that suffered a blowout in 2015 in southern Colorado filling New Mexico’s Animas and San Juan rivers with polluted gold-colored water. The settlement was reached by the New Mexico Environment Department, the state’s Attorney …

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55 Exterran workers in Broken Arrow losing their jobs

  The oil and gas downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has struck another energy company in Oklahoma.  Exterran Energy Solutions with operations in Broken Arrow is laying off 55 employees at the Oklahoma site. The Texas company notified the Oklahoma Office of Workforce Development stating that the layoffs will be effective March 15, 2021. …

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Scott Pruitt’s official portrait to be unveiled Friday at EPA

The unveiling of the official portrait of former Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt will be held Friday at EPA headquarters in Washington, DC. Pruitt, the former Oklahoma Attorney General who was picked by President Trump resigned in 2018 following a series of political missteps including criticism of his lavish travel and treatment of staff. …

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Wind to produce dangerous fire situations across Oklahoma this week

  See the picture above. Back in the days when the late meteorologist  Rick Tasetano worked at KTOK Radio News in Oklahoma City, on windy days he would warn ladies that it was a “full skirt alert” day. Now he probably couldn’t say that. Nonetheless, Thursday and Friday will be very windy days in Oklahoma …

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Solar power operations installed by utilities in Missouri, Kansas

  Utilities in Southeast Kansas and Southwest Missouri have announced they plan to add solar power to their sources of electrical generation. Liberty Utilities in Missouri announced its solar operation near Prosperity inn Jasper County will be online in late January reported the Joplin Globe. The newspaper stated Heartland Rural Electric Cooperative plans two solar …

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Another major Permian natural gas line is approved

  The Double E Pipeline proposed to carry natural gas out of the Permian Basin in Southeast New Mexico and to the Waha hub in far West Texas has been approved by federal regulators. Summit Midstream Partners, LP, a Houston-based majority owner of the line said it has received the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Notice …

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Renewable Natural Gas to be produced from Tyson operations in NW Arkansas

Tyson Foods facilities in northwest Arkansas will soon be the source of wastewater under a deal the giant firm has reached with NW Natural and BioCarbN to produce renewable natural gas. The two are the developer and operator of sustainable infrastructure projects to convert methane from the Tyson facilities into RNG. According to a report …

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