March 2021 archive

Oil and gas industry ads under fire from ad agencies

  As the leaders of major advertising companies in the U.S. no doubt drive around in their gasoline-powered vehicles and fly in executive jets powered by fuel from oil and gas refineries, they have launched a growing campaign to compare fossil fuels to big tobacco. pointed out this week how activists are trying to …

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Oklahoma AG gets support of legislators in fighting foreign land ownership

Republicans in the Oklahoma House of Representatives notified Attorney General Mike Hunter this week they stand behind his efforts targeting aliens and foreign firms who buy Oklahoma land for criminal purposes. Led by Clinton Rep. Anthony Moore and House Speaker Charles McCall, the GOP group sent a letter to Hunter. The letter follows after House …

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Cheniere implements expansion of its Corpus Christi export plant

  Cheniere Energy has officially expanded its Corpus Christi, Texas liquefied natural gas export plant with the arrival of a third train. The Houston company, which obtains some of its natural gas from Oklahoma’s STACK and SCOOP plays, announced the implementation this week of Train 3 which recently was authorized by the Federal Energy Regulatory …

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Texas legislature moves to prevent natural gas ban suggested in Austin

  The city of Austin, Texas, a place where liberals like to spread its reputation of being “weird” just got into a fight with the state legislature—a fight over a ban of natural gas use. The GOP House of Representatives moved quickly this week to approve a bill that would ban natural gas hookups in …

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Was it the right choice to cancel the Keystone XL pipeline?

  Still confused about President Biden’s decision to axe the Keystone XL pipeline?  Oil and gas industry supporters still decry the move and see it as a Democratic president caving to the extreme left including environmentalists. Others contend it was a move made to stave off climate change and help clean the nation’s environment. An …

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Texas moves closer to power grid reforms

  Efforts to reform the power grid in Texas following February’s winter storm that killed more than 100 state residents are closer to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk. The Associated Press reports that both the GOP-controlled House and Senate have approved such reforms putting the state’s power grid under new oversight. Click here for Associated …

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Completion reports for March 30, 2021

GARVIN COUNTY Continental Resources Inc Woodford: Oil 43 Gas 5468 Water 1201 Flow 32 3N 4W Condit 4-5-8-17xhw, July 23, 2020 HH, GAS, TD: 26317 ft Lat: 34.68288, Long: -97.64568 API: 35049253140000 OKLAHOMA COUNTY Unit Petroleum Company Oswego(6354): Oil 7 Water 194 Pump 9 11N 3W B-j 1-9, March 01, 2021 DH, OIL, TD: 6616 ft Lat: 35.44395, Long: -97.52094 API: 35109213720002 STEPHENS COUNTY Continental Resources …

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Permits to drill for March 30, 2021

Canadian County ESTES #3H-2, March 30 2021 02 10N 7W NENENWNE API: 01725660 Lat: 35.37635383001468, Long: -97.90709228975969 CITIZEN ENERGY III LLC HH, DR, 14500 ft, CHEROKEE GROUP(9500) Pittsburg County SUDOKU #1-36H, September 05 2019 35 8N 17E SENESESE API: 12124860 Lat: 35.11876424011408, Long: -95.47298943753012 TRINITY OPERATING USG LLC HH, AM, 13739 ft, MISSISSIPPIAN(7913)

Focus on OPEC+ leads to tumbling crude oil prices and Oklahoma energy stocks

  Up Monday, down Tuesday. It’s what happened to crude oil prices and Oklahoma energy stocks also had a down day. West Texas Intermediate crude for May deliver fell $1.01 to $60.55 a barrel in Tuesday’s trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Global benchmark Brent crude dropped 84 cents to $64.14 a barrel on …

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Oklahoma regulators at odds with legislators over motor vehicle enforcement

  The efforts of two eastern Oklahoma Republican lawmakers to remove some motor vehicle enforcement powers from the Oklahoma Corporation Commission were formally opposed Tuesday by the state regulators. By a vote of two-one, commissioners came out against Senate Bill 691 and Senate Bill 617 authored by LeFlore County Sen. Mark Allen and Muskogee Rep. …

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