January 21, 2021 archive

Completion reports for January 21, 2021

Completion reports for January 21, 2021. CANADIAN COUNTY Ovintiv Mid-continent Inc. Mississippian/woodf Ord: Oil 1562 Gas 130 Water 1199 Flow 15 14N 7W Klade 1407 8h-3x, May 03, 2020 HH, OIL, TD: 19852 ft Lat: 35.69596, Long: -97.93389 API: 35017255960001 CARTER COUNTY Mack Energy Co Deese(2800): Oil 46 Gas 10 Water 101 Pump 7 2S 2W Sw Wildcat Jim Deese Unit 19-2-i, October 23, 2020 DH, …

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Permits to drill for January 21, 2021

Permits to drill for January 21, 2021 permits: none were processed today

Oklahoma oil leader says Biden’s targeting of oil and gas is ‘foolish’

  One Oklahoma oil and gas leader, in an “I told you so” response predicted the actions taken by President Biden against the oil and gas industry won’t be the last. Petroleum Alliance of Oklahoma President Brook Simmons said we can expect more. “This is just the start. It will get worse,” he said in …

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Devon responds to latest climate change step by Biden

  Oklahoma City’s Devon Energy was one of those oil and gas companies hit by the latest energy attack of the new Biden administration. The administration temporarily suspended oil and gas permitting on federal lands and waters. The move was described as the latest Biden effort to fight climate change and target the fossil fuel …

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More energy stock losses

  Day two of the Biden administration and his moves to eliminate the Keystone XL pipeline and to rejoin the Paris Climate Accord might have sent the wrong signals to investors in Oklahoma energy stock. Many suffered losses for a second consecutive day with two notable exceptions. Chesapeake Energy Corporation saw a 34% gain as …

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Lankford’s response to Biden’s elimination of Keystone—“irrational move”

  Oklahoma U.S. Sen. James Lankford joined the list Thursday of those critical of President Biden’s fast move to eliminate approval of the Keystone XL pipeline in the country. “Yesterday’s irrational denial of the Keystone XL permit damages our relationship with Canada and will lead to higher prices at the pump for consumers,” said the …

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Rep. Lucas argues against rejoining Paris Climate Accord

  Oklahoma Congressman Frank Lucas is critical of President Biden’s move to rejoin the Paris Climate Change agreement, the one abandoned during the Trump presidency. In a statement Thursday, Rep. Lucas, the ranking Republican on the House Science, Space and Technology Committee said the Paris Agreement is not the way to address global greenhouse gas …

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Oklahoma legislators file bill to tax electric car owners for highway use

  Under a bill filed in the Oklahoma legislature, EV operators will have to pay their fair share of taxes for the maintenance of state highways. The DRIVE Act, House Bill 2234 targets electric vehicle operators who don’t pay fuel taxes. It was filed by Bristow Republican Rep Kyle Hilbert and co-authored by State Reps. Brian …

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Energy Secretary says Keystone XL cancellation could benefit Oklahoma

  The way Oklahoma Energy Secretary Ken Wagner views the cancellation of the Keystone XL pipeline by President Biden on his first day in office is it is a move that could help Oklahoma. It is also a move that won’t do much toward reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and could mean increased use of …

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Energy news in brief

** Among President Biden’s 17 executive orders signed Wednesday was one directing the Interior Department to halt all action related to oil and gas leases in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge that the Trump administration sold earlier this month, and the agency must conduct a new study on the environmental impact of drilling in the refuge. …

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